• Colloque: « Looking Back to Look Forward: Reshaping Ancient Figures. 1350-1650 »

    Il y a 3 mois - Par APAHAU

    The study of Antiquity rarely constitutes mere contemplation of things long gone. For centuries, ancient myth and historical figures have been sources of authority, prestige, and moral exemplarity, lenses through which to think about, and to some extent act upon, the present. This two-day conference aims to investigate notable examples of appropriation and reinvention, and to consider new interpretations of famous figures from ancient Greece, Rome, and the Old Testament, as found in c. 1350 to 1650 European art. Ideological and political motives, concerning both the public and the private...
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