Oxford Listings

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OXFORD UNIVERSITY BYZANTINE SOCIETY

OXFORD LISTINGS: Week 5

 Hilary Term 2014

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MONDAY 15 February

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

Aleks Pluskowski (University of Reading)

The Environmental Impact of the Baltic Crusades: New Understandings of Conquest, Colonisation and Religious Conversion in Medieval NE Europe

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TUESDAY 16 February
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 Deborah Jacobs (Freie Universität, Berlin)

Anti-Jewish sentiments in Roman Egypt

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

Christ Church, Room 2

Dr Vito Limone (Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan (Italy))

Oὐσία in Origen: including the recently found 29 homilies on the Psalms (Cod. Mon. Gr. 314)

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WEDNESDAY 17 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

David Friedman (Wolfson College)

WORKSHOP: ‘Jewish sources on the Jews’ (putative) Egyptian origins’

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17:00   Late Antique and Byzantine Studies Seminar

Lecture Theatre, Ioannou Centre for Classical & Byzantine Studies
Juan Signes Codoñer (University of Valladolid)

The chimaera of the grammarians: middle voice in the Byzantine grammatical tradition, some insights

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THURSDAY 18 February

11:00   Late Antique and Byzantine Archaeology and Art Seminar
New Seminar Room, St John’s College
Eberhard Sauer (Edinburgh) and Konstantin Pitskhelauri (Tbilisi)

The Caspian/ Caucasian Gates (Dariali Gorge in Georgia): recent fieldwork at the ancient and late antique world’s most famous mountain pass

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17:00   Late Roman Seminar
Seminar Room, Corpus Christi College
Justine Potts (Oxford)

Recalling past sins: Augustine in a Greco-Roman confessional context

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FRIDAY 19 February

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

Maria Lidova (Wolfson College)

Art as Evidence for the Joint Cult of Saints: John the Baptist and John the Evangelist in Early Medieval Rome and Byzantium

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Byzantine History Revived: Constantine VII & co. A colloquium to celebrate the publication of Theophanes Continuatus I-IV, Friday 19th February 2016 – Rainolds Room, Corpus Christi College, Oxford

For details see the programme here.

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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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