The book covers the papers presented in the symposium titled “Philanthropy in Anatolia through the Ages. First International Suna & İnan Kıraç Symposium on Mediterranean Civilizations” hosted by AKMED and organized by three research centers of Koç University, namely AKMED, ANAMED and GABAM in March 2019 on the occasion of the 50th Anniversary of the Vehbi Koç Foundation. The proceedings book which deals with philanthropy in a wide chronological scope and diversity from Antiquity to the end of the Ottoman Empire, consists of three main chapters, chronologically constructed. First Chapter is titled “Greco-Roman Philanthropy”; Second Chapter is titled “Early Christian and Byzantine Philanthropy” and the Third Chapter is titled “Medieval İslamic and Ottoman Philanthropy”.
Philanthropy in Anatolia
Philanthropy in Anatolia through the Ages. The First International Suna & İnan Kıraç Symposium on Mediterranean Civilizations, March 26-29, 2019 | Antalya
Table of Contents:
Introductory Comments: Philanthropy in Anatolia through the Ages Greco-Roman Philanthropy
Benjamin Gray, Debating the Benefits and Problems of Philanthropy in Later Hellenistic Anatolia
Pierre Fröhlich, Philanthropia in Context: Civic Virtues and Praise of Officials in the Poleis of Hellenistic Asia Minor
Tønnes Bekker-Nielsen, Civic Philanthropy in the Cities of Roman Anatolia
Christina Kokkinia, Large Epigraphic Dossiers and Euergetism in Roman Asia Minor
Mustafa Adak, Civic Notables and Their Honorific Titles in Roman Pamphylia and Pisidia
Mustafa H. Sayar, Local Donors and Euergetism in the Cities of Cilicia Pedias between the First Century BC and Second Century AD 73
Aşkım Özdizbay, Euergetists of Italic Origin in the City of Perge and Their Contributions to Urban Development
Recai Tekoğlu, and Taner Korkut, Activities of Euergesia from the Ancient City of Tlos
Angelos Chaniotis, Benefactors in Aphrodisias and the Socio-Cultural Limits of Philanthropy
Matthias Haake, Philosophy and Philanthropy: Diogenes of Oenoanda and an Act of Mega-Euergetism
Early Christian and Byzantine Philanthropy:
Christian Marek, Philanthropy and Early Christianity in Asia Minor
Rustam Shukurov, Barbarians, Philanthropy, and Byzantine Missionism
Esra Güzel Erdoğan, Philanthropia in the Byzantine Monasteries of Constantinople
Medieval İslamic and Ottoman Philanthropy:
Suzan Yalman, Hospitals and Philanthropy in Seljuk Anatolia
A.C.S. Peacock, Waqf Inscriptions from Medieval Anatolia
Leslie Peirce, Sultans, Saints, and Philanthropy: Selim I and the Province of Aintab
Lucienne Thys-Şenocak, (Re)presenting Royal Ottoman Women through “Other” Sensory Modalities
A.Hilâl Uğurlu, Philanthropy in the Form of a Hair Strand: Sacred Relics in Nineteenth Century Ottoman Lands
Efi Kanner, Education as Philanthropy within the Ottoman Modernization Project: Aspects of Educational Activity in Greek Orthodox Communities During the Reform Era
Eyal Ginio, The Use of Sultanic Philanthropy under Constitutional Rule: New Perceptions and Directions
Amy Singer, Concluding Reflections: Philanthropy in Anatolia/Anatolian Philanthropy?
This catalogue is the eleventh volume of the SNG Turkey Project and covers the Lydian and Phrygian coins in Çetin Erdem Collection. Çetin Erdem, the collector, is a lawyer living in the town of Sarıgöl in the Manisa Province. All the coins were bought between the years of 1995-2016 by himself, in Sarıgöl, where he lives. The three cities in the catalog, represented by a large amount of coins, are Sardis, Philadelphia and Thyatira.
The third part of 9th volume of SNG Turkey Project covers the coins of Mysia in the Özkan Arıkantürk collection; the previous ones covered the coins of Troas and Aeolis, respectively. The present volume has 1230 coins and is represented by more than 20 cities. The coins of the cities of Adramytteum and Pergamon constitute the majority of the coins in this volume. Among the Adramytteum coins, the largest group belongs to satrapal coins.