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AUGUST-BOECKH-ANTIKEZENTRUM

Encyclopedic Knowledge in and of Antiquity

Workshop at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, 27th-29th June 2017

Workshop (Unter den Linden 6, Room 2249a, ‘Zwischengeschoss’)

 

 

Tue 27

Wed 28

Thu 29

 

 

 

 

 

 

10–12 Constanze Güthenke (Oxford)

Boeckh Seminar

 

 

Aristotle

9–10 Gyburg Uhlmann (FU Berlin) ‘School Examples and Curricular Entanglements in Aristotle’s Metaphysics and other Pragmateiai’

 

10–10.30 Coffee

 

10.30–11.15 Thomas Davies (PU) ‘Arist. Phys. 2.1 and its Neoplatonic Reception’ (Resp.: Antonio Vargas, HU)

 

11.15–12 Moritz Hinsch (HU) ‘The Books that no one Read: The Fate of Greek Agronomists from Aristotle to Pliny’ (Resp.: Marco Blumhofer, HU)

Drama

9–9.45 Ella Haselswerdt (PU) ‘Tragic Knowledge and the Choral Subject in Aeschylus' Agamemnon’ (Response: Giulia Maria Chesi, HU)

9.45–10.30 Paul Touyz (PU) ‘Putting the Goat into Goat-Song: ancient conceptions of satyrs and theories of dramatic origins’ (Resp.: Bernd Seidensticker, FU Berlin)

 

10.30–11 Coffee

 

Doxography

11–11.45 Marco Blumhofer (HU) ‘Too much to know. Imperial doxographical texts between encyclopaedia and anti-encyclopaedia’ (Resp.: Markus Asper, HU)

Knowledge in Rome

11.45–12.30 Friderike Senkbeil (HU) ‘praecipuum munus annalium – or What is worth knowing about the past? Programmatic elements in the historiographical works of Tacitus’ (Resp.: Philip Aubreville, HU)

12–13 lunch

12–13 lunch

 

12.30–13.30 lunch

Welcome/Introduction

13–14 Markus Asper (HU) / Joshua Billings (PU) / Martin Stöckinger (HU)

 

Reception

14–14.45 Mathura Umachandran (PU) ‘Auerbach's Homer, or Re-reading the Sublime’ (Response: Nina Ogrowsky, HU)

 

14.45–15.15 Coffee

 

15.15–16.15 Anna Echterhölter (HU) ‘The Political Economy of Units: August Boeckh, Historical Metrology, and Households’

 

Medicine

16.15–17.15 Philip van der Eijk / Ricarda Gäbel  (HU) ‘Ancient Medical "Encyclopaedias" – The Case of Aetius of Amida’

 

Dinner

Knowledge and Language

13–14 Thorsten Fögen (Durham / Cologne / HU) ‘Die Etymologiae des Isidor von Sevilla als Fachtext’

 

14–14.45 Hanna Gołąb (PU) ‘Performing Acrostics: Ritual Knowledge in Late Hellenistic Susa’ (Resp.: Joshua Katz, PU)

 

14.45–15.15 Coffee

 

15.15–16.45 Joshua Billings and Joshua Katz (PU) Workshop on Etymologies

 

16.45–19 break

 

19–21 lecture by

Kai Brodersen (Erfurt) ‘Vom Bosporos über Ochsenfurth nach Oxford: Etymologien und Eigennamen im Griechisch-Lexikon’

(sponsored by the Department of Ancient History)

Friedrichstraße 191–193, room 4026

13.30–15 Katharina Volk / Jim Zetzel (Columbia) Workshop ‘Roman Wissenschaft of the Late Republic between ratio and consuetudo

 

15–15.30 Coffee

 

15.30–16.15 Christian Badura (FU Berlin) ‘Encyclopedic and 'cyclopedic' knowledge in Varro and Ovid's Fasti’ (Resp.: Martin Stöckinger, HU)

 

16.15–17 Concluding Discussion

 

 

Dinner