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Greece, Greeks and Greek in the Renaissance -13/12/2015, Nicosia (Cyprus)

FECHA/DATE/DATA: 13/12/2015

LUGAR/LOCATION/LUOGO: Archaeological Research Unit, University of Cyprus (Nicosia, Cyprus)

ORGANIZADOR/ORGANIZER/ORGANIZZATORE: Natasha Constantinidou (University of Cyprus); Han Lamers (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin) INFO: INSCRIPCIÓN/REGISTRATION/REGISTRAZIONE:



Welcome and Introduction (Natasha Constantinidou & Han Lamers) (9.00-9.15)

Session A: Classical Greek Learning in the Latin West (9.15-11.15)

- Paola Tomé (Magdalen College, Oxford), ‘Aldus Manutius and the Learning of Greek’

- Luigi-Alberto Sanchi (Institut d’Histoire du Droit - UMR 7184), ‘Greek studies in Paris, ca 1490-1540: From a Thirsty Desert to the Rise of the Collège de France’

- Raf Van Rooy (University of Leuven), ‘A Professor at Work: Hadrianus Amerotius (1490s–1560) and the Study of Greek in 16th-century Louvain’

Coffee Break (11.15-11.30)

Session B: Reconciling the Classical and Byzantine Pasts (11.30-13.30)

- Eirini Papadaki (University of Cyprus), ‘The Reception of Classical Antiquity in Early-Modern Greek Literature’

- Federica Ciccolella (Texas A&M University), ‘The Anacreontic Hymns of Maximos Margounios (1549-1602): A Revival of Byzantine Poetry?’

- Calliopi Dourou (Harvard University), ‘The Longs and Shorts of an Emergent Nation: Nikolaos Loukanes’s 1526 Iliad and the Unprosodic New Trojans’

Lunch Break (13.30-14.30)

Session C: Reception, Appropriation, and Uses of Classical Greek Learning (14.30-16.30)

- Hélène Cazès (University of Victoria), ‘A Passion for Ancient Greek in Renaissance Europe: (Re-)Inventing Philology and Humanism’

- Malika Bastin-Hammou (Grenoble University), ‘Teaching Greek with Aristophanes in the French Renaissance’

- Luigi Silvano (University of Turin), ‘Studying Humanist School Commentaries on the Greek Classics (XV-early XVI c.): A state of the Art’

Coffee Break (16.30-16.45)

Session D: Responses & Round Table Discussion (16.45-18.00)

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The conference is supported by the Department of Classics and Philosophy (University of Cyprus).

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