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Wednesday, April 13, 2016

CONFERENCE in Kristiansand, NOR, "The Lying Pen of Scribes"

UNIVERSITET i AGDER


"The Lying Pen of Scribes" (Jer. 8.8)
TID OG STED
13 april - 15 april
kl 12:00 - 13:00
KONFERANSE / SEMINAR
Room A7-001 (Wednesday) / Room E2-009 (Thursday & Friday), Campus Kristiansand
Manuscript Forgeries and Counterfeiting Scripture in the Twenty-First Century
 Wednesday (Room A7-001)
12.00–12.15 Coffee and tea
12.15–12.30 Årstein Justnes (University of Agder), Introduction and Welcome
Session I
Chair: Torleif Elgvin, NLA University College
12.30–13.30 Malcolm Choat (Macquarie University), "Forging Antiquity: An overview of the Project"
13.30–14.30 Lunch
14.30–15.30 Alison Schofield (University of Denver), “The Shapira Affair: Were Lost Dead Sea Scrolls Discovered in 1883?”
15.30–16.30 Liv Ingeborg Lied (MF Norwegian School of Theology), “Studying Fakes Without Faking It: Some Fresh Theoretical Perspectives”
16.30– Coffee and tea
19.00– Dinner
Thursday (Room E2-009)
Session II
Chair: Liv Ingeborg Lied, MF Norwegian School of Theology
09.15–9.45 Kipp Davis (Trinity Western University), “The Lying Pen of Scribes: A New Research Project”
9.45–10.30 Torleif Elgvin (NLA University College), “‘Nobody Knows the Troubles I’ve Seen’: About Access to Dead Sea Scroll Fragments in Private and Public Collections”
10.30–11.00 Coffee break
11.00–11.45 Årstein Justnes and Line Reichelt Føreland (University of Agder), “How to Construct Provenance: Three Example”
Session III
Chair: Kipp Davis, Trinity Western University
12.00–13.00 Malcolm Choat (Macquarie University), “From Constantine Simonides to the Gospel of Jesus' Wife: the Authentication of Papyri and Development of Palaeography”
13.00–14.00 Lunch
14.00–14.45 Tommy Wasserman (Örebro School of Theology and Ansgar School of Theology), “Simonides Forgeries of New Testament Manuscripts in the Mayer Collection”
14.45–15.30 Tor Vegge (University of Agder), ”Fictional Author and Authenticity in New Testament Letters”
15.30–16.15 Beat Art on Campus, a Tour (Frida Forsgren, University of Agder)
16.15– Coffee and tea
19.00– Dinner
Friday (Room E2-009)
Session IV
Chair: Morten Klepp Beckmann, University of Agder
9.15–10.00 Amanda Davis Bledsoe (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München), “The Gabriel Vision: ‘A Dead Sea Scroll on Stone’ or a Modern Forgery?”
10.00–11.00 Kipp Davis (Trinity Western University), “Working with Judaean Desert Manuscript Fragments on a Digital Platform”
11.00–11.30 Coffee break
11.30–12.00 Kipp Davis and Årstein Justnes, Summary
12.15– Lunch
Other participants:
·       Sony George, NTNU – Norwegian University of Science and Technology
·       Hugo Lundhaug, University of Oslo
·       Hallvard Hagelia, ansgar School of Theology


Tuesday, April 12, 2016

K.A. WORP, The Bankes Ostraca from a Box at Kingston Lacy eGreekText


Nova Papyrologia, academia.edu

Tyche Band 30 (2015)

TYCHE BAND 30 (2015)
TYCHE. Beiträge zur Alten Geschichte, Papyrologie und Epigraphik. 
Eine vom Institut für Alte Geschichte und Altertumskunde, Papyrologie und Epigraphik der Universität Wien seit 1986 herausgegebene, jährlich erscheinende Fachzeitschrift, die hohe wissenschaftliche Reputation genießt. Die nach einem peer review-Verfahren ausgewählten Artikel in deutscher, englischer, französischer und italienischer Sprache decken thematisch den gesamten Bereich der Antike von den Anfängen der griechischen Geschichte bis zur Spätantike ab. Ein Schwerpunkt liegt auf der Edition und Interpretation epigraphischer und papyrologischer Quellen.

