New Perspectives on Ancient Geography

Details of the Portuslimen seminar in Oxford:

New Perspectives on Ancient Geography

Friday 24th February, Brasenose College, Room VII

  • 10.00-10.20: Simon Keay (Southampton/BSR), Geographical Challenges of the Portuslimen Project
  • 10.20-11.00: Pascal Arnaud (Université Lumière Lyon 2), The so-called Stadiasmus Maris Magni: a puzzling text and its documentary value.
  • 11.00-11.40: Patrick Counillon (University of Bordeaux), Analysis of Arrian’s Periplus of the Euxine, 19-25

11.40-12.00: Coffee

  • 12.00-12.40: Katherine Clarke (St. Hilda’s College), Strabo’s Mediterranean: the perfect enterprise zone
  • 12.40-13.00: Questions

13.00-14.00: Lunch

  • 14.0-14.40: Nuria García Casacuberta (Southampton),
  • Portus, statio, litus. Latin texts relating to forms of anchorage.
  • 14.40-15.00: Questions
  • 15.00-15.20: Discussion
  • 15.20-15.40: Nicholas Purcell (Brasenose College), Final Reflections

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