Coloquio internacional ‘Tzetzes’ (Venecia, 6-8 septiembre 2018)

Os dejamos a continuación el programa de este encuentro que tendrá lugar en septiembre. Como veis, lo han publicado con la antelación suficiente para hacer planes, así que aquellos que podáis estar interesados poneos una alerta en el calendario o en la agenda para que no se os pase.

International Colloquium ‘Tzetzes’

Venice, 6th-8th September 2018 

Thursday 6th 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 twelfth-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 7th September
9:00 Valeria 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 e la 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 8th 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
The colloquium will take place in Ca’ Foscari, the University’s historical core, in the scenic Aula Baratto, overlooking the Grand Canal. The address is Dorsoduro 3246, 30123 Venice; a map can be found <here>.
There is no registration fee, but space is limited, so participants are kindly requested to register their interest by emailing the organiser at by 31st July 2018.
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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