Session Title

Topics in Byzantine Sigillography

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection

Organizer Name

Jonathan Shea

Organizer Affiliation

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection

Presider Name

Eric McGeer

Presider Affiliation

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection

Paper Title 1

The Illusion of Continuity: The "Archonate," the Theme of Dalmatia, and Local Government at the Periphery of the Byzantine Empire

Presenter 1 Name

Phillip Mazero

Presenter 1 Affiliation

St. Louis Univ.

Paper Title 2

Seals and Religion in the Early Byzantine Period

Presenter 2 Name

Joseph Glynias

Presenter 2 Affiliation

Princeton Univ.

Paper Title 3

Absence of Evidence Atoponymy on Byzantine Seals

Presenter 3 Name

Jonathan Shea, Lain Wilson

Presenter 3 Affiliation

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection

Start Date

12-5-2016 1:30 PM

Session Location

Bernhard Brown & Gold Room

Description

The session Topics in Byzantine Sigillography at the 51st International Congress on Medieval Studies will provide those with an interest in Byzantine seals, and what they can reveal about Byzantine society, peripheral communities, state structures, and the Church, a chance to hear about work being done in this area. The session will include papers on early medieval Dalmatia, the government of the middle Byzantine themes, and seals of ecclesiastical officials in the Iconoclast era.

Jonathan Shea

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May 12th, 1:30 PM

Topics in Byzantine Sigillography

Bernhard Brown & Gold Room

The session Topics in Byzantine Sigillography at the 51st International Congress on Medieval Studies will provide those with an interest in Byzantine seals, and what they can reveal about Byzantine society, peripheral communities, state structures, and the Church, a chance to hear about work being done in this area. The session will include papers on early medieval Dalmatia, the government of the middle Byzantine themes, and seals of ecclesiastical officials in the Iconoclast era.

Jonathan Shea