Conference: Tzetzes

06 Settembre 2018 09:30

Ca' Foscari, aula Baratto

Ca' Foscari University of Venice- 6-8 September 2018

PROGRAMME:

Thursday 6 September

9:30 Opening of the colloquium: Giovannella Cresci, Head of the Department of Humanities
9:40 Alessandra Bucossi – Tzetzes and the twelfth century
10:20 Frederick Lauritzen – Allegory in eleventh- and twelfth-century Constantinople (Iliad 4.1)

11:20 Vlada Stankovic – John Tzetzes as an epistolographer and a witness of the creation of Manuel Komnenos’ autocracy
12:00 Giulia Gerbi – Epistulae ad exercitationem accommodatae: notes on some fictitious epistles by John Tzetzes

14:20 Aglae Pizzone – Why a self-commentary? Tzetzes’ Historiai and the emergence of a new genre in 12th-century Byzantium
15:00 Julián Bértola – Tzetzes’ verse scholia: a particular case of book epigrams

16:00 Tommaso Braccini – A neglected manuscript of Tzetzes’ Allegories from the Verse-chronicle: first remarks
16:40 Jacopo Cavarzeran – “Euripides talks nonsense” (schol. Eur. Hipp. 1013b)
17:20 Thomas Coward – Discerning Tzetzes: Towards a new edition of Tzetzes’ commentary on Lycophron

Friday 7 September

9:00 Valeria Flavia Lovato – John Tzetzes’ reception of Orpheus, teacher of truth
9:40 Caterina Franchi – Una, nessuna, centomila: Penthesilea between Tzetzes and Eustathius
10:20 Corinne Jouanno – Tzetzes’ Alexander: between learned and popular culture

11:20 Ettore Cingano – Facing the early and classical authors: Tzetzes’ reliability as a source of rare information
12:00 Anna Novokhatko – παρὰ τῶν τεσσάρων τούτων σοφῶν: John Tzetzes as a critic

14:20 Johanna Michels – Tzetzes mythographus in Vaticanus Gr. 950
15:00 Minerva Alganza Roldán – Le Chiliadi di Tzetze nella tradizione mitografica: il caso di Palefato

16:00 Philip Rance – Tzetzes and the mechanographoi
16:40 Jesús Muñoz Morcillo – John Tzetzes on ekphrasis
17:20 Ugo Mondini – John of all trades: Carmina Iliaca and Tzetzes’ didactic programme

Saturday 8 September

9:00 Marc Lauxtermann – Buffaloes and bastards: Tzetzes on metre
9:40 Baukje van den Berg – Verses for his deceased brother: John Tzetzes’ didactic poetry and his treatise on metres
10:20 Enrico Magnelli – Tzetzes’ hexameter: not so unruly?

11:20 Yulia Mantova – Tzetzes’ legacy as a source on the socio-cultural use of invective in Byzantium
12:00 Tomasz Labuk – Tzetzes on the foul literary cuisine: contemporary Byzantine discourses and ancient literary engagements

There is no registration fee, but space is limited, so participants are requested to register their interest by emailing the organiser at enricoemanuele.prodi@unive.it by the 31st July 2018.

Image: Universitätsbibliothek Heidelberg, Cod. Pal. Graec. 18, f. 96v, CC-BY-SA-3.0.’


Organizzatore

Dipartimento di Studi Umanistici; dott. Enrico Emanuele Prodi; The colloquium is funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation programme under Marie Skłodowska-Curie (MSCA-IF-EF-2015) grant agreement no. 708556 ASAGIP.


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