The Oxford Listings

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The Oxford Listings, Trinity Term 2014, Week 2

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MONDAY 5th May

5.00 PM Medieval History Seminar
Auditorium, Corpus Christ College

Nicholas Vincent
Thomas Becket and the Victorians


5.30 PM Seminar on Abrahamic Religions
Oriental Institute

Katherine Perry & Anna Chrysostomides
(Pembroke) (St Antony’s)
Violence in Luke 22:35–8 and Christian martyr descriptions from the early Islamic descriptions

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2.00 PM Khalili Research Centre Seminar
Lecture Room, Khalili Research Centre

Francesca Leoni & Helen Moulden
(Eastern Art, Ashmolean Museum)
Islamic Art Online: Merging Museum Collections on a Single Portal


5.00 PM Sasanian Iran in the Context of Late Antiquity
Seminar Room, Ioannou Centre

M. Rahim Shayegan
The king and his audience: On the discursive strategies of Sasanian royal inscriptions

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11.00 AM Byzantine Law Seminar
Hovenden Room, All Souls College

Dafne Penna
(University of Groningen)
Hagiotheodorites: the last ‘antecessor’? Some remarks on one of the new Basilica scholiasts


5.00 PM Late Antique and Byzantine Seminar
Ioannou Centre for Classical and Byzantine Studies

Elodie Turquois
(St Hugh’s)
Monumentality, aesthetics, and emotions in Procopius of Caeserea’s ekphrasis of Constantinople


5.00 PM Porphyry Seminar: Philosophical and Historical Perspectives
Seminar Room, Corpus Christi College

Riccardo Chiaradonna
(Università degli Studi Roma Tre)
Porphyry’s Reading of Aristotle’s Categories and the Peripatetic Commentary Tradition

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9.00 AM Win, Lose or Draw? The Near East and the Clash of Romans, Persians and Muslims in the Sixth and Seventh Centuries
(A special graduate-run introductory series on East Rome and Late Antiquity)

The Increasing Turmoil of the Latter Sixth Century – Justin II through Maurice; Economic Reality and its Impact on Political Decisions


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

Andrew Wilson
(All Souls)
The nymphs and palms of late Roman Aphrodisias


5.00 PM After Rome Seminar: Aspects of the History and Archaeology of the Fifth to the Seventh Centuries
Seminar Room, Corpus Christi College

Maria Lidova
(Wolfson College and ‘Empires of Faith’ project)
The Imperial Theotokos: Revealing the Concept of Early Christian Imagery in S. Maria Maggiore

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FRIDAY 9th May

12.00 PM Ioannou Centre
Byzantine Text Seminar

Marc Lauxtermann
(Exeter College, Oxford)
Literary Culture in the Reign of Basil II

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