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Volume 1, Number 1
June 1993


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Macquarie University,Sydney, NSW, Australia

ANCIENT HISTORY IN A MODERN UNIVERSITY

8th-13th July 1993

SUMMARY PROGRAMME (subject to confirmation at registration)

THURSDAY 8 JULY 8.00pm LECTURE: Dihle, Early Christianity in India

FRIDAY 9 JULY 8.00am BREAKFAST ('Middle of Nowhere' Restaurant)

9.45-11.15am
1. HATTI AND ASSYRIA
Bryce, The Jigsaw of the Hittite Texts: Fitting the Pieces Together
Hall, The Search for the Assyrian 'Michelangelo'
Riley, Romancing the Sources: An Investigation of the Sources Behind the Assyrian Section in Book One of Justin's Epitome of the Philippic Histories of Pompeius Trogus

2. ATHENS: POLITICS AND GOVERNMENT
Brown, autonomia: Contexts and Problems
Phillips, The Dating of Fifth-Century Athenian Proxeny Decrees and Athens' Relations with her Allies
Castellani, Melpomene Polias: Athenian Politics and Tragedy in the Later Fifth Century

3. SAMARIA AND QUMRAN
Crown, Was There a Samaritan Hebrew Book of Joshua?
Cansdale, The Names of Qumran Throughout History

4. LECTURE: (until 10.45)
Roll, Excavations at Apollonia: The Industrial and Commercial Centre of the South Sharon Plain

5. ROMAN LAW AND SOCIETY
Bauman, Roman Law and Nationalism from the Twelve Tables to Justinian
Rawson, From 'Daily Life' to 'Demography': The Study of Roman Women 1968-93
Weaver, Status and Rank in Roman Italy: The Junian Latin Factor

6. ANTIKE UND CHRISTENTUM
Squires, Fate and Freewill in Hellenistic Histories and Luke-Acts
Hartman, Paul: Conventions of Letter Writing and Social Change
Pomeroy, What Difference Did Christianity Make? Status Concerns in John Chrysostom

11.15-11.45am-MORNING TEA

11.45-12.45pm

1. THE POLIS AND WAR
Pudsey, Military Rationalisation and the Polis: Max Weber's Insights into Antiquity
Wright, Plutarch Kimon 17.1-2 and Peloponnesian Events of the 460s BC

2. LECTURE:
Descoeudres, Excavations at I Fani: An Australian Contribution to the Salento Project

3. LECTURE: Matthews, A Topic on Roman Legislation

4. ARCHAEOLOGY IN THE FIELD
Hohlfelder, Romancing the Mud: The Search for Stratigraphy in Caesarea's Harbour
Ovadiah, Some Aspects of the Recent Excavations in the Roman Temple at Kedesh, Upper Galilee

5. CULTURAL AND RELIGIOUS CONTINUITIES I
Treu, The Greek Physiologus - Its Effects on Early Christianity
Koenig, The Early Medieval Crisis Procession and its Ancient Near Eastern Models

12.45-2.00pm-LUNCH BREAK

2.00-3.30pm

1. THE STONE AGE
Bandler, Expertise in Water Resources Exploitation in Australian Prehistory
Pretty, Shifting Ground: Perceiving the Gallic Stone Age from the Antipodes

2. THE LEVANT: SPADE AND PEN
Bourke, The Archaeology of Gilead in the Second Millennium: Recent Excavations at Pella
Mayfield, The Saga of Solomon's Legacy

3. LECTURE: (until 3.00)
Cambitoglou, The Australian Expedition to Torone

4. LECTURE: (until 3.00)
Seager, (Ex-)Soldiers and (Ex-)Greeks: Ammianus and Libanius on Julian

5. CLASSICAL REVIVALS
Dockrill, Henry More, Origen and the Heresy of the Latitude-Men
Boynton, Sir Richard Worsley and the Greek Revival
Finlay, The Polis: a Political Type for the Modern University?

