La Dama y el Unicornio

Los cinco sentidos corporales mediante la imagen de la mujer

Presentation of the tapestry cycle The Lady and the Unicorn (c. 1500), one of the great masterpieces of the Middle Ages, and its interpretation of the five senses analysed in relation to the considerations about women shown in the Book of Contemplation in God (1271-1274), the most extensive work by Ramon Llull (1232-1316) and the first to be written after his conversion and decade of meditation and self-taught studies.

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A Roda da Fortuna nos Dictats de Ausiàs March (c. 1397-1439)

The allegory of the Wheel of Fortune is recurrent in medieval thought, particularly in Philosophy and Literature. This topic, which was directly inherited from Consolation of Philosophy, by Boethius (c.477-524), influenced the Poetry of Ausiàs March (c.1397-1459), jewel of Catalan Literature, a poet who lived in the period of expansion of the Crown of Aragon during the reign of Alfonso the Magnanimous (1396-1458). Our aim here is to analyze this image in his Dictats and how the poet dealt in his work with the topic of the instability of the Wheel of Fortune.

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No Fim dos Tempos

O Livro contra o Anticristo (1276) de Ramon Llull (1232-1316)

Analysis of the medieval apocalyptic tradition regarding the figure of the Antichrist, with a study of Ramon Llull’s philosophical arguments (his necessary reasons) to face him.

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O ordenamento divino da Vontade e do Poder no Livro da Contemplação em Deus de Ramon Llull (1232-1316)

The objective of the work is to analyse the concepts of Will and Power according to Ramon Llull (1232-1316) in the Book of Contemplation in God, Chapter 47, in its XI Distinction, as well as to understand the author’s proposal for practical application of such principles in the Christian life.

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O Triunfo da Morte (c.1562) de Bruegel, o Velho (c.1525-1569)

Uma leitura sonora do macabro espetáculo artístico

Analysis of the macabre themes exposed in the famous painting The Triumph of Death (c.1562), by Bruegel the Elder (c.1525-1569). My interpretive proposal is to appreciate the images from the musical suggestions that the artist represents, and that the density of the drama of existence in the face of death can be understood more profoundly with the confrontation of the painting’s images with the musicality of the instruments and the sound of scenes.


Ética e Estética da Música

Na filosofia de Ramon Llull (1232-1316)

Brief exposition of the importance of Music in Western aesthetic thought. Since Plato, and later, in the Middle Ages, San Isidore of Seville, Guido of Arezzo and Ramon Llull, all had thinkers who did meditations on the importance of the aesthetics of harmonic sounds for human existence. In relation to Llull, we deal with the subject from the works Doctrina pueril (c. 1274-1276), Fèlix o el Libre de meravelles (c. 1289), Arbre de Ciència (c. 1295-1296), Ars generalis ultima (c. 1305), Ars brevis (1308) and especially, the Libre de contemplació en Déu (c. 1273-1274).