Caterina Cornaro: Last Queen of Cyprus and Daughter of by Candida Syndikus,Sabine Rogge

By Candida Syndikus,Sabine Rogge

Caterina Cornaro (1454-1510) got here from the most vital Venetian households of her time and have become the final queen of Cyprus. at the celebration of the 5th centenary of her loss of life, a global convention was once held in Venice in September 2010 - organised by way of the 2 editors of this quantity. in the course of that interdisciplinary occasion, famous students from the fields of heritage, paintings historical past, literary heritage, archaeology, Byzantine stories and musicology awarded the result of their latest learn throughout a wide topic zone. The queen's biography and fantasy have been traced, in addition to the reception of this old determine in paintings and on level. tension was once laid upon socioeconomic and cultural phenomena because of the shut touch among Venice and Cyprus through the Renaissance interval, and in addition in concentration used to be the literary creation at Caterina's courtroom 'in exile' in Venice and the neighbouring mainland. the current quantity deals a set of the conference's papers. The booklet comprises the papers (in Italian, English and French) by way of / Il quantity contiene i contributi (in lingua italiana, inglese e francese) di Monica Molteni, Candida Syndikus, Martin Gaier, Ursula Schadler-Saub, Lina Bolzoni, Rotraud von Kulessa, Tobias Leuker, Daria Perocco, Benjamin Arbel, Gilles Grivaud, Catherine Otten-Froux, Chryssa Maltezou, Tassos Papacostas, Lorenzo Calvelli, David Michael Metcalf, Arnold Jacobshagen, Angel Nicolaou-Konnari. Caterina Cornaro (1454-1510) venne da una delle più importanti famiglie veneziane del suo pace e diventò l'ultima regina di Cipro. In occasione del quinto centenario della sua scomparsa si è tenuto in settembre 2010 un Convegno Internazionale di Studi, organizzato dalle due curatrici di questo quantity. Autorevoli specialisti nei campi della storia, storia dell'arte, storia della letteratura, archeologia, musicologia e degli studi bizantini hanno presentato - in un'ottica interdisciplinare - le loro ricerche più recenti su un vasto ambito tematico. Questi atti ne raccolgono i risultati. Si ripercorre l. a. biografia e il mito della regina Cornaro nonché los angeles ricezione della figura storica nell'arte e sul palcoscenico. Vengono inoltre messi in risalto vari fenomeni socioeconomici e culturali nello stretto contatto tra Venezia e Cipro durante il periodo del Rinascimento. Infine, viene presa in considerazione l. a. produzione letteraria alla sua corte 'in esilio' a Venezia e in Terraferma.

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