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EuroCult

Cultural exchanges, network and community in early humanist Europe. The case of Aeneas Silvius Piccolomini
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  • Funder: European CommissionProject code: 101028944 Call for proposal: H2020-MSCA-IF-2020
  • Funded under: H2020 | MSCA-IF-GF Overall Budget: 237,768 EURFunder Contribution: 237,768 EUR
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Description
EuroCult, a three-year research project to be developed at the universities and research centers of Toronto and Turin, will study the wide-ranging networks of Aeneas Silvius Piccolomini (1404-1464), one of the most important humanists of early fifteenth-century Europe. Piccolomini was a man of many talents who inhabited multiple spheres: as a layman he was present at the Council of Basel, secretary to the antipope and the Emperor, then become bishop, cardinal and eventually pope himself. During his life he wrote many dialogues, historical works, and hundreds of letters, making himself the hub of an extensive European literary and political web. This research aim...
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Description
EuroCult, a three-year research project to be developed at the universities and research centers of Toronto and Turin, will study the wide-ranging networks of Aeneas Silvius Piccolomini (1404-1464), one of the most important humanists of early fifteenth-century Europe. Piccolomini was a man of many talents who inhabited multiple spheres: as a layman he was present at the Council of Basel, secretary to the antipope and the Emperor, then become bishop, cardinal and eventually pope himself. During his life he wrote many dialogues, historical works, and hundreds of letters, making himself the hub of an extensive European literary and political web. This research aim...
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