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Greek in the Early Medieval West

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Thursday, January 10, 2019 (All day) to Friday, January 11, 2019 (All day)
TORCH, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter, Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6GG
Seminar Room

 

 

A two-day interdisciplinary conference exploring the reception of the Greek language in early medieval western Europe.

Speakers include Ciaran Arthur, Colleen Curran, Réka Forrai, Michael Herren, Rosalind Love, Pádraic Moran, Andy Orchard, Sinead O’Sullivan, Maroula Perisanidi, Edward Roberts, Paul Russell, Elizabeth Tyler and Arthur Westwell.

 

PROVISIONAL PROGRAMME

THURSDAY 10TH JANUARY

10:45 Welcome

11:00 Session 1

Réka Forrai, 'Learning and Knowing Greek in the Early Middle Ages'

Michael Herren, 'The Greek Entries in the Épinal-Erfurt Glossary and Hermeneutic Latin'

12:30 Lunch

13:30 Session 2

Rosalind Love, 'Greek and the Glossators of the Consolation of Philosophy'

Sinead O’Sullivan, 'Cross-Linguistic Word Pairing in Martianus and Vergil Glosses: Aligning and Interconnecting Knowledge in the Early Medieval West'

15:00 Break

15:30 Session 3

Arthur Westwell, 'What is Greek doing in the Latin Liturgy? Mystery, Universality and Understanding in the Early Medieval West'

Paul Russell, 'The Greek and Latin Liturgical Materials in Liber Commonei(Oxford, Bodleian Library F 4. 32)'

Maroula Perisanidi, 'The Language of Religious Authority c. 1000: a Comparison of Ælfric of Eynsham and Symeon the New Theologian'

17:30 Close

 

FRIDAY 11TH JANUARY

9:00 Session 4

Edward Roberts, 'Knowledge of Greek in Early Tenth-Century Tours: Archbishop Teotolo and his Charters'

Elizabeth Tyler, 'Æthelweard, Matilda and Greek at Essen'

10:30 Break

11:00 Session 5

Pádraic Moran, 'On the Hoof: Kata Poda Translation of Greek Scripture in Glossed Irish Manuscripts'

Colleen Curran, 'Multigraphism in Ninth-Century Breton Books'

12:30 Lunch

13:30 Session 6

Ciaran Arthur, 'Obscurantism and Greek in Anglo-Saxon Ritual Practices'

Andy Orchard, 'Stray Musings: Greek Echoes in Anglo-Saxon Verse'

15:00 Break

15:30 Roundtable

16:00 Close

 

Please follow the link to register.

Contact name: 
Robert Gallagher