1998-1999 Topic: Religious Identities in Asia Minor in the First through the Fourth Centuries CE

All meetings occur 7:00-9:00 pm on Thursday evenings.

24 September 1998  Vasiliki Limberis, Temple University
"Cappadocian Households"
3 December 1998  Laura Hebert, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University
"The Temple Becomes the Cathedral: The Final Victory of Christianity at Aphrodisias"
21 January 1999  Steve Friesen, University of Missouri-Columbia
"Asiarchs and Provincial High-Priesthoods: Breaking into the Vicious Circle"
18 February 1999  Steven Fine, Baltimore Hebrew University
"'Find, Open, Read and Observe': Judaism in the Synagogues of Asia Minor during Late Antiquity"
18 March 1999  Martha Himmelfarb, Princeton University
"Judaism in 1st-4th Century Asia Minor:
An Overview of the Problems and Possiblities for Further Research"

This meeting will be held in Princeton.
22 April 1999  Susanna Elm, University of California, Berkeley
"Gregory of Nazianzus on the Bishop:
Imagining an Ideal -- Orations 1-3, 6, and 42+ 43"

More details are available on the next event.