Fields of vision. Inaugural workshop for the Centre for the Study of the Ancient Mediterranean and the Near East
Durham University 38 North Bailey Durham DH1 3EU 9.30 Johannes Haubold (Dept. of Classics and Ancient History): Welcome and Introduction 10.00 Donald Murray (Dept. of Classics and Ancient History): 'A Common Foe? The Northern Barbarian in the Iranian, Mesopotamian and Greek Imagination' 10.30 John Steele (Dept. of Physics): 'Sharing the Sky: Interactions between Greek and Babylonian Astronomers' 11.15 Coffee 11.45 Penny Wilson (Dept. of Archaeology): 'Pots, People and the Plural Community: A Case Study of the Greeks in Egypt at Sais' 12.15 Igor Dorfmann-Lazarev (Dept. of Theology and Religion): 'The Vision of Man in Hermes Trismegistos's “Definitions”’ 13.00 Lunch in the Department of Classics 14.00 Round Table Discussion Participants in the workshop are also cordially invited to attend the guest lecture by Professor Etman of the University of Cairo: 15.00 Ahmed Etman (University of Cairo): ‘Homer in the Arab World’
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