CALL. 29.05.2015: Ancient Arcadia. History and Culture of a Mountainous Region - Graz (Austria)
FECHA LÍMITE/DEADLINE/SCADENZA: 29/05/2015
FECHA CONGRESO/CONGRESS DATE/DATA CONGRESSO: 11-12/02/2016
LUGAR/LOCATION/LUOGO: Zentrum Antike - Karl-Franzens-Universität (Graz, Austria)
ORGANIZADOR/ORGANIZER/ORGANIZZATORE: Zentrum Antike, Institut für Archäologie und Institut für Alte Geschichte und Altertumskunde - Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz
After five years of archaeological research conducted by the University of Graz and the EFA Korinthias in a joint project at Archaia Pheneos, the University of Graz (Center of Antiquity, Institute of Archaeology, Institute of Ancient History) will hold an international symposium dedicated to ancient Arcadia and its historical, demographical and cultural peculiarities.
At this symposium the following topics will be dealt with:
Arcadian poleis: historical and archaeological evidence
Cult and religion in ancient Arcadia
The image of Arcadia in ancient texts and its later adoption
Economy and traffic in the mountains of Arcadia
Arcadia and its role in Greek history
Language and written records of Arcadia
We would like to invite all colleagues working in the field of Archaeology, Ancient History, Classical Philology or Linguistics to participate in this meeting and to contribute by sending us papers.