Conference Programme 2014

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Thursday, November 6

Small (St. John’s) Guild Hall, Amatu iela 5

16.30–16.45 Registration

16.45–17.00 Opening of the Colloquium

17.00–18.10 Session 1, chair Vita Paparinska

Ojārs Lāms (University of Latvia)

Who are the Humanists of Riga: a General Introduction to the Phaenomenon

Kristi Viiding (University of Tartu, Estonia)

Latein in frühneuzeitlichen Riga: Bemerkungen zur Sprachwahl im Briefwechsel des livländischen Humanisten David Hilchen (1561–1610)

Arne Jönsson (University of Lund, Sweden)

Text Critical Notes as Political Manifesto ‒ Janus Rutgersius’ Variarum lectionum libri VI (Leiden 1618)

18.10–18.30 Break

18.30–19.40 Session 2, chair Gregor Vogt-Spira

Janika Päll (University of Tartu, Estonia)

The beginnings of Greek Pindaric Ode in Italy

Magnus Frisch (Philipps University of Marburg, Germany)

Daniel Hermann, De vita literata sive scholastica

Ramunė Markevičiūtė (Free University of Berlin, Germany)

A New Approach to the Chronicle of Henry of Livonia

Friday, November 7

National Library of Latvia, Mūkusalas iela 3

9.00–10.30 Session 3, chair Kristi Viiding

Mindaugas Strockis (Vilnius University, Lithuania)

Sirvydas and Elgers: the Founding Fathers of Latin Lexicography in the Baltic Countries

Māra Grudule (University of Latvia)

Sappho Stanza in the Early Latvian Poetry (17th Century)

Annika Kuuse (University of Helsinki, Finland)

The Hexameters of Academic Occasional Poetry in Royal Academy in Turku in the 17th Century: Dedications and Congratulations in Dissertations

Martin Steinrück (University of Fribourg, Switzerland)

On the Coolness of Elegy

10.30–10.50 Break

10.50–12.20 Session 4, chair Arne Jönsson

Kaidi Kriisa (University of Tartu, Estonia)

Language Change in the 17th Century Dorpat University’s Academic Writings – Students’ Scholarship Applications as Exceptional Examples of Code-switching

Gita Bērziņa, Brigita Cīrule (University of Latvia)

Classical Values in Riga Dome School

Cajsa Sjoberg (University of Lund, Sweden)

Three 18th Century Dissertations about Silk and their Traces of Antiquity

Ieva Kalniņa, Mārtiņš Laizāns (University of Latvia)

Johann Gothelf Lindner and Schooldrama in Riga (18th Century)

12.20–13.20 Exhibition „1514. Book. 2014”

13.20–15.00 Break

15.00–16.30 Session 5, chair Janika Päll

Erkki Sironen (University of Helsinki, Finland)

Zu den Übersetzungen der Homerischen Epen ins Finnische, besonders der Ilias

Maria-Kristiina Lotman (University of Tartu, Estonia)

Translating Ancient Drama into Estonian

Felix Prokoph (Philipps University of Marburg, Germany)

Fußnoten zum Marburger Universitätsrecht oder C. J. Caesar als Textkritiker

Ilze Rūmniece (University of Latvia)

Latin in the University of Latvia Documents: the First Decade

16.30–16.50 Break

16.50–18.20 Session 6, chair Ilze Rūmniece

Jerker Blomqvist (University of Lund, Sweden)

Epistula ad Diognetum and Early Christian Rhetoric

Lina Girdvainytė (University of Oxford, UK)

Egypt in Tacitus’ Ann. 2.59-61: the Use of Egypt in the Rendering of Anti-Imperialist Views

Aske Damtoft Poulsen (University of Lund, Sweden)

Tacitus and Libertas

Kadri Novikov (University of Tartu, Estonia)

The Use of Different Genres in the Novels of Achilleus Tatios and Eustathios Makrembolites


Saturday, November 8

National Library of Latvia, Mūkusalas iela 3

9.00–10.30 Session 7, chair Nijolė Juchnevičienė

Viktorija Staišiūnaitė (The Institute of Lithuanian Literature and Folklore, Lithuania)

Prayers and Hymns in Roman Poetry: Approaching a Genre of Hymns

Stefan Meyer (Philipps University of Marburg, Germany)

Mens antiqua manet. An Aproach to Ovid’s  Concept of Humanity

Martina Björk (University of Lund, Sweden)

Ethopoeia and Ovid

Bernadette Banaszkiewicz (Philipps University of Marburg, Germany)

Ekphrasis und Intensität

10.30–10.45 Break

10.45–12.15 Session 8, chair Gita Bērziņa

Vytautas Ališauskas (Vilnius University, Lithuania)

The Authorship of ‘Pseudo-Platonica’ as Hermeneutical Problem

Claudia Zichi (University of Lund, Sweden)

Plato’s View on Love: An Intertextual Reading of SymposiumPhaedrus, and Laws (Book VIII)

Raminta Važgėlaitė (Vilnius University, Lithuania)

Plato the Drama Maker: few Dramatic Aspects of Republic

Boris Dunsch (Philipps University of Marburg, Germany)

Esti kubernetes ho epistamenos kratistos: The Epistemological Status of the kubernetike tekhne in Plato

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