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Homer and Herodotus: A Reappraisal - 04-05/03/2019, Newcastle upon Tyne (England)


FECHA / DATE/DATA: 04-05/03/2019

LUGAR/LOCATION/LUOGO: Robert Boyle Lecture Theatre, Armstrong Building, School of History Classics and Archaeology, Newcastle University (Newcastle upon Tyne, England)

ORGANIZADOR/ORGANIZER/ORGANIZZATORE: Dr. Ivan Matijašić, (Newcastle University)

INFO: web - ivan.matijasic@newcastle.ac.uk

INSCRIPCIÓN/REGISTRATION/REGISTRAZIONE: Gratis/free/gratuito


Se ruega enviar un email a /please contact /sono pregati di inviare una e-mail a ivan.matijasic@newcastle.ac.uk

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Monday, 4 March


14:00 Introduction

14:15 Keynote speaker: Christopher Pelling (Oxford), Homeric and Herodotean intertextuality: what’s the point?

15:00 Maria Fragoulaki (Cardiff), Narrative and experience of the human body in war: Homer and Herodotus

15:40 Pietro Vannicelli (Sapienza, Rome), Homer in Progress: Aeschylus and Herodotus on Xerxes’ expedition against Greece

16:20 Coffee Break

17:00 Giulia Donelli (Bristol), Truth, Fiction, and Authority in Herodotus’ Book 8

17:40 Massimo Giuseppetti (Roma Tre), Herodotus’ Epic Voices: Homeric and non-Homeric Epic in the Histories

18:20 Discussion



Tuesday, 5 March


09:30 Thomas Harrison (St Andrews), Herodotus, Homer, and the character of the gods

10:10 Joseph Skinner (Newcastle), Homer, Herodotus and Greek identity

10:50 Coffee Break

11:20 Olga Tribulato (Venice), Homer and Herodotus: the linguistic perspective

12:00 Ivan Matijašić (Newcastle), Herodotus, “the prose Homer of history”

12:40 Concluding Remarks


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