Paul Zanker

Paul Zanker (born 7 February 1937) is the Professor of Storia dell’Arte Antica at the Scuola Normale Superiore in Pisa.[1] Previously he was Professor of Classical Archaeology at the University of Munich (1976-2002) and the University of Göttingen (1972-1976).[2] He is a noted expert on Roman art and archaeology and a member of the Bavarian Academy of Sciences, corresponding Fellow of the British Academy, of the Academia Europaea, of the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters, the Pontifical Academy of Archaeology and of the German Archaeological Institute. 1990/91 he was the Sather Professor of the University of California at Berkeley. Zanker is head of the German Commission for the Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum.

Selected publications

Publications in German:

Publications in English:


  1. Paul Zanker. Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, New York University, 2012. Retrieved 31 January 2012.
  2. Zanker, P. (1988) The power of images in the age of Augustus. Translated by Alan Shapiro. Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press (Jerome Lectures 16), cover notes.

This article includes material from the German Wikipedia.

This article is issued from Wikipedia - version of the 5/20/2016. The text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share Alike but additional terms may apply for the media files.