A British Academy Symposium

(Oxford/London, 15-18 July 1998)


Wednesday, 15 July Ashmolean Museum  
5.30-6.45 pm   Opening of Symposium and Reception
8.30 pm Dr. R.A.Coles
Oxyrhynchus, a city and its texts
Thursday, 16 July Ashmolean Museum  
9.15 am Dr. Alain Martin
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
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
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
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
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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