Prof Ori Z. Soltes is Professorial Lecturer at Georgetown University and has also taught in the Classics Department at Johns Hopkins and Cleveland State Universities. Professor Soltes’s areas of specialization include Jewish, Christian and Muslim art and religions, classical philosophy, linguistics and Indo-European philology and Greek and Roman art.
His many academic honors include an NEH Fellowship in Syro-Palestinian Archaeology at ASOR. Professor Soltes has published over 150 books, articles and exhibition catalogue essays on a wide range of subjects including the recently published, “Our Sacred Signs: How Jewish, Christian and Muslim Art Draw from the Same Source and Jewish, Christian and Muslim Mysticism: Searching for Oneness”. He is a very popular speaker and has given lecture series at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Smithsonian Institution. Professor Soltes regularly leads tours throughout the Mediterranean basin. He has led numerous tours for Archaeological Tours.