• The final conference of the project ‘Byzantine Heritage of Southern Italy’ coming soon
    It is with great enthusiasm that we announce the upcoming final conference of our project ‘Byzantine Heritage of Southern Italy‘, which will take place in Lecce from 20 to 22 September 2024 at the prestigious Sigismondo Castromediano Museum. Although the programme is still being …
  • 11 May 2024 – Conference “1071 The fall of the Western Roman Empire”, prof. Paul Arthur
    On Saturday 11 May 2024 at 19:00, at the Church of Santa Maria della Grazia in Lecce, Prof.  Paul Arthur will give a lecture entitled ‘1071 The Fall of the Western Roman Empire’. The event is organised by the Vivere Lecce Association, under the patronage of the University of Salento …
  • ΡΗΓΙOΝ/RHEGION and its territory in the Byzantine period
    “ΡΗΓΙOΝ/RHEGION e il suo territorio in età bizantina” is the third volume fresh from the press in the new series of historical-archaeological studies “Themata”, edited by Adele Coscarella. The volume can be purchased from the EDIPUGLIA website, in paper version or in PDF. INDEX Paul Arthur …
  • Workshop: Italy & Byzantium. The New Millennium in Pottery Studies
    The workshop titled ‘Italy and Byzantium: The New Millennium in Pottery Studies’ will take place at the Royal Netherlands Institute Rome (KNIR) on April 19-21, 2024. For further information and to register for the workshop: …
  • The medieval archaeology team of Unisalento in Hierapolis of Phrygia
    The Chair of Medieval Archaeology of the University of Salento, held by Paul Arthur, returned this year to excavate at the site of Hierapolis of Phrygia, Turkey, where it has been working since 1992 as part of the Italian Archaeological Mission, now directed by Grazia Semeraro (Unisalento). At the …
  • SEMINARS OF THE 3RD FLOOR 2023 – Scuola Archeologica Italiana di Atene
    Starting from 2018 the Italian Archaeological School at Athens runs a Seminars programme organized and hosted by the Post Doctoral Fellows of the current year. Topics presented fallwithin the wide-range of the Fellows’ research interests and address in particular the themes of their own projects. …
  • February 20, 23 – Public lecture “The actuality of Byzantine Italy”
    On Monday, February 20 2023, at 19:30 EET Prof. Paul Arthur will give a lecture entitled “The actuality of Byzantine Italy.” The event, organized by the Archaeological Research Unit of the University of Cyprus, is free and open to the public and will be held online on platform ZOOM …
  • Ukraine
    Цей веб-сайт було створено через потребу щось зробити зі візантійською спадщиною південної Італії. Її стан і збереження ніщо в порівнянні з тим, що відбувається в ці темні години в Україні, де нещадно нищиться народ і його культура. Я відвідав дуже цікаві залишки середньовічного Києва, починаючи з …
  • Thursday 17 February 2022 – Presentation of the book “Il vetro in transizione (IV-XII secolo)”
    On Thursday 17 February 2022 at 3.30 p.m. at the École Française de Rome, there will be a presentation of the volume “Il vetro in transizione (IV-XII secolo)”. Produzione e commercio in Italia meridionale e nell’Adriatico” edited by Adele Coscarella, Elisabetta Neri, …
  • Byzantine Heritage of Southern Italy Project at tourismA 2021
    The seventh edition of tourismA, the event dedicated to archaeology and cultural tourism organised by Archeologia Viva (Giunti Editore), took place from 17 to 19 December at the Palazzo dei Congressi in Florence, and hosted conferences focusing on the enhancement of cultural heritage. …