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Mango, Cyril A.

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Mango, Cyril A.

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  • Cyril Mango
  • Mango, Cyril Alexander

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"Cyril Alexander Mango (born 14 April 1928) is a British scholar in the history, art, and architecture of the Byzantine Empire. He is a former King's College London and Oxford professor of Byzantine and Modern Greek Language and Literature." (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cyril_Mango)

At Dumbarton Oaks, Cyril Mango was a Junior Fellow (1951–1953), Fellow (1953–1954), Research Associate (1954–1955), Instructor in Byzantine Archaeology (1955–1958), Lecturer in Byzantine Archaeology (1958–1962), Associate Professor of Byzantine Archaeology (1962–1963), Executive Editor of Dumbarton Oaks Publications (1958–1963), member of the Board of Scholars for Byzantine Studies (1967–1972), and member of the research staff (1972–1973). He was also Co-Director of the Corpus of Dated Greek Inscriptions (not in residence) (1978–1982), co-director of the Christian Monuments in Turkish Mesopotamia Project (not in residence) (1982–1990), and director of the Cathedral of Nisibis Project (not in residence) (1990–1991).

Mango extensively photographed Byzantine architecture and inscriptions throughout Turkey, Cyprus, Macedonia and Syria, particularly during his involvement in the research surrounding the findings of the Byzantine Institute and Dumbarton Oaks sponsored fieldwork campaigns.


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Mango, Marlia Mundell (active mid 20th century to present)

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US LCNAF n 83208538

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US LCNAF n 80013528

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ISAAR (CPF): International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons and Families



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This record was created by Beth Bayley on October 26, 2012, and revised by Jessica Cebra on July 1, 2014.


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