Institut für Ur- und Frühgeschichte und Archäologie des Mittelalters, Universität Tübingen, DEU
Department of Classics, University of Cincinnati, USA
|Troia - Exhibition 2001 - 2002|
"TROIA - Dream and Reality" was the title of an exhibition for a new comprehensive presentation of a fascinating topic. Dream and reality represent two elemets of a multi-facetted image of Troia. The dream of Troia is seen in Homer's Iliad, the Trojan war, and the treatment of these topics by authors and artists in antiquity, through the Middle Ages up to present day. These myths are contrasted by the reality of the prehistoric mound at the Dardanelles as it has been unearthed by excavations from the time of Heinrich Schliemann up to the present day.
On the special page: Pictures of an Exhibition you can get a visual impression of the opening procedure in Stuttgart and of the exhibition.
The exhibition is complemented by a 500
page companion book with more than 500 illustrations.
-Archäologisches Landesmuseum Baden-Württemberg
-Braunschweigisches Landesmuseum und Herzog
-Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik
SUMMARY AFTER THE END
OF THE EXHIBITION:
The large volume companion book likewise
was a hit seeing several reprints and it is expected to become a major
reference for future treatments of the topic.
A broad supplementary program with lectures, theater and music performances took place in all exhibition sites.
in collaboration with the General Directorate of Antiquities and Museums of the Republic of Turkey:
Scientific Director: Prof.Dr. Manfred Korfmann, Universität Tübingen
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editor: Hans G. Jansen (email: email@example.com)
Cincinnati editor: John Wallrodt (email: firstname.lastname@example.org)