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Video Recordings from The Scribal Mind Conference
Video Recordings from The Scribal Mind: Textual Criticism in Antiquity by Kristen Soule last modified 10/12/2017 05:00 PM — Filed under:
Exhibition Lecture: Geographical Portable Sundials
This lecture considers one type of Roman sundial represented in the exhibition that has not been sufficiently appreciated from geographical, cultural, and ... by gk1164@nyu.edu last modified 11/21/2017 04:36 PM — Filed under: ,
Exhibition Lecture: Time and Cosmos in Greco-Roman Astrology
This lecture will consist of a brief introduction to the historical development and the main characteristics of Greco-Roman astrology, to be followed by a ... by gk1164@nyu.edu last modified 11/21/2017 04:39 PM — Filed under: ,
Video Archive
by Kristen Soule last modified 11/27/2017 03:46 PM — Filed under:
Medicine and the Humanities from Ancient to Modern
Since the emergence of Greek medicine as an independent field of study in the time of Hippocrates, there has been debate about its status vis-à-vis the ... by Marc LeBlanc last modified 06/09/2017 03:43 PM — Filed under:
Globalising the Mediterranean's Iron Age
The Mediterranean’s Iron Age – roughly 1200-600 BCE – may be regarded as one of its most dynamic periods of history. Although it is not its first era in which ... by Marc LeBlanc last modified 06/09/2017 03:43 PM — Filed under:
New Term Excavations at Kültepe
The recent findings and the information from Kültepe over the last decade will be presented in this talk. Kültepe or the capital city of the ancient Kanesh ... by Marc LeBlanc last modified 06/09/2017 03:43 PM — Filed under:
Memory, Tradition, and Image Production in Ancient Mesopotamia
Just as memory has been conceived of as a passive reservoir where visual data can be stored to be tapped when necessary, so has tradition been looked at as ... by Marc LeBlanc last modified 11/04/2016 03:47 PM — Filed under:
Rostovtzeff Lecture Series: Silk Roads and Steppe Roads of Medieval China: History Unearthed from Tombs, I
This lecture, the first in a series of four Rostovtzeff Lectures during spring 2016, introduces the Silk Roads through a case study of Sogdians living as a ... by Marc LeBlanc last modified 11/04/2016 04:18 PM — Filed under:
Rostovtzeff Lecture Series: Silk Roads and Steppe Roads of Medieval China: History Unearthed from Tombs, II
This lecture, the second in a series of four Rostovtzeff Lectures during spring 2016, will return to the topic of immigrants, but in this case two lineages ... by Marc LeBlanc last modified 01/10/2017 10:19 AM — Filed under:
Rostovtzeff Lecture Series: Silk Roads and Steppe Roads of Medieval China: History Unearthed from Tombs, III
This lecture, the third in a series of four Rostovtzeff Lectures during spring 2016, will return to the topic of immigrants, but in this case two lineages with ... by Marc LeBlanc last modified 11/04/2016 04:16 PM — Filed under:
Herodes Atticus and the Greco-Roman World: Imperial Cosmos, Cosmic Allusions, Art and Culture in his Estate in Southern Peloponnese
by gk1164@nyu.edu last modified 11/21/2017 04:26 PM — Filed under: ,
Death and Taxes?
In the first half of the sixth century BCE, Babylonia experienced rapid economic development and increasing prosperity. Focusing in particular on the role of ... by Marc LeBlanc last modified 06/09/2017 03:43 PM — Filed under:
Decrepit Rome, your morals disintegrate, your walls collapse!
This talk will address the persistent late antique and early medieval hagiographical and historiographical perception of Rome as a city too burdened by its ... by Marc LeBlanc last modified 06/09/2017 03:43 PM — Filed under:
Fruits of the Silk Road
The Silk Road was the largest commerce network of the ancient world; it linked the disparate ends of the vast Eurasian supercontinent and in doing so connected ... by Marc LeBlanc last modified 06/09/2017 03:43 PM — Filed under:
Tenth Annual Leon Levy Lecture: A People Without a Name or, Who Were the Hittites?
Please Note: the Leon Levy Lecture is now fully booked; we are no longer accepting RSVPs or names for the wait list. Whereas the civilizations of the Assyrians ... by Marc LeBlanc last modified 06/09/2017 03:43 PM — Filed under:
Exhibition Lecture: Ancient Sundials
Nearly six hundred sundials are preserved from ancient Greek and Roman times. This richly illustrated lecture will explore the styles, uses, and significance ... by gk1164@nyu.edu last modified 11/21/2017 04:30 PM — Filed under: ,
Exhibition Lecture: Weeks, Months, and Years in Greek and Roman Calendars
This talk looks at how time was structured in Greek and Roman antiquity. How and why was the year divided into just this many units and not more or less? Where ... by gk1164@nyu.edu last modified 11/21/2017 04:31 PM — Filed under: ,
ARCE Lecture: Imhotep Comes Forth by Day
This lecture will focus on the Book of the Dead of the Priest of Horus of Hebenu, Imhotep (MMA 35.9.20a-w), one of the masterpieces displayed in the recently ... by Marc LeBlanc last modified 06/09/2017 03:43 PM — Filed under:
ARCE Lecture: Enigmatic Sites and Headless Nubians
Scattered throughout the southeastern desert of Egypt are several late Roman sites, comprising clusters of dry-stone structures (often including more than a ... by Marc LeBlanc last modified 06/09/2017 03:43 PM — Filed under:
DAY ONE: The Scribal Mind: Textual Criticism in Antiquity
The intellectual exercise of textual criticism is far from a modern invention. Without the regularity provided by printing, there were constantly different ... by Marc LeBlanc last modified 10/12/2017 05:00 PM — Filed under:
ARCE Lecture: Enigmatic Sites and Headless Nubians
Scattered throughout the southeastern desert of Egypt are several late Roman sites, comprising clusters of dry-stone structures (often including more than a ... by Marc LeBlanc last modified 06/09/2017 03:43 PM — Filed under:
KEYNOTE LECTURE: The Art of Compilation
The intellectual exercise of textual criticism is far from a modern invention. Without the regularity provided by printing, there were constantly different ... by Marc LeBlanc last modified 10/12/2017 05:01 PM — Filed under:
DAY TWO: The Scribal Mind: Textual Criticism in Antiquity
The intellectual exercise of textual criticism is far from a modern invention. Without the regularity provided by printing, there were constantly different ... by Marc LeBlanc last modified 10/12/2017 05:00 PM — Filed under:
Rostovtzeff Lecture Series
The final lecture in the Rostovtzeff series takes the audience along the Steppe Roads from China to Mongolia to investigate another recently discovered tomb ... by Marc LeBlanc last modified 07/19/2017 02:02 PM — Filed under:
Video: Masters of Fire
Were people 6,000 years ago “just like us”? A sneak peek at the Masters of Fire exhibition, with ISAW's Jennifer Chi. by Tom Elliott last modified 12/09/2016 02:26 PM — Filed under: