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19 June 2017 Start
19 June 2017 End
2.00 pm - 7.45 pm Time
UK Taylorian Institution, Main Hall, St. Giles, Oxford

e-mail.: paola.tome@mod-langs.ox.ac.uk
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Conference on Greek Studies in the Renaissance

Monday, June 19, 2017

The Conference on “Greek Studies in 15th-16th Century Europe. Future Research Perspectives” is organized by Dr. Paola Tomè, Marie Curie Fellow.

Programme

14.00: NIGEL WILSON, Introductory remarks about Greek Studies in the West
1) TEXTS AND TOOLS FOR LANGUAGE STUDIES
CHAIR: Nigel Wilson
14.15 Paola Tome’, How did they study Greek in 15th century Veneto region ?
14.30 Giuseppe Ucciardello, Greek lexica in the West during the Renaissance: some remarks on the Lexicon Cyrilli
14.45 – 15.00 Discussion
2) TRANSLATIONS AND RE-USE
CHAIR: Nicola Gardini
15.00– 15.15 Cressida Ryan, Reading the Renaissance through Sophocles
15.15 – 15.30  Natasha Constantinidou, Reconsidering the popularity of the Greek Classics, c. 1450-1600: evidence from the editions
15.30 – 15.40 Martin McLaughlin, Lucian’s  Musca in the Quattrocento, between Guarino and Alberti
15.40 – 15.55 Discussion
15.55 – 16.15 COFFEE BREAK
3) COMMENTARIES AND SCHOLARLY PRODUCTIONS: PHILOSOPHY AND MEDICINE
CHAIR: Martin McLaughlin
16.15– 16.30 David Lines, Interpreting Aristotle in the Vernacular: two case studies (Bernardo Segni and Lodovico Castelvetro)
16.30 – 16.45 Caroline Petit, The reception of Galen In the Renaissance: problems & prospects
16.45 – 17.00 Discussion
4) EARLY PRINTED GREEK BOOKS: FROM CATALOGUES TO DIGITAL LIBRARIES
CHAIR: Paola Tomè
17.00 – 17.15 Anna Maria Tammaro, “Greek studies in 15century Europe”: a Digital library in progress
17.15 – 17.30 Margaret King, How to create new tools for a Digital Library  on early printed Greek books?
17.30– 17.45 Discussion
17.45 CONCLUSIONS
18.00 WINE RECEPTION

Admission free

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