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One-day conference on the contribution of epigraphy to big questions of ancient history, to celebrate the on-going achievements of Joyce Reynolds.

Lucia Windsor Room, Newnham.

28/09/2013

The Faculty is holding a one-day conference to celebrate the on-going achievements of Joyce Reynolds. The over-arching theme is that of Joyce’s life’s work: the contribution of epigraphy to big questions of ancient history.

The conference will take place at Newnham College (Lucia Windsor Room) on Saturday 28 September, 2013. The conference is free to all participants, and a buffet lunch will be provided. Registration essential, by contacting epigraphy@classics.cam.ac.uk

Programme:

10.30 Coffee, followed by Welcome from Christopher Kelly, Chair of the Faculty

Session One: Chair Mary Beard.

11.00 William Harris: “What do Roman inscriptions tell us about literacy?”

12.00 Silvia Orlandi: “History from square brackets”

Lunch 1.00-2.30

Session Two: Chair Charlotte Roueché

2.30 Paola Ceccarelli “The Idiom of Interstate Communication after Alexander: Texts and Inscriptions”

3.30 Peter Thonemann “Marriage in Roman Anatolia”

The day will conclude with refreshments (tea and/or prosecco) in the Museum of Classical Archaeology, 4.45 – 6.00

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