cover of the book 'The making of medieval Sardinia'

Our most recent book is now on the shelves!

The Making of Medieval Sardinia   We are pleased to announce the publication of The Making of Medieval Sardinia, edited by Alex Metcalfe, Hervin Fernández-Aceves and Marco Muresu (Leiden–Boston: Brill). 520 pages with 3 maps and 66 colour illustrations. Available in hardback and eBook. Further details are available here. This new volume combines classic and revisionist essays Read more about Our most recent book is now on the shelves![…]

For post about Muresu's visit to DO

Our postdoc Marco Muresu was in Dumbarton Oaks, in a one-month research award

Marco Muresu, one of our very own postdoc researchers and archaeologists, spent a month in Dumbarton Oaks as an awardee for a project entitled: ‘The Byzantine Seals of Sardinia: a new comparative approach’. While at DOaks, Marco was part of the Byzantine Studies’ staff section of the Centre, under the direction of Anna Stavrakopoulou and Read more about Our postdoc Marco Muresu was in Dumbarton Oaks, in a one-month research award[…]

‘India for ivory, Sardinia for silver, Attica for honey!‘: Getting the coin analysis started!

‘India for ivory, Sardinia for silver, Attica for honey!‘ These were the well-known words of the Roman geographer, Solinus, which show the reputation that Sardinia’s silver had acquired in Classical Antiquity. Many centuries later, grants to exploit this precious resource were made to the Pisans at a time when they exerted power on the island Read more about ‘India for ivory, Sardinia for silver, Attica for honey!‘: Getting the coin analysis started![…]

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