In Memoriam Professor Herman A.A.P. Geertman

We are saddened to announce the death of Herman A.A.P. Geertman

Herman Geertman was Professor of Classical Archaeology at Leiden University from 1979 to 1997. He then moved to Rome, to become Director of the Royal Netherlands Institute in Rome (KNIR).

Herman Geertman published on the archaeological aspects of the Liber pontificalis and Vitruvius’ De architectura. He did extensive research in Pompeii, and supervised a large number of PhD research projects. Professor Geertman played an important role in the establishment of the independent Faculty of Archaeology.

Last Modified: 06-07-2015