Zenonio Free University, 9 November 2021

The Project TaleTheory participates to the second lecture of the institution of "Free Universities" 

Time and Place

House of Letters and Arts, Larnaka

Τuesday, 9 Νοvember 2021, 7:00 p.m.

You can view the invitation here


Narrating Relationships in Holy Lives from the First Millennium AD conference, 12 July 2021 (online)

TaleTheory’s Principal Investigator and Director of the Centre of Medieval Arts and Rituals Dr Stavroula Constantinou, will be speaking at the Narrating Relationships in Holy Lives from the First Millennium AD conference, organised by the Department of Classics & Ancient History of the University of Exeter. Dr Constantinou’s paper is entitled “Narrating Friendship in Byzantine Hagiography” and features an engaging reading of friendship in the fifth-century anonymous text Life of Eupraxia. The conference will be held online via zoom, on 12 July 2021. For more information about the programme, please see the workshop website: Narrating Relationships in Holy Lives. This is a closed workshop; to enquire about attendance, please contact the conference organisers at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Interational Medieval Congress, Leeds IMC 2021: TaleTheory, Session of Wednesday, July 7 2021, 11:15-12:45


Andria Andreou, paper focusing on the mother - child bond in Miracle Collections

Time and Place:

Online Event (ZOOM), Wednesday July 7 2021, 11:15-12:45

Paper entitled:

"Children in Distress: Agonising Mothers as Intercessors in Byzantine Miracle Collections"

For further information see here

or follow the link of the International Medieval Congress



2021 International Conference: "Epiphanies of the Saints" in Late Antique Literature


Stavroula Constantinou: Lecture on Epiphanies in Byzantine Literature

Time and place:
Online event, via Zoom 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. CET


Lecture entitled:
“Patterns of Epiphany in Byzantine Miracle Stories"

Relevant Material:
2021 international Conference Epiphanies of the Saints Programme


Invitation to the Workshop: Tales From Antiquity to the Present: Genre, Impact and Application (Η Σύντομη Διήγηση από την Αρχαιότητα Μέχρι Σήμερα: Το Είδος, η Σημασία και οι Πρακτικές της Εφαρμογές), in Greek

Time and Place:

Online Event (ΖΟΟΜ). Wednesday 07 April 2021, 4.00 p.m. to 6.00 p.m.


The event is free and open to the public, registration required  (https://ucy.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIqdu-trD4vE9bKIOm1vO_vw68dauld6EOX).

For further information, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

You can view the Invitation via this link: 


You can view two of the Workshop Presentations via this link:

Presentation 1

Presentation 2


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Presentation of the TaleTheory Programme at the Second Forum on Research Interdisciplinarity at the University of Cyprus (23-24 September 2020)

Presentation of the Taletheory Programme (with emphasis on the interdisciplinary collaborations and applications of the research).
Time and Place:
24.09.2020, Thursday, 11.00, University of Cyprus (via Zoom)
Lecture entitled:
The Power of Narration: An Interdisciplinary Approach of the Late Antique and Byzantine Tale
Relevant Material: