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From Egypt to Manchester: Unravelling The John Rylands Papyrus Collection

The School of Social Sciences, University of Manchester

Thursday, September 4, 2014 at 1:00 PM - Saturday, September 6, 2014 at 4:00 PM (PDT)

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From Egypt to Manchester:

Unravelling the John Rylands Papyrus Collection

 

4th – 6th September 2014 - The John Rylands Library, Manchester

 

Thursday, 4th September 2014 - The Christie Room

 

Time

Details

1:00 – 1:45pm

Registration Open

1:45 – 2:00pm

Welcome and opening of the conference

2:00 – 2:30pm

Marco Perale (Oxford-Liverpool): The Rylands   Hexameter Adespota

2.30 – 3:00pm

Andrea Filoni (Milan): P. Ryl. 24: an   Exegetical Commentary on the Iliad?

3:00 – 3:30pm

Maria Chiara Scapaticcio (Naples-Paris):   Reading, Rereading and Annotating Cicero in the Eastern Roman Empire: towards   a New Edition of P.Ryl. III 477 

3:30 – 4:00pm

Coffee Break

4:00 – 4:20pm

Roberta Mazza (Manchester): Unravelling the   Rylands Papyri: Results of the Pilot Project

4:20 – 4:40pm

Caroline Checkley-Scott, T. Higson (Manchester): Yes   We Care - but We Can Help You too! The Work of the Collection Care Team in Supporting   Papyrus Research 

4:40 – 5:00pm

Carol   Burrows, Jamie Robinson, Gwen Riley Jones(Manchester): Imaging   the John Rylands Papyri 

5:00 – 5:30pm

Discussion

5:30 – 6.30pm

Reception

 

Friday, 5th September 2014 - The Christie Room (am) / The Historic Reading Room (pm)

 

Time

Details

10:00 – 10:30am

David Ratzan (New York): “Under Contract” in Roman Egypt: P.Ryl. II   128 in Context

10:30 – 11:00am

William Mundy (Manchester): Whose Archive   Is It, Anyway? The Rylands Petitions from Euhemeria and the Archephodos Archive

11:00 – 11:30am

Coffee Break

11:30 – 12:00

Hannah Cotton (Jerusalem): P.Ryl. 608 and 623: The Revolution in the Style of the Latin Letter of Recommendation

12:00-12:30pm

James Corke-Webster (Edinburgh):From Paperwork to Persecution: the Rylands Decian   Libelli in Context

12:30 – 1:00pm

Discussion

1:00 – 2:00pm

Lunch Break

2:00 – 2:30pm

AnneMarie Luijendijk (Princeton): Unravelling the   Oldest Septuagint Manuscript (P.Ryl. III 458) 

2:30 – 3:00pm

Brent Nongbri (Sydney): Palaeography,   Precision, and Publicity: Some Further Thoughts on P52

3:00 – 3:30pm

Coffee Break

3:30 – 4:00pm

Thomas Kraus (Neumarkt): Small in Size,   but Fabulous Artefacts: P.Ryl. III 463, P.Ryl. I 28 and Late Antique   Miniature Books

4:00 – 4:30pm

Todd Hickey (Berkeley): Grenfell,   Kelsey, and the Dealers

4:30 – 5:00pm

Elizabeth Gow (Manchester) Enriqueta Rylands: Private Collector of a Public Library

5.00 – 5.30pm

Discussion

5.30pm

Close

 

Saturday, 6th September 2014 - The Christie Room

 

Time

Details

9:30-10:00am

Joanne Marie Robinson (Manchester): ‘I   Have Made You My Wife’: Family and Financial Implications of Demotic Marriage   Settlements in the John Rylands Library 

10:00-10:30am

Luigi Prada (Oxford):The   Group of Early Demotic Servitude Contracts in the John Rylands Collection, or   the Misfortunes of Peftuawykhons Son of Heribastet (P.Ryl.Dem. 3–7)

10:30-11:00am

Coffee Break

11:00-11:30am

Foy Scalf (Chicago): Papyrus Rylands   Hieratic 6: A Copy of the First and Second Books of Breathing

11:30-12:00

Campbell Price (Manchester): Dedicating a Statue   in Saite Egypt: Thoughts on P. Rylands IX 7, 17-19

12:00-12:30pm

Jeremy Pope (Williamsburg):Historicity and Verisimilitude in Papyrus   Rylands IX

12:30 – 1:00pm

Discussion

1:00 – 2:00pm

Lunch Break

2:00 – 2:30pm

Jenny Cromwell (Sydney-Manchester): Fugitives,   Taxes, and Women: The Rylands Contribution to the History of the Monastery of   Apa Thomas

2:30 – 3:00pm

Mohamed Ahmed Abdellatif (Mansoura): The Tax System   in Egypt in the Early Islamic Period in the Light of some Arabic Papyri   from the John Rylands Papyrus Collection and Other Collections

3:00 – 3:30pm

Nikolaos Gonis (London):Documents of the Islamic Period at Manchester and Some Sister Pieces

3:30 – 4:00pm

Discussion and Closing over Coffee

 

              

Have questions about From Egypt to Manchester: Unravelling The John Rylands Papyrus Collection? Contact The School of Social Sciences, University of Manchester

When & Where


The John Rylands Library
150 Deansgate
M3 3EH
United Kingdom

Thursday, September 4, 2014 at 1:00 PM - Saturday, September 6, 2014 at 4:00 PM (PDT)


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The School of Social Sciences, University of Manchester

The School of Social Sciences is an internationally recognised centre of excellence in research and teaching across EconomicsPoliticsPhilosophySocial AnthropologySocial StatisticsSociology and Census and Survey Research. The breadth of expertise in these areas fosters the groundbreaking research that staff are involved in, and an unparalleled range of degrees and programmes at both undergraduate and graduate levels.

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