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Michaelmas Term 2017
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MONDAY 7 November
17:00   Medieval History Seminar
Wharton Room, All Souls College

Marco Gentile (University of Parma)

Faction as a means of social and political inclusion: the case of late medieval

Northern Italy (14th-15th centuries)


TUESDAY 8 November
17:00 Medieval Church and Culture Seminar

Carpenter Room, Harris Manchester College

Philippa Byrne (Somerville)

Counsels and Precepts in some Twelfth-Century Commentaries on the Lord’s Prayer
WEDNESDAY 9 November


14:00 Byzantine-Chinese Reading Group

Raynolds Room, Corpus Christi (note another change in location)

Yegor Grebnev (Merton) and Marek Jankowiak (Wolfson)


Contact for more details.





17:00   Late Antique and Byzantine Studies Seminar

Lecture Theatre, Ioannou Centre for Classical & Byzantine Studies
Vera von Falkenhausen (Rome):

At the periphery of the Empire: the Byzantine provinces of southern Italy and Constantinople
THURSDAY 10 November
15:00 Introduction to Medieval New Rome: Themes, Methods and Materials

Rainolds Room, Corpus Christi

Nicholas Matheou (Pembroke College, Oxford)

Elites and the Aristocracy


17:00 Late Roman Seminar
Seminar Room, Corpus Christi

Alan Ross (University of Southampton):

Eremitic aemulatio: genesis of genre in Jerome’s Vita Pauli




17:00 The Hensley Henson Lectures: Bede and the writing of History

Examination Schools,

Prof. Sarah Foot:


FRIDAY 11 November
9:30 Byzantine Text Seminar

Ioannou Centre,

Marc Lauxtermann (Exeter College)

Reading: John Mauropous’ Life of Dorotheos the Younger, a local 11th-C. saint from Chiliokomos in the Pontos region




11:00   Late Antique and Byzantine Archaeology and Art Seminar
First Floor Seminar Room, Ioannou Centre

Masue Kato (Rikkyo):

The art of Pope Gregory III (731–741): early medieval Rome between Byzantium and the Lombard kingdom


12:00 Byzantine Literature Lectures

Ioannou Centre,

Marc Lauxtermann (Exeter College)

The Lesser Known Texts of the Eleventh Century





17:00 The Cult of Saints in the First Millennium

Radcliffe Humanities Building, Collin Matthew Room (Ground floor)

Francesca dell’ Acqua (Birmingham):

The Girdle of Mary: from Jerusalem, to Constantinople, Prato and … Pisa?



Mirela Ivanova

DPhil Candidate, History
President, Oxford University Byzantine Society








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