Conference 2018

Creation of the Late Antique World on the Balkans
November 10 – 12, 2018

Sofia, Bulgaria

Resumes

Early Christian architecture in Bulgaria twenty years later: A survey

Alexander Minchev, Varna Regional Museum of History

Recent Late antiquity researches in Turkey with the scope of Bithynia

Haluk Çetinkaya, Mimar Sinan University, Istanbul

The Austrian Academy of Sciences and its Research in Late Antique Christianity in Southeastern Europe (20th–21th c.)

Andreas Pülz, Institut für Kulturgeschichte der Antike, Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften

Research degree of Early Christianity in Niš and condition of science in Serbia

Misa Rakocija, Institute for cultural heritage preservation Niš 

The centers of the early Christianity in Macedonia: uncovering and interpretation

Silvana Blaževska, National Institution Stobi

Christian presence in the inscriptions of Thessaloniki and Beroea in Late Antiquity

Ekaterini Tsalampouni, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Antiquité tardive et archéologie chrétienne en Roumanie : une perspective de la bibliographie

Irina Achim, Institutul de Arheologie „Vasile Pârvan“, Bucureşti

 

Днешната българска територия през Късната античност

Ventcislav Dinchev, National Archaeological Institute with Museum – BAS

The Christianization of the Balkan Lands in Late Antiquity

Dimitar Y. Dimitrov, University of Veliko Tarnovo “St.St. Kiril and Metodiy”

Christianization of urban topography in Late Antique Thrace. A Case Study of Philippopolis

Ivo Topalilov, Episkop Konstantin Preslavski University of Shumen

Christianization of the Lower Danube: The Case of Dacia Ripensis

Ivan Gargano, Dominic Moreau, Université de Lille

From Imperium to Tetrarchy: The Case of Novae in Moesia Inferior AD 251–293

Kamen Dimitrov, Institute for Balkan Studies & Center of Thrakology – BAS

Urbanization of Kabyle in Late Roman Period

Ivan Valchev, Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”

Dichin, a fort from Late Antiquity and the exploration of the rural hinterland: new disoveries and new approaches

Andrew Poulter, University of Birmingham

Christianity in the epigrams of Palladas of Alexandria

Dimitar Iliev, Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”

Wisdom of God in the Antiochian Tradition

Svetoslav Ribolov, Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”      

Early monasticism in the Balkans – research and approaches

Programm

8 November 2018

Hall Stage 17, Ministry of Culture, 17 Alexander Stamboliyski Str.

8.50 - 9.15 Registration

9.15 - 9.30 Official opening

Address of Ministry of Culture representative
Address of Bulgarian Academy of Sciences representative Address of IBCT representative
Address of Shumen University representative

PLENARY SESSION

9.30 – 13.00, moderator Ivo Topalilov

Early Christian architecture in Bulgaria twenty years later: A survey,

Alexander Minchev, Varna Regional Museum of History Recent Late antiquity researches in Turkey with the scope of Bithynia,

Haluk Çetinkaya, Mimar Sinan University, Istanbul
The Austrian Academy of Sciences and its Research in Late Antique Christianity in Southeastern Europe (20th–21th c.),

Andreas Pülz, Institut für Kulturgeschichte der Antike, Österre- ichische Akademie der Wissenschaften Research degree of Early Christianity in Niš and condition of science in Serbia,

Misa Rakocija, Institute for cultural heritage preservation Niš
The centers of the early Christianity in Macedonia: uncovering and interpretation,

Silvana Blaževska, National Institution Stobi
Christian presence in the inscriptions of Thessaloniki and Beroea in Late Antiq- uity,

Ekaterini Tsalampouni, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Antiquité tardive et archéologie chrétienne en Roumanie : une perspective de la bibliographie,

Irina Achim, Institutul de Arheologie „Vasile Pârvan“, Bucureşti

13.00 – 14.00 Break

14.00–16.00, moderator Svetoslav Ribolov

14.00–15.00 Днешната българска територия през Късната античност, Ventzislav Dintchev, National Archaeological Institute with Museum – BAS

15.00–16.00 The Christianization of the Balkan Lands in Late Antiquity, Dimitar Y. Dimitrov, St. Cyril and St. Metodius University of Ve- liko Tarnovo

16.00–16.30 Break

16.30–18.30, moderator Dimitar Y. Dimitrov

16.30–17.30 Christianization of urban topography in Late Antique Thrace. A Case Study of Philippopolis, Ivo Topalilov, Episkop Konstantin Preslavski University of Shumen

17.30–18.30 Christianization of the Lower Danube: The Case of Dacia Ripensis, Ivan Gargano, Dominic Moreau, Université de Lille

9 November 2018

Conference Hall, Ethnographic Museum

9.00–12.00, moderator Andreas Pülz

9.00–10.00 From Imperium to Tetrarchy: The Case of Novae in Moesia Inferior AD 251–293, Kamen Dimitrov, Institute for Balkan Studies & Center of Thrakology – BAS

10.00–11.00 Urbanization of Kabyle in Late Roman Period, Ivan Valchev

Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”

11.00–12.00 Dichin, a fort from Late Antiquity and the exploration of the rural hinterland: new disoveries and new approaches, Andrew Poulter Uni- versity of Birmingham

12.00–13.00 Break

13.00–17.00, moderator Georgi Atanasov

13.00–14.00 Christianity in the epigrams of Palladas of Alexandria, Dimitar Iliev, Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski” 14.00–15.00 Wisdom of God in the Antiochian Tradition, Svetoslav Ribolov, Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”

15.00–16.00 Early monasticism in the Balkans – research and approaches, Alexander Manev, National Archaeological Institute with Muse- um – BAS

16.00–17.00 Bishops and their Power, Zlatomira Gerdzhikova, Institute for Balkan Studies & Center of Thrakology – BAS

10 November 2018

Conference Hall, Ethnographic Museum

9.00–12.00, moderator Haluk Çetinkaya

9.00–10.00 Brigands, Barbarians And Officers: The rise of the viri militares in the Moesian provinces (ca. AD 170– ca. AD 300), Kalin Stoev, University of Library Studies and Information Thechnologies 10.00–11.00 Liturgical arrangements of the Church interior in the diocese of Thrace, 4th – early 7th century, Vassil Tenekedjiev, Varna Regional Museum of History

11.00–12.00 New Data of the Stational Liturgy in Particopolis, Vania Popova

12.00–13.00 Break

13.00–17.00, moderator Zlatomira Gerdzhikova

13.00 –14.00 Features of the Early Christian Architectural Decoration in Parthicopolis and Nicopolis ad Nestum, Svetla Petrova, National Archaeological Institute with Museum – BAS

14.00 – 15.00 Базилика No 1 с новооткрита крипта в римовизантийския град Zaldapa –addenda et corrigenda, Georgi Atanasov, Silistra Region- al Museum, Yoto Valeriev

Discutants: Rumen Ivanov, Roumen Boyadzhiev, Veselka Katsaro- va, Slavtcho Kirov, Vyara Kalfina, Alexander Stanev, Rosen Rusev, PhD students - Alexander Ivanov, Angel Petkov, Elena Nikolova, Maya Prodanova, Svetlana Gancheva, Silviya Zareva, Violina Nikolova