OXYRHYNCHUS: A CITY AND ITS TEXTS

A British Academy Symposium

(Oxford/London, 15-18 July 1998)


PROVISIONAL PROGRAMME


Wednesday, 15 July Ashmolean Museum  
     
5.30-6.45 pm   Opening of Symposium and Reception
8.30 pm Dr. R.A.Coles
(Oxford)
Oxyrhynchus, a city and its texts
     
Thursday, 16 July Ashmolean Museum  
     
9.15 am Dr. Alain Martin
(Brussels)
Les papyrus d'Oxyrhynchus et le marché des antiquités (à la lumière des archives du Deutsches Papyruskartell)
10.00 am Mr. D.M.Bailey
(British Museum)
Architectural blocks from the theatre at Oxyrhynchus
10.30 am   Coffee
11.00 am Dr. H.V.Whitehouse
(Ashmolean Museum, Oxford)
Drawing a fine line in Oxyrhynchus: Egyptian and Graeco-roman draftsmanship on papyrus
12 noon Prof. Dr. K.Parlasca
(Erlangen)
Römische Grabreliefs und Architekturplastik aus Oxyrhynchos
2.30 pm Dr. J.L.Rowlandson
(King's College, London)
Oxyrhynchus and its hinterland
3.15 pm Prof. D.Hagedorn
(Heidelberg)
Munizipale Ämter in Oxyrhynchos
4.00   Tea
4.30 pm Prof. R.S.Bagnall
(Columbia University)
Family and society in Roman Oxyrhynchus
5.15 pm Prof.J.D.Thomas
(Durham University)
Latin texts and Roman citizens
     
Friday, 17 July British Academy (10 Carlton House Terrace, London)
     
10.30 am   Coffee
11.15 am Dr. Josep Padró
(Barcelona)
Résultats des derniers travaux archéologiques menés à Oxyrhynchos
12.15 pm Prof. E.J.Epp
(Case Western Reserve)
The New Testament papyri at Oxyrhynchus: their significance for understanding the transmission of the early New Testament text
1.00 pm   Buffet lunch (for symposiasts and registrants)
2.30 pm Prof. H.G.T.Maehler
(University College, London)
Greek, Egyptian and Roman law
3.15 pm Prof.M.W.Haslam
(Manchester University/UCLA)
Oxyrhynchus and the textual tradition
4.00 pm   Tea
4.45 pm Prof. L.Koenen
(Michigan)
Egyptian resistance against Greeks and Romans? The case of the Oracle of the Potter and other prophecies
5.30 pm   Reception for all registrants
     
Saturday, 18 July Ashmolean Museum  
     
9.15 am Prof. P.J.Parsons
(Christ Church, Oxford)
Scribes of Oxyrhynchus
10.00 am Dr.D.Obbink
(Christ Church, Oxford)
Readers and intellectuals at Oxyrhynchus
10.45 am   Coffee
11.15 am Dr. R.Cribiore
(Columbia University)
The schools of Oxyrhynchus
12 noon Prof.A.Jones
(University of Toronto)
Astrologers of Oxyrhynchus
2.30 pm Dr. S.Clackson
(Girton College, Cambridge)
Coptic Oxyrhynchus
3.15 pm Dr. A.K.Bowman
(Christ Church, Oxford)
Roman Oxyrhynchus: papyri and history
4.00 pm   Tea
     

Papers offered by title:

Prof. L.Lehnus (Milan) A.S.Hunt: glimpses from the correspondence
Dr. D.Montserrat The excavation of Oxyrhynchus and its coverage in the English press
Mr. M.L.Sharp The food supply of Oxyrhynchus
Prof. W.J.Tait Sir Flinders Petrie's excavations


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