3.30-4.00pm-AFTERNOON TEA

4.00-5.00pm
1. LECTURE:
Muhly, Teaching Ancient History: The Problem of the Ancient Near East

2. LECTURE:
G.N. Stanton, Synagogue and Church: Rivals for 'God-fearers'

3. PAPYROLOGY
Cook, A Citation of Homer in a New Literary Commentary?
Pickering, The Dating of the Chester Beatty-Michigan Codex of the Pauline Epistles (c46)

4. LECTURE:
Warmington, Eusebius of Caesarea and the Governance of Constantine

5.00-6.00pm-SYMPOSIUM:
Egypt, the Near East and the Classical World (Introduced by Bryce/Kanawati)

6.00-8.00pm-DINNER BREAK

8.00pm-LECTURE:
Badian, The Fame of Demosthenes

SATURDAY 10 JULY

9.00-11.00am

(9.00-10.00)
1. THE DAKLEH OASIS
Hope, Report on Excavations and Papyri

(10.00-11.00)
2. LECTURE:
Kanawati, The El-Hagarsa Mummies

(9.00-11.00)
3. ATHENS, THEBES, MACEDON AND ALEXANDER
Worthington, Demosthenes' 'Betrayal' of Thebes: Rhetoric vs History
Mortensen, Why Olympias?
Baynham, Why Didn't Alexander Marry a Nice Macedonian Girl before Leaving Home? Some Observations on Factional Politics at Alexander's Court in 336-334 BC
Melville-Jones, Alexander's Funeral Carriage

(9.00-10.00)
4. THE GOSPELS
Mendham, Beware the Yeast of the Pharisees: Rethinking a Christian Prejudice
Wilcox, Liberation Motifs in the Special Lukan Material

(10.00-11.00)
5. LECTURE:
Ellis, New Directions in the History of Early Christianity

(9.00- 10.00)
6. ROMAN IMPERIAL PERSPECTIVES
Rapke, Tacitus' Travesty of the Res Gestae
Lindsay, Characterisation in the Suetonian Life of Tiberius

11.00-11.45am-MORNING TEA

11.45-12.45pm
1. AEGYPTIACA
Ilich, Egyptian Punishment Scenes in the Old Kingdom
Bakos, The Egyptian Collection in the National Museum of Rio de Janeiro. A Heritage of the Royalty

2. LECTURE:
Gruen, Rome and the Image of Alexander

3. THE IDENTITY OF PAUL
P.J. Marshall, Paul: The Enigmatic Apostle
Forbes, Paul the Sophist or the Man of Power?

4. THE BYZANTINE PERSPECTIVE
Hohlweg, The Theory of Soul by a Late Byzantine Medical Author
Jeffreys, Byzantium's Epic Past: A Twelfth-Century Perspective

12.45-2.00pm-LUNCH BREAK

2.00-3.30pm

1. FORUM:
The Ancient World and the Modern Community (Phillip Adams/Michael Gow/Colleen McCullough)

2. EGYPT UNDER THE MICROSCOPE
Griggs, Identities Revealed: Archaeological and Biological Evidences for a Christian Population in the Egyptian Fayum
Rowe, Endoscopic Sampling and Mitochondrial DNA Analysis of Ancient Tissue
Woodward, Molecular Analysis of Population and Familial Relationships in Ancient Egypt

3. PAUL THE LETTER-WRITER
Barnett, Why Paul Wrote a Second Time to the Corinthians
Young, Pronominal Shifts in Paul's Argument to the Galatians
Saunders, Attalus, Paul & Paideia: the Contribution of I Eph.202 to Pauline Studies

4. CULTURAL AND RELIGIOUS CONTINUITIES II
Holmes, The Widows of I Tim. 5.3-16: A Re-examination of Two Premises
Sunderland, Commenting on the Psalms: Alexandria, Antioch and Salah
Vanderspoel, Moses as Mystic in Late Antiquity

3.30-4.00pm-AFTERNOON TEA

4.00-5.00pm
1. EGYPTIAN AND AEGEAN ART
Millar, Communication in Amarna Art
Crowley, The Human Figure in Aegean Art

2. TEACHERS' CONFERENCE LECTURE:
M. Stone, Was Sallust a Liar?

3. CHRISTIANS AND JEWS
Lattke, Early Christian, Gnostic and Jewish Tradition in the Odes of Solomon
McLaren, Christians and the Jewish Revolt, AD 66-70

