The Oxford Listings

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THE OXFORD UNIVERSITY BYZANTINE SOCIETY
The Oxford Listings, Trinity Term 2014, Week 3

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MONDAY 12th May

5.00 PM Medieval History Seminar
Auditorium, Corpus Christ College

Anne Duggan
(King’s College, London)
‘Our rescripts have not usually made law (legem facere) on such
matters’ (Alexander III, 1169): a new look at the development of
the canon law of marriage in the twelfth century

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5.30 PM Seminar on Abrahamic Religions
Oriental Institute

James Bergida & Jonathon Wright
(Blackfriars & St Stephen’s House)
Usury as bloodless warfare in the arguments of Ambrose and post-biblical
interpretation of Simeon and Levi

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TUESDAY 13th May

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

Derek Kennet
(Department of Archaeology, University of Durham)
The Development of the Gulf and Eastern Arabia from the Sasanian Period to the 10th Century

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

Antonio Panaino
(University of Bologna)
Books without Ritual – Ritual without Books: The Mazdean approach to the divine liturgy of Sasanian times, between literacy and orality. A reversed history of the Avestan text

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WEDNESDAY 14th May

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

Marc Lauxtermann
(Exeter)
Greek and Latin (and Arabic) in Norman Sicily: Anon. Malta and his Poem of Exile

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

Timothy Barnes
(University of Edinburgh)
Porphyry and the ‘Great Persecution’

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THURSDAY 15th May

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

St. John’s College, Seminar Room

Anne McCabe
(CSAD)
Equestrian sports in and near the Great Palace at Constantinople:
Part 1

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

George Gereby
(Central European University, Budapest)
Polemical narrative theology: the Protevangelium of James on the
female, Jews and the Nativity

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FRIDAY 16th 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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