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Technepopoiia: between Greek technical poetry and treatises in verse - 12/07/2018, Nijmegen (Netherlands)

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This conference, to be held in Soeterbeeck on 12 July 2018 (Radboud University Nijmegen, the Netherlands) aims to approach technical poetry from different viewpoints: as art and as expression of knowledge.

 

FECHA/ DATE/DATA: 12/07/2018

 

LUGAR/LOCATION/LUOGO: Radbout University (Nijmegen, Netherlands)

 

ORGANIZADOR/ORGANIZER/ORGANIZZATORE: Dr. Floris Overduin

 

INFO: f.overduin@let.ru.nl

 

INSCRIPCIÓN/REGISTRATION/REGISTRAZIONE:  Gratis / Free / Gratuito


PROGRAMA/PROGRAM/PROGRAMMA: 

 

Thursday 12 July

09:00 – 09:30          Floris Overduin (organiser, Radboud University Nijmegen)

                                    Opening remarks and introduction

 

09:30 – 10:15          Enrico Magnelli  (Università degli Studi di Firenze)

‘On the Way to Nicander: Numenius’ Halieutica and Theriaca’

 

10:15 – 11:00           Leonardo Cazzadori (Stanford University)

‘Knowledge and Immersive Participation in Hellenistic Technical Poetry’
 

11:00 – 11:20          coffee

 

11:20 – 12:05          Kathryn Wilson (Washington University in St. Louis)

‘A Non-Hesiodic (Anti-Hesiodic?) Strain of Hellenistic Didactic Poetry’
 

12:05 – 12:50          Johannes Wietzke (Carleton College)

‘The World Writ Small: Pseudo-Scymnus’ Iambic Geography and the Poetics of Scale’
 

12:50 – 14:10          lunch

 

14:10 – 14:55          Emily Kneebone (University of Nottingham)

‘The Pleasures of Knowledge in Later Greek Didactic’

 

14:55 – 15:40          Max Leventhal (Cambridge University)

‘Astronomical Accounts: The Poetics of Numbers in Manilius and Ps.-Manetho’

 

15:40 – 16:00          coffee

 

16:00 – 16:45          Francesco Grillo (University of Glasgow)

‘The ἀριθμητικά from AP 14 in Context: A Reappraisal of Their Origin and Function’
 

17:00 – 18:30          drinks

 

 

Friday 13 July

 

09:30 – 10:15          Maria Gerolemou (University of Cyprus)

‘Animated Stones: Orphic Lithica’

 

10:15 – 11:00          Robin Greene (Providence College)

‘Science, Wonder, and the Divine in Paulus Silentiarius’ Poem on ‘Marvelous’ Waters’
 

11:00 – 11:15          coffee

 

11:15 – 12:15          general discussion and closing remarks

 

12:15 – 13:15          lunch

 

 

 

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