PapyGreek Workshop: Scribal influence on language use *ONLINE*

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Date(s) - 14/05/2021
9.00 - 17.00

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Scribal influence on language use, University of Helsinki (online), 14th May 2021

PapyGreek-projekti (HY) järjestää 14.5. työpajan, joka käsittelee kirjurien (=kirjoittajien) vaikutusta kieleen keskiajan ja antiikin teksteissä. Työpaja on avoin kaikille ja järjestetään etätapahtumana Zoomissa; Zoom-linkin saa sähköpostitse Sonja Dahlgrenilta: sonja.dahlgren @ (poista välit).

A workshop organised on 14th May by the project PapyGreek on scribal (= writers’) influence on language use in the texts coming from Middle Ages and Antiquity. The workshop will take place in Zoom and is open to everyone; if you are interested in participating, please email Sonja Dahlgren for the Zoom link: sonja.dahlgren @ (remove spaces).


9.00-9.30 Martti Leiwo (UH): Hands and language in ostraka letters from Roman Egypt
9.30-10.00 Sonja Dahlgren (UH): Some remarks on language attitudes and scribal style: Comparison of Egyptian Greek and Medieval English text production practices
10.00-10.30 Marja Vierros (UH): Who is the author, who is the writer? Some remarks on authorship attribution metrics within Greek texts from Egypt

10.30-10.45 Break

10.45-11.15 Marika Pulkkinen (UH): The Role of Secretarial Aid of Scribes in Formation of Paul’s Letters
11.15-11.45 Tommi Alho (UT): Ligatures in Humanist Greek 
11.45-12.15 Timo Korkiakangas (UH): Intra-Writer Variation in Early Medieval Latin Documents of Italy

12.15-13.15 Lunch

13.15-13.45 Aino Liira (UT): Text and paratext: scribal roles in the production of the Middle English Polychronicon manuscripts
13.45-14.30 Tanja Säily (UH), invited speaker: Variation and change in individual writers of early English letters
14.30-15.15 Matti Peikola (UT), invited speaker: Applying knowledge of scribal practices to the study of early printed texts: some examples from 16th-century England

15.15-15.30 Break

15.30-16.00 Aleksi Mäkilähde (UT): Code-switching and visual foregrounding: Notes on the Orationes manuscript (Canterbury Cathedral Archives Lit. MS E41)
16.00-16.30 Saara Kauppinen (UH): Dialogue markers in Greek verse inscriptions

16.30-17.00 Final discussion