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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.
A falsidade dos judeus é grande
Uma representação de judeus nas Cantigas de Santa Maria (séc. XIII)
Brief iconographic analysis of Cantiga 25 by Cantigas de Santa Maria, which is narrated a miracle of the Virgin with a loan of money from a Jew to a Christian, and consequently miraculous conversion of the Jew.
A Igreja Católica e a escravidão
According to its detractors, the Catholic Church would have supported the slave system, especially what happened in Africa in the modern period (XVI-XIX centuries). Is this true?
Ainda suspira a última flor do Lácio?
The formation of the Portuguese language and their literary and historical parallels with Castilian and Catalan. As case studies: D. Pedro de Barcelos (1287-1354), Antonio Vieira (1608-1697) and Olavo Bilac (1865-1918).
Ramón Llull y la Orden del Temple
Trabajo post-doctoral presentado a la Universitat Internacional de Catalunya (UIC) y al Rotary Club Barcelona-Europa, bajo la dirección del Prof. Dr. Josep Serrano i Daura.
El concepto de Naturaleza en la Metafísica Teológica de San Bernardo de Claraval (1090-1153)
Nuestra propuesta es comprender el modo en que Bernardo desarrolló ese concepto en su obra, sus definiciones cristianas más humanísticas, sus nociones metafísicas y sus consideraciones acerca del imperativo que rige la colaboración entre la Naturaleza y la Gracia. Para Bernardo, las facultades de la Naturaleza humana son iguales para todos, pero inútiles sin la Gracia.
Os estudos medievais
Nas revistas do CEMOROC
On the occasion of the celebration of the 15th anniversary and the publishing of the volume 200 of the academic journals of Cemoroc, Centro de Estudos Medievais Oriente & Ocidente (Feusp), this article presents the landmarks of this editorial history concerning Medieval studies.
A Estética do Corpo na Filosofia e na Arte da Idade Média
Texto e imagem
The concept of Beauty and its consequent aesthetic enjoyment varied according the transformations of human societies in time. Our purpose is present the aesthetic of the body that some medieval philosophers developed in his treatises and some representations in medieval images.
O Sonho (1399) de Bernat Metge
E suas considerações filosófico-oníricas
The purpose is to present our translation of the aforementioned work, the first to be made into Portuguese (directly from the original 1399 text, in Ancient Catalan), and analyze the theme of the Dreams and the oniric universe to Philosophy, since Bernat's text bears a close relationship to Boethius' Consolation of Philosophy.
La Inmortalidad del Alma
En Lo Somni (1399) de Bernat Metge
The Dream (Lo somni) of Bernat Metge (1340-1413) is one of the classical works of the fifteenth century. The purpose is to present the evidences presented by Metge for the immortality of the soul, important meditation to Medieval Philosophy.
A gênese da concepção monárquica no Ocidente cristão (sécs. IV-VI)
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.
A imagem da mulher medieval em O Sonho (1399) e Curial e Guelfa (c. 1460)
The purpose of this lecture is to present and analyse the image of the feminine gender in two Catalan literary works: The Dream (1399) and Curial and Guelfa (c.1460).
A dor da perda
As mulheres e o luto na História
Study about the relationship between mourning and presence of women along History.
Os Sonhos e a História
Lo Somni (1399) de Bernat Metge
The purpose, after previously defining the concept of Humanism, is to present our translation of Lo Somni, the first one into Portuguese.
Os Epistolários Medievais como espaço narrativo fundante
O universo do eu amoroso nas cartas de Bernardo de Claraval
Analysis of St. Bernard's letters to show that medieval literary correspondence was the principal founder of interior spaces, in which the psyche was revealed, stated, and consolidated.
Las traducciones en el siglo XXI de los clásicos medievales
Tensiones, problemas y soluciones: el Curial e Güelfa
The act of translating. The comprehensive understanding. A translation of medieval texts. The translation by a novel of chivalry: Curial e Guelfa. Fundamental themes approached: Love, Death, Sublime. Translating is a feeling, feeling to explain.
As raízes clássicas da transcendência medieval
The theological character of Greek philosophy, particularly in Plato, Aristotle and Seneca, to conclude to, in its transcendental aspect, medieval philosophy did nothing more than enhance and deepen this particularity philosophical, but essential, of Greek thought.
Entrevista com Ricardo da Costa
Curial e Guelfa
Interview with Ricardo da Costa about the novel of chivalry Curial e Guelfa.
Non sine cordis amaritudine et dolore
“No es sin dolor y amargura en el corazón”: Clemente V y la supresión de la Orden del Temple
Analysis of the papal bull Vox in excelso (1312), regarding the actions of Pope Clement V in the process of the Templar’s.
Uma jóia medieval no alvorecer do Humanismo
A novela de cavalaria Curial e Guelfa (século XV)
Presentation to the Brazilian academic community of the translation of the novel of chivalry Curial e Guelfa held under the direction of IVITRA. Its content, style, and our proposed of translation.
As relações entre a Literatura e a História
A novela de cavalaria Curial e Guelfa
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.
O verdadeiro amor nasce de um coração puro, de uma consciência boa e de uma fé sincera, e ama o bem do próximo como se fosse seu
A mística de São Bernardo de Claraval
The concept of Love (anda their degrees to God) in the mystic contemplation of Bernard of Clairvaux, especially based on the Letter 11 by your Epistolary, but also in his sermons on the Canticle of Canticles and in the work De Diligendo Deo.
Maomé foi um enganador que fez um livro chamado Alcorão
A imagem do Profeta na filosofia de Ramon Llull (1232-1316)
How the philosopher Ramon Llull depicted of Muhammad and the Qur'an in his writings, showing the Prophet as a man unclean, possessed, epileptic and misleading, and the Qur'an as a work confusing, misleading and filled falsehoods and lusty songs.
O Ofício do Historiador
What exactly is the profession of the historian? How reliable is what we produce? After all, what is History? Our purpose is to defend History as Art, and that our historical comprehension should be based on analysis of the sources, never forget that the pursuit of the historian is the search for truth.