Flavian Literature and its World

Welcome to the Flavian network of scholarship and conferences. We aim to capture recent information on research on Flavian literature and culture on this page, and we provide links to conferences (past and future).

Upcoming Conferences

The Damned Despot: Rethinking Domitian and the Flavian World (Rome, 18-21 January 2023)

Concluding international conference of exhibition Domiziano Imperatore. Odio e amore at the Musei Capitolini in Rome.

Past Conferences

  1. God on Earth: Emperor Domitian (Leiden/Virtual, 20-21 January 2022)

Concluding international conference of exhibition “God on Earth: Emperor Domitian” at the Rijksmuseum van Oudheden in Leiden.

2. Return to the Future: Silius Italicus’ Punica in the Tradition of Latin Historical Epic / Ritorno al futuro: I Punica di Silio Italico nella tradizione dell’epica storica romana (Udine, 10-11 September 2019)

3. Domitian and the East (Spetses, 30 June – 2 July 2019)

4. Un-dammning Domitian: Reassessing the Last Flavian princeps (CCC panels, St. Andrews, July 11-14 2018)

5. Fides in Flavian Poetry (SCS panel, San Francisco, 8 January 2016)

7. Flavian Campania (Naples and Santa Maria Capua Vetere, 16-18 September 2015)

6. Fides in Flavian Literature (Soeterbeek Ravenstein,Radboud University, 6-8 June 2015)

7. I generi letterari nell’età dei Flavi (Torino 2013)

8. Flavian Interactions (2011)

9. Religion and Ritual (2010)