Spring Colloquium of the British Epigraphy Society

3 May, Department of Classics & Ancient History, Durham University (38 North Bailey, Durham)

Religion and politics in Greek and Roman epigraphy in Greece and the Eastern Mediterranean

10.30am – 11.00am registration + coffee

11.00am - 11.50am Professor P.J. Rhodes (Durham)
State and religion in Athenian inscriptions

11.50am - 12.30pm Dr Margherita Facella (Pisa)
Between war and revolt: on the chronology of IG II2 207 once again

12.30pm – 12.50pm Short presentations:
Dr Michela Nocita (Padova)
Dedications of Italiotai (Italiote Greeks?) from the Sarapieion C on Delos

1.00pm - 2.00pm lunch

2.00pm – 2.30pm Short presentations:
Peter Alpass (Durham)
The epigraphy of Nabataea
Shane Wallace (Edinburgh)
IG XII (2) 526, Polyperchon, and the Tyrants of Eresus

2.40pm - 3.20pm Dr Stephen Lambert (Cardiff)
Connecting with the past in Lykourgan Athens: an epigraphical perspective

3.30pm - 4.20pm Professor Maurice Sartre (Tours)
La politique religieuse des cités de Syrie: la constitution des panthéons civiques à l'époque impériale

4.20pm - 4.40pm tea

4.40pm - 5.20pm Dr Francesco Guizzi (Rome, La Sapienza)
The imperial cult in Hierapolis of Phrygia: old and new evidence

5.20pm - 6.00pm Dr Andrej Petrović & Dr Ivana Petrović (Durham)
θεὸς νομοθέτης - Constructions of divine authority in Greek sacred regulations

The colloquium is held under the auspices of the Durham Centre for the Study of the Ancient Mediterranean and the Near East [CAMNE], and is generously sponsored by the British Academy, and by the Faculty of Arts & Humanities and the Department of Classics & Ancient History of Durham University.

The attendance fee is £5.00 for BES members, and £10.00 for all other categories. Payment on the day will be accepted, but please let the organisers know in advance if you plan to attend.

A booking form can be downloaded from http://www.dur.ac.uk/classics/events/?eventno=3265

For further information, please contact Paola Ceccarelli (paola.ceccarelli AT durham.ac.uk) or Ted Kaizer (ted.kaizer AT durham.ac.uk).