Day 2: Conference: The Late Antique Cult of Saints in Eastern Christianity

Friday 5 May

10:30–11:00 Coffee & Tea
11:00–13:00 Panel C: RECORDING SAINTHOOD
Chair: Arietta Papaconstantinou
NATALIE REYNOSO (Fordham University) Obedience unto Death in the Life of Febronia and the Cult that Emerged in the Wake of her Death
DRAGOLJUB GARIC (KU Leuven) Virginity and Noble Suicide in John Chrysostom and Eusebius of Emessa’s Martyr Homilies
KONSTANTINOS BILIAS (Inscriptiones Graeca/Freie Universität Berlin) Three New Fragments of the Parapegma of Sicyon (CSLA E06318)
SIMON PIERRE (Sorbonne Université) The Construction of a Cult and a Life (6th-9th cent) – How Mār Aḥūdemmeh Became the “Apostle and Martyr” Patron Saint for the Miaphysites of Iraq
13:00–14:00 Lunch Break
Chair: Alison Salvesen
NUNA TERRI (Université libre de Bruxelles) Saint Thekla in Seleukeia on the Kalykadnos: Model of Intercession and Interconnector between Religious Traditions in Rough Cilicia?
OSNAT EMILY RANCE (University of Regensburg) Copy-Paste: Symeon Stylites’ Triumph over the Jews as a Local Version of the Callinicum Episode
ADINA GOLDMAN (Princeton University) “Rejoice, my innards, rejoice!”: Comedy and Awe in the Life of a Rabbinic “Saint”
15:30–16:00 Break
16:00–17:30 Plenary Session
DAVID TAYLOR (University of Oxford) Adopting the Saints of ‘the Neighbours’: The Case of Egyptian Saints in Syriac
17:30–18:30 Wine Reception
19:00 Dinner

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Please register for in person attendance by the deadline, 2 May.