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Greece, Greeks and Greek in the Renaissance
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Greece, Greeks, and Greek in the Renaissance Sunday, 13 December 2015 University of Cyprus, Archaeological Research Unit

12/13/2015
When: 12/13/2015
9:00 AM
Where: University of Cyprus, Archaeological Research Unit
12 Gladstone Street
Nicosia
Cyprus
Contact: Han Lamers

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Greece, Greeks, and Greek in the Renaissance


Sunday, 13 December 2015
University of Cyprus, Archaeological Research Unit
(12 Gladstone Street, Nicosia)

Organisers: Natasha Constantinidou and Han Lamers

Program:

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)

All are welcome! For further information and registration, please contact constantinidou.natasha@ucy.ac.cy. The conference is supported by the Department of Classics and Philosophy (University of Cyprus).


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