Hrsg. Thomas Corsten | Fritz Mitthof | Bernhard Palme | Hans Taeuber

Tyche Band 30 (2015)

300 Seiten mit 30 Tafeln | 17 x 24 cm | Softcover | EUR 95,00 | ISBN: 978-3-902976-58-1 | ISSN: 1010-9161 | Erscheinungsdatum: März 2016
Inhalt:
  1. Rodney AST, Roger S. BAGNALL, New Evidence for the Roman Garrison of Trimithis
  2. Martin BAUER, Die Statuengruppen von Kaiser Marcus Aurelius und seiner Familie in Ephesus
  3. Graham CLAYTOR, A Decian Libellus at Luther College (Iowa)
  4. Dan DANA, Dávid PETRUŢ, A military graffito on a pottery plate from the auxiliary fort at Buciumi (Roman Dacia)
  5. Hans FÖRSTER, Eine Nachtragsforderung bezüglich Datteln. Ein Text aus dem Wiener Schenutearchiv (P.Vindob. K. 4712)
  6. Jana GRUSKOVÁ, Gunther MARTIN, Zum Angriff der Goten unter Kniva auf eine thrakische Stadt (Scythica Vindobonensia, f. 195v)
  7. Nikoletta KANAVOU, Notes on Blemyomachia (P. Berol. 5003 Ar. + P. Gen. inv. 140 frr. 11a+b + P. Phoib. fr. 11c)
  8. Nikos KARKAVELIAS, Di(e)itrephes
  9. Claudia KREUZSALER, Amphilochios PAPATHOMAS, SB XXIV 16148: Ein spätantiker Frachtbrief
  10. Csaba A. LÁDA, Amphilochios PAPATHOMAS, Enteuxis concerning Illegal Sale of Cedric
  11. Amphilochios PAPATHOMAS, Ezechiel 12, 16–19 und 23–25 in einem griechischen Pergament aus Ägypten
  12. Victor PARKER, Zu durch Herodot überlieferten Schriften griechischer Geographen
  13. Matthias STERN, Der Pagarch und die Organisation des öffentlichen Sicherheitswesens im byzantinischen Ägypten
  14. Karl STROBEL, Die Aufwertung des Jahres 301 n. Chr. und ihre epigraphische Dokumentation in Aphrodisias (Karien), ein Beitrag zur tetrarchischen Währungspolitik
  15. Christian WALLNER, Die Inschriften des Museums in Yozgat - Addenda
  16. Bernhard WOYTEK, „Hominem te memento!“ Der mahnende Sklave im römischen Triumph und seine Ikonographie

Scholars, Scribes, and Readers: An Advanced Course in Arabic Manuscript Studies

Dear Colleagues,

The Islamic Manuscript Association, in cooperation with Cambridge University Library and the Thesaurus Islamicus Foundation, is pleased to announce an advanced short course in manuscript studies, entitled Scholars, Scribes, and Readers: An Advanced Course in Arabic Manuscript Studies, which will be held at Cambridge University Library from 6 to 10 June 2016.

This intensive five-day course is intended for researchers, librarians, curators, and anyone else working with Islamic manuscripts. As an advanced course, it is particularly aimed at those who already have some experience in Islamic codicology and palaeography and all participants must have a good reading knowledge of Arabic. The course will focus on Arabic-language manuscripts from various regions, including historical Turkey, Iran, and India. It is hoped that this advanced course will allow participants to gain greater exposure to and familiarity with the vast array of practices encountered in Arabic manuscripts.

The workshop will consist of three days of illustrated, interactive lectures on selected manuscripts and two days of hands-on sessions focusing on a selection of manuscripts from the Cambridge University Library collection. The manuscripts selected for presentation by the instructor cover the whole range of scribal practices encountered in a variety of subjects/genres, geographical regions, and historical periods (see the programme for details).

The course will be led by Adam Gacek, a retired faculty lecturer and former head of the Islamic Studies Library, McGill University, who is the author of a sizeable corpus of publications on Islamic manuscripts, including The Arabic Manuscript Tradition: a Glossary of Technical Terms and Bibliography (2001, 2008 - Supplement), and Arabic Manuscripts: a Vademecum for Readers (2009).

