Lyell Lectures 2016

‘Public Reading and its Books: Monastic Ideals and Practice in England c. 1000-c. 1300’, to be given by Dr Teresa Webber (Trinity College, Cambridge), in the Weston Library Lecture Theatre (the former ‘New Bodlean’ Library), Broad Street, Oxford, on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 5pm, from 3 May to 19 May, as follows:

3 May ‘Public Reading in Monastic Observance: the framework of norms

5 May ‘Reading the Gospel

10 May ‘Reading the Bible’

12 May ‘Celebrating the Saints’

17 May ‘Reading in Chapter’

19 May ‘Reading at Collation: Monastic Ideals and the Practice of Public Reading’

http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/whats-on/upcoming-events/2016/may/lyell-lectures-1

Workshop “Collecting Knowledge, Creating Knowledge”

COLLECTING KNOWLEDGE, CREATING KNOWLEDGE MEDIEVAL MISCELLANIES BETWEEN AUTHORIAL STRATEGIES AND SELECTIVE RECEPTION

Cambridge, 27 February 2016

Seminar Room 11, Faculty of History (3rd floor)

West Road CB3 9EF

10:00 – 10:30 Welcome Coffee and Registration in the Senior Combination Room

10:30 – 11:00 Introductory remarks by Rosamond McKitterick (Cambridge)

11:00 – 13:00 Reading the Classics

Chair : Mary Garrison (York)

Joanna Story (Leicester) The Reception of Classics in Munich Clm 14641

Justin Stover (Oxford) Victorinus, Isidore and a Bamberg Miscellany

Paulina Taraskin (London) Reading Horace: British Library Harley 2724

Renan Baker (Oxford) Sedulius Scottus and the exempla of Roman imperial biographies

13:00 – 14:00 Lunch in the Senior Combination Room

14:00 – 16:00 Collecting Knowledge in the Early Middle Ages

Chair : Teresa Webber (Cambridge)

Giorgia Vocino (Cambridge) Miscellanies For and From the Classroom: some Italian Examples (9th-11th centuries)

N. Kıvılcım Yavuz (Leeds) The Art of History-Making in Eighth-Century Francia: the Case of Historia Daretis Frigii de origine Francorum

Claire Burridge (Cambridge) Early Medieval Medical Miscellanies: an Exploration of Three Manuscripts

Anna Dorofeeva (Frankfurt) Strategies for Knowledge Organisation in Early Medieval Latin Glossary Miscellanies: the Example of Munich, Bayerische

Staatsbibliothek, Clm 14388

16:00 – 16:30 Coffee & Tea in the Senior Combination Room

16:30 – 17:30 Round table

Attendance at the workshop is free of charge, but registration is required. Depending on the number of attendants we may need to ask for a small contribution to the cost of refreshments.

For further details and to register, please contact Giorgia Vocino (gv275@cam.ac.uk)

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