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 Hilary Term 2014

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MONDAY 8 February
17:00   Medieval History Seminar
Wharton Room, All Souls College

John Arnold (Birkbeck, University of London)

Lordship, Violence, and Very Small Churches: Local Religion in southern France, c. 1000-c .1150.


TUESDAY​ 9 February

14:30   Seminar on Jewish History and Literature in the Graeco-Roman Period

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

Dr Simon Gathercole (Cambridge)

Palestinian place names in the Gospels, Josephus and rabbinic literature


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

Christ Church, Room 2

Dr Stan Rosenberg (Oxford)

Wisdom literature and cosmology in later fourth- and early fifth-century texts


WEDNESDAY 10 February
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 Joan Taylor (King’s College London)

SEMINAR: ‘The Therapeutae, Gender and the Synagogue’

17:00   Late Antique and Byzantine Studies Seminar

Lecture Theatre, Ioannou Centre for Classical & Byzantine Studies
Andrew Jotischky (Lancaster University)

Continuity and Tradition in Greek Orthodox Monasteries in the Crusader States


THURSDAY 11 February

11:00   Late Antique and Byzantine Archaeology and Art Seminar
New Seminar Room, St John’s College
Gideon Avni (Jerusalem)

Churches and mosques in Early Islamic Palestine: co-existence or conversion?

17:00   Late Roman Seminar
Seminar Room, Corpus Christi College
Rebecca Littlechilds (London)

Asterius’ Liber ad Renatum monachum and fifth-century ascetic cohabitation

FRIDAY 12 February

12:00   Byzantine Literature Lecture
Ioannou Centre for Classical and Byzantine Studies
Marc Lauxtermann (Exeter College, Oxford)
Thirteenth Century Literature



Matthew Kinloch

DPhil Candidate, History
President, Oxford University Byzantine Society






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