4. PUBLIC POLICY IN LATE ANTIQUITY
Austin, A Policy of Manpower Conservation in the Roman Empire?
Nixon, The Early Career of Valentinian I

5. HISTORY AND IDEAS
Mortley, Why Did Eusebius Write History?
Osborn, The Beginning of European Ideas

5.00-6.00pm SYMPOSIUM:
Antike und Christentum (Introduced by Mortley/Nixon)

7.00 for 7.30pm-CONFERENCE DINNER

MONDAY 12 JULY

9.00-11.00am
1. THE PERSIAN PROVINCES (until 10.00)
Bedford, Temple and Community in Early Achaemenid Judah
Keen, Persian karanoi and Their Relationship to the Satrapal System

2. THE ROMAN REPUBLIC
Scholz, Annales or Historiae?
B.A. Marshall, The People vs the Aristocracy: Rome in the Late 2nd Century BC
Tatum, Ritual and Personal Morality in Cicero's De Domo
Welch, Cicero and Brutus in 45 BC

3. TEACHING THE HISTORY OF CHRISTIANITY
Painter, Christian Beginnings in a Modern University: James the Brother of Jesus as a Test Case
McIver, What Does the Gospel of Matthew Reveal about Early Christian History?
Rosner, The Acts of the Apostles and Biblical History

4. PROTECTING LATE ANTIQUITY
Frakes, The Defensor Civitatis and Late Roman Social Justice
Barlow, The North-South Divide in Antiquity and the Success of the Franks
P.M. Brennan, Divide and Fall: The Separation of Legionary Cavalry and the Fragmentation of the Roman Empire
Betts, Beyond the Limes Arabicus. The Syrian Desert in Late Antiquity

11.00-11.45am-MORNING TEA

11.45-12.45pm
1. ROMAN SOCIETY
Crisafulli, Prostitution in Ancient Rome: The Evidence of Comedy
Pitcher, Martial and Roman Sexuality

2. THE SEPTUAGINT
Eynikel, The Use of kairos and crovnos in the Septuagint
Jenkins, The Acceptance of the Septuagint in Palestine

3. CHRISTIANITY IN NORTH AFRICA
Clarke, Two Mid-third Century Bishops, Cyprian of Carthage and Dionysius of Alexandria: Congruences and Divergences
Adshead, Pharaoh and Patriarch: Changes Between Athanasius and Cyril in the Egyptian Church's Self-Perception

4. THE GRAND TRADITION I
Evans, The Legacy of Edward Gibbon
B.R. Brennan, Ranke's Constantine

12.45-2.00pm-LUNCH BREAK

2.00-3.30pm 1. EMPIRES IN THE EAST
McKenzie, Hellenistic Iraq: The Economic Centre of the Seleucid Empire
Jobling, Romans Always Conquer? New Epigraphic Evidence for the History of the Roman Control of the Hisma

2. GREEK EPIGRAPHY
Horsley, A Bilingual Funerary Monument from Dion in Northern Greece
Kearsley, The Milyas & the Attalids: a Decree of the City of Olbasa & a New Royal Letter of the Second Century BC

3. CHRISTIANITY IN THE FOURTH CENTURY
Drake, Fourth-Century Christianity and the 'Paranoid Style'
Hauben, The Church of the Martyrs. Christian Dissenters in Fourth-Century Egypt

4. THE GRAND TRADITION II
Croke, Mommsen, Wilcken and the Invention of Papyrology
Ridley, Friedrich Muenzer Fifty Years After

3.30-4.00pm-AFTERNOON TEA

4.00-5.00pm
1. TRADITIONAL MOTIFS IN THE FIRST CENTURY
Ockinga, The Tradition History of the Mary/Martha Pericope in Luke 10.38-42
Harding, Making Old things New: Prayer Texts in Josephus Antiquities i-xi

2. THE GREEK LANGUAGE AND ITS STUDY
McKay, The Declining Optative: Some Observations
Lee, The Continuing Challenge of New Testament Lexicography

3. CHRISTIANITY AND LATE ANTIQUITY
Power, Philosophy, Medicine and Sexual Gender in the Thought of Ambrose of Milan: A Report on Work in Progress
Rousseau, 'The Preacher and His Audience': A More Optimistic View

