Social History and Ancient Documents: Egypt from Alexander to Islam

WhenApril 14, 2017 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
WhereClassics Building, Room 21
Contact InformationDepartment of Classics
DescriptionJean-Luc Fournet, (College de France, Paris) – "Relations between Greco-Egyptians and Persians during the Sassanid conquest (619-629): new considerations according to unedited or revisited papyri."

· James Keenan, (Classics, Loyola University) – “Creating narratives from documents”

· Brian Muhs, (NELC & OI, Chicago) –“Nag' el-Mesheikh ostraca and the 'liquidity crisis' in the Egyptian countryside in the final years of Ptolemy IV”

· Petra Sijpesteijn (University of Leiden) – “What did the Egyptians read? Reconstructing the intellectual milieu in early Islamic Egypt through the papyri”

· Sofía Torallas Tovar, (Classics and NELC) – “Documents and context: the 2nd cent. ostraca from Syene”

· Terry Wilfong, (University of Michigan) — "Papyri beyond genres: The Oracular Amuletic Decrees as religio-legal documents and historical sources”

- Cornelia Römer - TBA

Respondent: Ian Moyer, History, University of Michigan

Respondent: Nick Venable, Classics, Chicago
CategoriesConferences/Lectures, Conferences
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