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When Gods Speak to Men: Divine Speech according to Textual Sources in the Ancient Mediterranean Basi

The aim of this symposium is to bring together experts from various fields, namely History, History of Religion, Archaeology, Epigraphy, Palaeography, Linguistics, etc., in order to examine the diversity of divine speech as it is articulated and mediated. The contexts in which divine speech occurs will be examined, as well as its literary and material forms.

FECHA/DATE/DATA: 15/06/2018

LUGAR/LOCATION/LUOGO: La Maison Des Chercheurs, Université Catholique de Lille (Lille, France)

ORGANIZADOR/ORGANIZER/ORGANIZZATORE: Stéphanie Anthonioz (Catholic University of Lille); Alice Mouton (CNRS); Daniel Petit (ENS, EPHE Paris)

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Thursday 14 9h30 S. Anthonioz, D. Petit and A. Mouton: Welcoming speech 10h D. Lefèvre (Geneva Univ.): When the Egyptian gods speak. Divine speech in context 10h30 G. Selz (Vienna Univ.): "The word of the god is with him the throughout the day". Exploring divine speech and its functions for humans according to Sumerian sources 11h Coffee break 11h30 M. Nissinen (Helsinki Univ.): The Material Aspect of Prophecy 12h00 C. Roche-Hawley (CNRS): The Writing of the Gods in Ancient Mesopotamia 12h30 Lunch at the University restaurant 14h30 A. Mouton (CNRS): Divine Speech in Hittite Dreams 15h00 A. Gilan (Tel Aviv Univ.): Divine Speech in Hittite Historical Texts 15h30 Coffee break 16h S. Anthonioz (Lille Univ.): Biblical Prophecy: Writing and Media Associated 16h30 E. Tracy (St Andrews Univ.): Divine Human Relational Dialogue 17h A. Venanzi (Sorbonne Univ.): Communicating with the Gods: the West Semitic Inscriptions Evening free Friday 15 9h30 C. le Feuvre (Sorbonne Univ.): Language of Gods and Cratylic Conceptions in Ancient Greek 10h00 M. Lesgourgues (Montreal Univ. & Paris X Univ.): Gods’ secretaries: on preserving oracles in the oracular Greek shrines during Hellenistic and Roman times 10h30 Coffee break 11h00 R. Loriol (Lyon Univ.): Divine Signs in Roman Narratives 11h30 E. Tigchelaar (Leuven Univ.): The Transformation of Divine Speech in Second Temple Judaism 12h00 Lunch at the University restaurant 14h00 A. Ohali (Paris III Univ.): The Daughter of God: The Feminine Identity of the Heavenly Voice in Ancient Rabbinic Literature 14h30 S. Varlik (Istanbul 29 Mayis Univ.): Revelation in Islamic Philosophy between Intellect and Imagination 15h00 Coffee break 15h30 J.-B. Lecuit (Lille Univ.): Divine Speech from the Dogmatic Point of View 16h00 S. Anthonioz, D. Petit and A. Mouton: Closing remarks

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