Conf/Prog - The Physiologus Between East and West Transmission and Dissemination of an Early Christian Text on Nature, 15-17 June 2017, Paris-Sorbonne University, France


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Oranizing committee

  • Anna Dorofeeva (Goethe-Universität Frankfurt)
  • Stavros Lazaris (CNRS, UMR Orient & Méditerranée/ Labex RESMED)
  • Caroline Macé (Goethe-Universität Frankfurt / Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Göttingen)
  • Arnaud Zucker (Université Côte d’Azur)

Speakers list

  • Horst Schneider
  • Arnaud Zucker
  • Adele Di Lorenzo
  • Alain Touwaide
  • Massimo Bernabo
  • Jacqueline Leclercq-Marx
  • Stavros Lazaris
  • Gohar Muradyan
  • Aram Topchyan
  • Jost Gippert
  • Alin Suciu
  • Massimo Villa
  • Sami Aydin
  • Sybille Wentker
  • Anissava Miltenova
  • Ana Stoykova
  • Anna Dorofeeva
  • Emmanuelle Kuhry
  • Caroline Macé
  • Valentine A. Pakis


Thursday 15.6.2017

14:00-14:30 Welcome address and introduction to the conference

Session 1 – The Greek Physiologus: Manuscripts and contexts (chair: S. Lazaris)

14:30-15:15 Horst Schneider, “Der Physiologus: Grundlagen und Perspektiven”

15:15-16:00 Arnaud Zucker, “The evolution of the Greek Physiologus in the three recensions”

Coffee break

16:30-17:15 Adele Di Lorenzo, “La tradition du Physiologus grec dans les manuscrits de la BNF et de la BAV. Réflexions pour une étude comparée”

17:15-18:00 Alain Touwaide, “The Physiologus and the tradition of the iatrosophia”


Friday 16.6.2017

Session 2 – The illustrations of the Physiologus in a comparative perspective (chair: A. Dorofeeva)

9:00-9:45 Massimo Bernabo, “The Smyrna Physiologus: a manuscript with many open questions”

9:45-10:30 Jacqueline Leclercq-Marx, “Un champ métaphorique exemplaire. À propos du rapport entre texte et illustration dans le Bruxellensis 10066-77 (Meuse ?, fin du Xe s.)”

10:30-11:15 Stavros Lazaris, “Un nouveau manuscrit illustré du Physiologus grec : à propos d’une découverte récente”

Coffee break

Session 3 – Eastern traditions 1 (chair: C. Macé)

11:45-12:30 Gohar Muradyan & Aram Topchyan, “The Armenian Physiologus

12:30-13:15 Jost Gippert, “The Georgian Physiologus

Lunch break

Session 4 – Eastern traditions 2 (chair: J. Gippert)

14:30-15:15 Alin Suciu, “The Coptic Physiologus: Evidence of an Early Translation”

15:15-16:00 Massimo Villa, “The Ethiopic Physiologus: Manuscript tradition and Desiderata”

16:00-16:45 Sami Aydin, “The Syriac Physiologus Versions and Related Bestiaries”

Coffee break

Session 5 – Eastern traditions 3 (chair: V. Pakis)

17:15-18:00 Sibylle Wentker, “The Arabic Physiologus, early text in late transmission?”

18:00-18:45 Anissava Miltenova, “The Physiologus in Balkan Cyrillic Manuscripts: from Textological to Socio-Rhetorical Approach”

18:45-19:30 Ana Stoykova, “The Slavic translation of the Pseudo-Basilian recension: the compilation approach”

Saturday 17.6.2017

Session 6 – Editions and future prospects (chair: A. Zucker)

9:00-9:45 Anna Dorofeeva, “The early mediaeval Latin Physiologus between tradition and innovation”

9:45-10:30 Emmanuelle Kuhry, “Le projet Physiologus – Stemmatologie. Résultats et perspectives pour une édition électronique”

Coffee break

11:00-11:45 Caroline Macé, “Why new critical editions of the Physiologus in various languages (in Greek and Latin especially) are still needed”

Session 7 – Round Table

11:45-13:00 Round-Table on publication and editorial projects, led by Valentine A. Pakis

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