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IMC 2023: Sessions

Session 322: Networks and Entanglements between the Centre and Periphery in the Late Middle Ages: Italians and Ultramontanes, III - Humanism

Monday 3 July 2023, 16.30-18.00

Organisers:Anna Horeczy, Instytut Historii im. Tadeusza Manteuffla, Polskiej Akademii Nauk, Warszawa
Adam Zapała, Instytut Historii im. Tadeusza Manteuffla, Polskiej Akademii Nauk, Warszawa
Moderator/Chair:Anna Adamska, Onderzoekinstituut voor Geschiedenis en Kunstgeschiedenis, Universiteit Utrecht
Paper 322-aHumanist Oration on St Jerome: Rhetorical Exercise or Transmission of Knowledge?
(Language: English)
Anja Božič, Department of Medieval Studies, Central European University, Budapest/Wien
Index terms: Manuscripts and Palaeography, Rhetoric, Sermons and Preaching
Paper 322-bHumanist Library of Jan Długosz, 1415-1480: New Discoveries and Current Research
(Language: English)
Zdzisław Koczarski, Institute of Polish Language, Polish Academy of Sciences, Kraków
Index terms: Computing in Medieval Studies, Manuscripts and Palaeography, Rhetoric
Paper 322-cPhilippus Complatonicus: Filippo Buonaccorsi, Marsilio Ficino, and Humanist Social Networks between Italy, Ruthenia, and the Polish Crown Lands
(Language: English)
Michael Lo Piano, Department of History, Yale University
Index terms: Language and Literature - Latin, Philosophy, Rhetoric, Social History

Paper -a studies humanist network connected with the manuscript tradition based on the case of the transmission beyond the Alps of an oration in praise of St. Jerome that was delivered in Padua in 1410. Paper -b presents new discoveries concerning Italian humanist sources of the renowned Polish historian Jan Długosz by using computer-assisted comparative analysis. Paper -c focuses on Filippo Buonaccorsi, poet, papal secretary, who found residence at the Polish court of Kazimierz IV by tracing the social connections. It reflects on the implications of this social network for the development of Renaissance humanism in East Central Europe and beyond.