Tagungen 2016

Penn-Leiden Colloquia on Ancient Values IX Eris vs. Aemulatio. Competition in the Classical Antiquity [PDF (42 KB)]

(16.-18 Juni 2016) in Leiden
dabei Anton Bierl: “Agonistic Exaggeration in the Iliad and its Solution in Book 23”


Myth in Venice

Venice, October 8-10, 2016
Core Group Meeting of the Network for the Study of Archaic and Classical Greek Song, Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia

dabei Anton Bierl. "Alcaeus’ Use of Myth-History and Ritual Scenarios in the Political Struggle of Lesbos: Lycaon and the Atridae (fr. 130B V.)"

Programm [PDF (90 KB)]


The Tyrant's Fear 

Verona, November, 10-11, 2016, International Symposium, Universitâ di Verona

dabei Anton Bierl: "Klytaimnestra Tyrannos. Her Fears and Some Strategies to Overcome Them"



Religion erzählen: Fiktion – Imagination – Phantastik

Basel, 17.-18. November 2016
Theologische Fakultät der Universität Basel, Nadelberg 10, Grosser Seminarraum

dabei Anton Bierl: "Imaginäre und phantastische Szenen religiöser Inhalte in der fiktionalen Gattung des griechischen Romans"

Programm [PDF (56 KB)] offizieller Flyer [PDF (2.3 MB)]

Internationale Tagung

Orality and Narration: Performance and Mythic-Ritual Poetics
Orality and Literacy in the Ancient World XII

Conference in Switzerland, at Puidoux near Lausanne, September 1-3, 2016

The Departments of Classics at Lausanne and Basel invite all classicists, historians, and scholars with an interest in oral cultures to participate in the Twelfth Conference on Orality and Literacy in the Ancient World, to take place in Switzerland, at Puidoux near Lausanne, in September 1-3, 2016.

The theme for the conference is “Orality and narration: performance and mythic-ritual poetics”. Papers in response to this theme are invited on topics related to the ancient Mediterranean world or, for comparative purposes, other areas. Also welcome are papers that engage with the transition from an oral to a literate society, or which consider the topic of reception.

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