Travelling Saints in Byzantium

Welcome to the webpage of the International Byzantine Workshop Holiness on the Move: Travelling Saints in Byzantium !

This workshop brings together researchers in the field of Byzantine literature, and especially hagiography, in order to explore travel and monastic mobility in Byzantium in connection to Byzantine ideals of sainthood, as reflected in hagiographic compositions.

Date: Friday | 22 February 2019 | 9:00–18:00
Venue: Keeton-Lomas Lecture Theatre | Armstrong Building, Ground floor | SHCA | Newcastle University

For further information on this workshop, please contact the organiser:

Dr. Mihail Mitrea
Marie Skłodowska-Curie Research Fellow

School of History, Classics and Archaeology
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Room 6.23, Daysh Building
Newcastle University
Newcastle upon Tyne

Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 4696

Image: Abraham’s Journey to Canaan | Basilica di San Marco, Atrium, West arm, North cupola
Photograph by Ekkehard Ritter | Image Collections and Fieldwork Archives, Dumbarton Oaks, Trustees for Harvard University, Washington, D.C.