Mapping the world: a workshop on geography and explorers
held under the auspices of the Centre for the study of the Ancient Mediterranean and the Near East
9.30-9.45 Paola Ceccarelli and Johannes Haubold: Welcome and Introduction 9.45-10.30 Liam Cooney: ‘A view from Egypt: Egyptians and their western neighbours’ 10.30-10.45 Coffee break 10.45-11.30 Johannes Haubold: ‘The Mappa Mundi and the Sargon Geography: mapping the world from a Mesopotamian perspective’ 11.30-12.15 William Bhandari: ‘Exploration in Herodotus’ 12.15-13.00 Paola Ceccarelli: ‘How to deal with islands? Conceptualizations of the Aegean space’ 13.00-14.00 Buffet lunch in the Department of Classics 14.00-14.45 Graham Shipley: ‘Aspects of Pseudo-Scylax’ view of space’ 14.45-15.30 Andy Merrills: ‘Representing the Nile in late republican and early imperial Rome’ 15.30-16.00 Concluding discussion 16.00-17.00 Tea
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