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Raconter l’histoire du monde en occitan

Catherine presented a seminar to an audience of students and staff on Thursday February 21st. Here is the online link and advert. http://www.univ-montp3.fr/llacs/ Jeudi 21 février 17 h 15 à 18 h 45, salle A 105, Université Paul-Valéry, séminaire RedOc … Continue reading

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Roundtable, October 25th, 2012. 4.30-6PM.

The informal roundtable hosted by the GCMS on October 25th was a very friendly and immensely useful event. It enabled the team to present the three aspects to the project. Federico presented on the way the manuscript is structured, and … Continue reading

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Notre-Dame du Taur, Toulouse (photo taken by Catherine)

This is a shot of an interesting genealogy that was discovered in 1872 and fully restored in 2001-04. It has been dated to the 14th-15th centuries. The genealogy is quite different from the vertical (upwards-moving) Tree of Jesse design (see … Continue reading

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Notre-Dame du Taur, wall painting of the genealogy of prophets (photo taken by Catherine, February 2012)

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The Tree of Jesse window, ‘before 1350’, Dorchester on Thames (photo taken by Catherine)

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Leeds IMC session update

Thank you to everyone who attended the session; it was an excellent opportunity to exchange ideas and to find out what other scholars find interesting about Egerton 1500 and its Latin tradition. We will be organising a workshop in Reading … Continue reading

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‘Paolino da Venezia in Avignon, between Venice and Naples.’

‘Paolino da Venezia in Avignon, between Venice and Naples.’ Catherine Leglu will be participating in a session organised by Paola Nasti for the conference ‘Transnational Italy: National Identity and the World Atlas’, SIS (Society for Italian Studies) Conference, University of … Continue reading

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Session at the Leeds IMC, July 10th, 2012, Contributing to the Thematic strand: “Rules to Follow; or Not”

Please see the Leeds IMC online programme and registration: http://www.leeds.ac.uk/ims/imc/imc2012.html We are session 819: ” The Rules for Reading and Depicting History in Paolino da Venezia’s Chronologia Magna and Its Occitan Translation”. Speakers:  Alexander Ibarz, ‘Selected Problems of Transcription and Editorial … Continue reading

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Colloquium, “Lingua Francas on the Middle Ages: Non-Native Vernacular Use in Medieval European Culture”, organised by Thomas Hinton, Jesus College, Oxford, June 15th, 2012.

Lost in translation: Amazons, Hungarians and Fauns in the Occitan translation of Paolino da Venezia’s Compendium (British Library ms. Egerton 1500). Presenter: Catherine Leglu. Paolino da Venezia was a papal penitentiary at Avignon in the early 1320s. This paper analyses … Continue reading

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Who are we?

Principal Investigator: Professor Catherine Leglu University of Reading. BA, MA (Cambridge), PhD (Cambridge, 1995) I am Principal Investigator on this project, which is funded by the Leverhulme Trust from 2011 to 2013. British Library ms. Egerton 1500 is one of … Continue reading

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