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Approaching the Hellenistic World

A one-day workshop on Hellenistic literature, history, and archaeology at Trinity College Dublin, Wednesday 27th April

9:30-11:00 – Panel 1: Literary Responses to the Hellenistic World 
Chair: Shane Wallace 
Brian McGing: Hellenistic Kings in Appian’s Roman History 
Yuan He: The Dynamics in the Relationship between Josephus and his Graeco-Roman Readers
Alastair Daly: Demosthenes and Athenian Oratory in Herodas Mimiamb 2 

11:00-11:15 – Break 

11:15-12:45 – Panel 2: Apollonius of Rhodes and the Argonautica 
Chair: Giorgos Papantoniou 
Martine Cuypers: Kings Cruel and Kind in Apollonius’ Argonautica 
Lisa Doyle: Citing Hellenistic Authors in the Scholia on Apollonius’ Argonautica
Jeremy LamThe Gift and Curse of Phineus: an Intertextual Study of Apollonius’ Argonautica 2.178-497 and the Homeric Hymn to Apollo

12:45-13:45 – Lunch 

13:45-15:15 – Panel 3: Space and Place in the Hellenistic Mediterranean 
Chair: Brian McGing
Samantha Sink: Going the Distance: Hellenistic Geography 
Andrew Hill: An Alternative Reading of Hanno the Carthaginian’s failed coup (ca. 352-347)
Dermot Grant: Using Social Network Analysis to Construct and Track Change in Commercial Connections from the Archaic to the ‘Hellenistic’ Period

15:15-15:30 – Break 

15:30-17:00 – Panel 4: Hellenistic Kings and Queens 
Chair: Martine Cuypers  
Shane Wallace: Plataea between Macedon and Rome 
Giorgos Papantoniou: Political Economies and Imperial Integration: The Importance of the Arsinoe Cult in Shaping Ptolemaic Power
Elizabeth Foley: Kings at Keos