The work analyses the historic possibilities by utilization of literary texts. For that, approaches the novel of chivalry from the fifteenth century Curial e Güelfa, prose considered one of the jewels by Catalan Humanism.
The conference examines the birth of the Monarchy in the Medieval West. Three paradigmatic cases that helped to build the monarchical ideal are analysed: the conversions to Christianity of Constantine and Clovis I and the submission of Theodosius I to the Roman Catholic Church.
As Sagradas Escrituras orientam, educam e salvam: a educação monástica de Guiberto de Nogent (c.1055-1125)
The article analyses aspects of the medieval monastic education in the XI century and the doubts raised by the teachers of that time about the use of texts from the pagan classical literature. As base of our analysis, we took of moralising testimony of the benedictine abbot Guibert of Nogent (c. 1055-1125).
“Entendo por ‘céu’ a ciência e por ‘céus’ as ciências”: as Sete Artes Liberais no Convivio (c.1304-1307) de Dante Aliguieri
The purpose of this paper is to analyze the contents of the second book of Convivio (c. 1304-1307) from Dante and discuss the philosophical foundations of his analogy between the Seven Liberal Arts (Grammar, Dialectic, Rhetoric, Arithmetic, Geometry, Music and Astronomy) and the seven planets (Moon, Mercury, Venus, Sun, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn).