with special regard to the early Christian Cemetery in Sopianae (Pécs – Hungary)
Cella Septichora Visitor Centre, Pécs, Hungary, 24-25. May, 2012.
Organised by Cella Septichora Visitor Centre and University of Pécs, Centre for
24. May, Thursday
Welcome speeches - György Udvardy (Bishop of Pécs) and Róbert Somos
(University of Pécs, Centre for Patristic Studies)
Visiting the World Heritage exhibition with the guidance of Zsolt Visy and Olivér
Lunch – House of Arts and Literature
– House of Arts and Literature
13:00 – 13:30 Zsolt Visy,
The Paradise in the Early Christian cemetery of Sopianae.
13:30 – 14:00 Olivér Gábor,
Early Christian Buildings in the Northern Cemetery of
Sopianae (Pannonia, Valeria Provincia.)
14.30-15:00 Allen Brent,
Klauser’s methodological perspective in his interpretation of
early Christian artefacts.
15:00-15:30 Eileen Rubery,
From catacomb to sanctuary: the orant figure and Rome's
15:30-16:00 Reita Sutherland,
The Christian Orant: Prayer and Piety.
Sightseeing in Pécs (optional)
25. May, Friday
9:00 – 9:30 Levente Nagy,
Zoltán Kádár and the Early Christian Iconography of
Roman Pannonia: some problems of interpretation.
9:30 – 10:00 Gaetano Bevelaqua,
Observations on Christian Epigraphy in Pannonia.
10:30 – 11:00 Krisztina Hudák,
Technical observations on the paintings in the St. Peter
and Paul (No. 1.) Burial Chamber of Sopianae.
11:00 – 11:30 György Heidl,
Remarks on the iconography in “Peter-Paul” (No. 1.) Burial
Chamber of Sopianae.
11:30 – 12:00 Péter Csigi,
Iconographic approaches to the early Christian artefacts in
13:30 – 14:00 Isván Bugár,
Theology on Images?
14:00 – 14.30 Markus Vinzent,
Battle and Conquest or the Power of Frames – On
Christ’s Resurrection in Early Christian Art.
17:00 Departing for Vylian Winery in Kisharsány
18:00 Supper and wine tasting