For further details, to view the programme, or to register, please visit our website at www.islamicmanuscript.org

Best wishes,

Armin

____________________________________
Armin Yavari
Assistant Director
The Islamic Manuscript Association
℅ 33 Trumpington Street
Cambridge CB2 1QY
United Kingdom
T: +44 (0)1223 303 177
F: +44 (0)1223 302 218
E: armin@islamicmanuscript.org
W: www.islamicmanuscript.org

New papers at Academia.edu

T. Christiansen / K. Ryholt, Catalogue of Egyptian Funerary Papyri in Danish Collections. The Carlsberg Papyri 13/CNI Publications 41. Copenhagen: Museum Tusculanum Press. viii + 40 pages, 106 plates

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

ZPE 197 (2016)

INHALT
Avram, A. – Cliante, T. – Lungu, V., Neue Inschriften aus Tomis 140

Baetens, G. – Depauw, M., A Demotic Petition about the Misconduct of an Official in the Papyrus Museum in Syracuse (P. Syrac. 262) 191

Belousov, A. – Dana, M. – Nikolaev, N., Deux nouvelles defixionum tabellae du territoire d’Olbia du Pont 167

Benaissa, A., Four Papyri from the Archive of the Temple of Soknobraisis in Bacchus 204

Cartlidge, B., Eupolis, fr. 192.48–9 K.–A. 32

Cesarik, N., A Note on CIL III 14992: legio VII Claudia Pia Fidelis or legio VIII Augusta? 268

Dana, D. – Gaiu, C., Quatre diplômes militaires du milieu du IIe siècle pour l’exercitus Daciae Porolissensis trouvés à Arcobara/Ilişua (réédition) 257

Eck, W., Diplomfragmente aus Carnuntum und aus Abusina/Eining 217

Eck, W., Zu Militärinschriften im römischen Iudaea. Epigraphische Vorarbeiten zum CIIP 231

Eck, W. – Pangerl, A., Ein Diplom für die Hilfstruppen der Provinz Arabia, ausgestellt unter Hadrian, wohl im Jahr 126 227

Evangelisti, S., L. Aelius Aurelius Apolaustus e l’Apolaustus interemptus nel 189 d.C. 271

Fernández Corral, M. – Gorrochategui, J., Cinco nuevas estelas funerarias procedentes de Belorado (Burgos) 276 Floridi, L., Considerazioni in margine alla datazione di Pallada di Alessandria 51

Fowler, R. L., ἐκθορεῖν and the Derveni Papyrus 17

Fressura, M., Ancora su P.Vindob. L 62 (Verg. Aen. II, con traduzione greca) 46

Grossi, M., Ἔγραψεν δὲ καὶ τίτλον ὁ Πιλᾶτος (Gv 19,19): Verso una nuova definizione di iscrizione 85

Guédon, St., La statio camellariorum: Circulation et transports caravaniers dans le corpus des ostraca de Bu Njem 249

Hernández Pérez, R., Paebion: un antropónimo de origen probablemente tracio en una inscripción romana de Hispania 283

Hitchman, R. – Mack, W., Astypalaia and Hierapytna (?): Restoring Lost Polis-Ethnics in the Proxeny Catalogue of Astypalaia (I.Dor.Ins. 97) 103

Jakubiec, A., La nature de l’envoyeur du premier ἱκέσιος de la loi cathartique de Cyrène (SEG IX, 72, l. 111–121) 96

Kakoschke, A., Neulesung von Inschriften aus Niedergeranien 240

Kotwick, M. E., Notes on PDerveni cols. XV, XIX, XXII, and XXIV 1 Lucarini, C. M., Zum neuen Dexipp 42

Marchand, F., Les Technites dionysiaques de l’Hélicon 111

Mazza, R., P.Ryl. Greek Add. 1166: Christian Prayer Amulet with a Tax Receipt on the Back 73

Méndez Dosuna, J., Some Critical Notes on the New Dodona Lead Plates 119

Mugnai, N., A New Military Diploma for the Troops of Mauretania Tingitana (26 October 153) 243

Obsieger, H., Zu P. Erl. 1 = Nr. 2 Schubart (aus einer christlichen Liturgie, frühestens 6. Jh. n. Chr.) 70 

Panagopoulou, K., Gold in Ptolemaic Egypt: Exchange Practices in Light of P.Cair.Zen. I 59021 179

Piano, V., P.Derveni III–VI: una riconsiderazione del testo 5

Römer, C., News from Smikrines and Chairestratos. Verses 645–660 of Epitrepontes Sandbach–Furley 38

Ryholt, K., Postscriptum: A Greek-Demotic Temple Archive from Edfu Dating to the Reign of Ptolemy VIII 178

