Live Webinar "The Fall of Constantinople"


Offered through Schola Humanistica

The fall of Constantinople at the hand of the Turks marks a pivotal moment in European history. This even had a profound impact on contemporary writers who composed letters, orations, and poems about the fate of ancient Byzantium. In this seminar we will examine and analyze several pertinent Latin texts through a historical and literary lens. This webinar not only presents an opportunity to explore texts known almost exclusively by specialists, but also provides exposure to the Latin of the humanists which in the 15th century was, at least cuturally speaking, a lingua franca.

Instructor: Giuseppe Marcellino

Target Audience: Teachers, students, and scholars of the Ancient World and Renaissance Humanism.

Language of the Webinar: Latin

First Webinar: Friday,  13th November 2020; 18:00-19:30 CET

Second Webinar: Friday, 20th November 2020; 18:00-19:30 CET

Verification: at the end of the seminar, a certificate of participation will be issued.

Enrollment Deadline: Tuesday,  11th November 2020, @15:00 CET

Price: €15.75 with an Annual Pass (€19.90 without an Annual Pass)


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