Publications and Presentations

Publications

The following publications by members of the DBBE team focus on book epigrams, including editions of, or commentaries on, hitherto inaccessible texts.

Forthcoming

  • R. Ricceri, “The Byzantine Reception of the Metaphrasis Psalmorum: Paratextuality and Visual Representation”,
    in: R. Ceulemans and B. Crostini (eds), Receptions of the Bible in Byzantium: Texts, Manuscripts, and their Readers, Uppsala: Studia Byzantina Upsaliensia.
  • K. Demoen, “An Aristophanean Epigram on the Psalter”,
    in: C. Barber and F. Spingou (eds), Medieval Texts on Byzantine Arts and Aesthetics, vol. 3: From Alexios I Komnenos to the Rise of Hesychasm (1081-ca. 1330), Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • K. Demoen, “Book Epigrams”,
    in: C. Barber and F. Spingou (eds), Medieval Texts on Byzantine Arts and Aesthetics, vol. 3: From Alexios I Komnenos to the Rise of Hesychasm (1081-ca. 1330), Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • K. Demoen, “Epigrams on the Evangelists in an illuminated Gospel Book”,
    in: C. Barber and F. Spingou (eds), Medieval Texts on Byzantine Arts and Aesthetics, vol. 3: From Alexios I Komnenos to the Rise of Hesychasm (1081-ca. 1330), Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • M. Tomadaki, “Constantine Manasses, A Dedicatory Epigram to the Sebastokratorissa Eirene”,
    in: C. Barber and F. Spingou (eds), Medieval Texts on Byzantine Arts and Aesthetics, vol. 3: From Alexios I Komnenos to the Rise of Hesychasm (1081-ca. 1330), Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • R. Ricceri and R. Meesters, “A metrical colophon on John Klimax’s Ladder of divine ascent”,
    in: C. Barber and F. Spingou (eds), Medieval Texts on Byzantine Arts and Aesthetics, vol. 3: From Alexios I Komnenos to the Rise of Hesychasm (1081-ca. 1330), Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • R. Ricceri, “A laudatory epigram on Gregory of Nazianzos”,
    in: C. Barber and F. Spingou (eds), Medieval Texts on Byzantine Arts and Aesthetics, vol. 3: From Alexios I Komnenos to the Rise of Hesychasm (1081-ca. 1330), Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

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2016

2013

  • K. Demoen, “La poésie de la συλλογή. Les paratextes métriques des manuscrits byzantins et le (vocabulaire du) recueil”,
    in: C. Gastgeber, C. Messis, D. Muresan & F. Ronconi (eds), Pour l’amour de Byzance: hommage à Paolo Odorico (Eastern and Central European Studies 3), Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 2013, pp. 89-98.

2012

  • K. Bentein and K. Demoen, “The Reader in Eleventh-century Book Epigrams”,
    in: F. Bernard and K. Demoen (eds), Poetry and its Contexts in Eleventh-century Byzantium, Farnham: Ashgate, 2012, pp. 69-88.
  • F. Bernard and K. Demoen, “Byzantine book epigrams from manuscripts to a digital database”,
    in: C. Clivaz, J. Meizoz, F. Vallotton and J. Verheyden (eds), From Ancient Manuscripts to the Digital Era: Readings and Literacies, Proceedings, Lausanne: Presses polytechniques et universitaires romandes, 2012, pp. 431-440.

2011

  • K. Bentein and F. Bernard, “A Cycle of Book Epigrams on the Four Evangelists”,
    Scriptorium 65.2 (2011), pp. 237-249.

2010

2009

Conference papers and presentations

We seek to disseminate our ideas and discuss them as widely as possible.

