The Oxford Listings

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THE OXFORD UNIVERSITY BYZANTINE SOCIETY
The Oxford Listings,

Michaelmas Term 2013,
Week 2

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MONDAY 21st 
October

5.00 PM Medieval History All Souls Seminar
Wharton Room, All Souls College

Andrew Fleming

Popular opinions about Thomas Cantilupe and his miracles in thirteenth century Hereford

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TUESDAY 22nd October

1.00PM Medieval Visual Culture Seminar St. Catherine’s College
Laura Fernandez Fernandez
(Universidad Complutense de Madrid)
Science and Royal Power in Medieval Castile: Alfonso X’s Book of Knowledge of Astrology
 
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2.30 PM 
Byzantium & Islam: Ideas and Objects on the Move
Jameel Centre, Ashmolean Museum
(Maximum 15 people can be accommodated in the room)

Evanthia Baboula

(University of Victoria)

​​Gold use and the gold supply in Byzantium and the Islamic world


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2.30 PM Seminar on Jewish History and Literature in the Graeco-Roman Period
Oriental Institute

 Dr David Noy

(University of Wales Trinity St David)

​​Jews in the western provinces of the Roman Empire
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11.00 AM Khalili Research Seminar, Themes in Islamic Art and Archaeology
Lecture Room, Khalili Research Centre, 3 St John Street

Dr Treadwell & Prof Watson
Figural representation
 
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6:30 PM Armenian Religion, Society, Politics Seminar
Oriental Institute, Lecture Room 1
 
Dr. Hratch Tchilingirian
(University of Oxford)
Introduction to the Armenian Church: Past and Present


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WEDNESDAY 17th October

5.00 PM Late Antique and Byzantine Seminar

Ioannou Centre

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Elizabeth Fentress (AIAC) and ​​Andrew Wilson (All Souls)

​​The Saharan Berber Diaspora and the Southern Frontiers of Byzantine North Africa


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THURSDAY 18th October

5.00 PM Late 
Roman Seminar: Aspects of the History and Archaeology of the Fifth to the Seventh Centuries

Danson Room, Trinity College

Alberto Rigolio

(Oxford University)
Beyond schools and monasteries: from Plutarch in Syriac to John Chrysostom in Antioch

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11.00 AM Late Antique & Byzantine Archaeology and Art Seminar: Transitions and Translations
St. John’s College, Seminar Room

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Dr Arietta Papaconstantinou

(Reading)

​​Bilingual inscriptions in the Eastern Mediterranean: seeing vs reading
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