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OXFORD BYZANTINE SOCIETY
SEMINARS AND EVENTS: Week 2
Michaelmas Term 2010

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MONDAY 18 OCTOBER
 

14.15 Seminar in Palaeography and Manuscript Studies
Lecture Room, Pitt Rivers Museum
Dr. Georgi Parpulov (Oxford)
The first illuminated book from Moldavia

 

17.00 Classical Archaeology Seminar
Ioannou Centre
P. J. Cherian (Kerala Council for Historical Research, India)
The Indian subcontinent’s connections with Western Asia and the Mediterranean

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TUESDAY 19 OCTOBER

17.00 Seminar in Roman History: “Priests and Seers in the Religious Cultures of the Roman World”
Ioannou Centre
Neil McLynn (Oxford)
Aelius Aristides and the Priests

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WESNESDAY 20 OCTOBER

17.00 Late Antique and Byzantine Studies Seminar
Ioannou Centre
Dr Jaś Elsner (Oxford):
Icon and architecture: the material articulation of the Holy in East Christian art

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THURSDAY 21 OCTOBER

12.00 Byzantine Art and Archaeology Seminar
Ioannou Centre
Dr. David Gwynn (Royal Holloway, London):
Archaeology and Heresy: Material Culture and the ‘Arian’ Controversy

17.00 Late Roman Seminar
Seminar Room, Corpus Christi College
Robert Wisniewski (Warsaw University):
Why and how relics began to perform miracles

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FRIDAY 22 OCTOBER
13.00 Medieval Visual Culture Seminar
Colin Matthew Room, History Faculty, Old Boys’ High School
Veronica della Dora (Bristol)
Mapping pathways to heaven: landscape, memory and the holy on post-Byzantine engravings of Meteora

14.00 Byzantine Theatron
Ioannou Centre
17.00 Late Antique and Byzantine Reading Group
Frankael Room, Corpus Christi College
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