By Angela Fritsen
Angela Fritsen’s Antiquarian Voices:The Roman Academy and the observation culture on Ovid’s Fasti bargains the 1st examine of the Renaissance exegesis and imitation of Ovid as antiquarian. Fritsen analyzes the Fasti commentaries by means of Paolo Marsi (1440–1484) and Antonio Costanzi (1436–1490) in addition to the connections among the 2 works. It situates Ovidian Fasti reports within the Roman Academy lower than the mentorship of Pomponio Leto. Nowhere might the research of the Fasti be conducted higher than in Rome. The humanists had a advisor to town in Ovid. additionally they looked the Fasti to boot suited for the ideology of the traditional Roman imperium’s renewal in sleek papal Rome.
Antiquarian Voices illustrates how in reviving the Fasti, the humanists back Rome to its unique attractiveness. The ebook demonstrates that the humanists have been desirous to relate the Fasti to their antiquarian pursuits—as good as to their emerging own fame.
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Antiquarian Voices: The Roman Academy and the Commentary Tradition on Ovid's Fasti (Text and Context) by Angela Fritsen