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OXFORD BYZANTINE SOCIETY
SEMINARS AND EVENTS: Week 4
Michaelmas Term 2010

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MONDAY 1 NOVEMBER

15.00 Medieval Archaeology Seminar
Lecture Room, Institute of Archaeology
Caroline Goodson
Imperial Villa to Monastic Village: Medieval Villamagna (Central Italy)

17.00 Classical Archaeology Seminar
Ioannou Centre
Marijke van der Veen (University of Leicester)
The Roman and Islamic Spice Trade : exploring the botanical remains from Quseir al-Qadim, Egypt

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TUESDAY 2 NOVEMBER

17.00 Seminar in Roman History: “Priests and Seers in the Religious Cultures of the Roman World”
Ioannou Centre
Kate Cooper (Manchester)
Priests and Seers in Early Christianity

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WESNESDAY 3 NOVEMBER

17.00 Late Antique and Byzantine Studies Seminar
Ioannou Centre
Peter Bell (Oxford)
Legitimacy: what it means, what it meant, why it mattered in sixth-century Constantinople

17.00 Research Seminar in the Study of Abrahamic Religions
Lecture Room 1, Oriental Institute
Prof. Christopher Rowland
In Pursuit of The Mystery of God: apocalypticism, mysticism and the New Testament

17.00 Seminar: Introducing Ancient Languages
Taylor Institution Library
Nikoloz Aleksidze
Old Georgian

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THURSDAY 4 NOVEMBER

12.00 Byzantine Art and Archaeology Seminar
Ioannou Centre
Dr Elif Keser (Wolfson College):
Eighth-Century Churches of the Tur Abdin

14.00 History and Theology of the Byzantine Church
Theology Faculty Annexe and Library
Dr. Konstantinovsky
Heresy – Elite and Popular

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FRIDAY 5 NOVEMBER

13.00 Medieval Visual Culture Seminar
Colin Matthew Room, History Faculty, Old Boys’ High School
Robin Cormack (Courtauld Institute of Art/ Cambridge)
The icon of St George at the British Museum: a western artist at Mount Sinai

14.00 Byzantine Theatron
Ioannou Centre

17.00 Special Lecture: Sub-faculty of Archaeology (poster FIEMAPOST10)
St. John’s College
Zbigniew Fiema (Helsinki)
Madâ’in Sâlih (ancient Hegra): Excavations at the Nabataean-Roman Site in the Saudi Arabian Hijâz

17.00 Late Antique and Byzantine Reading Group
Frankael Room, Corpus Christi College

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