May 16, 2018


Name George Boys-Stones Phone 0191 334 1674 Email Categories Conference / workshop , DCAMP event



Tübingen-Durham Workshop on Neoplatonist Theology

This is the second of two jointly-organised workshops on Hellenistic and post-Hellenistic theology (the first was held in Tübingen in November  2017). All welcome! Papers will include:

  • Andreas Abele (Tübingen), ‘Vanishing Bodies. The Deaths of Plotinus and St Anthony of Egypt’
  • Mariapaola Bergomi (Milan), ‘Platonic and Stoic themes in Novatian’s De Trinitate
  • Riccardo Chiaradonna (Rome), ‘Categories in Iamblichus’ De Mysteriis
  • Irmgard Männlein-Robert and Christine Rüth (Tübingen), on the ‘Tübinger Theosophie’
  • Wolfgang Polleichtner (Tübingen), ‘Auf dem Weg zur Rekonstruktion von Jamblichs Kommentar zu den Kategorien des Aristoteles’
  • Oliver Schelske (Munich), ‘The Neoplatonists and (their) Poetry’
  • Elsa Simonetti (Durham), ‘Theological Oracles’
  • Robbert van den Berg (Leiden), ‘Chaos Theology: The Ancient Reception of Hesiod, Theogony 116-117’
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We are grateful for funding from Durham University, and from the Classical Association. This conference supports and follows the BPA Good Practice Scheme on inclusion: please contact the organiser if you have any special concerns or requirements.



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