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OXFORD BYZANTINE SOCIETY

SEMINARS AND EVENTS: Week 7

Hilary Term 2014

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MONDAY 2nd March

14.00   Christianity and daily life in late antique and Byzantine times
Lecture Room, Institute of Archaeology
Ine Jacobs (University College)
Crosses everywhere! Appearance, meaning and function

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17.00   Medieval History Seminar
Wharton Room, All Souls
Christopher Loveluck (Nottingham)
TBC

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17.00   Grinfield Lectures: Japeth in the tents of Shem: Greek Bible translations in medieval Judaism
Examination Schools
Nicholas de Lange (Cambridge)
The age of the Genizah, c.1000-c.1200

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19.15   The David Patterson Lectures

Clarendon Institute, Walton Street
Nicholas de Lange (Cambridge)
The Jewish contribution to Byzantine Civilisation

TUESDAY 3rd March

9.00     The City in Late Antique Asia Minor
Ioannou Centre Lecture Theatre
Ine Jacobs (University College)

Statuary: a dying medium

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14.30   Greenfield Lectures: Seminar on Jewish History and Literature in the Graeco-Roman Period
Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies, Clarendon Institute Building, Walton Street
Nicholas de Lange (Cambridge)
Greek Jewish bible translations in medieval Judaism: the ancient roots of the medieval translations

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16.00   Patristic and Late Antique Seminar: Patristic Exegesis of Pauline Epistles

Room 2, Christ Church

Dr Julia Hudson

Augustine

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WEDNESDAY 4th March

12.00   Money in the Medieval West and Byzantium
Headley Lecture Theatre, Lower Ground Floor, Ashmolean Museum
Julian Baker
The Byzantine and post-Byzantine world, c. 1200-1450

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17.00   Late Antique and Byzantine Studies Seminar
Lecture Theatre, Ioannou Centre for Classical and Byzantine Studies
Ida Toth (Wolfson College)
Eastern prose fiction in Byzantium: a case study

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17.00   Greenfield Lectures: Japeth in the tents of Shem: Greek Bible translations in medieval Judaism Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies

Clarendon Institute Building, Walton Street
Nicholas de Lange (Cambridge)
The Palaiologan Period

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THURSDAY 5th March

11.00   Late Antique and Byzantine Archaeology and Art Seminar
New Seminar Room, St John’s College
Agnieszka Lic
Stucco decoration of a church on Sit Bani Yas island, United Arab Emirates: Christian artistic production of southern Mesopotamia and the Persian Gulf in Late Antiquity

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17.00   Late Roman Seminar
Sutro Room, Trinity College
Robin Whelan (Oxford)
A separation? Gelasius, the ‘two powers’, and Christian politics in the late fifth century

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17.00   From Panopolis to Baghdad and back: centres and networks in the Classical, Late Antique and Medieval Near East
Swire Room, University College
Nicholas Purcell (Oxford)
Unnecessary dependences: using incense to trace circulation in pre-modern large-scale history

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FRIDAY 23rd January

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

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