AAR Traditions of East Late Antiquity Session

Here is the lineup for the Traditions of East Late Antiquity Exploratory Session that will take place at AAR in November:

From Jerusalem to the Karûn: What can Mandaean Geographies Tell Us?
Charles Häberl, Rutgers University

“On the Creation of Adam”: A Greek/Syriac “Kephalaion” from Titus of Bostra’s Contra Manichaeos
Timothy Pettipiece, University of Ottawa

The Creation of Disaster: Ritual Error in the Creation Stories of Ptahil and Zurvan
Jennifer Hart, Stanford University

Pahlavi and Periodization: The Use and Value of the Term ‘Late Antique’ for Zoroastrian Literature
Yuhan Vevaina, Stanford University

Mani and the Mythic Melting Pot: Syncretism or Archaeology of Knowledge in Late Antique Mesopotamia
Jason DeBuhn, Northern Arizona University

Penetrating Words: Syriac Mariology in a Talmudic Text
Michael Rosenberg, Hebrew College

Naomi Koltun-Fromm , Haverford College
respondent

James McGrath , Butler University
presider


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