UniversitÓ di Siena
Centro interdipartimentale di studi UniversitÓ di Siena
       
     

    Sacred Images
    in the Ancient Mediterranean

    International Conference

    Siena, 14-15-16 June 2006
    Auditorium Graduate College Santa Chiara via Valdimontone, 1

    14 June

    • Chairman: Maurizio Bettini
      12,00-13,00
      - F. Graf (OSU) – The Oracle and the Image. Once Again on Some Clarian Oracles.
      - G. Chiarini (UdS) – Further considerations about the so-called “E” of Delphi.
      13,00-14,00
      - T. McNiven (OSU) – Interactions with the Sacred Images on Athenian Pottery.
      - I. Sforza (U. di Pisa) – Argos panoptes and the All-seeing Greek Gods.
    • Chairman: Michael Swartz
      15,00-16,00
      - S. Knippschild (TUD) – Images as Victims of War: the Abduction and Destruction of Cult Images in the Ancient Near East.
      - K. Rask (OSU) – Near Eastern Influences on the Dioskouroi: Meslamtaea, Lugalirra, and Twin Door Gods.
      17,00-18,00
      - S. Hautala (UdS) – Beard of Jupiter, Hand of Mars, Hair of Venus: Sacred Images in Vegetative World.
      - B. Buchholz (OSU) – Misunderstanding the Gods: Anthropomorphism and Ignorance.

    15 June

    • Chairman: Fritz Graf
      12,00-13,00
      - M. Fullerton (OSU) – Roma and Augustus on Some Early Imperial Cameos.
      - M. Bettini (UdS) – Images of Death: Doubling in the Roman Aristocratic Funeral.
      13,00-14,00
      - M. Swartz (OSU) – Ritual Objects as Sacred Images in the Art of the Ancient Synagogue.
      - G. De Sanctis (UdS) – Sacer lapis. About Terminus and the Boundaries Stones in Roman Myth.
    • Chairman: Timothy McNiven
      15,00 – 16,00
      - G. Pucci (UdS) – Of Nymphs and Graces.
      - L. Kilker (OSU) – What Does it Mean to Be a Votive? An Exploration of Reclining Figurines from Corinth and Morgantina.
      17,00-18,00
      - N. Dobyns (OSU) – Inside the Brazen Gods. Artistic Representations, Popular Belief, and the Rhetoric of Possession in Late Antiquity.
      - T. Braccini (UdS) – The Holy Tile: when an Acheiropoieton duplicates itself.

    16 June

    • Chairman: Giuseppe Pucci
      12,00-13,30
      - S. Ronchey (UdS) - Death-in-Life in the Eyes: for a Psychology of the Byzantine Icon.
      - A. Haluszka (OSU) - Inside-Out. A Study of the Inner Statue.
      - S. Iles Johnston (OSU) - Who Put the Soul in the Statue? A Closer Look at the Telestic Art.

    UNIVERSIT└ DEGLI STUDI DI SIENA
    SCUOLA DI DOTTORATO IN STORIA, ARCHEOLOGIA ED ANTROPOLOGIA DEL MONDO ANTICO
    SEZIONE DI ANTROPOLOGIA DEL MONDO ANTICO.
    SCUOLA SUPERIORE DI STUDI UMANISTICI - SCUOLA DI DOTTORATO IN ANTROPOLOGIA, STORIA E TEORIA DELLA CULTURA

    Technische Universitńt Dresden
    Sonderforschungsbereich 537

    Focus Program in Ancient Mediterranean Cultures at the College of Arts and Sciences
    The Ohio State University

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