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MF CASR Lunch with Karl Olav Sandnes

Christianizing Homer


06.10.2020 - 11:30 to 12:00

In the 5th century C.E., Empress Eudocia composed a Jesus-story (a Gospel-harmony) according to the cento-genre.  This ancient playful genre accommodates the story of Jesus with in the Homeric world (the Iliad and Odyssey).  What happens to Jesus when he becomes a Homeric hero?


This MF CASR Lunch will take place in-person at the MF Library (2nd Floor, between Rows 5&6) in accordance with Norwegian Institute of Public Health guidelines and MF's own current protocols. It will also be possible to participate virtually by using this link. If you are symptomatic, under quarantine, or at-risk, please join us that way for the time being.