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OXFORD BYZANTINE SOCIETY
SEMINARS AND EVENTS: Week 2
Trinity Term 2011
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MONDAY 9 May
17.00 E. A. Lowe Lectures in Palaeography 2011 Latin Manuscript Books Prior to the Ninth Century: Ways of Using Codicis Latini Antiquiores
MBI Al Jaber Building, Corpus Christi College
David Ganz [King’s College, London]
Evaluating the Evidence

17.00 Syriac Studies Graduate Seminar
Lecture Room 2, Oriental Institute
Simon Ford [Exeter]
Translating the Faith: Scholarship and Rhetoric in the Canons Ascribed to Maruta of Maipherqat

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TUESDAY 10 May
17.00 Patristics Seminar
Christ Church College
Stephen Hammer
Augustine and the Ethics of Secular Duty

17.00 Seminar on Jewish History and Literature in the Graeco-Roman Period
Faculty Room, Oriental Institute
Naama Vilozny [Hebrew University]
Jewish Magic Art in Late Antiquity between Babylonia and Palestine

17.00 Body and Soul in Late Antiquity: historical and philosophical perspectives
Seminar Room, Corpus Christi College
Gillian Clark [Bristol]
Soul Food: philosophy and dietary prescriptions in Late Antiquity

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WEDNESDAY 11 May
17.00 Late Antique and Byzantine Studies Seminar
Ioannou Centre
Jaś Elsner [Corpus Christi] and Leslie Brubaker [Birmingham]
Iconoclasm and Discourse: From Antiquity to Byzantium

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THURSDAY 12 May

12.00 Late Antique and Byzantine Art and Archaeology Seminar
Ioannou Centre
Mark Jackson [Newcastle]
Recent Excavations of the Byzantine Settlement of Kilise Tepe

14.15 Byzantine Church History Seminar
Yellow Room, St Benet’s Hall
David Taylor [Oriental Institute]
Return to Eden? The changing theology and mapping of Paradise in Syriac literature

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SATURDAY 14 May

9.30 Colloquium: Economy and Society in Late Sasanian and Early Islamic Iraq
Danson Room, Trinity College
Email elif_keser@yahoo.com to register.
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