Program

 

Day 1

9.30 Arrivals

9.45 Opening (Malle Ermel, Janika Päll)

10.00–11.00 Religious poetry in Humanist Greek

Stefan Weise, The Greek Hexameter Paean by Theodosius Fabricius: Formal Experiments and Literary Manierism in Humanist Greek, Abstract

Janika Päll, Oratio metrica Graeca for religious festivals, Abstract

Coffee pause

11.30–12.30 Humanist Greek prose I

Moritz Stock, "...ἵνα καί πως οἱ Ἕλληνες διδαχθεῖεν περὶ τούτων τὴν ἀλήθειαν" – The Greek history of the Smalcaldic War by Joachim Camerarius the Elder (1500-1574), Abstract

Neeme Näripä, Τὰ τοῦ Καρτησίου λήμματα μέντε ἀθεόλογα καὶ ἀφιλόσοφα: Christoph Sonntag Refuting Descartes in 1712:  λόγος, ἦθος, πάθος and πίστις, Abstract

 

12.30–14.00 Lunch

14.00–15.00 Humanist Greek prose II

Roberto Peressin, Humanist Greek in Poland: some remarks on a 17th century Greek version of Cicero’s  Pro Archia poeta, Abstract

Tua Korhonen, “Learning to write is learning to think”. Functions of short prose texts in Greek composed in the Royal Academy of Turku (Finland), Abstract

Coffee pause

15.30–16.30 Humanist Greek Poetics

Martin Steinrück, Quae possint quaeque nequeant de humanistarum numero elegorum affirmari

Erkki Sironen, Ein akrostichisch-pangrammatisches Gedicht für Olavus Ungius, Abstract

16.30 Visit to the exhibition of Plantine prints at the University of Tartu library


 

Day 2

9.30–10.30 Humanist Greek paratexts

Johanna Akujärvi, Content and form: the genre(s) of congratulatory texts in university dissertations, Abstract

Kaarina Rein, Martin Ruland – Physician, Alchemist and Professor of Greek, Abstract

Coffee Pause

11.00–12.30 Humanist Greek via Skype

Antoine Haaker, Remarks on Salmasius´ Greek translations and poems, Abstract

Raf Van Rooy & Han Lamers, MD celebrations in style: A case study of Greek encomiastic poetry at the Leiden faculty of medicine (1592), Abstract

Charalampos Minaoglou, Early Modern Greeks using Humanistic Greek: causes, aims, realities, Abstract

12.30–13.00 Final discussion