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2017

2016

  • Julie Boeten, Metrical Variation in the Ὥσπερ ξένοι Book Epigrams.
    Varieties of Late Antique and Byzantine Greek, Gent, 1-2 December 2016
  • Krystina Kubina, The Many Ways of Reading Poetry in Late Byzantium: Manuel Philes’ Laudatory Poems.
    Gent, 24 November 2016
  • Rachele Ricceri, Texts, Paratexts, Manuscripts: the Reception of the Psalms in the Metaphrasis Psalmorum.
    23rd International Congress of Byzantine Studies, Thematic session on “Byzantines and the Bible”, Belgrade, 22-27 August 2016
  • Julie Boeten and Sien De Groot, Byzantine Book Epigrams: The Case of ὥσπερ ξένοι …
    23rd International Congress of Byzantine Studies, Belgrade, 22-27 August 2016
  • Maria Tomadaki and Emilie M. van Opstall, Book Epigrams on Ancient Poets.
    23rd International Congress of Byzantine Studies, Round table “Poetic Circles and Anthologies in Byzantium”, Belgrade, 22-27 August 2016
  • Sien De Groot and Julie Boeten, Byzantine Book Epigrams: Poetry from the Margins.
    17th Annual CBOMGS Postgraduate Colloquium, Birmingham, 4 June 2016
  • Julie Boeten and Sien De Groot, Byzantine Book Epigrams: A Pragmatic Analysis of Medieval Meter.
    Dialing Lecture, Gent, 2 June 2016
  • Kristoffel Demoen, Database of Byzantine Book Epigrams.
    Dumbarton Oaks, 3 May 2016
  • Sien De Groot, Byzantine Book Epigrams: Poetry of Transmission.
    U4 Winter School, Istanbul, 8-12 March 2016
  • Julie Boeten, Byzantine Book Epigrams: A Pragmatic Analysis of Medieval Meter.
    U4 Winter School, Istanbul, 8-12 March 2016

2015

  • Maria Tomadaki, Βυζαντινά βιβλιακά επιγράμματα αφιερωμένα σε κείμενα και συγγραφείς της αρχαίας ελληνικής λογοτεχνίας / Book Epigrams on Texts and Authors of Ancient Greek Literature.
    8th Meeting of Greek Byzantinists, Athens, 16-18 December 2015
  • Mark Janse, The Principle of Pairing: A Cognitive Approach to Byzantine Versification.
    Late Antique and Byzantine Studies Seminar, Oxford, 27 May 2015

2014

  • Renaat Meesters, The Visual Representation of Paratexts in Byzantine Manuscripts. Case study: The Colophon Verse.
    Ghent Institute for Classical Studies, Ghent, 24 October 2014
  • Kristoffel Demoen, Metrische parateksten in Griekse manuscripten. Een elektronisch corpus en een tragisch voorbeeld.
    Nederlandse Hellenistendag, Groningen, 24 January 2014

2013

  • Renaat Meesters and Floris Bernard, Towards a Database of Byzantine Book Epigrams. Building a Contextual Corpus of Paratexts.
    VIII. Colloque International de Paléographie Grecque, Hamburg, 26 September 2013
  • Kristoffel Demoen, The ‘Bookishness’ of Epigrams on Authors and Texts.
    International Conference “Greek Literary Epigram: From the Hellenistic to the Early Byzantine Era”, London, 11-13 September 2013
  • Renaat Meesters, Byzantine Book Epigrams as Living Texts. Meeting Points between Authors, Manuscripts and Readers.
    U4 Winter School, Palermo, 6 March 2013

2012

  • Kristoffel Demoen, Adscripta métriques dans les manuscrits byzantins.
    EHESS, Paris, 12 February 2012

2011

  • Kristoffel Demoen, Towards an on-line database of Byzantine book epigrams.
    22nd International Congress of Byzantine Studies, Round table “Instrumenta Studiorum”, Sofia, 22-27 August 2011
  • Floris Bernard, A Database of Poetic Paratexts in Byzantine Manuscripts: At the Threshold between Text and Context.
    Conference From Ancient Manuscripts to the Digital Era. Readings and Literacies. UNIL, Lausanne, 24 August 2011