Greek Manuscripts in the British Library

Greek Manuscripts in the British Library, The British Library, September 19, 2016

To mark the completion of the third phase of the Greek Manuscripts Digitisation Project and the launch of the Greek Manuscripts Online web resource, the British Library is hosting a one-day conference devoted to Greek Manuscripts on 19 September, 2016.

Confirmed participants include Sebastian Brock (Oxford), Charalambos Dendrinos (Royal Holloway), Elizabeth Jeffreys (Oxford), Charlotte Roueché (King’s College London), Maria Georgopoulou (Gennadius Library, Athens) and Giorgi Parpulov (Plovdiv, Bulgaria).

Speakers will discuss a variety of topics related to the Library’s digitised Greek collections, such as Greek-Syriac palimpsests, Byzantine illuminated manuscripts, Greek written culture and the digital humanities and the cultural interactions between Greece and Britain.

The conference will be accompanied by an evening lecture by Michael Wood on “The Wisdom of the Greeks.” The lecture will discuss how the legacy of Greece and Byzantium in science, religion and literature was transmitted to the Latin West.

PROGRAM

Ticket required.

Full Price: £25.00. Senior 60+: £18.00. Student: £15.00. Registered Unemployed: £15.00. Under 18: £15.00. Friend of the BL: £15.00

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