Souza, R., Hellenistic Sicilian Real Estate Contracts Inscribed on Lead Tablets: New Readings and Implications for the Economic Independence of Women 149

Tagliapietra, L., A New Fragment of Aristophanes’ Plutus (182–189, 211–219) 33

Tandy, D., Xenophon of Paros, Sculptor (SEG 47 1663) 101

Vecchiato, St., Un’ ipotesi su κόσμος nell’etopea acrostica su Esiodo (P.Oxy. L 3537r, l. 11 = v. 7) 28

Winkler, A. – Zellmann-Rohrer, M., A Bilingual Petition from the Priests of Roman Tebtunis: P.Mich. V 226 Once Again

Zevi, F., I Fasti di Privernum 287


Monday, December 28, 2015

Second Circular28th INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF PAPYROLOGY

Second Circular 28th INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF PAPYROLOGY 1–6 August 2016 Barcelona, Spain Dear Colleagues,
This is the Second Circular of the 28th International Congress of Papyrology, to be held at the University Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, between 1 and 6 August 2016.
In the first place, the organizing committee would like to thank the enthusiasm with which the papyrological community has welcomed the preparation of this edition of the Congress in Barcelona.
This second circular is intended to provide information of special interest to the participants in the
Congress. 

Accommodation 
There are several hotels representing a selection of standards in the neighbourhood of the Congress venue. The organizers have negotiated special rates for Congress participants in some of them, but please note that these are subject to availability at the time the request is made. Information, links and registration forms are available on the Congress website. Participants are encouraged to book early in order to ensure the accommodation of their choice.

Sessions
As announced in the first circular, five days of sessions will be scheduled, leaving Wednesday afternoon free.
The sixth day will be reserved for the General Assembly of the AIP and devoted to obituaries and a general discussion of current problems in our discipline.
 Papers will be presented in one of the following languages: English, French, German, and Italian and will be restricted to only one paper per person, including shared communications.
We encourage the use of posters for work-in-progress presentations. There will be two plenary sessions, at the opening and the closure of the Congress, and five parallel sessions with 20 minutes papers, followed by a 10 minute discussion.
The number and subject matter of panels are yet to be determined according to the proposals admitted.
We remind participants that the deadline for abstract submission is 28 February and that it should be done online from our webpage.
We are very pleased to announce that the president of the AIP, Andrea Jördens, has accepted to address the papyrological community in the inaugural plenary session.
 The closing plenary session will take the form of a round table in which several participants will reflect on the boundaries of our discipline from different perspectives, and where participation from the public will be welcome.
 Poster presentations Participants will also have the opportunity to present posters. Posters may be autonomous contributions or complement a paper, and may be presented by individual researchers or research teams.
Dimensions must be: height max. 2 m x width max. 1 m.
They will be displayed in the common areas close to the conference rooms for the duration of the Congress.
 Poster proposals should be submitted to the organization of the Congress in the same way as abstracts, and, once they are accepted, posters should be delivered not later 1 August 2016, when they may be handed in at the administration desk of the Congress.

Book exhibitors
It is now possible to register as a book exhibitor for the five full days of the Congress (1–5 August). Registration will ensure a stand and a pass for participation in all the activities of the Congress; more information is available at the Congress website. To register as a book exhibitor you may use the eventum page of the 28th International Congress of Papyrology, from which you will be able to register for the Congress and to pay for the corresponding fee. Social events The city of Barcelona and the surrounding areas have numerous interesting places to visit, and the cultural offer is extremely rich. In addition to this, the Organizing Committee is preparing several social activities for the days of the Congress, of some of which we can advance the following information: Monday 1 August a reception will take place at the University Pompeu Fabra, where the University academic authorities will welcome the participants.

A papyrus exhibition will take place at the Archivo de la Corona de Aragón with documents and other objects from the two papyrus collections of Barcelona, the Abadia de Montserrat and the Palau-Ribes collections. The exhibition will open 17 March and a guided tour will be offered to the participants during the week of the Congress. As is traditional, a dinner and a farewell party will be offered Friday 5 August at the closing of the Congress. Further details of these and other activities will be provided in subsequent circulars and in our website. Excursions The Organizing Committee has arranged some attractive tours open for participants and accompanying persons to take place in the days immediately following the Congress.

