The Oxford Listings

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The Oxford Listings, Hilary Term 2014, Week 3

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MONDAY 3rd February

5.00 PM Medieval History Seminar

Wharton Room, All Souls College


Sara Lipton

(State University of New York, NY)

Isaac and Anti-Christ in the Exchequer: a reading of the

earliest Jewish caricature

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TUESDAY 4th February

2:00 PM Money in the Medieval West and Byzantium

Ashmolean Museum, Floor 2, Coin Study Centre (Next to Gallery 36, Japan after 1860)


Dr. Julian Baker

(Ashmolean Museum, Oxford)

Francia, Iberia, England, ca. 500-750


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

Oriental Institute


Dr Meir Ben Shahar

(Hebrew University)

The rise of historical consciousness in rabbinic literature: from the Mishnah to the Babylonian Talmud


4.00 PM Patristic Exegesis of the Psalms

Christ Church, Room 2


Austin Shaw

Athanasius’ Letter to Marcellinus

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WEDNESDAY 5th February

5.00 PM Late Antique and Byzantine Seminar

Ioannou Centre for Classical and Byzantine Studies


Benjamin Isaac

(Tel Aviv University)

Moving capitals – From Rome to Constantinople

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THURSDAY 6th February

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

St. John’s College, Seminar Room


Dr Elias Khamis


The Early Islamic bronzes from Tiberias (in Galilee), reconsidered


2.00 PM An Introduction to Ancient Armenian Literature and Culture

Pembroke College – Henderson’s Building, Garden Seminar Room


Emilio Bonfiglio

(Pembroke College, Oxford)

A bird’s eye view of Armenian history (II): from the emergence of the Sasanian Empire to the Arab invasions (224 – 640).



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

Seminar Room, Corpus Christi College


Jas Elsner


Concealment and Revelation: The Pola Casket and the Visuality of Early

Christian Relics

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FRIDAY 7th February

12.00 PM Byzantine Text Seminar

1st Floor Seminar Room, Ioannou Centre


Marc Lauxtermann

(Exeter College, Oxford)

Thessaloniki in Byzantine Literature

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