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Monuments Made of Words: Text and Architecture, from Antiquity to Modernity - 08-09-10-11/09/2016, D

FECHA/DATE/DATA: 08-09-10-11/09/2016

LUGAR/LOCATION/LUOGO: Birley Room, Hatfield College, Durham University (Durham, England)

ORGANIZADOR/ORGANIZER/ORGANIZZATORE: Durham Centre for Classical Reception

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Thursday 8th September 17.00 Registration 17.45 Peter Heslin Welcome Address 18.00 Mark Wilson Jones Keynote Address: 'Buildings and Words: The Recognition Factor' 19.30 Dinner - Hatfield College Friday 9th September Antiquity and Early Antiquarianism Chair: David Cowling 09.00 Peter Heslin Architecture and the Aeneid in Statius, Silvae 4.2 10.00 Ruth Webb Building with Words: Paul the Silentiary's Ekphrasis of Hagia Sophia 11.00 Coffee Break 11.15 Frances Muecke The fama of the Theatre of Pompey. Between Antiquity and Antiquarianism 12.15 Tour of Durham Castle 13.45 Buffet Lunch Architects and the Written Word Chair: Carlo Caruso 15.00 Hubertus Günther Renaissance Ideas of Antique Houses 16.00 Peter Fane-Saunders Literary Excavations at Tivoli: Sangallo the Younger, Pirro Ligorio and the Villa of Vopiscus 17.00 Coffee Break 17.15 Margaret Daly Davis Sebastiano Serlio's Books on Architecture and his Investigation of Ancient Historical Sources Evening Free Saturday 10th September Rebuilding the Word: Villas and Obelisks Chair: Edmund Thomas 09.30 Klaus Jan Philipp Varro's Aviary: Reconstructions and Interpretations through Five Centuries 10.30 Carlo Caruso Paolo Giovio's suburbanum on Lake Larius and its Ancient Models 11.30 Coffee Break 11.45 Edward Chaney 'Thy pyramids built up with newer might.': Shakespeare and the Elizabethan Obelisks 12.45 Buffet Lunch 13.45 Tour of Durham Cathedral Baroque and Neo-Classical Encounters Chair: Hubertus Günther 15.30 Edmund Thomas The Theatres of Gaius Curio and the Evolution of the Baroque 16.30 Thomas-Leo True Rousham: Classical Literary Echoes in an English Garden 19.00 Dinner - Restaurant Sunday 11th September Philological and Conceptual Approaches Chair: Peter Fane-Saunders 09.30 Giulia Perucchi Architectural Knowledge in Petrarch's Writings 10.30 Willem de Bruijn The House that Ovid Built: Conceptual Architecture from Antiquity to the Present 11.30 Closing remarks

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