Conference „The Thebaid in Times of Crisis“

May 2, 2019 – May 4, 2019

May 02, 16:30 - May 04, 15:00


Organizer: Dr. Ralph Birk (FU-Berlin, Chronoi); Dr. Laurent Coulon (EPHE, Paris); Univ.-Prof. Dr. Tonio Sebastian Richter (FU-Berlin)


Venues: 


Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities
Einstein-Saal, 5th floor
Jägerstr. 22/23
10117 Berlin


Topoi Building Dahlem
Room 010
Freie Universität Berlin
Hittorfstr. 18
14195 Berlin


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Program


2.5.2019


16:30 - 17:30 | Registration and Welcome Tea

Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities, Research Center  for Primary Sources of the Ancient World (ZGAW), Unter den Linden 8,  10118 Berlin


18:00 - 18:15 | Ralph Birk, Tonio Sebastian Richter

Welcome Address / Presentation of the Speaker

Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities, Jägerstraße 22/23, Einstein-Saal (5th Floor)


18:15 - 20:00 | Joseph Manning

Keynote Lecture: Volcanoes, Floods and Social Unrest: the Theban Revolts in their Social and Climatic Context


3.5.2019


09:00 - 09:15 | Ralph Birk, Laurent Coulon

Introductory Remarks

TOPOI-Haus Dahlem, Hittorfstraße 18, 14195 Berlin, Room 010


09:15 - 10:00 | Anne-Emmanuelle Veïsse

From the ‘Great Theban Revolt‘ to the Turmoil of the 80s: a Century of Theban ‚Separatism‘?


10:00 - 10:45 | Daniel von Recklinghausen

War in the Thebaid: The Great Revolt 206–186 BCE according to the Synodal Decree Philensis II


10:45 - 11:15 | Coffee Break


11:15 - 12:00 | René Preys

Royal Cult, Destruction of the Enemy and the Maintenance of World Order on Ptolemaic Temple Walls


12:00 - 12:45 | Martina Minas-Nerpel

Arsinoe, Berenike, and Cleopatra – the ABC of the Ptolemaic Ruler Cult


12:45 - 13:15 | Martina Minas-Nerpel, René Preys

The Courtyard of the Temple of Amun at Karnak in the Times of Ptolemaic Crisis


13:15 - 14:30 | Lunch Break


14:30 - 15:15 | Alexandra Nespoulous-Phalippou

Indigenous Revolts in the Area of South Thebes and North Thebes:  Historical Facts and Royal Ideology according to the Priestly Decrees  under Ptolemy V Epiphanes (204–180 BC)


15:15 - 16:00 | Laurent Coulon

Osirian Cults, Priests and Rebel Kings during the Ptolemaic Period in Thebes


16:30 - 17:15 | Ralph Birk

Great Governors in Thebes and the Great Revolt in the Thebaid


17:15 - 18:30 

Strategos Kallimachos II of the Thebaid: The Honors for a Royal Local  Official in the Context of the Epigraphical Records from the Hellenistic  World



4.5.2019


09:00 - 09:45 | Felix Relats-Montserrat

Temple Destruction during the Revolts: Some Considerations from Medamud

TOPOI-Haus Dahlem, Hittorfstraße 18, 14195 Berlin, Room 010


09:45 - 10:30 | Thomas Faucher

How Coins survived the Theban Crises in the Ptolemaic Period


10:30 - 11:00 | Coffee Break


11:00 - 12:00 | Katelijn Vandorpe, Valérie Wyns

Investing Strategies in the Thebaid after the Great Revolt


12:00 - 12:45 | Marie-Pierre Chaufray

Lesoneis in the Thebaid: Before and After the Crises


12:45 - 13:15 | Light Lunch


13:15 - 14:00 | Jan Moje

The Great Revolt against Ptolemaios IV. / V. in the Light of the Demotic Sources from Elephantine


14:00 - 14:45 | Lorenzo Uggetti

A Glimpse behind the Paper Curtain: Cult Places on the Theban West Bank mentioned in Ptolemaic Papyri


14:45 - 15:15 | Ralph Birk, Laurent Coulon

Concluding Discussion