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Soknopaiou Nesos Project - 12 agosto 2013

Soknopaios, the temple and worship

The Chairs of Papyrology and Egyptology of the University of Salento, to celebrate 20 years of activities of the Centro di Studi Papirologici organize a round-table on:

Soknopaios, the temple and worship

Lecce, 9-10 October 2013
Museo Papirologico, Studium 2000, via di Valesio

Wednesday, October 9, 16:30
M. Capasso and P. Davoli, directors of the Soknopaiou Nesos Project, and L. Trombi, main sponsor of the excavations since 2004, will present the new rooms of the Museo Papirologico. The m aestro Giuseppe Manisco will present a 1:200 plastic model of Dime.
A reception will follow.

Thursday, October 10
Round-table: Soknopaios, the temple and worship Aula Multimediale SIBA, Studium 2000

9:00 Opening of the works
9:15 P. Davoli, The temple as a spatial and architectural reality
10:15 M. Capasso, The contribution of the Greek texts (papyri and inscriptions)

11:15 Coffee break

11:30 M. Stadler, Gleanings from the House of Life at Soknopaiou Nesos: the theologian at work in the Roman Fayyum
12:30 S. Lippert, Chapels, chambers and gateways - The religious architecture of Soknopaiou Nesos according to the Demotic documentary papyri

13:30 Buffet lunch

15:00 Afternoon session 15:15 M. Schentuleit, Organization and procedure in the priesthood
16:15 C. Arlt, The Temple administration in Ptolemaic Soknopaiou Nesos
17:15 E. Papi, The temple of Dionysias: comparanda
18:00 Discussion

The organizers welcome colleagues and students interested on the topic. Attendance is free of charge. Please confirm your participation by September 30th. Contacts:,
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