From the Fayum Portraits

to Early Byzantine Icon Painting

SYMPOSIUM PROGRAMME

At the Symposium there will be simultaneous translation

from English to Greek as well as from Greek to English.

 

Wednesday 20th May 1998

20:00

OFFICIAL OPENING OF THE EXHIBITION AT THE BASILICA OF St. MARK, HERAKLION

20:30-21:30

MAYOR'S RECEPTION, LOGGIA, TOWN HALL

 

Thursday 21st May 1998
(
Saint Constantine's and Saint Helen's Feast Day)

19:30

OFFICIAL OPENING CEREMONY OF THE SYMPOSIUM AT THE VIKELAIA MUNICIPAL LIBRARY

20:00

CONCERT FOR PARTICIPANTS

 

Day One, Friday 22nd May 1998

9:00

Introduction - Greeting to Delegates by Euphrosyne C. Doxiadis & Paul Hetherington (Academic Co-ordinator)

 

MORNING SESSION, Chair: Judith Herrin

9:20-9:50

Thomas F. Mathews: A Corpus of Late Antique Icons and their Relevance to Christian Icons

9:50-10:00

Discussion

10:00-10:30

Willy Clarysse: A New Undertakers’ Archive and the Mummification Business in Late Ptolemaic Egypt

10:30-10:40

Discussion

10:40-11:10

COFFEE BREAK

11:10-11:40

Georgis Giatromanolakis: Images of Death in the Ancient Greek Novel

11:40-11:50

Discussion

11:50-12:20

Wiktor A. Daszewski: The Tombs, the Mummies, and the Portraits in the Light of the Marina el Alamein Necropolis

12:20-12:30

Discussion

12:30-14:00

LUNCH BREAK

 

AFTERNOON SESSION, Chair: Dimitris Kyrtatas

14:00-14:30

Dorothy J. Thompson: The Family in Graeco-Roman Egypt

14:30-14:40

Discussion

14:40-15:10

Paul Roberts: Petrie, Constable and British Philistines – Petrie’s own Impressions of the Portraits of Hawara.

15:10-15:20

Discussion

15:20-15:50

COFFEE BREAK

15:50-16:20

Barbara Borg: The Faces of the Elite; Changes in Representational Habits of the Elite in 3rd c. Egypt

16:20-16:30

Discussion

16:30-17:00

Joyce Filer: People, not just Portraits: a Study of Roman Egyptian Mummies Using CT Scanning

17:00-17:10

Discussion

17:10-17:40

Pavlos Samios: From the Painter’s Point of View: The Encaustic Technique

17:40-17:50

Discussion

17:50

END OF SESSION



Day Two, Saturday 23rd May 1998

MORNING SESSION, Chair: Thomas F. Mathews

9:20-9:50

Judith Herrin: The Private Nature of Icon Veneration in the Early Byzantine Period

9:50-10:00

Discussion

10:00-10:30

Vassilios Gondikakis: From the Ancient Greek "Anthropià" to the "Theanthropîa" of the Holy Liturgy

10:30-10:40

Discussion

10:40-11:10

COFFEE BREAK

11:10-11:40

Morris L. Bierbrier: The Problems of the Portraits

11:40-11:50

Discussion

11:50-12:20

Alecos Levidis: The Morphological Origins of the Fayum Portraits

12:20-12:30

Discussion

12:30-14:00

LUNCH BREAK

 

AFTERNOON SESSION, Chair: Susan Walker

14:00-14:30

Eutychia Kourkoutidou-Nicolaidou: The Early Christian Painting of Thessaloniki

14:30-14:40

Discussion

14:40-15:10

Marina Heilmeyer: Pharaoh’s Flowers: the Schweinfurth Collection of the Berlin Botanical Museum and Especially the Garlands and Bouquets of the Fayum.

15:10-15:20

Discussion

15:20-15:50

COFFEE BREAK

15:50-16:20

Richard Neave: Reconstructing Faces from the Fayum: the Stylistic Link Between Portraits and Icons

16:20-16:30

Discussion

16:30-17:00

John Prag: Portrait, Proportion and Personality

17:00-17:10

Discussion

17:10-17:40

Stelios Ramfos: The Immortal Light in the Grave: the Faces and the Roles in the Portraits and the Icons

17:40-17:50

Discussion

18:00

END OF SESSION

18:30

VIEWING OF THE FILM "THE REVOLUTION OF SILENCE", a DOCUMENTARY ABOUT MONASTIC LIFE

 

 

Day Three, Sunday 24th May 1998

MORNING SESSION, Chair: Wiktor A. Daszewski

9:20-9:50

Manolis Borboudakis: The Sinai Icons

9:50-10:00

Discussion

10:00-10:30

Susan Walker: The Later Painted Mummy Portraits: Dress and Date.

10:30-10:40

Discussion

10:40-11:10

COFFEE BREAK

11:10-11:40

Wilfred Griggs: The Brigham Young University Excavations at the Coptic Cemetery at Seila, in the Fayum

11:40-11:50

Discussion

11:50-12:20

Dimitris Kyrtatas: The Christians of Egypt and the Fayum Portraits

12:20-12:30

Discussion

12:30-14:00

LUNCH BREAK

 

AFTERNOON SESSION, Chair: Stelios Ramfos

14:00-14:30

Dimitra Kamaraki: Painterly Interpretation of Early Christian Mosaics in Monuments of Thessaloniki

14:30-14:40

Discussion

14:40-15:10

Maria Vassilaki: St. Kollouthos; The Cult and the Art.

15:10-15:20

Discussion

15:20-15:50

COFFEE BREAK

15:50-16:20

Paul Hetherington: Panagiotis Doxaras and Dionysios of Fourna: Heirs to a Shared Tradition

16:20-16:30

Discussion

16:30-17:00

Spyros Kardamakis: The Technique of Icon Painting – The Testimony of a Contemporary Icon Painter

17:00-17:10

Discussion

17:10-17:40

Euphrosyne C. Doxiadis: Mosaics; A Key to the Understanding of the Technique in the Fayum Portraits

17:40-17:50

Discussion

17:50-18:50

"SUMMING UP" OF THE PAPERS OF THE SYMPOSIUM

18:50

END OF THE SYMPOSIUM

 

 

 



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