Coming Events

Movement, Mobility, and the Journey: Ancient Actions and Perspectives
29 February 2020

Penn Museum Widener Lecture Hall


From Opulent Banquets to Drudgery: The World of Mesopotamian Musicians
2 March 2020
Regine Pruzsinsky
Jones Hall 202


Urban Renewal and Recovery: The Case of Antioch on the Orontes
2 March 2020
Andrea de Giorgi
McCormick 106


The Old Man and the Sea: Shinra Myƍjin and Buddhist Networks of the East Asian ‘Mediterranean’
2 March 2020
Sujung Kim
Jones Hall 202


Land Use Transformations in First Millennium BC Northern Mesopotamia
2 March 2020
Jason Herrmann
Penn Museum 345


Uses of the Past: From the Pyramids to Taq-i-Bostan
3 March 2020
Renata Holod
Penn Museum L1


Comparing Greek and Latin Astronomical Literature: A Case Study from 15th Century Crete
3 March 2020
Alberto Bardi
Old Library 224


Taxation in Fourth Century Egypt: A Peculiar Case of P. Giss. II 128
3 March 2020
Marcin Kotyl
ISAW Lecture Hall


Lighting the Way: Doorways into the Late-Antique Jewish Home
4 March 2020
Gregg E. Gardner
Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies


Monastic Lessons in Cloth from Late Antique Egypt: Worn, Embodied, and Remembered
4 March 2020
Thelma Thomas
Scheide Caldwell House 103


The Colossus of Rhodes: Towards a Spatio-Temporal Aesthetic of Scale in Hellenistic Sculpture
5 March 2020
Ruth Bielfeldt
McCormick Hall 106


What do we talk about when we talk about late antique cities? An archaeological point of view
5 March 2020
Andrea Augenti
Cohen Hall 402


ISAW Archaeology Day
5 March 2020

ISAW


Conversations Greek and Indian: comparative work on Plato's Republic and Shantideva's Bodhicarayavatara
6 March 2020
Sara Ahbel-Rappe
East Pyne 161


TBD
6 March 2020
TBD
Penn Museum M2


Charting the Early Chinese Oikumene
6 March 2020
Min Li
Kent 403


The Dark Side of the Nile: Greek and Coptic Paideia in Late Antique Egypt
9 March 2020
Gianfranco Agosti
East Pyne 161


Mind the Gap: Reflections on Late Antique and Medieval Ethiopia
9 March 2020
Aaron Butts
Jones Hall 202


The Vulgate Text of Seneca’s De beneficiis 1475-1650
9 March 2020
Bob Kaster
Scheide Caldwell House 209


Talking to a Wall: Social Change and Public Communication in Late Antiquity
9 March 2020
Paolo Liverani
McCormick Hall 101


The “Hunger Years” and the “Sea Peoples”: Preliminary Observations on the Recently Published Letter from the “House of Urtenu” Archive at Ugarit
10 March 2020
Yoram Cohen
ISAW Lecture Hall


Alaskan Volcanoes and Mediterranean History
11 March 2020
Joseph Manning
East Pyne 010


Reading (lots of) Papyri, Writing (new kinds of) Ancient History
12 March 2020
Joseph Manning



The Empire of Sacrifice: The Great City Yong and the Archaeology of Religion
13 March 2020

Kent Hall 403


Useful Bodies in the Ancient Jewish Household
18 March 2020
Pratima Gopalakrishnan
Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies


A Tale of Two Cities: Sparta, Athens, and White Supremacy
18 March 2020
Curtis Dozier
Bond Hall


PHAROS: Doing Justice to the Classics
18 March 2020
Curtis Dozier
Bond Hall


Not all Roads Lead to Rome
19 March 2020
Liana Brent
Cohen Hall 402


Evidence for Coffin Reuse in the 21st Dynasty Coffins of the Royal Cache Deir el Bahari 320”
19 March 2020
Kara Cooney
Penn Museum Rainey Auditorium


Ancient Tsunamis at Caesarea Maritima: Evidence for Coastal and Underwater Geoarchaeological Research
20 March 2020
Beverly Goodman
Penn Museum M2


The Formation of Sogdian Culture: On Building and Borrowing
23 March 2020
Pavel Lurje
ISAW ISAW Lecture Hall


Construction Clues as Conservation Strategy: Destruction, Myth building, and the Heroics of Small Details in Ancient Andean Stones
25 March 2020
Stella Nair
McCormick Hall 106


In the Aftermath of Violence: Andean Stones and the Heroics of Small Construction Details
25 March 2020
Stella Nair
McCormick Hall 106


Securitas: Embodied Concept
26 March 2020
Michèle Lowrie



A daemon within? Plotinus and Iamblichus on our allotted guardian spirit
26 March 2020
Wiebke-Marie Stock
Cohen Hall 402


The Compressed Image and the Modern History of Greek Art
26 March 2020
Milette Gaifman
Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Class of 1978 Orrery Pavilion Kislak Center


Re-Rolling the Past: Representations and Reinterpretations of Antiquity in Analog and Digital Games
27 March 2020

ISAW Lecture Hall


Hermogenes and Hellenistic - Roman Temple Building in Greece and Asia Minor: Messon (Lesbos) - Teos - Magnesia - Sardis
28 March 2020

Penn Museum Classroom L2


Stories on Walls: The Heyday of Sogdian Narrative Monumental Art
30 March 2020
Pavel Lurje
ISAW Lecture Hall