CONF: Late Antique and Byzantine Historiography

Late Antique and Byzantine Historiography

A one day colloquium at Cardiff University

Hosted by the Centre for Late Antique Religion and Culture

Date: 21 January 2009, 10.00am-5pm

Place: Humanities Building, Colum Drive, Room 2.03

Provisional Programme:

10.00am: Mark Humphries (Swansea), Visa vel lecta? Ammianus Marcellinus and the monuments of Rome

10.45: Andy Fear (Manchester), A new chosen people? Orosius and the epic of Rome

11.30: Coffee break

12:     Josef Lössl (Cardiff), Prophecy in historiography

Lunch break

2pm:    Peter Van Nuffelen (Exeter), Procopius of Caesarea on past and present

2.45:   Conor Whately (Warwick), Textual unity in Procopius’ Wars

3.30:   Tea break

4pm:    Frank Trombley (Cardiff), Michael Attaleiates: professional experience and history writing

For further information please contact:

Dr Shaun Tougher, Cardiff School of History and Archaeology, Humanities Building, Colum Drive,
Cardiff CF10 3XU, tel: 029-20876228, Email: TougherSF AT

If you wish to attend please confirm by e-mail to:
TougherSF AT

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