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Tuesday, 15 May 2012

Early Christian Art: An international Conference

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

Patristic Studies

Conference program

24. May, Thursday

9:00
Welcome speeches - György Udvardy (Bishop of Pécs) and Róbert Somos

(University of Pécs, Centre for Patristic Studies)

9:30
Visiting the World Heritage exhibition with the guidance of Zsolt Visy and Olivér

Gábor

12:00
Lunch – House of Arts and Literature

Lectures
– 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.)

14:00-14:20
Discussion

14:20-14:30
Coffee break

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

virgin saints.

15:30-16:00 Reita Sutherland,
The Christian Orant: Prayer and Piety.

16:00-16:30
Discussion

17:00 –
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.

10:00-10:20
Discussion

10:20-10:30
Coffee break

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

Sopianae.

12:00 -12:30
Discussion

12:30 –
Lunch

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.

14:30-15:00
Discussion

17:00 Departing for Vylian Winery in Kisharsány

18:00
Supper and wine tasting

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