IMC 2009: Sessions

Session 327: Approaching the Byzantine Family, I: Early Families

Monday 13 July 2009, 16.30-18.00

Organisers:Leslie Brubaker, Centre for Byzantine, Ottoman & Modern Greek Studies, Department of Classics, Ancient History & Archaeology, University of Birmingham / Institute of Archaeology & Antiquity, University of Birmingham
Shaun Tougher, School of History, Archaeology & Religion, Cardiff University
Moderator/Chair:Shaun Tougher, School of History, Archaeology & Religion, Cardiff University
Paper 327-aThe Iconography of the Family in Late Antiquity
(Language: English)
Lisa Alberici, Postgraduate Office, Historical Studies, College of Arts and Law, University of Birmingham
Index terms: Byzantine Studies, Social History
Paper 327-bAscetic Communities as Families
(Language: English)
Ville Vuolanto, Department of History, University of Tampere
Index terms: Byzantine Studies, Monasticism, Social History
Paper 327-cMonks and Children: Corporal Punishment and Late Antique Monastic Rules
(Language: English)
Julia Hillner, Department of History, University of Sheffield
Index terms: Byzantine Studies, Monasticism, Social History
Abstract

This session will explore early Byzantine families. Lisa Alberici will examine depictions of early families in art. Ville Vuolanto will focus on the alternative families of the ascetic community. Julia Hillner will also turn her attention to the ascetic community, and will explore the use of corporal punishment as a reflection of late antique family behaviour.