Month: November 2018

Ivoire de style phénicien de Nimrud (IXe-VIIe siècle av.n.è.). Musée de Sulaymaniyah, Iraq.

The Face and the Name: goddesses as “interface”

In occasion of the workshop “In the footsteps of Claude Calame”, which took place in Paris on November 10th, 2018, Corinne Bonnet proposed a reflection on how onomastic attributes can be used to express an intimate link between a goddess and a god. Why is Astarte called “Name of Baal” in Ugaritic and Phoenician texts? …

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Who does not have his Minotaur? Venture into the labyrinth of myths

Conference as part of the festival The future human, Toulouse May 18, 2018 Corinne Bonnet, Adeline Grand-Clément, Vinciane Pirenne-Delforge Coming from a very human woman and a bull of divine origin, the Minotaur concentrates in its hybridity the excess (hybris) that gave birth to it. Between Crete and Athens, the stories of the labyrinth test and the …

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Thinking the human and the divine: mirror games and practices of the gap

Conference as part of the festival The future human, Toulouse May 18, 2018 Corinne Bonnet, Claude Calame, Vinciane Pirenne-Delforge, Fabio Porzia Can we compare the Greek and Semitic anthropological conceptions of what brings human and divine together as well as separate? Whether it is a matter of stories about origins or about ritual action, these …

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Aphrodite Munich

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New feature on our website: podcasts of all the conferences are now avalaible. Currently, you can access seminar 2 “Noms de dieux! – Les dieux aux frontières” with the following links: ¤ Alberto Cantera Glera (FUBerlin) : “Noms et épithètes des dieux, dédicaces rituelles et calendriers dans la tradition avestique antique” ¤ Valérie Matoïan (CNRS …

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