November 9, 2018

Eyewitness reports in Greek and Roman historiography

University of Southern Denmark

Centre for Medieval Literature

Cassius Dio Network

Eyewitness reports in Greek and Roman HIstoriography

9.30-10.15 Lisa Hau, University of Glasgow. “Turning the Reader into an Eyewitness - the experiential quality of Hellenistic historiography”
10:15-11:15

Peter Liddel, University of Manchester. “Reflections on Humanity. Ancient Greek Historians and Inscriptions.”

12:00-13:00

Lunch

13:00-13:45

Benjamin Pedersen, University of Southern Denmark. "Callisthenes, Alexander and the Creation of a Homeric Hero"

13:45-14:30

Christopher Baron, University of Notre Dame. “Being There: Brief Dialogue in Herodotus and Thucydides”

14:30-15:15

Carsten Hjort Lange,  University of Aalborg. “Augustus and the Res Gestae: a Retrospective View on the Civil War?”

15:15-15:30

Coffee

15:30-16:15

Julian Yolles, University of Southern Denmark. “Josephus as eyewitness”

16:15-17:00

Jesper Majbom Madsen, University of Southern Denmark. “Cassius Dio: Eye to Eye with Severian politics. But what did he see?”

Everyone is welcome. For registration please email Jesper Majbom Madsen, majbom@sdu.dk.

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