Oxford Listings

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The Oxford Listings, Hilary Term 2014, Week 1

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MONDAY 20th January

5.00 PM Medieval History Seminar

Wharton Room, All Souls College


Eduardo Manzano

(Centro de Ciencias Humanas y Sociales, Madrid)

The formation of al-Andalus. Arabization and Islamization as factors of social change

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TUESDAY 21st January

11.00 AM Themes in Islamic Art & Archaeology (II)

Khalili Research Centre, Lecture Room


Professor Watson


Survival, fakes and forgeries


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

Oriental Institute


Dr. Helen Spurling


Jewish apocalypticism in the seventh-eighth centuries CE


4.00 PM Patristic Exegesis of the Psalms

Christ Church, Room 2


Dr. Mark Edwards

Unmasking the fool: Patristic commentary on Psalms 14.1 and 53.1

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WEDNESDAY 22nd January

5.00 PM Late Antique and Byzantine Seminar

Ioannou Centre for Classical and Byzantine Studies


Marie Legendre

(Oriental Institute, Oxford)

The administration of the Egyptian valley: A model for the Umayyad west?

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THURSDAY 23rd January

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

St. John’s College, Seminar Room


Dr Peter Sarris


Merchants, trade and commerce in Byzantine law from Justinian I to Basil II


2.00 PM An Introduction to Ancient Armenian Literature and Culture

Pembroke College – Henderson’s Building, Garden Seminar Room


Emilio Bonfiglio

(Pembroke College)

A bird’s eye view of Armenian history (I): From the fall of Urartu to the end of the Iranian Arsacid Empire (6th century BC – AD 224)


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

Al-Jaber Auditorium, Corpus Christi College


Kate Cooper (Manchester), Teresa Morgan (Oxford), Jonathan Tallon (Manchester)

Roundtable Discussion: Faith in the Ancient World: Dispelling Misconceptions

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