Seminar Series: The Cult of Saints in the First Millennium

Dr Efthymios Rizos of the Cult of Saints project is convening a seminar series at the University of Oxford on The Cult of Saints in the First Millennium.

Seminar Programme

Time: Friday 5.00 – 7.00 pm

Venue: Radcliffe Humanities Building, University of Oxford – Seminar Room (3rd floor)

22 January: Paweł Nowakowski (Oxford, The Cult of Saints Project)

Epitaph for a saint: considerations on the epigraphical aspects of the burial of martyrs

5 February: Nikoloz Aleksidze (Pembroke College)

King Vačagan the Pious and his Long Hunt for Relics

19 February: Maria Lidova (Wolfson College)

Art as Evidence for the Joint Cult of Saints: John the Baptist and John the Evangelist in Early Medieval Rome and Byzantium

4 March: Philip Booth (Trinity College)

Text, Shrine, and Supplicant in the Eastern Cult of Saints (5th – 7th centuries)