A Celebration of Mary Whitby

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10:00-10:30 – Arrival, coffee, and welcome 
10:30-12:30 – Panel 1. Chair: Phil Booth 
Claudia Rapp, Contextualizing George of Pisidia: Christian Poetry in the Changing Landscape of Late Antiquity 
Nadine Viermann, ‘A New Image for a New Age’: Contextualising George of Pisidia's Contra Severum 
Marina Bazzani, Homeric Language in Prodromos’ Historical Poems: Just a Case of Plagiarism? 
12:30-14:00 – Lunch 
14:00-15:20 – Panel 2. Chair: Mirela Ivanova 
Katerina Carvounis, From Homer to Apollonius, Virgil and Quintus: The Evolution of Quintus’ Style 
Filip Doroszewski, Nonnus on Vita Activa and Vita Contemplativa: Martha and Mary in Paraphrasis 11 
15:20-15:50 – Coffee Break 
15:50-17:00 – Panel 3. Chair: Averil Cameron 
Peter Heather, Julian’s Letter to Themistius Revisited 
Gillian Clark, Sine qua non: Mary Whitby and TTH 
17:00 – Final Words 
17.30 – Drinks Reception