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12th seminar series “Ricerche a Confronto”: “Patterns of complaint”

The Cultural Association Rodopis, in cooperation with the Department of Humanities (Dipartimento di Studi Umanistici) of the University of Urbino Carlo Bo (PU, Italy), presents the 12th seminar series “Ricerche a Confronto,” titled “Patterns of complaint”   On the 2000th anniversary of Ovid’s death, the 12th seminar series “Ricerche a Confronto” will be devoted to …

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New Technology Reveals A Catacomb Fresco Of The Roman Grain Trade And Even Renaissance Graffiti

Sarah Bond,

Assistant Professor in the Classics

Department at the University of Iowa.

Centuries after their rediscovery during the Italian Renaissance, much of the tufa rock within the miles of catacomb tunnels that lay outside the city of Rome remain covered in smoke, algae, dirt and calcium deposits. …

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900 ελληνικά χειρόγραφα διαθέσιμα online από τη Βρετανική Βιβλιοθήκη

Η Βρετανική Βιβλιοθήκη ψηφιοποίησε και διαθέτει πλέον online περισσότερα από 900 ελληνικά χειρόγραφα, προσφέροντας πρόσβαση σε μια από τις πιο σημαντικές ψηφιακές συλλογές τέτοιου είδους στον κόσμο, μαζί με αυτές της Βιβλιοθήκης του Βατικανού και της Λαυρεντιανής Βιβλιοθήκης στη Φλωρεντία. Στην ψηφιακή συλλογή θα βρείτε έγχρωμες εικόνες υψηλής ανάλυσης του κάθε χειρογράφου, και θα …

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The Harvard Classics: A Free, Digital Collection

Every revolutionary age produces its own kind of nostalgia. Faced with the enormous social and economic upheavals at the nineteenth century’s end, learned Victorians like Walter Pater, John Ruskin, and Matthew Arnold looked to High Church models and played the bishops of Western culture, with a monkish devotion to preserving and transmitting old texts …

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Επιστημονικό Συνέδριο: Seasides of Byzantium. Harbours and anchorages of a Mediterranean Empire

Στις 29 Μαΐου – 1 Ιουνίου 2017, στο Εθνικό Ίδρυμα Ερευνών (Αμφιθέατρο «Λεωνίδας Ζέρβας»), θα πραγματοποιηθεί το Διεθνές Επιστημονικό Συνέδριο με θέμα: Seasides of Byzantium. Harbours and anchorages of a Mediterranean Empire. Το Συνέδριο διοργανώνεται από το Ινστιτούτο Ιστορικών Ερευνών/ΕΙΕ σε συνεργασία με το Römisch-Germanisches Zentralmuseum, Mainz.

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Brill Open E-Book Collection: Titles relating to antiquity

Roald Dijkstra, Sanne van Poppel, Daniëlle Slootjes (eds), East and West in the Roman Empire of the Fourth Century. An End to Unity?

 

Paul Heger, Women in the Bible, Qumran and Early Rabbinic Literature: Their Status and Roles

 

 

Jacques Jouanna, Greek Medicine from Hippocrates to Galen

 

 

David T. Runia (ed.), …

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Workshop: Epistolary Poetry from late Antiquity to Late Byzantium

University of Vienna, Department of Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies. Exploratory Workshop, 10 June 2017. “Epistolary Poetry from Late Antiquity to Late Byzantium”.

Programme and more information here:

Epistolary Poetry from Late Antiquity to Late Byzantium

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Institute for the Study of the Ancient World (ISAW): public lectures available to watch online

The Institute for the Study of the Ancient World (ISAW) at New York University makes public lectures available to watch online.

Visit the ISAW video lecture archive

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The Letters of Libanius project

Libanius was a teacher of rhetoric during the fourth century AD whose school was in Antioch. He left behind an immense corpus composed of 64 orations, 51 declamations, 57 introductions to the speeches of Demosthenes, some school exercises and about 1544 letters.

Beginning as a simple spreadsheet which catalogued the different …

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Διάλεξη: Susan Ashbrook Harvey, “Φωνές της Λειτουργίας: Φύλο και επιτέλεση (performance) στην λατρευτική πρακτική της πρώιμης βυζαντινής Εκκλησίας”

Η Δρ. Susan Ashbrook Harvey, καθηγήτρια του Πανεπιστημίου Brown (ΗΠΑ), στην ομιλία της με θέμα “Φωνές της Λειτουργίας: Φύλο και επιτέλεση (performance) στην λατρευτική πρακτική της πρώιμης βυζαντινής Εκκλησίας”, θα επιχειρήσει με βάση τα σχετικά υμνολογικά κείμενα και τις ομιλίες του αγίου Εφραίμ του Σύρου, του Ρωμανού του Μελωδού κι άλλων Πατέρων της ελληνικής …

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