An extensive, multilingual catalogue was published for this exhibition.
The concept for this exhibition was developed during two conferences, which were jointly organized by the Hornemann Institute and the city of Hildesheim. One of these took place from 10 to 13 February 1999 in Valletta / Malta, the other from 9 to 14 June 1999 in Hildesheim.
The organizers were the European Union and the city of Hildesheim together with the Hornemann Institute.
After that, the exhibition could be seen from June to October 2000 in the Roemer- und Pelizaeus-Museum in Hildesheim, it went on a tour through the involved partner countries from September 2001 to November 2002.