The Oxford Listings

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The Oxford Listings, Hilary Term 2014, Week 5

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MONDAY 17th February

5.00 PM Medieval History Seminar

Wharton Room, All Souls College


Katherine Cross


Comparing English and Norman narratives of the Viking Age

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TUESDAY 18th February

2.00 PM KRC Research Seminar

Khalili Research Centre, Lecture Room


Professor Chase Robinson

(City University of New York)

A hedgehog’s view of the late eighth-century economy of Northern Syria


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)

The Middle Byzantine period, ca. 800-1200


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

Oriental Institute


Professor David Jacobson


Hasmonean coinage: some issues and fresh insights


5.00 PM Patristic Exegesis of the Psalms

Examination Schools


Professor Gillian Clark

(Emerita, Bristol)

Ptarmigan Lecture in Patristics: Words and Music: Augustine and the Psalms

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WEDNESDAY 19th February

5.00 PM Late Antique and Byzantine Seminar

Ioannou Centre for Classical and Byzantine Studies


Ioanna Rapti

(UMR8167 Orient et Méditerranée, Paris):

Byzantine–Armenian gift diplomacy and the making of a holy place in the late

tenth century

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THURSDAY 20th February

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

St. John’s College, Seminar Room


Dr Julian Baker

(Ashmolean Museum)

The silver gigliato currency of the fourteenth century in the Aegean: new data

and interpretations


2.00 PM An Introduction to Ancient Armenian Literature and Culture

Pembroke College – Henderson’s Building, Garden Seminar Room


Emilio Bonfiglio

(Pembroke College, Oxford)

The History of the Armenians of Agat‘angełos (5th-c.): Gregory the Illuminator and the conversion to Christianity from the beginning of the Sasanian rule (224) to the council of Nicaea (325).


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

Seminar Room, Corpus Christi College


Jitse Dijkstra


The “Alexandrian World Chronicle” Reconsidered: Place in the Late Antique

Chronicle Traditions, Date and Historical Implications

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FRIDAY 21st February

12.00 PM Byzantine Text Seminar

1st Floor Seminar Room, Ioannou Centre


Marc Lauxtermann

(Exeter College, Oxford)

Thessaloniki in Byzantine Literature​


5.00 PM Oxford Centre for Byzantine Research Special Lecture

Seminar Room, Ioannou Centre


Robert Nelson


Patriarchal Lectionaries of Constantinople

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