Source in the Spotlight
The Centuries-long Co-Production of the Sibylline Oracles
This tradition of prophecies, written by Jewish and Christian authors in the voice of Greek Sibyls, shows the power of prophecy, even (or especially) prophecy from "outsiders," in the processes of religious co-production and competition.
Who we are
The project is coordinated by Katharina Heyden, Professor for Ancient History of Christianity and Interreligious Encounters at the University of Bern (Switzerland), and David Nirenberg, Director and Leon Levy Professor at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton (U.S.), and includes a network of collaborators across North America, Europe, and the Middle East.
New Case Study
The Cuba of Castiglione: Its Co-Produced Construction, its Functions, and its Mysteries in Entangled Medieval Sicily
By Gaetano Spampinato