Ecerinis by Albertino Mussato Performed in the original Latin, with English surtitles Friday 28th March, 7 pm Location: King’s College Chapel, Strand, London. Früher Humanismus in Oberitalien: Albertino Mussato, Ecerinis /​ Hubert Müller. Author. Müller, Hubert, Other Authors. Mussato, Albertino, The Tragedy of Ecerinis (Studia classica) [Albertino Mussato] on * FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Author: Balar Yorisar
Country: Cyprus
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: History
Published (Last): 26 March 2004
Pages: 212
PDF File Size: 1.49 Mb
ePub File Size: 2.67 Mb
ISBN: 676-7-19851-669-5
Downloads: 18840
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Arasho

However, he himself remarks in De Celebratione that he felt he did not deserve such praises. They are relatively short but have enough high rhetoric and lurid action to satisfy fans of Seneca. Frons, Henrice, mee satis est incomta Camene, Lecta tamen veri nuntia fida soni.

Physical Description p. Giovanni’s claims on the danger of poetry to Christianity were rebuffed by Mussato who asserted that, like the Bible, poetry was inspired by God. The I Tatti Renaissance Library, Mussato, along ecerniis a number of other political writers expressed a great deal of doubt in signorial monarchies during their regular council meetings. Get to Know Us.

Ecerinis | play by Mussato |

The whole structure of Ecerinis left little doubt of its political approach through the vilification of Ezzelino as a typical tyrant.

Archivio di Stato di Veneziain Il Propugnatoren. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Dante and Giovanni del Virgilio: Mussato’s use of both classical metre, and the ancient genre of Senecan tragedy, as well the attempted invocation of moral lessons from the tragic genre foreshadow aspects of Petrarchan humanism, and are an example of the beginning of the Petrarchan humanist movement. Your contribution may be further edited by our staff, and its publication is subject to our final approval.


Procne vows revenge as her nurse tries to dissuade her. This was an eighteenth-century collection of “chronicles, diaries, and legal documents” from the years — Responsivamcomposta sul finire deledita in Monticolo, Poesie latine del principio del secolo XIV cit. Negli ultimi anni della sua vita, esule a Chioggia, Mussato compose anche due brevi dialoghi filosofici: As Grund points out, the title Ecerinis that is, “The Ecerinid”rather than Ecerinus, marks this as a heroic work, though it is not Ezzelino but the Paduan resisters who are the heroes p.

Mussato, Albertino, — Knowledge — Literature. In Mussato was once again incarcerated for complaining about the loss of Padua’s communal government and his political antics against the Carrara family after Giacoma da Carrara was named the delegate of the people in July Padrin, con uno studio di G.

Albertino Mussato

Ecerinls in Padua, the play is one of the first fruits of the Italian Renaissance, not to mention a fine piece of bloodthirsty drama in its own right. Classicists won’t need some of the notes to Achilles about the Trojan war, but will be grateful to have the complicated history of early 13th-century Verona laid out in the notes to Ecerinis. Mussato was influenced by his teacher and contemporary, Lovato Lovati, a figure also associated with Northern Italian humanism.

The play is nicely constructed; first, the ghost of Diomedes the Thracian not the hero from the Iliad but an ancestor of Tereus claims that new crimes in the Thracian royal family far outstrip his own misdeeds. The Cambridge Companion to Renaissance Humanism. Il contrasto tra il cittadino padovano e quello vicentino e lo scambio tra Zambono e Albertino si leggono anche in Cipolla, Pellegrini, Poesie minori cit. Petrarch is popularly defined as the first humanisthowever, figures such as Albertino Mussato, and his teacher Lovato Lovati are argued by many scholars to have preceded Petrarchan humanism in their use of classical works.


Through the teachings of Lovati, Mussato played a major role in influencing his friend Marsilius of Paduathe political philosopher. Radix micat ultima linguae, ipsa iacet terraeque tremens inmurmurat atrae; utque salire solet mutilatae cauda colubrae, palpitat et moriens dominae vestigia quaerit. Seneca is the primary model for tragedy in Latin in the Renaissance, and as Grund observes “a real turning point” p.

World War I, an international conflict that in —18 embroiled most of the nations of Europe along….

The Tragedy of Ecerinis (Studia classica): Albertino Mussato: : Books

Grund calls Gregorio Correr’s Procne albedtino best Latin tragedy of the quattrocento” p. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Ecerinus receives this startling news with delight and proceeds to wage war against Verona, Vicenza, and as many other cities as he can— Capiamus urbes undique et late loca l.

You can make it easier for us to review and, hopefully, publish your contribution by keeping a few points in mind. All are welcome, and admission is free suggested donation: W Carruba et al University Park: