Talk by Martina Schmidl – Conference Intra-Writer Variation in Historical Sociolinguistics, University of Erlangen Talk: “Intra-Writer Variation in Late Babylonian Letters” Conference: Historical Sociolinguistic Network conference 2021 (HiSoN 2021): Intra-Writer Variation in Historical Sociolinguistics; Venue: Friedrich-Alexander Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Kochstraße 4, 91054 Erlangen; Date: 17 -19 March 2021 Abstract: My talk […]
Cancelled Speaker: Prof. Enrique Jiménez, Institut für Assyriologie und Hethitologie Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München; Seminar: “Blessings to the King”.
Canceled- Talk by Frank Simons Invited talk at the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations at Yale University Talk: “Burn long and prosper: Studies on Šurpu” Venue: Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, Yale University. The ritual and incantation series Šurpu ‘Burning’ is one of the most important […]
Cancelled- Talk by Frank Simons- “Commit arson for fun and profit: the Ritual and Incantation Series Šurpu”
Talk by Frank Simons Invited talk at the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations at the University of Pennsylvania Talk: “Commit arson for fun and profit: the Ritual and Incantation Series Šurpu”; Venue: Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, University of Pennsylvania. Cancelled due to Corona virus.
Speaker: Dr. Victor Gysembergh, Centre Léon Robin de recherches sur la pensée antique, CNRS, Sorbonne-Université, Paris); Talk: “”If the sacrificer finds speckles on the lobe…” Greek extispicy papyri and their ancient Near Eastern background”; Venue: Department of Near Eastern Studies, University of Vienna;
Talk: “How I got my ERC Starting Grant”; ERC Workshop organized by ERCEA and the Department of Art History of Masaryk University; Venue: Department of Art History of Masaryk University, Brno;
Talk by Nicla De Zorzi – Invited talk at the Institut für Altertumwissenschaften of the Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg
Talk: “Mesopotamian lung omens: The chapter Šumma ḫašû of the extispicy series Bārûtu”; Venue: Institut für Altertumwissenschaften, Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg, Bibliothek Altorientalistik, Residenz, Südflügel, III. Stock
Talk: “Patterns of Analogical Thinking in Ancient Mesopotamian Divinatory Texts”; Symposium: Deciphering the Uncertain: Sociological & Epistemological Aspects of Divination in Early Text Cultures; Venue: China Centre, University of Oxford;
Talk: “Beer in the Moat – Men’s Wives Will Go Mad and Murder their Spouses: Assyro-Babylonian Views on the Order of Things”; Round table: Science Talk 2019; Venue: Small Ceremonial Chamber (Kleiner Festsaal), University of Vienna;
The first part of the title of my talk is a quote taken from a Babylonian text from the first millennium BCE: “if a flood of beer is seen in the moat of the city, men’s wives will go mad and murder [their] spouses with weapons.” Babylonian scholars loved to […]