Translatio Studiorum. Ancient, Medieval and Modern Bearers by Marco Sgarbi

By Marco Sgarbi

The current quantity collects seventeen case reviews that symbolize a few of the varieties of translationes inside ecu tradition over the past millennia. highbrow identities identify themselves by way of a continual translation and rethinking of past meanings--a series of translations and modifications within the transmission of information from one highbrow context to a different. This ebook presents a view on a variety of texts from old Greece to Rome, from the Medieval global to the Renaissance, indicating how the method of translatio studiorum evolves as a continual transposition of texts, of the ways that they're rewritten, their translations, interpretations and metamorphosis, all of that are the most important to an entire figuring out of highbrow heritage.

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I, 30, 1, 75–76; “contra diaboli interpretationes illicitas calamo atramentoque pugnare,” ivi, 75. 27 A large and rich bibliography is available in Ulrike Krämer, Translatio imperii et studii: Zum Geschichts- und Kulturverständnis in der französischen Literatur des Mittelalters und der frühen Neuzeit (Bonn: Romanistischer Verlag, 1996); see also Vincenzo Cilento, “Il mito medievale della Translatio studii,” Filologia e letteratura 12 (1966), 1–15. 28 MGH, Epistulae IV, Epistularum t. IV Karolini Aevi, t.

33 Charles Homer Haskins, Studies in the History of Medieval Science (New York: Ungar, 1960), 102, 210; see also Tullio Gregory, Origini della terminologia filosofica moderna. Linee di ricerca (Firenze: Olschki, 2006). 10 tullio gregory wisdom had to be sought even further back. 36 Princes and prelates competed to acquire new texts capable of opening up unknown intellectual horizons, establishing a new Weltanschauung for humanity, and providing new modes of philosophical reflection and radical changes in the interpretation of the Scriptures and the sacra doctrina.

L. 65, 1152 b. , In librum Interpretationis ed. , 65, 429. , II, col. 433. 22 Cassiodorus, Variae, MGH, Auctorum Antiquissimorum t. ” See Andrea Giardina, Cassiodoro politico (Roma: L’Erma di Bretschneider, 2006). , Institutiones, I, praef. 2, 4; praef. ” 8 tullio gregory translating in a moment of severe crisis, which also struck Latin culture in the aftermath of the conquest of Rome by Belisarius, then by Totila and again by Belisarius. Hence the necessity of finding a space in which to preserve a cultural tradition, first and foremost by transcribing and translating.

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