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Alexander’s Legacy. Texts, Documents, Fortune - 03-04-05/09/2015, Milano (Italy)

FECHA/DATE/DATA: 03-04-05/09/2015

LUGAR/LOCATION/LUOGO: Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (Milano, Italy)

ORGANIZADOR/ORGANIZER/ORGANIZZATORE: Professor Cinzia Bearzot; Professor Franca Landucci

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Thursday, September 03, 2015, 14:30

Welcome and Introduction

Chair: Frances POWNALL, University of Alberta

15:00 The Legend of Seleucus: The Signet Ring

Daniel OGDEN, University of Exeter

15:30 Why Did the Sources Believe or Disbelieve the Story of Alexander and the Amazonian Queen?

Joseph ROISMAN, Colby College

Coffee break (16:00)

16:30 Alexander and Hellenistic Poetry

Silvia BARBANTANI, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore

17:00 Alexander and the “Winner Historiography”

Giuseppe SQUILLACE, Università della Calabria

Friday, September 04, 2015, 09:00

Chair: Daniel OGDEN, University of Exeter

09:00 Fortress Egypt: The Abortive Invasions of 320 and 306

Edward ANSON, University of Arkansas

09:30 The First Unnumbered Ptolemy or the Unhappy Coregency

Lucia CRISCUOLO, Università di Bologna

Coffee break (10:00)

10:15 The First Antigonids and Alexander’s Memory

Victor ALONSO TRONCOSO, Universidade da Coruña

10:45 A “Lawless Piety” in an Age of Transition. Demetrius the Besieger and the Political Uses of Greek Religion

Manuela MARI, Università di Cassino

Friday, September 04, 2015, 14:30

Chair: Edward ANSON, University of Arkansas

14:30 Alexander’s Political Legacy in the West: Duris on Agathocles

Frances POWNALL, University of Alberta

15:00 Ptolemy, Krateros and Alexander at the Hydaspes, an Historiographical Approach

Timothy HOWE, St. Olaf College

Coffee break (15:30)

16:00 I rapporti fra Callistene ed Alessandro nell’opinione di Filodemo (nuovi elementi da PHerc 1050 e 1675)

Luisa PRANDI, Università di Verona

16:30 Friendship and Alliances in the Time of the Diadochi

Sabine MÜLLER, Universität Innsbruck

17:00 Classical Sources and Proskynesis. History of a Misunderstanding

Federicomaria MUCCIOLI, Università di Bologna

Saturday, September 05, 2015, 09:00

Chair: Joseph ROISMAN, Colby College

9:00 Alexander’s Military Reforms in Susa (324 B.C.)

Marek Jan OLBRICHT, University of Rzeszów

9:30 Knowledge and Religion in “Alexander’s Letter about India”

Elias KOULAKIOTIS, University of Ioannina

Coffee break (10:00)

10:15 Northern Anatolia after Alexander: Continuity and Change

Stefania GALLOTTA, Università “l’Orientale”di Napoli

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