PSCO Presentation

"Have Story, Will Travel: Dislocation of the Maccabean Martyrdoms"
Sigrid Peterson, University of Pennsylvania

"Strategies for Dislocating and Relocating Power: Re-Placing Martyr Cult Practices."
Shira Lander, University of Pennsylvania

18 April, 2002

THE SIXTH MEETING OF 2001-02 will be held on Thursday, April 18, 2002 from 7-9 pm in the Second Floor Lounge, Logan Hall at the University of Pennsylvania.

Persons wishing to dine with other participants prior to the meeting should meet at 6:00 pm at Logan Hall (southeast of Locust Walk and 36th Street Walk) or go directly to the Food Court in the basement of Houston Hall (just east of Logan, along Spruce Street), where a variety of food choices is available at reasonable prices.

Suggested Reading:

Sigrid Peterson, "Fourth Maccabees and the Asia Minor Provenance Hypothesis" (especially the chart at the end comparing 4 Macc and SyrMacc)

Maureen A. Tilley, "Harnessing the Martyrs: Social Control of Hagiography in Roman North Africa"