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8 Oct

Mystras and Sparta: Antiquarian connections in context

8 October 2019, 17:30 to 19:00

The talk analyses the art and architecture of the city of Mystras, capital of the Byzantine…

Poetry And main
22 Oct

Music and poetry of the Troubadours at the Latin Kingdom of Thessalonica after 1204

22 October 2019, 17:30 to 19:00

The 4th Crusade and the capture of Constantinople by the crusaders in 1204 have been generally well…

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12 Nov

The life histories of statues in the public baths of Salamis, Cyprus

12 November 2019, 17:30 to 19:00

The excavations at the public baths of Salamis uncovered a great number of statues in a variety of…

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26 Nov

Building God’s Empire: Archaeology, religion and the Byzantine conquest of Africa

26 November 2019, 17:30 to 19:00

The Byzantine conquest of Africa in the 530s is often portrayed as the simple, if contested,…

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21 Jan

‘For the great agape now practiced towards the poor who come to the holy monastery, ...’: (P.KRU 106): Care for the poor in Late Antique Egypt

21 January 2020, 17:30 to 19:00

In the last quarter of the sixth century the derelict remains of an ancient Egyptian temple were…

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27 Jan

‘The Alexianos: The "Imperial strategies" of a Diasporic Greek Family (1743-1782)’ by Giampaolo Salice (University of Cagliari)

27 January 2020, 00:00 to 00:00

The Alessianos were a Greek family from the Ottoman city of Monemvasia who settled in 18th century…

Stathakopoulos Apokaukos
11 Feb

How to get (and stay) rich in the late Byzantine world

11 February 2020, 17:30 to 19:00

This paper looks at pathways to great wealth in the last two centuries of the Byzantine Empire. As…

Bouras Argyropoulos
17 Mar

Diagnosing and Treating Disease in Byzantine Hospitals

17 March 2020, 17:30 to 19:00

This talk focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of disease in Byzantine hospitals (xenōnes). It…

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23 Mar

‘Helping the Greeks help themselves. Hellenes and Philhellenes in the 19th century between humanitarianism and speculation’

23 March 2020, 17:30 to 19:00

‘Helping the Greeks help themselves. Hellenes and Philhellenes in the 19th century between…

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25 Mar

Rumble Fund Lecture in Classical Art 2020 by Salvatore Settis

25 March 2020, 18:30 to 20:00

In 1936 a fragmentary statue – a fifth-century BC Greek original, made in marble – was found during…