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Cambridge Late Antiquity Network Seminar (CLANS): Lent and Easter Terms 2024

All seminars will be held at 2:30–4pm in Room 1.11 first floor, Faculty of Classics, unless otherwise specified


Wednesday 6th March, room G.21 (Ground Floor, Entrance 3):

Prof. Lieve Van Hoof (Ghent University), Libanius the lobbyist: Influencing official decisions through letters under Constantius, Julian and Theodosius


Wednesday 1st May at 4–5:30pm:

Dr. Marios Costambeys (University of Liverpool), The Feast of All Saints on 1st November: When?  Where?  Why?


Friday 10th May:

Prof. Mark Vessey (University of British Columbia), New Latin scriptures, or an author’s work? Reading Jerome’s catalogue of famous men (De viris illustribus / De scriptoribus ecclesiasticis)


Friday 17th May:

Dr. Jamie Wood (University of Lincoln), Ruling Byzantine Hispania: Government in Fragments

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