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Conference on the writings of Jesuits from Poland

On 17 November 2016, Jaroslaw Nowaszczuk organized a conference at the University of Szczecin on Iesuitae in Polonia - Poloni Iesuitae. De scriptis Latinis saeculi sexti decimi et septimi decimi (http://classica-mediaevalia.pl/2016/10/konferencja-iesuitae-in-polonia-p...). Speakers came from Poland, Rome, Germany, and Austria: Florian Schaffenrath gave a paper on The didactic poet Ignatius Wilczek.

Marco Bellabarba: 'Lingue di comunicazione, lingue burocratiche, lingue nazionali: la Sprachenfrage nelle terre asburgiche tra Sette e Novecento'

On Thursday, November 10th 2016, Marco Bellabarba gave the talk:

Lingue di comunicazione, lingue burocratiche, lingue nazionali: la Sprachenfrage nelle terre asburgiche tra Sette e Novecento

The talk was followed by a discussion.

Event Details
Date: 
Thu, 10/11/2016 - 18:00
Location: 
Atrium SR 5

PhD-Workshop (TuBa 7) „Landschaftsnarrative in Antike und früher Neuzeit“ in Basel

The team of the LBI’s project line „Neo-Latin and Mentalities“ was invited to lead an event for PhD-students on landscape narratives in ancient and early modern times on October 21–22 in Basel. The workshop was co-organized by the Classics institutes of Basel University and Zurich University under the supervision of Prof. Henriette Harich-Schwarzbauer and Anne-Sophie Meyer, MA.

Isabella Walser's edition of Anton Wilhelm Ertels 'Austriana Regina Arabiae'

In 1687, the jurist Anton Wilhelm Ertl published the Neo-Latin romance Austriana regina Arabiae. The romance is an allegorical treatment of the events surrounding the second Ottoman siege of Vienna starting in 1683, and it propagandizes for the House of Habsburg. The work marked the birth of the Neo-Latin Habsburg novel. This edition presents the text with German translation and an introduction to the Neo-Latin (Habsburg) novel.

Isabella Walser, Ludwig Boltzmann Institut für Neulateinische Studien, Innsbruck, Österreich.

 

James Hirstein: 'The Creation of the Bilingual Edition of Musaeus’ Hero and Leander at Basel in 1518: Chance and Science'

On Tuesday, October 25th 2016, James Hirstein gave the talk:

The Creation of the Bilingual Edition of Musaeus’ Hero and Leander at Basel in 1518: Chance and Science

The talk was followed by a discussion.

Event Details
Date: 
Tue, 25/10/2016 - 18:00
Location: 
Atrium SR 5

Thomas Hobbes’ De mirabilibus Pecci edited by Johanna Luggin

On September 1st, LBI member Johanna Luggin published her revised PhD thesis in the series Noctes Neolatinae (Georg Olms). The first modern edition of the hexameter poem De mirabilibus Pecci about the Seven Wonders of the English Peak District, written by the famous philosopher Thomas Hobbes in 1627, presents the poem with an introduction, the Latin text, a German translation and a commentary.

 

http://www.olms.de/search/result.aspx?seriesid=163

Paul Shore: 'Reading Between the Lines: A Forgotten 1622 Latin Translation of the Qur’an by Ignazio Lomellini, SJ'

On Wednesday, September 28th 2016, Paul Shore gave the talk:

Reading Between the Lines: A Forgotten 1622 Latin Translation of the Qur’an by Ignazio Lomellini, SJ

The talk was followed by a discussion.

Event Details
Date: 
Wed, 14/09/2016 - 18:00
Location: 
Atrium SR 5

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