"Continuity of Native Traditions: The Case of Late Antique Egypt"

David Frankfurter (University of New Hampshire)

THE FIRST MEETING OF 1999-2000 will be held on Monday, September 27th from 7:00-9:00 pm in the Lounge on the second floor of Logan Hall at the University of Pennsylvania. Persons wishing to dine with other participants prior to the meeting should meet at 6 pm at Logan Hall (southeast of Locust Walk and 36th Street Walk). Take-out food (vegetarian and non-vegetarian) will be provided. Cost is $7 per person.

Recommended Readings

  • Bagnall, Roger, Egypt in Late Antiquity (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1993), chaps. 7-9.
  • Frankfurter, David, Religion in Roman Egypt: Assimilation and Resistance (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1998) esp. chaps. 1, 3, 5, 7.
  • Ritner, Robert K., "Egypt Under Roman Rule," Cambridge History of Egypt, vol. 1, ed. Petry (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998) 1-33.
  • Wipsycka, Ewa, "La christianisation de l'Egypte aux IVe-VIe siecles. Aspects sociaux et ethniques," Aegyptus 68 (1998): 117-65.

Jay Treat