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Greek Papyri in the British Library

Monday, 25 September 2023

Greek Papyri in the British Library: A conference in memory of Federica Micucci

A conference will be held at the British Library on Monday, 25 September 2023:

The programme is appended at the end of the message.

Attendance is free (in-person only). Registration is via the link below:

Greek Papyri in the British Library 

A conference in memory of Federica Micucci 

Monday, 25 September 2023; Knowledge Centre, The British Library, London NW1 2DB


9:30 – 9:50          Introduction (various speakers)


9:50 – 10:20        Susan Fogarty (University College London)

Orphan girls and the sale of their fathers estate: red ink in Soknopaiou Nesos 


10:20 – 10:40      Todd Hickey (University of California, Berkeley)

The priests of the temple of Soknopaios, AD 140/141 


Discussion, followed by coffee break


11:30 – 11:50      Anna Szajbély (University College London)

Two tax rolls from Theadelphia, and stories of acquisition 


11:50 – 12:10      Nikolaos Gonis (University College London)

Crown-Tax at Theadelphia, and stories of publication 


12:10 – 12:30      Bianca Borrelli (University of Florence)

New evidence on Egyptian marriage practice and a family dossier from early Roman Tebtunis 


Discussion, followed by break


14:30 – 14:50      Michael Zellmann-Rohrer (Freie Universität Berlin)

 ‘He is going to be put in charge of the city’: A private letter from Byzantine Egypt 


14:50 – 15:10      Sophie Kovarik (University of Vienna)

 ‘For this present logos protects you’: A unique safe-conduct from Apollonopolis 


15:10 – 15:30      Élodie Mazy (University College London)

Land, wealth and taxes in Early Islamic Egypt 


Discussion, followed by coffee break


16:20 – 16:40      Anna Monte (University of Udine)

Writing medical recipes on the back of papyrus documents: the receptarium of P.Egerton 13 verso 


16:40 – 17:00      Riccardo Vecchiato (University of Cologne)

A robbed brewer and a worried farmer in Ptolemaic Euhemeria 


17:00 – 17:20      Flavio Santini (University of California, Berkeley)

Sitologoi at work in Tebtunis, ca. 165–178 CE: Preliminary observations on BL papyri 1571, 1581v, and 1596v 


Discussion, followed by closure