4. THEORY IN ARCHAEOLOGY
Allison, Theory & Method in Classical Archaeology
Knapp, Which Way(s) to the Past? Archaeology, Ancient History and Postmodernism

5.00-6.00pm-SYMPOSIUM
Archaeology and History
(Introduced by Fletcher/Knapp)

6.00-8.00pm-DINNER BREAK

8.00pm-LECTURE:
Smith, Demotic Egyptian Documents and Ptolemaic-Roman History

TUESDAY 13 JULY

9.00-10.30am
1. GREEK PHILOSOPHY

Sutton, Confusion and Mixture in Ancient Philosophy of Mind
Tarrant, Unlikely Sources: Olympiodorus' Platonic Commentaries as a Source for Two Periods of Intellectual History

2.IMAGES OF ROME
Mayer, Augustus and Literature
Jory, Pantomime Mask and the Pantomime Assistant
Protopopescu, Who Burns Whom on Scene XLV of Trajan's Column? Some Remarks on the Dacian Wars

3. RELIGIOUS FORMULAE IN THIRD AND FOURTH- CENTURY PAPYRI
Nobbs, Religious Formulas in Greek Papyrus Letters of the Third and Fourth Centuries
Harris, The Use of Scripture in Some Unidentified Theological Papyri
Nutt, May the Evil Eye Not Touch You

4. TEACHING ANCIENT HISTORY IN THE UNIVERSITIES
Geagan, Ancient History in North America: A Report from Ontario
Jensen, A No-Foundation Survey of Ancient History

10.30-11.00am-MORNING TEA

11.00-12.30pm
1. ATHENS: ORGANISATION AND DEMOCRACY
Robertson, From Phratries to Demes: the Organisation of Attica Before Cleisthenes
Pritchard, Thetes, Tribes and the Hoplite Tradition

2. ROMAN SOCIETY
Tracey, V(otum) S(olvit) L(ibens) A(nimo) B(ene) M(erenti)
O'Hara, The Economic Nature of Patria Potestas
McCullough, Physiognomy and Roman History

3. LECTURE: (until 12.00)
Coles, Oxyrhynchus and Takona: Mansiones of the Cursus Publicus

4. CHRISTIANITY IN THE FOURTH AND FIFTH CENTURIES
Leadbetter, Lactantius and Paideia in the Latin West
Tanner, Three Christian Latin Authors and the Late Roman Empire: Augustine, Orosius and Sulpicius Severus
Joyner, Pagan and Biblical Themes on Fourth Century AD North African Pottery

12.30-2.00pm-LUNCH BREAK

2.00-3.30pm
1. EGYPT AFTER THE PHARAOHS
Llewelyn, Directions for the Delivery of Letters in Roman Egypt
Hillard, The Agathos Daimon Abandons Alexandria V.
Stone, The Egyptian Attitude to the Roman Emperors as Pharaohs, as Demonstrated by the Inscriptions in Roman-Period Egyptian Temples

2. REPUBLIC TO PRINCIPATE
Stevenson, The 'Divinity' of Caesar and the title pater patriae
Lacey, Returning to the City
G.R. Stanton, Tacitus' View of Augustus' Place in History

3. LECTURE: (until 3.00)
Markus, A topic in late antiquity

4. TRADITION AND REDISCOVERY
Maddox, Prophetic Religion and the Roots of Political Opposition
Milns, The Not So Wild Scotsman

3.30-4.00pm-AFTERNOON TEA

4.00-5.30pm-SYMPOSIUM:
Classics and Ancient History for the Twenty-first Century (Introduced by Maddox, Milns & Schreuder)

5.30-7.30pm-DINNER BREAK

7.45 pm-Audience to be seated for Honorary Degree Ceremony

8.00pm-Conferring of Honorary Degrees followed by

PUBLIC LECTURE: Judge, Ancient Beginnings of the Modern World

FINAL SUPPER

Electronic Antiquity Vol. 1 Issue 1 - June 1993
edited by Peter Toohey and Ian Worthington
antiquity-editor@classics.Server.edu.au
ISSN 1320-3606

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