The purpose of this conference is to present the imaginary debate between Pedro and Ramon Llull (Librum disputationis Petri et Raimundi phantastici), and analyze the limits of the medieval dialogue. Debate or conversion? In addition, we intend to do a iconographic analysis of one of the most famous artistic representations of Ramon Llull: “The rear of the army and relief of Mr. Ramon Llull of Majorca to destroy the tower of falsehood and ignorance”, seventh miniature from Breviculum (1325).
O que é Deus? Considerações sobre os atributos divinos no tratado Da Consideração (1149-1152), de São Bernardo de Claraval
The present study examines the metaphysical theme of the divine attributes exposed by St. Bernard de Clairvaux in his book De consideratione, written to Pope Eugene III at his request.
Los clásicos que hacen clásicos. La importancia de los clásicos y de la tradición clásica en la configuración del canon cultural medieval
The paper deals with the folowing points: 1) What is a classic?, 2) The Beauty, essential category of a classic, 3) The influence of the ancient classics in medieval Renaissances: the Carolingian Renaissance, and 4) The Renaissance of the 12th century and two famous literary representatives: John of Salisbury and Bernard of Clairvaux.
A maviosidade da música do Universo: a cosmovisão pitagórico-platônica do Comentário ao Sonho de Cipião, de Macróbio (séc. V)
The musicality of the Universe is highly recurring theme in classical and medieval philosophical tradition. Many were the thinkers, philosophers and astronomers who have studied the harmony of the spheres. The purpose of this paper is to present and analyze the most influential work of this cosmological tradition: the Commentary of the Dream of Scipio, by Macrobius (V century).