“Down to the Hour: Perspectives on Short Time in the Ancient Mediterranean,”

WhenFebruary 25, 2017 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
WhereFranke Institute for the Humanities
Contact InformationDepartment of Classics
DescriptionOpening Remarks, 10:00-10:30 am

Session 3, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Alexander Jones (History of the Exact Sciences in Antiquity, ISAW), “Greco-Roman Clock Technology”

Robert Germany (Classics, Haverford), “The Unity of Time in Terence’s Hecyra”

Catered lunch

Session 4, 2:00-4:00 pm

Anja Wolkenhauer (Latin Philology, Tübingen), "Waiting Time and Timeliness: First Thoughts on Measuring and Evaluating Short Time in Roman Literature"

Kassandra Jackson Miller (Classics, UChicago), “Hourly Timekeeping and the Problem of Irregular Periodic Fevers”
Coffee break

Barbara Sattler (Philosophy, St. Andrews), “‘Short Time’ in Greco-Roman Philosophy”

Closing Round-Table Discussion, 5:15-6:00 pm
CategoriesConferences/Lectures, Conferences
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