Henryk Meyza, Iwona Zych (eds), Classica Orientalia. Essays Presented to Wiktor Andrzej Daszewski on his 75th Birthday, Warsaw: PCMA, Wydawnictwo DiG, 2011
The double anniversary of 50 years of archaeological research and the 75th birthday of prof. Wiktor Andrzej Daszewski has been honored with the publication of a book: Classica Orientalia. Essays Presented to Wiktor Andrzej Daszewski on his 75th Birthday.
Classica Orientialia is a collection of essays presented to Prof. Wiktor Andrzej Daszewski by his friends, colleagues and associates on the occasion of his 75th birthday. Themes derive from archaeological and related sciences research carried out on Hellenistic, Graeco-Roman, Byzantine and Islamic sites in the Eastern Mediterranean (mainly Egypt, Syria and Cyprus). Polish archaeological and conservation projects are extensively represented, reflecting the interests and lifetime achievement of Professor Daszewski. Contributors include Jean-Charles Balty, Janine Balty, Giuseppina Capriotti-Vittozzi, Rafał Czerner, Piotr Dyczek, Pavlos Flourentzos, Michał Gawlikowski, Włodzimierz Godlewski, Tomasz Herbich, Maria Kaczmarek, Zsolt Kiss, Jerzy Kolendo, Barbara Lichocka, John Lund, Adam Łajtar, Adam Łukaszewicz, Grzegorz Majcherek, Henryk Meyza, Karol Myśliwiec, Zofia Sztetyłło and others.
The volume was issued by the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology of the University of Warsaw with which Prof. Daszewski has been associated for two decades, first as its Secretary and then as Director, as well as head of two missions – in Nea Paphos on Cyprus and in Marina el-Alamein in Egypt.