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February 14, 2014 @ 00:00

Dr Frances Reynolds, Senior Research Fellow in Oriental Studies at St Benet’s Hall, is an invited speaker at the conference ‘Food and Ritual: Ancient Practices, Modern Perspectives’ at Corpus Christi College, Oxford, 19-21 March 2014. This international, interdisciplinary conference is on the religious uses of food in ancient Greece and Rome, Mesopotamia, the Hebrew Bible, and South and South-east Asia. Her lecture will be on ‘The Edible Body: Conceptions of the Divine in Assyria and Babylonia’. For further details of this Classics event, sponsored by the Leverhulme Trust, see: http://www.oxforduniversitystores.co.uk/