KYKNOS to hold its 2014 Conference at Swansea University.

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Swansea and Lampeter Centre for Research on the Narrative Literatures of the Ancient World

Work-in-Progress Conference Council Chamber, Swansea University

18th October 2014

Conference Programme

9.30am-09.50am Registration

9.50am-10.50am Ian Repath (Swansea University): ‘Heliodorus: How to Ruin a Party?’

10.50am-11.10am Coffee/tea Break

11.10am-11.55am Kyle Erickson (Trinity Saint David): ‘Alexander’s Itinerary and the Alexander Romance’

11.55am-12.40pm Martina Minas-Nerpel (Swansea University): ‘Arsinoe,Berenike, and Cleopatra: the Changes of Ptolemaic Queenship Ideology’

12.40pm-1.30pm Lunch in Committee Room 2

1.30pm-2.30pm Ruth Parkes (Trinity Saint David): ‘Cosmic Politics in Claudian’s De Raptu Proserpinae’

2.30pm-3.30pm Laurence Totelin (Cardiff University):Metamorphosing Narratives: Plant Metamorphosis in Poetry and Natural Sciences from Ovid and Pliny to Goethe’

3.30pm-3.50pm Coffee/tea Break

3.50pm-4.35pm Matt Cobb (Trinity Saint David):‘Apollonius in India:Fantastical Fiction or Faithful Reporting’

4.35pm-5.20pm Maria Pretzler (Swansea University): ‘Skirting around Ithaka: Establishing Credibility in Greek Travel Writing

5.20pm-06.00pm Reception  

All welcome 

Lunch costs £6 which can be paid on the day.

Bursaries are available.

Please contact Dr. Evelien Bracke (  for more information.