Late Antique Seminar convened by Ewa Wipszycka
During the academic year 2020/2021 the seminar is taking place online every Thursday, at 4:45pm CET. Please ask Robert Wiśniewski for a link to each meeting.
- 15 October 2020: Robert Wiśniewski (UW), Counting presbyters in late antique Rome
- 22 October 2020: Grzegorz Ochała (UW), The cathedral of Faras as as a monument of Nubian memory
- 29 October 2020: Merle Eisenberg (University of Maryland), Pandemics and History: the Plague Concept, Disease, and the End of Antiquity
- 5 November 2020: Aleksander Paradziński (UW), Magnus of Carrhae, Ammianus Marcellinus and Sulpicius Alexander – the phenomenon of ‘soldier historians’ of the Later Roman Empire
- 12 November 2020: Paweł Nowakowski (UW), ‘Why lies it idle, this beautiful stone?’, or a short introduction to a new project in early Byzantine epigraphy
- 19 November 2020: Jerzy Szafranowski (UW), How to distinguish monks from clerics in sixth-century Gaul
- 26 November 2020: Marek Jankowiak (Oxford University), On Kyros of Alexandria, seventh-century popes and the Arab conquest of Egypt
- 3 December 2020: Andrzej B. Kutiak (Technische Universität München), ‘Marea’/Northern Hawarriya: the planning of a Byzantine town
- 10 December 2020: Joanna Wegner (UW), Looking (not only) to heaven: the Aphrodito clergy in the 6th c.
- 17 December 2020: Marta Szada (Uniwersytet Mikołaja Kopernika w Toruniu), The Gothic language and the Homoian identity in the post-Roman successor kingdoms
- 7 January 2021: Adam Ziółkowski (UW), The third-Century Crisis of the Roman Empire: why did it occur and why was it forgotten?
- 14 January 2021: Anna Kotłowska (Uniwersytet Adama Mickiewicza), Poemat De Creta Capta Teodozjusza Diakona jako źródło historyczne
- 21 January 2021: Damian Mrugalski (OP), Czy Plotyn mógł inspirować się filozofią żydowską i chrześcijańską? Historia idei nieskończoności
- 28 January 2021: Marzena Wojtczak (UW), Monks and earthly businesses: a legal perspective
- Winter break
- 25 January 2021: Aleksandra Kubiak-Schneider (Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster), Hatra of Shamash. City under divine protection
- 4 March 2021: Philippe Blaudeau (Université d’Angers), A disgruntled/unfortunate Alexandrian: geo-ecclesiological remarks on the Egyptian stages of Patriarch Paul the Black’s course (565-566; 575-576)
- 11 March 2021: Maria Nowak (UW / Universiteit Leiden), P. Mon. Phoib. Test. 1–4. Once again on the testamentary appointment of monastic superior and the status of St. Phoibammon
- 18 March 2021: Marco Passarotti & Francesco Mambrini (ERC-CoG project LiLa: Linking Latin / Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan) Interlinking through Lemmas. The LiLa Knowledge Base of Interlinked Linguistic Resources for Latin [EpIdentity Guest Talk 4]
- 25 March 2021: Krystyna Stebnicka (UW), Decius and the historical tradition of Dexippos
- 8 April 2021: Luigi Silvano (Università di Torino), Imagining the other world in Late Antiquity: visions and tales in the Greek and Latin tradition
Image: Unknown author/The Trustees of the British Museum, The Projecta Casket, COMPASS Image Caption, side view (asset number 36295001). License: CC BY-NC-SA 4.0. Source: the British Museum.