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Saturday, November 03, 2012

Day Conference in Papyrology and Early Christianity/Biblical Studies (Tyndale House, Cambridge)

Wednesday 7th November 2012

Tyndale House is pleased to host a day conference featuring research papers on a variety of topics connecting papyrology and Biblical studies and reading seminars for those who want to learn more about reading Greek texts on papyrus. All are welcome (some knowledge of Greek is recommended!), for the whole day or particular sessions.


9:00 Arrive and Coffee

9:25 -10:15: Jim Aitken (Faculty of Divinity, Cambridge), ‘Septuagint Vocabulary and the Zenon Papyri’

10:20-11:10: Michael Theophilus (Australian Catholic University & St Edmund’s College, Cambridge), ‘The Birth of the Papyrologist and the Editio Princeps: Why Do My Eyes Hurt?’


11:40-12:30Peter M. Head (Tyndale House & St Edmund’s College, Cambridge), ‘Letter Writing and Letter Delivery in the Archive of Claudius Tiberianus (P. Mich. 467-480) and the New Testament’

LUNCH (provided – free if RSVP)

2:00-3:20: Reading seminar in documentary texts (Michael Theophilus and others)


3:40 – 5:00: Reading seminar in literary texts (Michael Theophilus and others)

If you want lunch please RSVP to pmh15@cam.ac.uk

Tyndale House, 36 Selwyn GardensCambridgeCB3 9BA
Thanks to Peter Head for this reference.