Asia Minor Epigraphy

“Anatolian society: a joint conference, July 11-12, 2011

As previously announced, the Lexicon of Greek Personal Names and Monumenta Asia Minoris Antiqua projects are holding a joint conference in Oxford on July 11-12, 2011. Please note that the venue is now Wadham College. The theme on July 11 will be Naming in Anatolia and on July 12 Roman Phrygia. Details of speakers and topics follow below.

Anyone interested is most welcome to attend, but we would ask those planning to do so to inform, as a control on numbers and so that we can forward a final programme. There will be no registration fee. For accommodation we refer you to and thence the trail Visitors & Friends – Visiting Oxford – Accomodation in Oxford, where the first two options are Accommodation at the University and Bed and Breakfast in Colleges.

Graduate bursaries to support travel and accommodation costs are available. Those interested should e-mail with an estimate of travel costs and their reasons for attending by June 24. They should also ask an academic referee to write briefly in support to the same address by the same date.

The Lexicon of Greek Personal Names and Monumenta Asia Minoris Antiqua projects are supported by the AHRC.

Robert Parker and Peter Thonemann

Greek and Indigenous Names in Anatolia

Mustafa Adak (Antalya) – ‘Names, ethnicity and acculturation in the
Pamphylian-Lycian Borderland’

Alexandru Avram (Le Mans) – ‘Noms indigènes à Héraclée du Pont’

Claude Brixhe (Nancy) – ‘L’onomastique anatolienne après L. Robert et L. Zgusta’

Angelos Chaniotis (Princeton/Oxford)– ‘Second thoughts on second names at Aphrodisias’

Jaime Curbera (Berlin) – ‘Ionic “Nicknames”’.

Heiner Eichner (Vienna) – [The hellenisation of indigenous names in different regions of Anatolia]

Christian Marek (Zürich) ‘Names, ethnicity and social change in Cappadocia’

Craig Melchert (UCLA) – ‘Naming Practices in 2nd and 1st Millennium Western Anatolia’

Christof Schuler (Munich) – ‘Indigenous names in Hellenistic and Roman Lycia.
Observations on frequency, distribution, and cultural significance’

Riet van Bremen (London) – ‘From Aphrodisias to Alexandria via Hippoukome and Kaunos with Agroitas and Agreophon’

Roman Phrygia

Claude Brixhe- ‘L’onomastique phrygienne à l’époque romaine’

Thomas Corsten (Vienna) – tbc

Edouard Chiricat (Oxford) – ‘Crypto-Christian inscriptions of Phrygia’

Charles Crowther (Oxford) – ‘The angareia dossier from Sülümenli (SEG XVI, 754)’

Georgy Kantor (Oxford) – ‘Law in Roman Phrygia: rules and jurisdictions’

Barbara Levick (Oxford) – ‘In the Phrygian Mode’

Stephen Mitchell (Exeter) – ‘An Epigraphic Probe into the Origins of Montanism’

Philipp Niewöhner (Istanbul) – ‘Phrygian Marble and Stonemasonry as Markers of Regional Distinctiveness in Late Antiquity’

Marijana Ricl (Belgrade) – ‘The Most Popular Cults of Roman Phrygia’

Charlotte Roueché (London)- ‘The History of MAMA’

Peter Thonemann (Oxford) – ‘An Anarchist History of Upland Phrygia’”

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