Alan Stahl, Curator of Numismatics, Princeton University forwarded the following release about an upcoming lecture. -Editor Princeton University will hold a day-long symposium entitled Imitation and Appropriation: Coinage in the Age of the Crusades on Friday, April 24, beginning at 10:30 am in Scheide-Caldwell House 103. The symposium is open to the public at no charge.
Speakers will include Julian Baker (Ashmolean Museum, Oxford), Pagona Papadopoulou (Princeton University), Scott Redford (Koç University, Istanbul), Robert Kool (Israel Department of Antiquities, Jerusalem) and James Todesca (Armstrong Atlantic University, Savannah). Respondents will be Alan Stahl (Princeton University) and Oleg Grabar (Institute for Advanced Study).
An exhibit featuring coins from Princeton's newly-acquired Latin Orient Collection will open at Firestone Library that afternoon and run through May 12.
An imitation ducat minted at Mytilene on the island of Lebos by Dorino Gattilusio, in the period 1400-1449.
Details on the symposium are available at http://www.princeton.edu/~hellenic/ImitationAppropriation.html. For more information, contact Alan Stahl, Curator of Numismatics, Princeton University, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wayne Homren, Editor
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