Saturday 6 August: Tarragona. The approximate price will be 95€ including travel expenses, lunch, tickets to the archaeological site and the museum, as well as a guided tour. Sunday 7 August: Ampuries and Ullastret. The approximate price will be 95€, including travel expenses, lunch, tickets to the archaeological sites, as well as guided tours. Details have been published on the Congress website. During the process of registering for the Congress you will be asked about your interest in joining in one or both trips. Once we make sure we have enough participants we will proceed to contact those interested so that payment procedures can be started. For any doubts or further queries concerning the trips, please email us at papyrologia@upf.edu. Important dates Let us finally remind you of some important dates regarding the development of the Congress.

 Please note that registration for the Congress is independent from abstract submission, and that registering at the preferential fee will end 28 February.

March 15th 2015 Payment of Congress fees and submission of abstracts begin February 28th 2016

Deadline for preferential fees February 28th 2016

Deadline for abstract submission May 31st 2016

Deadline for payment of fees Contact Secretary of the 28th International Congress of Papyrology E-mail: papyrologia@upf.edu

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Corpus of Ptolemaic Inscriptions at Oxford

The Corpus of Ptolemaic Inscriptions (CPI) project aims to create a Corpus of up-to-date editions of the Greek, bilingual and trilingual inscriptions on stone from Ptolemaic Egypt (323–30 BCE), numbering around 450 items, based on material collected and annotated by the late Peter Fraser FBA (1918–2007). The CPI project is funded by a grant from the Arts and Humanities Research Council, and is based at the Centre for the Study of Ancient Documents in Oxford.
Ptolemaic Inscriptions The Corpus of Ptolemaic Inscriptions (CPI) consists of more than 550 Ptolemaic epigraphic monuments. Of these, Peter Fraser’s collection of 346 Ptolemaic inscriptions from Egypt, accompanied by a rich photographic archive of monuments and sites, constitutes the core. A further 215 inscriptions have been collected by the CPI research team, which, when added to Fraser’s archive, provide us with as complete a picture of Ptolemaic epigraphy as has up to now been possible.
The Corpus contains a range of epigraphic evidence, both Greek and Greek-Egyptian, bilingual and trilingual texts, inscribed on a wide variety of materials such as architecture, statuary, stelae and other types of stone monument and reflects almost every aspect of public and private life: civic, royal and priestly decrees, letters and petitions, as well as royal and private dedications to kings and deities and pilgrimage notices, hymns and funerary epigrams. Topographically, the Corpus covers the entire Ptolemaic Kingdom of Egypt, from Alexandria and the Egyptian Delta, through Fayoum, along the Nile Valley, to Philae Island, Edfou, Kalabsha, and other areas of Upper Egypt.
Editions of inscriptions in the Corpus will be encoded and marked up in xml using EpiDoc electronic editorial conventions, following the pattern provided by the MAMA XI project, for publication both online and as a printed volume.
At this stage, the CPI database contains exclusively inscriptions from Egypt itself. However, epigraphic evidence relating to the wider Ptolemaic empire overseas forms a substantial but distinct part of the Fraser archive of Ptolemaic inscriptions. It is hoped that this material will be the subject of a second project in the future.

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Friday, December 18, 2015

Papyri.info updates

Dear Colleagues,

Here is a brief overview of the activity in papyri.info from January to November of the calendar year 2015.
The entry of the following volumes has been completed:
P.Heid. X (with thanks to Johanna Egerer)
P.Oxy. LXXIX (with thanks to Federica Micucci and Danae Bafa)
P.Oxy. LXXX (with thanks to Danae Bafa)
PSI XVI  (with thanks to Federica Micucci)

It is worth mentioning that two texts have now been included in papyri.info and are searchable for the first time in DDbDP. They had not originally been included all those decades ago. These are
http://papyri.info/ddbdp/jur.pap;;36
a particularly interesting contract of sale from Kopanis in Parthia.
And
http://papyri.info/ddbdp/p.ryl;1;12
a certificate of pagan sacrifice which was originally published amongst the Christian texts in P.Ryl. I and had been missed.

There is ongoing work on the entry of O.Petr.Mus., P.Monts.Roca IV, P.Prag. III amongst others.
P.Köln XI - XIII are in the process of being finished and will be done within the next few weeks.
SB XXVI is also being completed.

Since work began on the entry of texts through the editor of papyri.info in 2010, 29 volumes have been completely entered. A full list of these can be found at:
http://147.142.225.252/paptrac/wiki/papInfoListVolAddita

Another list may be found of those volumes which still have to be completed:
http://147.142.225.252/paptrac/wiki/papInfoListVolAddenda
in many cases only a few texts remain to be completed. Thanks to a number of volunteers it is possible to organise filling these gaps.

