Edinburgh Seminars

Edinburgh Classics Research Seminars – Semester 2

All seminars will take place on Wednesdays at 5pm and, unless otherwise
stated, in Faculty Room North, David Hume Tower, George Square, Edinburgh

Week 2 | 21 January
Professor TIMOTHY BARNES (Toronto/Edinburgh)
‘Christians in the Severan Empire’

Week 3 | 28 January
Professor KEITH RUTTER (Edinburgh)
‘Coins and Cultures in Western Sicily’

Week 4 | 4 February
Professor MICHAEL REEVE (Cambridge)
‘The Vita Plinii and other Pliniana’

Week 5 | 11 February
Professor GEOFFREY B. GREATREX (Ottawa)
‘Patriarchs and Politics in sixth-century Constantinople’

Week 6: Reading Week/No Research Seminar

Week 7 | 25 February
Professor MICHAEL FULFORD (Reading)
‘Going down! The Silchester Insula IX Town Life Project 1997–2009’

Week 8 | 4 March
Dr JANE LIGHTFOOT (Oxford)
‘Dionysius the Periegete’

Week 9 | 11 March
Professor GIOVAN BATTISTA D’ALESSIO (KCL)
‘A Greek Lyric Poet from Samos to Ghazni’

Week 10 | 18 March
Professor TIM CORNELL (Manchester)
‘Rome’s First Historian: a Reconsideration’

Week 11 | 25 March
Professor JOSEPH ROISMAN (Colby College)
‘Alexander’s the Great Veterans’

15 April | Conference Room
Professor RICHARD HUNTER (Cambridge)
‘The Gods of Callimachus’

13 May | Conference Room
Professor FRANCIS CAIRNS (Florida State University)
‘Elegiac Geography’

20 May | Conference Room
Professor ERICH GRUEN (Berkeley)
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For further details please contact Ursula Rothe (ursula.rothe At ed.ac.uk).

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