Byzantium as the New Israel (LECTURE in English)

Title: Byzantium as the New Israel (LECTURE in English)
Location: ASCSA, Cotsen Hall, 9 Anapiron Polemou, 106 76 Athens
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Description: Presented by
Gennadius Library, American School of Classical Studies at Athens

Professor Paul Magdalino, St Andrews University

March 31, 2009, 7:00pm
28th Annual Walton Lecture
Professor Paul Magdalino, University of St Andrews
“Byzantium as the New Israel”

Paul Magdalino (BA, DPhil [Oxon.] FBA) is Bishop Wardlaw Professor of Byzantine History at St Andrews University. His teaching and research interests are the society, culture and economy of the Byzantine world from the 6th to the 13th centuries. His special interests at present are the city of Constantinople, prophecy, astrology and religion, as well as the relations of Byzantium with Western Europe. He has written and edited numerous books, such as Studies on the History and Topography of Byzantine Constantinople (2007); The occult sciences in Byzantium (2006); Byzantium in the Year 1000 (2003); Byzantium and the modern Greek identity (1998); Constantinople mediévale: études sur l’évolution des structures urbaines (1996); The Empire of Manuel I Komnenos, 1143 – 1180 (1993); and Tradition and Transformation in Medieval Byzantium (1991).

Start Time: 19:00
Date: 2009-03-31