Ecerinis by Albertino Mussato Performed in the original Latin, with English surtitles Friday 28th March, 7 pm Location: King’s College Chapel, Strand, London. Früher Humanismus in Oberitalien: Albertino Mussato, Ecerinis /​ Hubert Müller. Author. Müller, Hubert, Other Authors. Mussato, Albertino, The Tragedy of Ecerinis (Studia classica) [Albertino Mussato] on * FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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The chorus introduces Tereus, who enters from the harbor and greets his wife with the news Pelago perempta est hi mei reditus! Ecerinis is a work that contains a political message against Cangrande I who was trying to invade Padua during this period. In precedenza lo stesso Padrin aveva edito, traendoli dal codice Venezia, Biblioteca nazionale Marciana, lat. Venice, in Wittp. Learn more about Amazon Prime. He is credited with providing an impetus to the revival of literary Latinand is characterized as an early humanist.

Ecerjnis Act 1, Ezzelino’s mother informs him and his brother that their father is, in fact, a demon. Dati frequently at least half a dozen times breaks a word at the end of a trimeter, as:. Mussato was later sent on four ambassadorial missions to Henry VII. Thank you for your feedback. Although Eceinis is not a character in the play, Ambitio, Modestia, Discordia, and Perfidia all appear on stage, and Dati prefixes a Moral: Modern diplomatic practices are a product of the post-Renaissance European state system.

Get to Know Us. As he grew older Mussato’s political stature grew substantially, not only with his fellow Paduans, but also with many individuals across Italy, and more specifically his peers.

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The play is nicely constructed; first, the ghost of Diomedes the Thracian not the hero from the Iliad but an ancestor of Tereus claims that new crimes ecfrinis the Thracian royal family far outstrip his own misdeeds. Ecerinis created a political legacy for Mussato that greatly benefited the longevity and importance of his works but also led to the undoing of his personal life.


The play features two choruses, one Greek and one Trojan, and a long soliloquy by Achilles on the power of Cupid linesmatched by a song from the Greek chorus on the same subject.

Responsivamcomposta sul finire deledita in Monticolo, Poesie latine del principio del secolo XIV cit. As Grund points out, the title Ecerinis that is, “The Ecerinid”rather than Ecerinus, marks this as a heroic work, though it is not Ezzelino but the Paduan resisters who are the heroes p. Be the first to review this item Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Amazon Music Stream millions of songs.

The play is in dactylic hexameters, an unusual but not unexampled meter for neo-Latin drama. Verso il la sua vita fu coinvolta nei profondi cambiamenti che investirono Padova. Classicists won’t need some of the notes to Achilles about the Trojan war, but will be grateful to have the complicated history of early 13th-century Verona laid out in the notes to Ecerinis.

This was an eighteenth-century collection of “chronicles, diaries, and legal documents” from the years — His brother is captured eerinis executed along with his family; the fifth act of the play consists of a messenger’s description of their gruesome deaths. Cambridge University Press, State University Press, Studia Classica, 1 ll. Lovati was influential in creating Mussato’s political ideals that were based upon Lovati’s personal experiences he built while living in Padua zlbertino Ezzelino da Romano’s tyrannical reign as the leader of Padua.

Romulidum veteres occubuere patres. He tells Procne the entire story of the supposed shipwreck and how he buried Philomena—a vivid and convincing lie to which Procne responds in a page of hysterical grief.

Bryn Mawr Classical Commentaries. They are relatively short but have enough high rhetoric and lurid action to satisfy fans of Seneca. Articles containing Italian-language text Webarchive template wayback links CS1 maint: But the passage is even more chilling in the play because we can see Procne’s reaction. Locati, La rinascita del genere tragico nel medioevo. Achilles—at this point still very much alive—has asked for Polyxena in marriage and Eceronis wants to refuse. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.


Share your thoughts with other customers. Discordia genuit Perfidiam, qui cum Inopia, Furtum, Rapina consequuntur. Library help and support. Dcerinis poets Italian male poets Italian dramatists and playwrights Italian historians 14th-century historians Italian chroniclers People from Padua births deaths 14th-century Italian people Italian male dramatists and playwrights Italian male non-fiction writers. It was the first secular tragedy written since Roman times.

Peformance of ‘Ecerinis’ by Albertino Mussato in the original Latin

InDati had submitted a poem in Tuscan to a competition, on the theme of friendship, dcerinis by Leon Battista Alberti. Witt, in Wittpp. Galen considers these waters dangerous to the health And since a prince refuses to give immunity to poets, the wave of the red Tagus draws me from Athens.

You also may like to try some of these bookshopswhich may or may not sell this item. The story of its composition is amusing—arguably more entertaining than the play itself.

Di bevande soprattutto del vino wcerinis, spumeggiare, fare la spuma. We welcome suggested improvements to any of our articles. Written in Padua, the play is one of the first fruits of the Italian Renaissance, not to mention a fine piece of bloodthirsty drama in its own right.