Mnemosyne is a project for a single-stage Coordination and Support Action submitted under WIDESPREAD-03-2017-ERA Chairs. Context Cultural Heritage is a strategic resource for Europe with high cultural, social, environmental and economic value. The era of Digital Cultural Heritage (DCH) is now well underway and the European research resource for DCH has grown significantly in recent years.


Case Studies

The Antikythera Mechanism

One of the artefacts ranked among the Wonders of the Ancient World is the Antikythera Mechanism, the oldest extant complex geared device, also described as the first analogue computer. Its construction was variously estimated to about 87 BC; between 150 and 100 BC; to 205 BC; or finally, within a generation before the shipwreck …

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The Castle of Paphos

Located at the port of Paphos, the castle has been declared an Ancient Monument in 1935 and a UNESCO World Heritage List monument in 1980. Its main function was to control the gateway of the port and provide defence. Most scholars agree upon the mid-/late-fourteenth century as its date of foundation by the Frankish ruling Lusignan family

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The Monastery of Chrysorrogiatissa

The Monastery of Chrysorogiatissa was founded by the monk Ignatios in 1152, during the reign of the Byzantine emperor Manuel Comnenus, following the discovery of the icon of the Virgin on the shores of Paphos, which according to tradition is one among the seventy known to have been painted by Apostle and Evangelist Luke. …

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The Hermitage of Saint Neophytos

The Hermitage of Saint Neophytos is one of the most celebrated Byzantine twelfth-century monuments worldwide, given the high quality and the unique iconographic program of its frescoes, encountered nowhere else in the Byzantine world. …

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The Coins with Hercules Melqart

The present case study which will deal with a small number of coins connected with Cyprus, will undoubtedly shed light on the island’s wealth and foreign connections and exchanges with its Near Eastern neighbours, during the sixth century BC. …

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The Church of the Virgin Karmiotissa

The church of Panagia Karmiotissa is dedicated to the Mother of God the Merciful (Panagia Eleousa). It is located north of the area of Pano Polemidia, at the outskirts of the city of Limassol, Cyprus. The foundation of the church is dated to the period spanning the late thirteenth century …

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Research Topics

Data Acquisition Technologies

Data Processing

Semantic Data Modelling

Knowledge Management

Long-term Preservation

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