SYMPOSIUM CUMANUM

The Vergilian Society – Brandeis University
SYMPOSIUM CUMANUM

Diana, Artemis and Related Cults
in Ancient Greece and Italy

Symposium Directors
Patricia A. Johnston, Giovanni Casadio,
Attilio Mastrocinque and Sophia Papaioannou

Wednesday, June 20 – Saturday, June 23, 2012
Villa Vergiliana, Cuma/Bacoli, Napoli, Italy
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 20

10: 00 Chair: PATRICIA A. JOHNSTON, Director, Symposia Cumana

ATTILIO MASTROCINQUE, Università di Verona
Diana’s sacred groves as political meeting places

MARIA CRISTINA VINCENTI, Università di Roma “Tor Vergata”
Aricia, Cumae e il culto di Diana, tra testimonianze archeologiche,
artistiche e funzionali

MASSIMILIANO DI FAZIO, Università di Pavia
The Goddess in the Estuary: Historical Background and Religious
Profile of Marica
Discussion

14:00: Chair: GIOVANNI CASADIO, Università di Salerno

ANA JIMÉNEZ SAN CRISTÓBAL, Complutense University of Madrid
Interactions  between Artemis and Dionysus in natural settings:
lakes, marshes and mountains

MARCELLO TOZZA, University of Málaga
“Artemide” Micenea: un problema metodologico

MARIANNA CALABRETTA, Istituto Italiano di Scienze Umane (SUM) Napoli
Diana from Greece to Rome through the Comic Theatre

MIGUEL HERRERO DE JÁUREGUI, Complutense University of Madrid
Great is Artemis of the Ephesians! The cults of Artemis/Diana as
Icons of Greco-Roman “Paganism”
Discussion

16:30: J. J. L. SMOLENAARS, University of Amsterdam
Lecture and Tour of the Cuma Scavi

THURSDAY, JUNE 21
9:30 : Chair: GIULIANA TOCCO, Soprintendente per i beni archeologici di Salerno,
Avellino, Benevento (emerita)

GERARD CAPDEVILLE, University of Paris La Sorbonne
Egeria and Virbius in the Sacred Grove of Nemi

ALBERTO SILVESTRI, Presidente Archeoclub d’Italia Sede ‘Aricino-Nemorense’
Virbio famoso. Considerazioni su un dio minore associato a Diana

CHARLES GUITTARD, University of Paris-Ouest Nanterre, La Défense
Diana in Latin Poetry, from Catullus to Horace:
Invocation, Prayer, Greek and Latin Features
Discussion

SOPHIA PAPAIOANNOU, The National and Kapodistrian University, Athens
A Dangerous Epic Simile, Inside a Complex Political Context:
Dido’s Likeness to Diana in Aeneid 1.496-504

LUCA PUCCI, Università di Salerno
Oreste, Artemide e l’Arcadia (FGrHist I F 135)

ETIENNE WOLFF,  University of Paris-Ouest Nanterre, La Défense
Actaeon and Diana in Fulgentius
Discussion
14:30 Chair: SOPHIA PAPAIOANNOU, The National and Kapodistrian
University, Athens

SZILVIA LAKATOS, Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest
Assumptions on the Vanth figures based on their connections
with the Etruscan Artemis

FÁTIMA DÍEZ PLATAS, University of Santiago de Compostela
Variegated Artemis: An Image of Artemis in Ancient Greek Pottery
Discussion

MARIO COTTONARO, Università di Messina
Tra iconografia e rito: il culto di Artemide in Sicilia in età tardo-classica

MYRTO GARANI, The National and Kapodistrian University, Athens
Is Carna Phoebus’ sister? (Ovid Fasti 6.101-182)
Discussion

FRIDAY, JUNE 22
8:00 AM Depart for Capua
9:00  Chair: ATTILIO MASTROCINQUE, Università di Verona

MARIA LUISA NAVA and STEFANIA QUILICI GIGLI, Seconda Università di Napoli a Santa Maria Capua Vetere
La fortuna di una dea: Diana tra Campania e Lucania

MARIE-LAURE FREYBURGER-GALLAND, University of Haute-Alsace, Mulhouse
Artemis and Human Sacrifice
MICHIEL VAN VELDHUIZEN, Brandeis University, Waltham/Boston
Artemis among ‘the Others:’ Ritual Human Sacrifice and
the Cult of Diana Nemorensis
Discussion

Chair: J. J. L. SMOLENAARS, University of Amsterdam

MARCO ANTONIO SANTAMARIA, University of Salamanca
Cult and Literature: Artemis in Archaic Choral Lyric

SERGIO LÓPEZ MOLINA, Complutense University of Madrid
Callimachus’ Hymn to Artemis: her own rite of passage

PATRICIA A. JOHNSTON, Brandeis University, Waltham/Boston
Catullus 34 and the Sacred Choir in the Museo Campano di Capua
Discussion
7: 00 Return to Villa

SATURDAY, JUNE 23
9:30  Chair: GIOVANNI CASADIO, Università di Salerno

DIANA GUARISCO,  Università di Bologna
La statua taurica in Attica: fratelli mitici e santuari “gemelli”

RAQUEL MARTIN HERNÁNDEZ, Complutense University of Madrid
Artemis in the Greek Magical Papyri: Syncretism or Functionality?

GIUSEPPINA PAOLA VISCARDI, Università di Napoli “Federico II”
Artemide, l’orsa e le madri di Engyon. Ricezione del modello
della kourotròphos ionica tra suggestioni mitiche e rielaborazioni cultuali
Discussion