Founded in 1941, the annual journal Dumbarton Oaks Papers is dedicated to the publication of articles relating to late antique, early medieval, and Byzantine civilization in the fields of art and architecture, history, archaeology, literature, theology, law, and auxiliary disciplines.
Below is a list of in-print works in this collection, presented in series order or publication order as applicable.
Dumbarton Oaks Papers, 60
Volume 60 explores a range of Byzantine subjects: the classification of stamping objects, the date and purpose of the construction of Constantinople’s church of Saints Sergius and Bacchus, the Coptic Church’s literary construction of its identity in post-conquest Egypt, the evidence for the tenth-century revision of the so-called Chronicle of 811, an unusual development in the iconography of St. Menas, and versions of Niketas Choniates’ History.
Dumbarton Oaks Papers, 61
This latest volume of Dumbarton Oaks Papers focuses in part on literary and historical texts: historicism in Byzantine thought and literature; the Chronicle of Matthew of Edessa, encompassing the First Crusade and the Armenian diaspora; and a reappraisal of the satirical prose work Mazaris’s Journey to Hades.
Dumbarton Oaks Papers, 62
This volume begins with a substantial investigation of the murder of several members of the imperial family during the summer of 337, following the death of Constantine. Among others, are two major articles devoted to well-known Byzantine illustrated manuscripts, the ninth-century Sacra Parallela and the fourteenth-century collection of theological works by the emperor John VI Kanta-kouzenos.
Dumbarton Oaks Papers, 63
Dumbarton Oaks Papers, 63 includes A. Sarantis, “War and Diplomacy in Pannonia and the Northwest Balkans during the Reign of Justinian: The Gepid Threat and Imperial Responses”; P. Hatlie, “Images of Motherhood and Self in Byzantine Literature”; M. Evangelatou, “Liturgy and the Illustration of the Ninth-Century Marginal Psalters”; and other essays.
Dumbarton Oaks Papers, 64
Dumbarton Oaks Papers, 64 includes “Apostolic Geography: The Origins and Continuity of a Hagiographic Habit”; “Byzantine Political Culture and Compilation Literature in the Tenth and Eleventh Centuries”; “Tracing Monastic Economic Interests and Their Impact on the Rural Landscape of Late Byzantine Lemnos”; and other essays.
Dumbarton Oaks Papers, 65/66
Dumbarton Oaks Papers, 65/66 includes “Bishops and Territory: The Case of Late Roman and Byzantine North Africa”; “A Conflicted Heritage: The Byzantine Religious Establishment of a War Ethic”; “Hoards and Hoarding Patterns in the Early Byzantine Balkans”; “Light, Color, and Visual Illusion in the Poetry of Venantius Fortunatus”; and other essays.
Dumbarton Oaks Papers, 67
Dumbarton Oaks Papers, 67 includes “The Canon Tables of the Psalms: An Unknown Work of Eusebius of Caesarea” by Martin Wallraff; “Melkites and Icon Worship during the Iconoclastic Period” by Juan Signes Codoñer; “Viewing and Description in Hysmine and Hysminias: The Fresco of the Virtues” by Paroma Chatterjee; and other essays.
Dumbarton Oaks Papers, 68
DOP, 68 includes Stevenson, “Exiling Bishops: The Policy of Constantius II”; Tannous, “In Search of Monotheletism”; Van Tricht, “The Byzantino-Latin Principality of Adrianople and the Challenge of Feudalism (1204/6–ca. 1227/28)”; Çağaptay, “Fieldwork Report: Results of the Tophane Area GPR Surveys, Bursa, Turkey”; and other essays.
Dumbarton Oaks Papers, 69
Dumbarton Oaks Papers, 69 includes Jeffrey Wickes, “Mapping the Literary Landscape of Ephrem’s Theology of Divine Names”; Stefanos Alexopoulos, “When a Column Speaks: The Liturgy of the Christian Parthenon”; Margaret Alexiou, “Of Longings and Loves: Seven Poems by Theodore Prodromos”; and other essays.
Dumbarton Oaks Papers, 70
Dumbarton Oaks Papers, 70 includes: R. Betancourt, “Why Sight Is Not Touch: Reconsidering the Tactility of Vision in Byzantium”; A. Caudano, “‘These Are the Only Four Seas’: The World Map of Bologna, University Library, Codex 3632”; P. Marciniak, “Reinventing Lucian in Byzantium”; C. Wright, “Constantinople and the Coup d’État in Palaiologan Byzantium”; and many more.
Dumbarton Oaks Papers, 71
In this issue of Dumbarton Oaks Papers: Drandaki, “Piety, Politics, and Art in Fifteenth-Century Venetian Crete”; Baker, Dompieri, and Gökyildirim, “The Reformed Byzantine Silver-Based Currencies (ca. 1372–1379) in the Light of the Hoards from the Belgrade Gate”; Vionis, “Understanding Settlements in Byzantine Greece”; and more.
Dumbarton Oaks Papers, 72
Dumbarton Oaks Papers was in founded in 1941 to publish articles on Byzantine civilization. In this issue: Zellmann-Rohrer, “Psalms Useful for Everything”; Caner, “Not a Hospital but a Leprosarium”; Botley, “The Books of Andronicus Callistus”; Busine, “The Dux and the Nun: Hagiography and the Cult of Artemios and Febronia”; and many more.
Dumbarton Oaks Papers, 73
Dumbarton Oaks Papers, 73 includes: Walter E. Kaegi, “Irfan Shahîd (1926–2016)”; Kathrin Colburn, “Loops, Tabs, and Reinforced Edges”; Elizabeth Dospěl Williams, “A Taste for Textiles”; Kostis Kourelis, “Wool and Rubble Walls”; and many more.
Dumbarton Oaks Papers, 74
Dumbarton Oaks Papers, 74 includes: Victoria Gerhold, “The Legend of Euphratas”; Georgios Makris, “Living in Turbulent Times”; Stefania Gerevini, “Art as Politics in the Baptistery and Chapel of Sant’Isidoro at San Marco, Venice”; Baukje van den Berg, “John Tzetzes as Didactic Poet and Learned Grammarian”; and many more.
Dumbarton Oaks Papers, 75
Dumbarton Oaks Papers, 75 includes: Sihong Lin, “Justin under Justinian”; David Gyllenhaal, “Byzantine Melitene and the Social Milieu of the Syriac Renaissance”; Anna Chrysostomides, “John of Damascus’s Theology of Icons in the Context of Eighth-Century Palestinian Iconoclasm”; and many more.
Dumbarton Oaks Papers, 76
Dumbarton Oaks Papers, 76 includes articles relating to Byzantine civilization on the law under Alexios I, politics under Manuel I, the economies of the major Mediterranean islands, the literature of Niketas Choniates, the trial of John bar ʿAbdun, and more.