June 25, 2019


Name Dr Elsa Simonetti Email elsa.g.simonetti@durham.ac.uk Category Conference / workshop



Ancient Revelation: Divination, Prophecy and Epiphany

Confirmed speakers:

  • Addey, Crystal (St Andrews): Divination and Dialogue in Porphyry and Iamblichus
  • Busine, Aude (Brussels): ‘The bubbling water has been quenched.’ Emperor Julian and the End of Oracles
  • Hall, Claire (Oxford): Prophecy in Origen’s Contra Celsum
  • Heath, Jane (Durham): Revelation and the Muses from the Classical to the Imperial age
  • Parker, Robert (Oxford): Oracles, Diviners and Consultants
  • Petridou, Georgia (Liverpool), Epiphany and Divination Reconsidered
  • Ramelli, Ilaria (SHMS, Detroit), ‘Revelation’ for Christians and Pagans and its Philosophical Allegoresis: Intersections within Imperial Platonism
  • Santangelo, Federico (Newcastle): Augury and the Late Republic
  • Simonetti, E.G. (Durham): Divination in Late Stoicism
  • Struck, Peter (UPenn): Comparative Perspectives on Greek Divination and Christian Prophecy
  • Tanaseanu-Döbler, Ilinca (Göttingen): Epiphany in Iamblichus and Proclus
  • Tervanotko, Hanna (McMaster): Gender and Divinatory Techniques in Jewish Texts of the Greco-Roman Era
  • Timotin, Andrei (Bucharest): The Neoplatonic Background of a Text on Prophecy Attributed to John Chrysostom
  • Waldner, Katharina (Erfurt): Christian Martyrs and Prophecy/Divination
  • Zambon, Marco (Padova): Pseudo-Clement and the Real Prophet

Information on travelling to Durham.


Birley Room, Hatfield College, Durham DH1 3RQ, UK.