Testimonies of Faith. Biblical Traditions in the Islamic World

14.07.2017 to 15.10.2017
Pergamonmuseum

Magnificent manuscripts from the collection of the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin and the Museum für Islamische Kunst bear witness to the diversity of Christian traditions in the Middle East – from late Antiquity to the 19th century. As well as splendid Armenian illuminated gospels they include, for example, Syrian parchment bibles, Coptic papyri and other Christian artefacts in many other languages of the region. Examples of the influence of biblical themes within the Islamic tradition are also on display. Indian miniatures with Christian motifs from the Vollmer Collection round off the exhibition.

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James-Simon-Galerie, Bodestraße
10178 Berlin

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Please note: Pergamonmuseum is exclusively entered through James-Simon-Galerie!
Site plan: Entrance to the Pergamonmuseum and Neues Museum (PDF)

All groups meet at the information desk at the upper foyer in James-Simon-Galerie, entering by using the big stairway.
Advice for group visits to the Pergamonmuseum an the Neues Museum (PDF)

Due to a technical issue, the lift is out of service until further notice, meaning the Museum für Islamische Kunst is not currently wheelchair accessible. The major architectural exhibits – such as the Processional Way, featuring the Ishtar Gate and the Market Gate of Miletus – are still accessible to people with mobility issues. 

 

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