Serpentarium Mundi of Alexei Alexeev The Ophidian Iconography Quest (Mundus Vetus & Mundus Novus, 2004 - present)
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Map EUR-001. Highlights of Alexei Alexeev's research travels and his exploration of European museum collections, archaeological sites, and religious complexes in quest of artefacts featuring ophidian iconography. A complete list of visited and prospective locations is available on the Sources introductory page of the Compendium.

Expeditions: Dates: Countries: Locations:
First Italian
Expedition

⚑ ⚑
(Advanced
Survey)
29 March -
25 April
2015
Italy
Rome, Ostia, Palestrina, Cerveteri, Tarquinia, Florence, Naples
First Vatican
Expedition

⚑ ⚑ ⚑
(Comprehensive
Survey)
10, 20 April
2015
Vatican Vatican
First French
Expedition

⚑ ⚑
(Advanced
Survey)
4 August -
5 September
2010
France Paris, Saint-Denis, Senlis, Beauvais, Rouen, Caen, Bayeux, Mont-Saint-Michel, Amiens, Noyon, Soissons, Laon, Reims, Châlons-
en-Champagne, Toul, Strasbourg, Haut-Konigsbourg, Colmar, Murbach, Guebwiller, Chartres, Tours, Amboise, Chaumont, Blois, Chambord, Azay-le-Rideau, Ussé, Chinon, Fontevraud, Saumur
First Greek
Expedition

⚑ ⚑
(Exploratory
Survey)
30 April -
22 May
2009
Greece Athens, Eleusis, Sounio, Aegina, Delphi, Meteora, Corinth,
Mycenae, Tiryns, Nafplio, Epidauros, Olympia, Delos, Paros,
Thira, Heraklion, Knossos, Phaestos, Rhodos, Lindos
Second Greek Expedition Prospect Greece Athens, Piraeus, Vravrona, Eleusis, Salamis, Aegina, Corinth, Sicyon, Patras, Archaia Ilida, Olympia, Mycenae, Argos, Nafplio, Epidauros, Tripoli, Messene, Chora, Sparta, Mystras, Marathon, Thebes, Chalcis, Eretria, Delphi, Agrinio, Vathi, Nicopolis, Corfu, Ioannina, Meteora, Volos, Dion, Aiani, Veroia, Vergina, Pella, Thessaloniki, Olynthus, Amphipolis, Drama, Philippi, Kavala, Komotini, Thasos, Lemnos, Mytilene, Nea Moni, Andros, Palaiopoli, Mykonos, Delos, Syros, Naxos, Paros, Milos, Thera, Samos, Pythagoreio, Kalymnos, Kos, Rhodos, Karpathos, Heraklion, Chania, Rethymno, Agios Nikolaos, Sitia
Second Italian Expedition Prospect Italy Rome, Ostia, Palestrina, Velletri, Cerveteri, Tarquinia, Orvieto, Perugia, Arezzo, Florence, Ravenna, Aquileia, Ferrara, Modena, Mantua, Verona, Brescia, Milan, Turin, Naples, Pompeii, Herculaneum, Ruvo di Puglia, Santa Maria Capua Vetere, Taranto, Policoro, Palermo, Agrigento, Piazza Armerina, Syracuse
Second Vatican Expedition Prospect Vatican Vatican
First British Expedition Prospect United Kingdom London, Oxford, Cambridge, Wilton, Chester, Newcastle, Glasgow, Edinburgh
Second French Expedition Prospect France Paris, Boulogne-sur-Mer, Nantes, Poitiers, Châtillon-sur-Seine, Grenoble, Briançon, Orange, Arles
First Belgian Expedition Prospect Belgium Brussels
First Dutch Expedition Prospect Netherlands Amsterdam, Leiden
First Danish Expedition Prospect Denmark Copenhagen
First German Expedition Prospect Germany Berlin, Leipzig, Hamburg, Hildesheim, Cologne, Aachen, Bonn, Trier, Mainz, Frankfurt, Eichenzell, Heidelberg, Würzburg, Karlsruhe, Stuttgart, Tübingen, Munich
First Swiss
Expedition
Prospect Switzerland Geneva, Bern, Riggisberg, Basel, Zürich, Winterthur
First Austrian Expedition Prospect Austria Vienna
First Spanish Expedition Prospect Spain Madrid, Seville, Badajoz, Barcelona
First Polish Expedition Prospect Poland Warsaw
First Hungarian Expedition Prospect Hungary Budapest
First Romanian Expedition Prospect Romania Bucharest, Constanţa, Deva
First Bulgarian Expedition Prospect Bulgaria Sofia, Varna, Devnya
First Serbian Expedition Prospect Serbia Belgrade
First Macedonian Expedition Prospect North Macedonia Skopje, Bitola, Pelagonia
First Russian Expedition Prospect Russia Moscow, St. Petersburg
First Ukrainian Expedition Prospect Ukraine Kiev

Source-Image(s): All images are from Alexei Alexeev's personal photo archive. All artefacts will be available for viewing in the Compendium's respective volumes after the completion of the fully integrated iconographic database. Some of the artefacts will be represented by several figures (offering a general view and details). The map is designed by Alexei Alexeev.

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