The Oxford Listings TT W5

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MONDAY 21st May

5.00 PM Medieval History Seminar
Wharton Room, All Souls College
Rod Thomson
‘The Dane broke off his continuous drinking-bouts, the Norwegian left his diet of raw fish’: William of Malmesbury on the Scandinavians


TUESDAY 22nd May

2.30 PM Jewish History and Literature in the Graeco-Roman Period
Oriental Institute
Dr Jonathan Campbell (Bristol):
Rethinking rewritten Bible

5.00 PM Patristics Seminar
Christ Church (Staircase 8)
To be arranged

5.00 PM Lecture Series: Scriptures and Paideia in Late Antique Christianity
Seminar Room at the Theology Faculty Annexe, 41 St. Giles
Professor Guy Stroumsa



10.00 AM Lecture Series: Visions of the End: Apocalypse and Eschatology in Judaism, Christianity and Islam
Seminar Room at the Theology Faculty Annexe, 41 St. Giles
Professor Guy Stroumsa with Dr Emmanouela Grypeou

4.00 PM Oxford Byzantine Society Annual Meeting
Ioannou School
Be there or be square

5.00 PM Causation and Creation in Late Antiquity
Corpus Christi College Seminar Room
James Howard-Johnston (University of Oxford):
The Origin of the Cosmos – from the Present to Late Antiquity

5.00 PM Late Antique and Byzantine Seminar
Ioannou School
Yaman Dalanay (Exeter College):
Transformation of a ‘classical’ city: Ephesus during the Byzantine, Beylik, and Ottoman periods



11.00 AM Late Antique and Byzantine Archaeology and Art Seminar ‘Networks’
St John’s College, New Seminar Room
Elizabeth Montgomerie (Exeter):
Exotic beasts shown escorted on mosaic pavements in the Late Antique Levant

5.00 PM After Rome Seminar: Aspects of the History and Archaeology of the Fifth to Seventh Centuries’
Danson Room, Trinity College
Gideon Avni (Hebrew University):
From standing stones to open mosques – the archaeology of religious transformation in southern Palestine during Late Antiquity


FRIDAY 25th May

1.00 PM Medieval Visual Culture Seminar Manuscript and Book Cultures
St Catherine’s College
Georgi Parpulov (Lincoln College, Oxford)
The Crying of Lot 65



10.00 AM From Temple to Mosque
Ioannou Centre, 66 St Giles’, Oxford
This workshop is free, except for a £10 levy on the day (£5 students), for a sandwich lunch. Please register in advance by emailing, indicating if you require lunch, and/or if you wish to join the speakers for dinner at 7pm (at your own expense).

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