Event: Teaching and Learning Greek in Byzantium: Schedography

Registration via https://event.ugent.be/registration/Schedography from 01-02-2023 09:30 until 01-06-2023 19:30


The workshop explores the role played by schedography in the Byzantine schooling system from the X to the XV century. It also discusses problems pertaining to the editing of schedographical texts, as well as to the collection and treatment of the metalinguistic data therein contained.


Venue:               The event takes place at Faculteitszaal/Videoconferencezaal, Campus Boekentoren, Blandijnberg 2, 9000 Gent. Participation via Zoom is also possible.

Contributors:    Andrea Cuomo; Io Manolessou; Ugo Mondini; Fevronia Nousia; David Pérez-Móro; Luigi Silvano; Staffan Wahlgren; Nikos Zagklas.

Sponsors:          ERC CoG MELA & MSCA EF TeaGre.

Organizers:       Andrea Cuomo (UGent) and Ugo Mondini (University of Oxford; affiliated researcher at UGent)


Provisional Programme 

Remember to register at event.ugent.be/registration/Schedography, before the deadline


10:30 Welcoming coffee for guests in Ghent

10:45 Start of online broadcasts (link to attend the workshop will be sent via email on the morning of the event)


10:50 Andrea Cuomo (Ghent University): Greetings & Introduction


11:00   Introducing Schedography - Chair: Floris Bernard (Ghent University)

Ugo Mondini (University of Oxford – Ghent University) – Schedography. Recapitulating and envisioning research on a Byzantine school method

Respondent: David Pérez-Móro Ghent University)


13:00 Lunch (Buffet for registered guests)


15:00 Roundtable – Discussant: Io Manolessou (Academy of Athens)

Nikolaos Zagklas (University of Vienna) – Byzantine schedography and its “mixed form”: The case of verse prologues and epilogues 

Fevronia Nousia (University of Patras) – Didactic methods and efficacy of schedography

Staffan Wahlgren (NTNU Oslo) – Linguistic thought in Moschopoulos and his predecessors

Luigi Silvano (University of Turin) – Some thoughts on editing (or not editing) schedography

Andrea Cuomo (Ghent University) – The Impact of Education on Byzantine Learned Literature


17:30 Concluding Remarks and Aperitivo



In case you need a certificate of attendance, please, do contact the organizers in advance.

Register Option Description Location When? Cost in EUR Available Seats

Teaching and Learning 'Attic' Greek in Byzantium: Schedography

Gent, Blandijnberg 2, 9000

02-06-2023 09:30 - 19:30



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