Legacy of the Timaeus

This research project brings international scholars to the Classics Department Research Seminar throughough the year, and culminates in a conference to be held in March 2018.

For details of the conference, see Events.  Seminars will also be announced in Events when details are known. Speakers will include:

  • Tosca Lynch (Oxford) (on musical notions in the Timaeus)
  • David Sedley (Cambridge) (on the Pompeii mosaic of the philosophers)
  • Riccardo Saccenti (Bologna) (on the impact of the Timaeus on medieval law and Christianity)

Enquiries should ve directed to Dr Edmund Thomas (e.v.thomas@dur.ac.uk)