Epigraphy and Literature (St Andrews, March 4, 2019)

Posted for Giuseppe Pezzini:

University of St Andrews – Sapienza Università di Roma

International workshop

Epigraphy and Literature in the Imperial Age, Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages

(Monday 4 March 2019; St Mary’s College Hall, St Andrews)

Funded by the British Academy


Gianfranco Agosti (La Sapienza), Carlos Machado (St Andrews),
Giuseppe Pezzini (St Andrews)

For info and registration: gp63@st-andrews.ac.uk

09.00 Welcome coffee

09.10 Introduction

09.20 Peter Krutschwitz (Reading), Decolonialising Roman Poetry: the example of Roman Germany

09.50 Giuseppe Pezzini (St Andrews), Literature and literacy in inscriptions from Roman Britain

10.10 Carlos Machado (St Andrews), Inscriptions and antiquarianism in late antique Rome

10.30 Discussion

10.50 Coffee break

11.15 Jason Moralee (Amherst, Mass.), Writing fiction from inscriptions: the legends of the Roman Martyrs

11.45 Jason König (St Andrews), Festival and spectacle inscriptions in imperial and late antique culture

12.05 Elisa Merisio (Sapienza),Local
poets and literary models in metrical inscriptions from the Phrygian Highlands: two case studies

12.25 Discussion

12.50 – 14.30 Lunch

14.30 Ida Toth (Oxford), Inscriptions
in Byzantine Patriographic Literature

15.00 Francesco Stella (Siena), Verse
inscriptions in Carolingian Monasteries

15.30 Andreas Rhoby (Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften), Inscriptions
in Byzantine Historiography

16.00 Discussion

16.25 Coffee Break

16.45 Gianfranco Agosti (Sapienza), Paideia and Identity in Late Antique Verse Inscriptions

17.00-18.00 Round table (restricted to speakers for discussion on the structure of the resulting book)

Gianfranco Agosti and Silvia Orlandi (Sapienza), Chair

19.30 Conference Dinner

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