The Greek Book from Antiquity to 1515


15th October
Holger Essler (Würzburg)
P.Herc. 152/157: an author’s master copy?

22nd October
Ben Cartlidge (Oxford)
‘One half their lives was reading books’: Athenaeus and other excerpters.
Michael Malone-Lee (Oxford)
The coming of the Greek book to the West.

29th October
Brigitte Mondrain (EPHE, Paris)
Une histoire de la vie intellectuelle à Byzance au XIVe siècle à la lumière des manuscrits : les érudits au travail dans leurs livres.

5th November
Christopher Mallan (Oxford)
The Parthica of Pseudo-Appian: its purpose and date.

12th November
Almut Fries (Oxford)
The measures of praise: prosodical marks in two pre-Palaeologan manuscripts of Pindar.

19th November
Matthew Nicholls (Reading)
Libraries, books, and networks in the Roman world.

26th November
Jana Grusková (OAW, Vienna; Bratislava)
Two unique Greek texts preserved in Vienna palimpsests: Dexippus’ Scythica and Aelius Herodianus’ De prosodia catholica.

3rd December
Geri Della Rocca de Candal (Oxford)
The development of Greek typography in the Fifteenth Century.

All sessions will take place in the Lecture Theatre of the Ioannou Centre for Classical and Byzantine Studies, 66 St Giles’, Oxford, starting at 5 p.m.


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