Courts and Courtly Cultures in Early Modern Italy and Europe. Models and Languages
Andrea Gamberini: Quid est tyrannus? Gabrio Zamorei, Francesco Petrarca e la mobilitazione in favore dei Visconti alla metà del secolo XIV
6-8 novembre 2013
Université de Lausanne, Bâtiment Anthropole salles 2106 et 4021, Bâtiment Amphimax salle 415
The lecture will be held at Courts and Courtly Cultures in Early Modern Italy and Europe. Models and Languages conference which is part of a project that will study the Lombard courts of the 14th and 15th centuries and the construction of a cultural identity. Language, space, architecture and imagery under the Visconti and Sforza dynasties form the fields of enquiry. It thus respects a temporal and geographic unity. It is interdisciplinary, founded on the conviction of unitary guiding principles and strategies of communication, in a desired continuum between the Visconti and Sforza dynasties, and involving the history of Italian language and literature, history of art and architectural history.