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Conference Bessarion’s Literary Heritage

Conference: Bessarion’s Literary Heritage: Textual Developments and Intellectual Journeys, Istituto Ellenico di Studi Bizantini e Postbizantini di Venezia, Castello 3412, Sala del Capitolo. The conference is organized and sponsored by the DFG-research project “Bessarion and Byzantine Culture in public perception during the late 15th century” (Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz, Germany, principal investigator Sergei Mariev).

Conference Programme:

Key-note Address by John Monfasani: Aldo Manuzio and Cardinal Bessarion,
10:00–10:30
Peter Schreiner: “È la biblioteca di Bessarione una biblioteca bizantina?”,
10:45–11:15
Isabel Grimm-Stadelmann: “Medical manuscripts in Bessarion’s library”,
11:30–12:00
Gianmario Cattaneo: “Inter graecos graecissimus: Problems and Perspectives on Bessarion’s Collection of Greek Letters”
12:15–12:45
Sergei Mariev, “Critical Edition of Greek and Latin text of Book V of Bessarion’s In Calumniatorem Platonis”,
13:00–13:30