The entry of Coptic is continuing well.
CPR XX has been completed. Much of CPR II and IV have been entered as well as numerous bilinugal texts. There is ongoing work on O.Frange and P.KRU. In this area huge thanks for their steadfast work are due to Anne Boudhors, Esther Garel, Georg Schmelz, Maria-Jesus Albarran and Alain Delattre who do the most lifting.

SB XXVIII will added to HGV and ready for entry at the beginning of next year.

All the best

R. Ast, L. Berkes, James M.S. Cowey, J.D. Sosin

Saturday, December 12, 2015

COLLOQUIUM at the BM: Egypt and empire: religious identities from Roman to modern times

https://www.britishmuseum.org/pdf/events/2622_902_EgyptcolloquiumDec2015-programme010915.pdf

10.00 Welcoming remarks
Neal Spencer, British Museum
12.05 Evidencing God’s favour:
contesting the flood in medieval Egypt
John Cooper, University of Exeter
12.35 Lunch
Empire and innovation
Chair: Roberta Mazza, University of Manchester

13.45 Religious calendars and imperial technologies of synchronization in semi-colonial Egypt
On Barak, Tell Aviv University
14.15 Language choice in Egypt against the background of Roman law
Sofía Torallas Tovar, University of Chicago 14.45 Settlements in transition: Late Roman and early Islamic towns of the north-east Delta and beyond
Alison Gascoigne, University of Southampton
10.10 Archives and identities
Chair: Elisabeth O’Connell, British Museum
10.20 The 20th-century invention of cosmopolitan Egypt
Will Hanley, Florida State University
10.50 Visible identities: in search of Egypt’s Jews in papyri from early Islamic Egypt (AD 600–1000)
Petra Sijpesteijn, Leiden University
11.20 Coffee break The environment
Chair: Dominic Rathbone, KCL
11.35 What’s faith got to do with it? A diachronic perspective on empire, land, and religion
Katherine Blouin, University of Toronto
15.15 Coffee break Image/icon
Chair: Sophie Lunn-Rockliffe, KCL
15.30 The question of gods in arms in pagan Roman Egypt: somehow a matter of greaves
Vincent Rondot, Musée du Louvre
16.00 The Egyptian icon from pagan votives to the Christian panel
Jas’ Elsner, University of Oxford
16.30 End of session
17.30 Keynote lecture
Egyptian religious identities under imperial rule: critical reflections
Roger Bagnall, New York University
Friday 11 December Minorities and majorities
Chair: Venetia Porter, British Museum
10.00 Anti-Judaism in Egypt: from Alexandria to Fustat
David Nirenberg, University of Chicago
10.30 Rethinking persecutions: P. Ryl. 3 469 and the Manichaeans in Egypt
Roberta Mazza, University of Manchester
11.00 Coptic texts and the transition from Roman to Islamic rule (6th–8th century)
Phil Booth, University of Oxford
11.30 Coffee break
Dress identification
Chair: Amandine Mérat, British Museum
11.45 Burial practices in Roman and Late Antique Egypt: continuity and change
Cäcilia Fluck, Skulpturensammlung und Museum für Byzantinische Kunst
12.15 The mantle of ascetic authority in Late Antique Egypt: enduring symbol, changeable garment
Thelma Thomas, New York University
12.45 Fitting in/standing out: dress and identity of Christians and Muslims in Mamlūk Egypt
Judith Kindinger, Leiden University
13.15 Lunch Mapping faith
Chair: Roberta Tomber, British Museum
14.15 Abraham’s mission and Moses’ cosmography in the Christian topography of Kosmas Indikopleustes Maja Kominko, Arcadia
14.45 Where did all the Christians go? Peasants and tribesmen of the Fayyum (AD 1060–1240)
Yossef Rapoport, Queen Mary University of London
15.15 Coffee break Communicating difference Chair: Mariam Rosser-Owen, V&A
15.30 The role of military elite in early Islamic Egypt (AD 640–950)
Hugh Kennedy, SOAS
16.00 Languages of empire and languages of Egypt Arietta Papaconstantinou, University of Reading
16.30 The land of Egypt is the garden of the LORD: the flowering of Jewish culture in medieval Cairo
Ben Outhwaite, University of Cambridge 17.00 End of session