TRAVELLING IN THE EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN THROUGH THE DIGITAL ARCHIVE OF GREEK CULTURE OF TH.KORRES (A.U.TH.)
The exhibition (also traveling) aims to show to the public a series of more or less known places with a strong Greek presence, with emphasis on ecclesiastical and secular monuments, and whose common feature is their position along the coastline of the East Mediterranean. The exhibition is divided into seven sections, leading visitors along an imaginary route that starts in the region of the northeastern Aegean coastline of Asia Minor and moves onto the southeastern part of the Mediterranean basin, finally arriving in the Sinai Peninsula and Egypt. The material on display comes from the Digital Archive of Greek and Byzantine Culture of Theodoros Korres, professor emeritus of A.U.TH. As the relevant website of the archive points out, “For nearly half a century now, the emeritus professor of the Department of History and Archaeology Theodoros Korres has been capturing with his lens monuments of Byzantine, Classical, Hellenistic and Roman periods in Greek regions in the depths of Anatolia. The result is truly stunning: tens of thousands monuments of our cultural heritage, many of which are completely unknown. It aims to transfer the public mentally to places, where Greek civilization flourished and reminds them of our history and tradition”.
18.05.15 – 13.09.15
MUSEUM OF BYZANTINE CULTURE
2 Leof. Stratou Ave.
Τ: +30 2313 306400, 2313 306422
Curator: Agathoniki Tsilipakou
Scientific advisor: Theodoros Korres