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Nicolas Zenzen, Dr.



  • (former) Postdoctoral Researcher

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Curriculum vitae

since 2009: Postdoc Researcher in the Project D 6 of the Cluster of Excellence
2008 - 2009: Travel Grant of the German Archaeological Institute
2008: Doctorate. Thesis on “The Noble Beast. The Semantics of the Lion in Representations of the Ancient Near East and Greece”
2003 - 2008: Doctorate Studies at Heidelberg under the supervision of Prof. Tonio Hölscher

2003: M. A. Thesis on “Lions and Bulls between Orient and Occident. The Frieze of the Great Temple in Baalbek (Libanon)”
since 1999: Member of the Excavation-Project on bronze-age Miletus by Prof. W.-D. Niemeier (Athens)

1999 - 2008: Governmental grant by the catholic scholarship body “Cusanuswerk”

1997 - 2003: Studies in Classical Archaeology and Ancient Near Eastern Studies at the Universities of Heidelberg, Berlin (FU) and Venice

Main Research Interests:

  •  Relations between Ancient Near East and the Classical Cultures
  •  Classical Architecture
  •  Traditions of Iconography