Freitag, 26. November 2021, 10:30 - 18:45 iCal

From Athens to Constantinople V

George of Pisidia and other Greek Poets between Late Antiquity and Byzantium

Institut für Klassische Philologie, Mittel- und Neulatein
Universitätsring 1, 1010 Wien

Online Event

The workshop series "From Athens to Constantinople" is a platform for interdisciplinary and cross-institutional exchange in the fields of Classical Studies, Ancient History as well as Byzantine and Manuscript Studies.

The fifth edition of the workshop series focuses on the works of George of Pisidia and other late antique Greek and Byzantine poets.

The online event is organised by Christian Gastgeber (ÖAW, Byzantine Studies), Herbert Bannert (Vienna University, Greek Studies) and Nicole Kröll who works on Pisides in her post doc project "Narrative Strategies in the Poetry of George of Pisidia" (Elise Richter Project V-803), funded by the FWF and based at the Institute for Classical Philology, Medieval and Neo-Latin Studies at Vienna University.





10:30-11:00 am: Andreas Heil, Christian Gastgeber, Herbert Bannert & Nicole Kröll (Wien): Opening


Chair: Sven Meier (Wien)


11:00-11:30 am: Marco Alviz Fernández & Christian Collado Gómez (Madrid): "Barbarians and Impious: The Persians Image through the Vocabulary of the Expeditio Persica"


11:30-12:00 pm: Daniil Pleshak (St. Petersburg): "Narrative Instances and Memory in Restitutio crucis"


Chair: Katja Weidner (Wien)


12:15-12:45 pm: Mario D'Ambrosi (Salerno): "Between Late Antiquity and Byzantium: the Metrical Technique of George Pisides and its Paradigmatic Value"


12:45-1:15 pm: Frederick Bird (Oxford): "George of Pisidia's In Sanctam Resurrectionem: Some Comments on a New Edition"


Chair: Christian Gastgeber (Wien)


2:45-3:15 pm: Filip Doroszewski (Warschau): "Christian Exegesis of the Psalms in Ps.-Apollinaris' Metaphrasis: Some Examples"


3:15-3:45 pm: Domenico Accorinti (Pisa): "Images of Resilience in the Prose and Poetry of Gregory of Nazianzus: The Unshakable Rock, the Plant that Comes to Life in Death, and Philagrius' Endurance"


Chair: Katharina Maria Schön (Wien)


4:00-4:30 pm: Marina Bazzani (Oxford): "An Emperor and his Poet: John II Komnenos and Theodore Prodromos"


4:30-5:00 pm: Alice Cosme (Paris): "The Stakes of an Epic Transfiguration: the Figure of the Emperor Heraclius in the Expeditio Persica of George of Pisidia"


Chair: Christian Gastgeber (Wien)


5:15-5:45 pm: Domenico Praticò (Cambridge): "Teaching the Emperor: a Study of George of Pisidia's Hexaemeron"


5:45-6:15 pm: Mary Whitby (Oxford): "Structure and Substance in the Bellum Avaricum of George of Pisidia’"


Zur Webseite der Veranstaltung


Institut für Klassische Philologie, Mittel- und Neulatein; ÖAW IMAFO - Abteilung Byzanzforschung

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Nicole Kröll
Herbert Bannert, Christian Gastgeber
Institut für Klassische Philologie, Mittel- und Neulatein der Universität Wien