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Propylaeum is the “Specialized Information Service Classics” (FID) provided by the Heidelberg University Library and the Bavarian State Library in Munich. It is closely aligned with the scientific needs of the researchers. The Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) supports the developement of our services  “search technology”, “electronic publishing / Open Access”, “retro digitization and online presentation of research related media” as well as “science communication”.

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[Translate to Englisch:] Propylaeum Search

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Propylaeum - Publishing

[Translate to Englisch:] open access

Propylaeum supports the Open Access publishing model for distributing research results. Open source software is used to release eJournals, eBooks and scientific papers. We publish primary publications (“gold”) as well as secondary publications (“green”). This offer free of charge addresses researchers in the field of Classical Studies all over the world.

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Current Events

21.11.2018 - 23.11.2018 Bildwissenschaften und Museumspraxis. ‚Bild’ als Forschungsschwerpunkt versus ‚Bild’ als Ausstellungsobjekt in den Archäologien
Location: Deutschland, Berlin
29.11.2018 - 30.11.2018 Gender Numismatics. Fluid Identities and Ancient Coinage
Location: Deutschland, Tübingen
26.03.2019 - 27.03.2019 Rethinking Osiris
Location: Italien, Florenz