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Intercultural Exchange in Late Antique Historiography (Gent Universiteit, 16-18 September 2015)


Wednesday 16 September

9.30-9.40: Opening Maria Conterno: Found in Translation

9.40-10.20: C. Tavolieri (Rome) - Historiography and Hagiographic texts: the Syriac Versions of Palladius’ “Historia Lausiaca”

10.20-11.00: E. Delacenserie (Gent) - The reception of Socrates of Constantinople’s “Ecclesiastical History”: a case-study for intercultural exchanges

 11.30-12.20: C. Noce S. Robbe (Rome) - Translating Eusebius’ “Church History” in the West and in the East: Rufinus and his contemporary Syriac colleague

12.20-13.00: General discussion

L.M. Frenkel (São Paulo) - Coptic conciliar historiography: appropriation of history and the creation of the past between conciliar acts and hagiography in the Acts of Ephesus 431

14.40-15.20: A. Camplani (Rome) - Religious and cultural otherness in Egyptian historiographical and hagiographical texts of Late Antiquity: the transmission and manipulation of documents about non- Egyptian groups and churches

16.00-16.40: P. Pilette (New York/Louvain-la-Neuve) - Translation process and open tradition:

Transformation of historical knowledge through the “History of the Patriarchs of Alexandria” 16.40-17.20: J. Stutz (Basel) - Eutychius of Alexandria, Constantine and the Arian legacy 17.20-17.50: General discussion

Thursday 17 September

Islam and the (Far) East
F. Furlan (Padova) - The Mahdī and the Torah: curiosity and diffidence towards Jewish

written tradition in a chapter of the “Kitāb al-Fitan” by Nu'aym b. Ḥammād

10.10-10.50: S. Rapp (Huntsville, Texas) - Historiographical Encounters of the Cross-Cultural Kind: The Iranian Epic and Caucasian Historical Literature at the Margins of the Iranian and Byzantine Worlds

 11.20-12.00: G. Dabiri (Gent) - Iranian Kings and Biblical Prophets in the construction of moral types in Early Islamic Historiography

12.00-12.40: J. Scheiner (Göttingen) - The Byzantines in Early Islamic Historiography: Indicators for ‘cultural translation’ in al-Azdī’s Book on the Conquests of Syria

12.40-13.00: General Discussion

Latin and the (Far) West
R. Praet (Gent) - Lingua Latina Perennis? The decline of Latin from an antiquarian perspective
14.40-15.20: F. Montinaro (Tübingen) - Muhammad and Samo 15.20-16.00: General discussion followed by coffee (JAN DHONDT ROOM)

Friday 18 September

The in-between
S. Ford (Oxford) - Intercultural Influences in the Samaritan Chronographic Tradition

9.40-10.20: J. Corke-Webster (Durham) - Letters between Cultures: Jesus and Empire in Eusebius of Caesarea’s “Ecclesiastical History”

10.20-11.00: P. Wood (London) - Constantine in Mesopotamia. The fourth century in the Chronicle of Seert 11.00-11.30: coffee break (JAN DHONDT ROOM)

S. Johnson (University of Oklahoma) - Form, content, and genre in Eastern

historiography: is anything not intercultural?

12.10-12.40: General discussion

Everyone who wishes to attend the conference is kindly asked to register by writing to Panagiotis Manafis, (no registration fees required).