April 19, 2010 - 5:00pm
Main Quad, Building 110, Room 111-O (Classics Department, Inner Quad facing Memorial Church)
CLASSICS DEPARTMENT LECTURE / SILKROAD LECTURE SERIES Samuel N.C. Lieu Professor of Ancient History, Macquarie University, Sydney Refreshments at 5:00 pm. Lecture at 5:15 pm. Nestorian Christianity and Manichaeism were among a number of foreign religions which became established in China during the Tang Dynasty thanks largely to diffusion of cultures and religions along the Silk Road. This lecture looks at the discovery of the relics and texts of these two religions and their survival in South China into the Medieval period.
Free and open to the public.
Co-sponsored by Departments of Classics, Religious Studies, and East Asian Languages, and Cultures