The Institute of Classical Studies in co-operation with The British
Academy and the Hungarian Academy of Sciences announces a one-day
colloquium devoted to the newly published palimpsest text of Hypereides.
The aim is to engage a wider audience in the discussion of one of the most
exciting texts to emerge in recent decades.
Date: Friday 30 January 2009
10.00 Arrival, welcome and coffee
10.30 The palimpsest: image and decipherment (tbc)
11.00 The Hypereides manuscript: codicology, palaeography
12.00 Hypereides, Demosthenes and Philip (Laszlo Horváth, P.J. Rhodes)
2.30 Hypereides Against Diondas and the rhetoric of political failure
Hyperides' Against Diondas and the rhetoric of revolt (Jud Herrman)
4.30 Law, language and rhetoric in the Timandros (Lene Rubinstein, David
5.30 Drinks Reception
There is no fee for attendance; but places are limited and anyone wishing
to attend is encouraged to contact the Secretary of the Institute of
Classical Studies at admin.icls AT sas.ac.uk.