By Candida Syndikus,Sabine Rogge

Caterina Cornaro (1454-1510) got here from essentially the most very important Venetian households of her time and have become the final queen of Cyprus. at the celebration of the 5th centenary of her dying, a world convention used to be held in Venice in September 2010 - organised by means of the 2 editors of this quantity. in the course of that interdisciplinary occasion, famous students from the fields of historical past, paintings historical past, literary background, archaeology, Byzantine experiences and musicology awarded the result of their newest study throughout a vast topic region. The queen's biography and fantasy have been traced, in addition to the reception of this ancient determine in paintings and on level. rigidity was once laid upon socioeconomic and cultural phenomena as a result of the shut touch among Venice and Cyprus in the course of the Renaissance interval, and in addition in concentration was once the literary creation at Caterina's courtroom 'in exile' in Venice and the neighbouring mainland. the current quantity deals a suite of the conference's papers. The e-book includes the papers (in Italian, English and French) through / 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 l. a. 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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