Thursday 15 September 2016

The programme is provisional and may be subject to change.
 Time Title
9.00 – 9.30 Registration and coffee
9.30 – 11.00 

Flavian war and autocracy

Alice König (St Andrews)
Different perspectives: War and Autocracy in Flavian Prose

Doug Lee (Nottingham)
Flavian civil war in context: issues of allegiance and identity

11.00 – 11.15  Coffee break
11.15 – 12.45

Flavian autocracy

Andreas Kropp (Nottingham)
The “Flavian” coinage of king Herod Agrippa II (AD 49 to 97)

Sam Hayes (Exeter)
Dominus et heros: Martial's epic Domitian

Coen Willem Schuurmans Stekhoven (St. Andrews)
Mediating Power: Martial and the Emperor Domitian

12.45 – 1.30 Lunch
1.30 – 3.00


Patrick Finglass (Nottingham)
Statius and Stesichorus

Tommaso Spinelli (St. Andrews)
War and Kingship in Statius' Thebaid: The Disruption of the Herculean Paradigm

Stefano Briguglio (Pisa)
Tyrants and lovers: Creon, Oedipus and the curse of autocracy in Statius' Thebaid

3.00 – 3.30  Coffee break
3.30 – 5.00  

Endings and new beginnings

Helen Lovatt (Nottingham)
Trauma and reconciliation in Valerius Flaccus

Angeliki Roumpou (Nottingham)
Carthago delenda est? Cosmic War and the Empire in Silius Italicus 17

Danielle Frisby (King's College, London) and Will Leveritt (Nottingham)
The Flavian Triumph: Negotiating Specificity and Continuum

5.00 – 6.00 Coffee break and discussion
6.00 End





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