Religion on the Ground
A Colloquium sponsored by the Society for Ancient Mediterranean Religions
In affiliation with the International Association for the History of Religions
Hosted by Erfurt University
August 22 and 23, 2015, Max Weber Center, Erfurt University
Saturday, August 22, 1:30 to 6:00 p.m.
Introduction: Jeffrey Brodd, President, Society for Ancient Mediterranean Religions
Amy Yandek, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Domestic Religion and Elite Identity in the Terrace Houses of Roman Ephesos
Sissel Undheim, University of Bergen: Securing Theusebius’ Salvation: The Motif of the ‘Virgin Crown’ in a Late Antique Latin Epitaph
Mattias Brand, Leiden University: Beyond Religious Boundaries? The Everyday Interactions of Manichaeans
Respondent: Jörg Rüpke, Erfurt University
Sunday, August 23, 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Amelia Robertson Brown, University of Queensland: Like Frogs Around a Pond: Maritime Religion in Ancient Greek Culture
András Patay-Horváth, Eötvös Loránd University: The Cult of Artemis at Olympia and the Earliest History of the Sanctuary
Georgia Petridou, Erfurt University: Healing Visions: Eye-shaped Votives and the Mysteries
Respondent: Esther Eidinow, The University of Nottingham