Oxford Listings

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OXFORD UNIVERSITY BYZANTINE SOCIETY

OXFORD LISTINGS: Week 1

 Hilary Term 2014

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MONDAY 18 January

17:00   Medieval History Seminar
Wharton Room, All Souls College

Charles West (University of Sheffield)

Monks, aristocrats and justice: twelfth-century monastic advocacy in a European perspective.

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TUESDAY​ 19 January
14:00   Special Epigraphy Class

Ioannou Centre

Andreas Rhoby (Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Vienna)

Dr Rhoby will teach a class in Byzantine Epigraphy on Early Byzantine Inscriptional Poetry

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14:30   Oxford Seminar in Advanced Jewish Studies Israel in Egypt: The Land of Egypt as concept and reality for the Jews in Antiquity and the early medieval period

Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies, Clarendon Institute, Walton Street

Dr James Aitken (Cambridge University)

The LXX translators in an Egyptian setting (apud Alexandriam)

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 16:00   Patristic and Late Antique Seminar: Patristic Exegesis of Wisdom Literature

Christ Church, Room 2

Professor Mark Edwards (Oxford)

Use of Wisdom literature in primitive Christianity

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 17:00   SPECIAL EVENT: Being a Woman Byzantinist

Ertegun House

Speakers include Dame Averil Cameron (Oxford), Elizabeth Jeffreys (Oxford), Judith Herrin (KCL), and Catherine Holmes (Oxford)

A discussion (open to the floor) will be led by Ine Jacobs (Oxford) and Ida Toth (Oxford), with Mark Whittow (Oxford)

For additional details see here.

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WEDNESDAY 20 January
10:00   Oxford Seminar in Advanced Jewish Studies Israel in Egypt: The Land of Egypt as concept and reality for the Jews in Antiquity and the early medieval period

Clarendon Institute

Professor Alison Salvesen (OCHJS)

WORKSHOP: ‘Biblical texts on Egypt: formation and reception’

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17:00   Late Antique and Byzantine Studies Seminar

Lecture Theatre, Ioannou Centre for Classical & Byzantine Studies
Andreas Rhoby (Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Vienna)

Book Epigrams, Metrical Paratexts, and ‘Inscriptional’ Verses in Byzantine Manuscripts

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THURSDAY 21 January

17:00   Late Roman Seminar
Seminar Room, Corpus Christi College
Richard Price (London)

The early ecumenical councils: the work of the Holy Spirit, or a series of disasters?

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FRIDAY 22 January
(12:00/TBC)    Vienna Erasmus Special Lecture

Ioannou Centre

Andreas Rhoby (Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Vienna)

Constantine Manasses. He will introduce the author, and discuss selections from Manasses’s Chronicle.’ 

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17:00   The Cult of Saints in the First Millennium
Seminar Room (3rd Floor), Radcliffe Humanities Building

Paweł Nowakowski (Oxford, The Cult of Saints Project)

Epitaph for a saint: considerations on the epigraphical aspects of the burial of martyrs

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Matthew Kinloch

DPhil Candidate, History
President, Oxford University Byzantine Society

byzantine.society@gmail.com
https://oxfordbyzantinesociety.wordpress.com

 

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