Preliminary Time Schedule

Wednesday 17, Sept. 2008

18.00 Opening

18.30 Opening Lecture
Brian Duvick, Colorado: War, Politics and the Culture Debates of the Late 4th century: Context¬ualizing the Opera Minora of Gregory of Nyssa

20.00 Reception on the Occasion of the publication of Gregorii Nysseni opera III,5 (Epistula canonica) by Brill Publisher
Ekkehard Mühlenberg, Göttingen; Mattie Kuiper, Brill / Leiden

Opening Dinner

Thursday 18, Sept. 2008

8.30 Morning Prayer

9.00 Main lecture
Andrew Radde-Gallwitz, Chicago: Ad Eustathium de sancta trinitate

9.45 Main lecture
Johan Leemans, Leuven: Ad Graecos ex communibus notionibus

10.30 Main lecture
Ari Ojell, Helsinki: Ad Simplicium de fide

11.00 Coffee break

11.30-13.00 Sections with short communications (20-25 min. each)

Section A
George Arabatzis, Athens: Time, Dynamis and Kinesis in Gregory of Nyssa's Contra Fatum
Henriette Meissner, Stuttgart: Rhetorik in den Opera Minora des Gregor von Nyssa
Marcello La Matina, Macerata /Italy: God is not the Name of God. Some remarks on language and philosophy in Gregory's Opera minora

Section B:
Yuejun Luo, Harbin/China: On the Trinitarian Analogy of Gregory of Nyssa
Joseph O'Leary, Tokyo: Divine Simplicity and the Trinitarian Names
Scot Douglass, Colorado: Textuality and the Trinity or Der Ursprung des Textwerkes

13.00 Lunch

15.00 Main lecture
Lenka Karfikova, Prag: Ad Ablabium quod non sint tres dei

16.00 Coffee break

16.30-19.00 Sections with short communications (20-25 min. each)

Section A:
Christophe Erismann, Cambridge: Aristotle and Porphyry: the philosophical background of Gregory of Nyssa's theory of the unity of the human nature in the Opera Minora
Thomas Böhm, Freiburg/Germany: Philosophische Implikationen zu Ad Eustathium und Ad Graecos
Francisco Bastitta Harriet, Buenos Aires: The philosophy of human communion and difference in Gregory of Nyssa
Anthony Meredith, London:: The koinai ennoiai in Gregory based on Ex communibus notionibus

Section B
Georgios Lekkas, University of Peloponnese: From Origen's preensoulment to Apolinarius' preincarnation of God the Word (Gregorii Nysseni, Antirrheticus Adversus Apolinarium)
Konstantinos Bosinis, Athens: Von der Triadologie zur Christologie: Der philosophische Begriff der mixis in den antiapollinaristischen Schriften Gregors von Nyssa
Vladimir Cvetkovic, St. Andrews: St. Gregory's argument concerning the lack of diastema in the divine activities from Ad Ablabium
Georgios D. Panagopoulos, Patras: Die Vermittlung des Sohnes beim ewigen Ausgang des Hl. Geistes vom Vater nach Ad Ablabium Gregors von Nyssa
Theodoros Alexopoulos, Heidelberg: Die Berufung der Filioquisten des 13. Jahrhunderts auf Gregor von Nyssa zur Begründung des filioque

19.00 Lunch

20.00 Anna Silvas, New England (Australia): Cappadocia - A Series of Pictures

20.30 Panel discussion
Thomas Böhm, Freiburg; Volker Henning Drecoll, Tuebingen; Johannes Zachhuber, Oxford:
Basil, Letter 38 or Gregory, Ad Petrum fratrem de differentia essentiae et hypostaseos?

22.00-22.15 Complet

Friday 19, Sept. 2008

7.30 Departure time round trip to Freiburg im Breisgau

10.00 Main lecture (in Freiburg)
Giulio Maspero, Rome: Adversus Macedonianos de spiritu sancto

10.45 Coffee break

11.00-13.00 Short Communications (20-25 min. each - in Freiburg)

Ekkehard Mühlenberg, Göttingen: Gesinnungsänderung und Strafmaß bei Gregor von Nyssa (Epistula canonica)
Silke-Petra Bergjan, Zuerich: Gregor von Nyssa in der Ausdeinandersetzung mit Apollinaris
Alessandro Capone, Lecce/Italy: La controversia apollinarista alla fine del IV secolo
Benjamin Gleede, Tübingen: Überlegungen zur Schrift Ad Theophilum

13.00 Lunch

14.30 Guided Tour to the Cathedral of Freiburg

17.00 Ecumenical Service and Reception

ca. 19.00 Departure from Freiburg to Tuebingen

Saturday 20, Sept. 2008

8.30 Morning Prayer

9.00 Main lecture
Matthieu Cassin, Paris: De deitate filii et spiritus sancti

9.45 Main lecture
Morwenna Ludlow, Exeter: In illud: Tunc et ipse

10.30 Coffee break

11.00 Sections with short communications (20-25 min. each)

Section A:
Ilaria Ramelli, Milan: The Trinitarian Theology of Gregory in his In illud: Tunc et ipse filius: His Polemic against "Arian" Subordinatianism and the Apokatastasis
Judith Tóth, Debrecen/Hungary: Interpretation and argumentation in In illud: Tunc et ipse filius
Robin Orton, London: Gregory’s Theology of the Body

Section B:
Tina Dolidze/E. Kochlamazashvili, Tbilisi: The Old Georgian Translations of Gregory of Nyssa’s Works
Lara Sels, Gent: The reception of Gregory's works in the Slavonic Middle Ages
Anna Silvas, New England (Australia): In Search of the Latin Translator of Gregory of Nyssa’s Letter to the monk Philipp

12.30 Final session: Results, Open Questions and Next Colloquium

13.30 Lunch

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