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IMC 2020: Sessions

Session 1729: Late Antique Frontiers, III: Urban and Suburban

Thursday 9 July 2020, 14.15-15.45

Organisers:Jonathan Arnold, Department of History, University of Tulsa
Rebecca Usherwood, School of Classics, University of St Andrews
Moderator/Chair:Rebecca Usherwood, School of Classics, University of St Andrews
Paper 1729-aThe Donatist Controversy and the Limits of the Bishop of Rome
(Language: English)
Michele R. Salzman, Department of History, University of California, Riverside
Index terms: Ecclesiastical History, Liturgy, Religious Life
Paper 1729-bThe Boundaries Separating Rural Estates from Rome's Charity Centres in the 5th Century
(Language: English)
Gregor Kalas, College of Architecture & Design, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Index terms: Architecture - General, Economics - Urban
Paper 1729-cUrban Frontiers, Factionalism, and Social Unrest in Late Antique Rome
(Language: English)
Samuel Cohen, Department of History, Sonoma State University, California
Index terms: Ecclesiastical History, Religious Life

The third session in this series considers the topic of urban and suburban frontiers. More specifically, papers in this session examine issues related to spatial boundaries, both real and imagined and sacred and secular, in addition to the political, social, and economic dynamics in and around the city of Rome in the late 4th and 5th centuries.