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IMC 2023: Sessions

Session 222: Networks and Entanglements between the Centre and Periphery in the Late Middle Ages: Italians and Ultramontanes, II - Scholars

Monday 3 July 2023, 14.15-15.45

Organisers:Anna Horeczy, Instytut Historii im. Tadeusza Manteuffla, Polskiej Akademii Nauk, Warszawa
Adam Zapała, Instytut Historii im. Tadeusza Manteuffla, Polskiej Akademii Nauk, Warszawa
Moderator/Chairs:Michael Lo Piano, Department of History, Yale University
Adam Zapała, Instytut Historii im. Tadeusza Manteuffla, Polskiej Akademii Nauk, Warszawa
Paper 222-aAldo Manuzio and the Italian Intellectual Network of Cracow University at the Turn of the 15th and 16th Centuries
(Language: English)
Anna Horeczy, Instytut Historii im. Tadeusza Manteuffla, Polskiej Akademii Nauk, Warszawa
Index terms: Education, Printing History, Teaching the Middle Ages
Paper 222-bMapping with Text: Geospatial Hierarchy and Identity in Giovanni Villani's Nuova Cronica
(Language: English)
Kun Xu, Università di Firenze, Dipartimento di Storia, Archeologia, Geografia, Arte e Spettacolo (SAGAS), Università di Firenze / Department of History, Peking University
Index terms: Historiography - Medieval, Historiography - Modern Scholarship, Local History
Abstract

Paper -a studies the intellectual network binding members of the Cracow University with Italian scientifical environment. It comprised personal contacts as well as correspondence and acquiring books from Italy. Paper - b discusses the concept of regional identity in Giovanni Villani's Nuova Cronica and the new geographical-historical perspective reflected in his text.