The Oxford Listings

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The Oxford Listings, Michaelmas Term 2013, Week 4

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MONDAY 4th November

3.00 PM Medieval Archaeology Seminar

Institute of Archaeology, Lecture Room


Toby Martin

Ways of dressing and senses of belonging: Past & future research on Migration Period brooches


5.00 PM Medieval History All Souls Seminar

Wharton Room, All Souls College


Stephen Baxter

English earls and German dukes in the tenth and eleventh centuries: some problems of comparison

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TUESDAY 5th November

1.00 PM Medieval Visual Culture Seminar: Monarchs and Manuscripts

St. Catherine’s College


Jessica Berenbeim

(Magdalen College)

Decorated Documents


2.30 PM Byzantium & Islam: Ideas and Objects on the Move

Jameel Centre, Ashmolean Museum

(Maximum 15 people can be accommodated in the room)


Ian Freestone

(University College London)

Byzantine and Islamic Glass Technology


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

Oriental Institute


Ruth Sheridan

(Charles Sturt University)

Tannaitic conceptions of the zekhut avot

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WEDNESDAY 6th November

5.00 PM Late Antique and Byzantine Seminar Ioannou Centre


Norbert Zimmermann

(Institut für Kulturgeschichte der Antike der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Vienna)

The Seven Sleepers of Ephesus: from the first Community Cemetery to the Place of Pilgrimage

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THURSDAY 7th November

11.00 AM Late Antique & Byzantine Archaeology and Art Seminar : Transitions and Translations

St. John’s College, Seminar Room


Georgi Parpulov


Christian figural art in the Islamic Near East, ca 650–900


2.00 PM An Introduction to Ancient Armenian Literature and Culture

Pembroke College – Henderson’s Building, Garden Seminar Room


Emilio Bonfiglio

(Pembroke College)

Problems of Assimilation and Self-Definition: the theological debate in fifth-century Armenia and Eznik’s Refutation of the Sects. Armenian Christian theology vs. Pagans, Zoroastrians, Greek Philosophers, and other forms of Christanity


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

Danson Room, Trinity College


Garth Fowden

(Cambridge University)

Gibbon on Islam

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