Institutions in Egyptian Villages

Institutions in Villages in Egypt from the Early Roman to the Fatimid Period, King’s College London, July 3–4, 2014

This conference will focus on the study of administrative, economic and social institutions in villages in Egypt from the early Roman period through to the Fatimid period.


Private Associations and Village Life in Early Roman Egypt
Mario C. D. Paganini (Copenhagen)
Private Banks in Villages of Roman Egypt
François Lerouxel (Université Paris-Sorbonne)
Feste und Feierlichkeiten im Hinterland
Andrea Jördens (Heidelberg)
Security, Legality and Police Procedures in Roman Egypt: The Role of Village Officials in the Submission of Complaints
Roberto Mascellari (Florence)
The Organisation of the State Farmers and Its Role in Village Administration
Thomas Kruse (Vienna)
Village or Town: Does It Matter in Legal Terms?
Maria Nowak (Warsaw)
Presbyteroi nell'Egitto Romano: I Casi di Bakchias e Karanis
Silvia Strassi (Padua)
Record-offices in Villages in Roman Egypt
Micaela Langellotti (King's College London)
Fiscal Institution or Local Community? The Village Koinon in Late Antiquity (4th–8th Centuries)
Lajos Berkes (Heidelberg)
Associations (Koina) in Villages and Minor Localities of the Apion Estate between Reality and Documentary Formulas
Roberta Mazza (Manchester)
The Monastery of Apa Apollo as Landowner and Employer
Gesa Schenke (Oxford)
The Lashane and the ‘Great Men’: Secular Authority in Villages of the Umayyad Period
Arietta Papacostantinou (Reading)
Tribal Institutions in Ayyubid Fayyum (1243 CE)
Yossef Rapoport (London)

Posted on Apr 1, 2014 in Conferences & Symposia



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