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Na Arte Medieval e Renascentista
Envy is one of the Seven Deadly Sins and a classic theme in Medieval and Renaissance Art. Our purpose is to analyze some of the more traditional images on the subject.
A lepra medieval e a Medicina metafórica de Ramon Llull (1232-1316)
Leprosy in Middle Ages, its history, medical perception and social attitude toward manifestation of the disease. We present some excerpts from Començaments de Medicina (The Principles of Medicine) by the medieval philosopher Ramon Llull (1232-1316) which presents the theoretical foundations of his Medicine: a metaphorical art that links the Hippocratic four elements and Theology using numeric symbolism.
Uma das chaves para a compreensão do Tempo
The purpose is to present the methodology of the Spanish historian José Enrique Ruiz- Domènec (1948- ) for the study of the Past: the appreciation of Music – one of the seven liberal arts – in historical studies as a key element for understanding the history of cultures in time.
La Retòrica Nova (1301) de Ramón Llull
La Belleza a servicio de la conversión
Nuestra propuesta es presentar el concepto de Belleza en las obras Retòrica Nova (1301) y el Llibre de contemplació (1271-1274) del filósofo Ramón Llull, idea central retórica para convertir el mundo al Cristianismo, y mostrar sus respectivos temas, exempla y proverbios.
Ali haverá pranto e ranger de dentes
O Inferno na Arte e na Filosofia da Idade Média
Iconographic analysis of medieval frescoes about hell with the confrontation of biblical texts, philosophers and writers of the thirteenth century.
Os camponeses medievais na arte de Benedetto Antelami (c.1150-1230)
O Ciclo do Trabalho e os Meses do Batistério de Parma
The purpose is to present a ripe fruit of artistic renewal (renovatio) from the XII century: the representations of peasant life in the sculptures of Benedetto Antelami exposed in the Baptistery of Parma.
Entendo por céu a ciência e por céus as ciências
As sete artes liberais no Convivio (c. 1304-1307) de Dante Alighieri
The contents of the Second Book of Convivio (c. 1304-1307) from Dante and discuss the philosophical foundations of his analogy between Seven Liberal Arts and seven planets.
O Belo e o Amor
Em Ibn Sīnā (980-1037)
This paper analyses the subjects of Love and Beauty in the Risalah fi’l- ‘ishq (A Treatise on Love) of the philosopher Ibn Sīnā (980-1037).
A contemplação anagógica
Na Abadia de Saint-Denis
To reform the Abbey with a New Aesthetic (later to be known as Gothic), Suger used art to convey his interpretation of Christian theology, and so materialize, artistically, tangible means by which one could ascend from the material to the immaterial.
A Anamnese Estética de Umberto Eco (1932-2016)
The aesthetic ideas of Umberto Eco (1932-2016) in his book Art and Beauty in the Middle Ages (1987), particularly the aesthetic sensibilities and interests of medieval themes in the metaphysics of light (claritas), the symbolism and the allegory, and the aesthetic vision of the universe.
São Vicente Ferrer (1350-1419) e a eficácia filosófico-retórica do sermão
Arte e Filosofia
Some aspects of the philosophical discourse and the medieval rhetoric elements contained in the sermons of Saint Vincent Ferrer (1350-1419), especially his thoughts about a theme currently and universally present in the Christian Middle Ages: the moral virtues or cardinal virtues.
Os novos desafios do Fim da História
The crisis of History and decay of historical consciousness in the postmodern era of the absolute relativism.
Entre Chartres e Amiens
A vida cotidiana dos camponeses medievais na Arte (séc. XIII)
Iconographic study of images of medieval peasants in Chartres and Amiens cathedrals.
A arquitetura sagrada e a Natureza nas Cantigas de Santa María
The purpose is to analyze the iconography illuminations from three songs and one praise presents in the Cantigas de Santa María, by Alfonso the Wise.
Corpo transgredido, locus profanado
O martírio de Tomás Becket (c. 1118-1170) na arte medieval
Iconographic study of medieval images about martyrdom and miracles attributed to Thomas Becket.
No sermon mui gran gente que y era
Os frades pregadores nas Cantigas de Santa María (séc. XIII)
Two examples of textual and imagistic representations of Dominican and Franciscan friars contained in the Cantigas de Santa María.
A Tragédia de Caldesa (c.1458)
Multilingual Joan Roís de Corella – The Relevance of a Fifteenth-Century Classic of the Crown of Aragon.
O Regimen sanitatis (1308) de Arnau de Vilanova (c.1238-1311)
E sua prescrição da boa dieta
The Regimen sanitatis by physician Catalan Arnaldus de Villa Nova, with emphasis on diet prescribed by the author for the prevention of disease and the search for better health.
Bernat Metge (1340-1413) nos trópicos
Um humanista catalão no Brasil
The purpose is to present some characteristics and peculiarities of the first translation of Lo Somni, by Bernat Metge, to Portuguese, realized by Ricardo da Costa and revised by Armando Alexandre dos Santos. For this, we will comment some literary aspects more typically humanists of the work. Lastly, we will discourse about the reception of the metgian text for the Portuguese language.
Tensões existenciais de um sonho
O caráter pedagógico-moral de Lo Somni (1399) de Bernat Metge (1340-1413)
Brief analysis of Lo Somni (1399) work of Bernat Metge, particularly the educational and moral point of view.
Ao som do passarinho
O monge e o tempo nas Cantigas de Santa Maria (séc. XIII)
The purpose is to present the academic community our translation of Cantiga 103, made directly from the Galician-Portuguese, in addition to its close thematic relationship with the corresponding illumination.
El relato del Génesis en el Tapís de la Creació (siglos XI-XII)
La transcendencia en la Estética Medieval
Catalan embroidery, one of the most important textile works of Romanesque art who tells the Christian cosmology, the Heaven and the Nature in its original state. Our proposal is to analyze some aspects of his iconography, especially the meaning of the Cosmocrator God and His relationship with the philosophy of St. Augustine.
Como Deus é ciente em sua essência divina
A presciência de Deus em Santo Tomás de Aquino e no Livro da Contemplação (c. 1271-1273) de Ramon Llull
The Conference will present the Catalan philosopher meditations on God's foreknowledge, preceded by considerations of St. Thomas Aquinas. The basis of our presentation will be The Book of Contemplation, first great treatise written by Ramon Llull.
O Diálogo no limite
A disputa entre Pedro e Ramon, o superfantástico (1311)
The imaginary debate in Librum disputationis Petri et Raimundi phantastici and analyze the limits of the medieval dialogue. Debate or conversion? In addition, I was 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).
Bondade, Justiça e Verdade
Três virtudes marianas nas Cantigas de Santa Maria e no Livro de Santa Maria, de Ramon Llull
Comparative analysis of three virtues of the Virgin Mary – Goodness, Truth and Justice – narrated in the Cantiga 140 of Cantigas de Santa Maria by Alfonso X of Castile (1221-1284), called the Wise, and the Book of Santa Maria (c. 1290) written by Catalan philosopher Ramon Llull.