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The sound of the Hagia Sophia, more than 500 years ago

Two scholars at Stanford University have joined forces to recreate what a Christian choir might have sounded like inside Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia before it became a mosque in the 1400s. Bissera Pentcheva, Professor of Art History, and Jonathan Abel is Consulting Professor at the Center for Computer Research in Music …

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Digital Benches in Athens: Record your story or listen to other people’s stories

Digital benches: A pilot program gives residents and visitors of Athens the opportunity to record their own stories or listen to the stories of other people. Six digital benches have been installed at different spots of Pangrati district in central Athens and are in full operation since a couple of …

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17 November 1973 – Athens Polytechnic Students’ Uprising (rare footage; videos)

Here is some footage with rare visual and sound material from the Athens Polytechnic Students’ Uprising on 17. November 1973. The videos have been compiled in by EOA in cooperation of the Library of the Greek Parliament. They also contain material from the BBC and some quotations in English, for …

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