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Corpus Christi Classics Seminar: ‘New perspectives on Hellenistic Athens’


Convened by Nino Luraghi and Nikolaos Papazarkadas


Hilary Term 2019, Wednesdays 4-5.30 pm


 


Week 1 (January 16)               James Kierstead (Victoria University of Wellington): ‘Non-citizens in Athenian Associations in the Hellenistic Period’


Week 2 (January 23)               Melina Melfi (Oxford): ‘Sanctuaries and public life in 1st century BC Athens: Diokles Kephisieus and the Asklepieion’


Week 3 (January 30)               John Kroll (Oxford): ‘Coins and history: the case of Athens’ New Style coinage’


Week 4 (February 6)               Robert Parker (Oxford): ‘Aspects of Religion in Hellenistic Athens’


Week 5 (February 13)             Sylvain Fachard (American School of Classical Studies at Athens): ‘The border demes in the Hellenistic period: landscape, settlement, population, and security’


Week 6 (February 20)             Stephen Lambert (University of Wales): ‘Democratic transformations in early Hellenistic Athens’


Week 7 (February 27)             Roberta Berardi (Oxford): ‘Hellenistic Orators and Rhetorical Theory in Athens’


Week 8 (March 6)                   Rosalind Thomas (Oxford): tba


 


Trinity Term 2019, Oxford


Topic: “Boethius (historical and philosophical perspectives)”


All talks take place at Corpus Christi College, Seminar Room, from 5:00pm to 6:30pm. Drinks are served afterwards, to which all are warmly invited.


 


01/05/2019, 5:00pm-6:30pm, Corpus Christi College, Seminar Room:


         John Magee (University of Toronto)


         Boethius and the Legacy of Alexander of Aphrodisias.


 


08/05/2019, 5:00pm-6:30pm, Corpus Christi College, Seminar Room:


Christophe Erismann (University of Vienna)


Confuting Heresies with Aristotelian Logic. Boethius and Leontius of Byzantium against Eutyches and Nestorius.


 


15/05/2019, 5:00pm-6:30pm, Corpus Christi College, Seminar Room:


Gyula Klima (Fordham University)


         De Bono: Boethius’ De Hebdomadibus.


 


29/05/2019, 5:00pm-6:30pm, Corpus Christi College, Seminar Room:


John Marenbon (University of Cambridge)


         Title: ‘tbc’


 


05/06/2019, 5:00pm-6:30pm, Corpus Christi College, Seminar Room:


Peter Heather (King’s College London)


         Title:‘tbc’


 


12/06/2019, 5:00pm-6:30pm, Corpus Christi College, Seminar Room:


Giovanni Catapano (University of Padova)


         The Harmony between Plato and Aristotle in the Consolation.


 


19/06/2019, 5:00pm-6:30pm, Corpus Christi College, Seminar Room:


Mark Vessey (The University of British Columbia)


         Intimations of the Architext: Boethius and Others of Cassiodorus' Kind.


 

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