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OXFORD BYZANTINE SOCIETY

SEMINARS AND EVENTS: Week 6

Michaelmas Term 2014

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MONDAY 17 November

15.00   Medieval Archaeology Seminar
Lecture Room, Institute of Archaeology
Stephen Mileson
The South Oxfordshire Project

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17.00   Medieval History Seminar
Wharton Room, All Souls College
Janice Stargadt, (Sidney Sussex, Cambridge)
Commerce and contact across the Indian Ocean in the ninth and tenth century; Abbasid glass and Tang ceramics

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TUESDAY 18 November

12.00   Lecture in Byzantine Archaeology and Visual Culture, 300-1500
Auditorium, Corpus Christi College
Mark Whittow (Corpus Christi College, Oxford)
12th century: The Age of Manuel I Komnenos  

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14.00   Khalili Research Centre Seminar
Lecture Room, Khalili Research Centre
Professor Scott Redford (SOAS)
The Kubadabad glass plate & the role of inscriptions on Medieval Islamic enamelled glass objects

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14.30   Seminar on Jewish History and Literature in the Graeco-Roman Period
Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies, Clarendon Institute Building, Walton Street
Dr Hector Patmore (Cardiff)
The Evil Inclination in the Targums to the Pentateuch and the Prophets

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WEDNESDAY 19 November

13.00   The Roman Discussion Forum
Lecture Room, Institute of Archaeology
Daphne Briggs (University of Oxford)
Reflections of Ovid in runic text on a bracteate from fifth-century Norfolk

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17.00   Late Antique and Byzantine Studies Seminar
Lecture Theatre, Ioannou Centre for Classical and Byzantine Studies
Andreas Rhoby (Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Vienna)
Inscriptions and Manuscripts in Byzantium: a fruitful symbiosis

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THURSDAY 20 November

11.00   Late Antique and Byzantine Archaeology and Art Seminar
New Seminar Room, St John’s College
Dr Efthymis Rizos
The military annona and its warehouses in the Eastern Mediterranean and the Balkans (3rd-6th century AD)

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17.00   Late Roman Seminar
Danson Room, Trinity College
Susan Walker (Ashmolean)
Saints and Salvation: gold-glass from Late Antique Rome in the Wiltshere Collection, Ashmolean Museum

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FRIDAY 21 November

12.00   Byzantine Literature Lecture
Ioannou Centre for Classical and Byzantine Studies
Marc Lauxtermann (Exeter College, Oxford)
Advice Literature- Kekaumenos

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