Christian Egypt and Syria at the dawn of the 7th century:
Theological and Cultural Interactions
Thursday, 23 November 2017 | 18:00-21:00
Historical Archives, University of Athens
Skoufa 45, Athens 10672
The symposium is part of the research project by Dr. Nikos Kouremenos entitled «Towards the Formation of a Coptic Identity: Τhe Renaissance of Coptic Literature and the Entourage of Patriarch Damian (578-605)» funded by The Research Centre for the Humanities (RCH) for the year 2017.
Organizer: Dr. Nikos Kouremenos, email@example.com
18:00 Opening – Greetings
18:20 Damian of Alexandria (578-605) and his Entourage: Coptic Literary Production between Theological Controversies and Cultural Neccesities.
Nikos Kouremenos (Postdoctoral fellow, Research Centre for the Humanities, Athens)
18:45 New discoveries in Coptic and Copto-Arabic Literature: Rufus of Shotep and Constantine of Assiut: Constantine of Assiut on John of Lycopolis: a Life or an Encomium?
Mark Sheridan (Rector emeritus, Pontifical Athenaeum of St. Anselm, Rome)
19:30 The perception of Egypt in Christian Middle East during the 6th and 7th centuries
Dimitrios Moschos (Associate Professor, Faculty of Theology, University of Athens)
19:50 Christian Nubia and Syria: Τracing the Εvidence
Alexandros Tsakos (Postdoctoral fellow, University of Bergen, Norway)