CML Workshop. Canon, Library, and Medieval Publishing
Centre for Medieval Literature
University of Helsinki
This workshop is co-organized with the Medieval Publishing from c. 1000 to 1500 project at the University of Helsinki.
Contact: Lars Boje Mortensen, firstname.lastname@example.org
Thursday, April 25
Session 1. 9:30-12:30
Welcome: Lars Boje Mortensen and Samu Niskanen
Aglae Pizzone: Intellectual property and pre-modern copyright: a 12th-century example from Byzantium
Valeria Lovato: Interpreting the paraphrase of the Letter of Aristeas by Isaac Comnenus Porphyrogenitus: political pamphlet, speculum principis or literary display?
A short break
Kristin Bourassa: Two authorial versions of Pierre Salmon’s Dialogues
Valentina Rovere: Manuscripts at dawn: the first circulation of Boccaccio’s Latin works
Lunch. 12:30 - 13:30
Session 2. 13:30 - 17:00.
Réka Forrai: ‘Vestra auctoritate subnixus’ – pontifical approval and the dissemination of Greek-Latin translations
Samu Niskanen: Publishing, rationalistic theology and papacy in the eleventh century
David Runciman: Publication and pastoral care: bishops’ texts in England and Wales (c.1160-1230)
Irene Salvo García: The evolution of the layout from manuscripts to printed versions of Metamorphoses (Latin and vernacular)
Jakub Kujawinski: Late medieval libraries as a means of publishing?
Friday, April 26
Session 3. 9:30 - 12:30
Julian Yolles: Literary success and failure in the Latin East and West: the case of Fulcher of Chartres
Lars Boje Mortensen: The sad success of William of Tyre’s Chronicle
Lauri Leinonen: Published vs. unpublished? William of Jumièges, William of Poitiers and publication in 11th-century Normandy
A short break
Jaakko Tahkokallio: The twelfth-century renaissance and authorial publishing: observations on histories and their audience