Friday, December 31, 2010

Priests and prophets in the religious cultures of the Roman world, Oxford, 15 January 2011

Workshop: Saturday, 15 January 2011. 
Ioannou Centre for Classical and Byzantine Studies, 66 St Giles, Oxford.

Morning Session 
Chair: Robin Lane Fox (New College)
10.00-10.15 Introduction: Beate Dignas (Somerville)
10.15-11.15 John Scheid (Collège de France), Priests and Divination in Rome
11.15-11.30 Coffee Break
11.30-12.30 Guy G. Stroumsa (LMH), False Prophets of Early Christianity

12.30-14.00 Lunch Break

Afternoon Session
Chair: Mark Edwards (Christ Church)
14.00-15.00 Jan Bremmer (Groningen), Priests in Late Antiquity: Three Snapshots
15.00-15.15 Coffee Break
15.15-16.15 Kai Trampedach (Heidelberg), Prophets of Theocracy: Holy Men as Imperial Diviners in Late Antiquity
16.15-16.45 General Discussion, led by Robert Parker

The organizers acknowledge the help of the Oxford Centre for Late Antiquity.