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Emperors, Authors and Heretics:Religion in the Age of Julian the Apostate

Speaker: See provisional programme below

Starts: 24 January 2007

Provisional Programme

10am: Shaun Tougher (Cardiff), The Fascination of Julian

10.30: Ariane Magny (Bristol), Porphyry and Julian: Philosophical Critiques of Christianity

Coffee break

11.45: Frank Trombley (Cardiff), Did Maximinian Herculius Suffer Damnatio Memoriae? Julian’s First Panegyric on Constantius II in the Light of the Epigraphy

Lunch break

2pm: Bella Sandwell (Bristol), Libanius and the Strategic Use of Religious Allegiance in the Reign of Julian

2.45: Nicholas Baker-Brian (Cardiff), The Westward Diffusion of Manichaeism in the Fourth Century: The Case of Antioch

Tea Break

4pm: Mark Humphries (NUI, Maynooth), Empire, Victory and Heresy in Ambrose of Milan

The conference will take place at Cardiff University in the Humanities Building, Colum Drive, Room 2.03


Name:Dr Nicholas Baker-Brian

Phone:+44 (0)29 208 70122

Other information

Open To: Public