IMC 2009: Sessions

Session 727: Approaching the Byzantine Family, IV: The Later Byzantine Family

Tuesday 14 July 2009, 14.15-15.45

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:Dion C. Smythe, Institute of Byzantine Studies, Queen's University Belfast
Paper 727-aLiving on the Edge: At the Frontiers of the Byzantine Family in the 10th and 11th Centuries
(Language: English)
Catherine Holmes, University College, University of Oxford
Index terms: Byzantine Studies, Social History
Paper 727-bFatherhood in Late Antiquity
(Language: English)
Emma Southon, University of Birmingham
Paper 727-cByzantine Families of Chios: The Argenti and Petrocochino
(Language: English)
Ioanna Koukounis, Institute of Archaeology & Antiquity, University of Birmingham
Index terms: Byzantine Studies, Social History
Abstract

This session turns the focus on later Byzantine history. Catherine Holmes explores the roles and nature of the family in the 10th and 11th centuries. Nancy Stavrou studies the aristocratic family of late Byzantine Thessaloniki. Ioanna Koukounis considers late Byzantine families of Chios, exploring how family customs were affected by Genoese occupation of the island.