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IMC 2023: Sessions

Session 1106: Dynasty and Court Culture in Byzantium and the Near East, III: Court Culture

Wednesday 5 July 2023, 11.15-12.45

Sponsor:Cardiff Centre for Late Antique Religion & Culture, Cardiff University
Organiser:Shaun Tougher, School of History, Archaeology & Religion, Cardiff University
Moderator/Chair:Ewan Short, School of History, Archaeology & Religion, Cardiff University
Paper 1106-aRefinement and the Abbasid Court
(Language: English)
Letizia Osti, Dipartimento di Scienze della Mediazione Linguistica e di Studi Interculturali, Università degli Studi di Milano
Index terms: Islamic and Arabic Studies, Mentalities
Paper 1106-bCourt Culture and School Life in Middle Byzantine Constantinople
(Language: English)
Nikolaos Zagklas, Institut für Byzantinistik & Neogräzistik, Universität Wien
Index terms: Byzantine Studies, Education, Language and Literature - Greek
Paper 1106-cWho's In?: Selecting Saints in Basil II's Illuminated Menologion (Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, MS Vat. gr. 1613)
(Language: English)
Barbara Crostini, Institutionen för lingvistik och filologi, Uppsala Universitet
Index terms: Art History - Decorative Arts, Byzantine Studies, Hagiography
Abstract

This session forms part of a four session strand on Dynasty and Court Culture in Byzantium and the Near East. The three papers in this session focus on court culture. Letizia Osti focuses on zarf in Abbasid court culture. Nikolaos Zagklas considers education and the Byzantine court. Barbara Crostini examines the selection of saints in the Menologion of Basil II.