project . 2020 - 2023 . On going

PTANOIS POSIN

Following the paths of itinerant professionals of the arts in the epigraphic sources of the Hellenistic period
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  • Funder: European CommissionProject code: 843186 Call for proposal: H2020-MSCA-IF-2018
  • Funded under: H2020 | MSCA-IF-GF Overall Budget: 269,003 EURFunder Contribution: 269,003 EUR
  • Status: On going
  • Start Date
    01 Apr 2020
    End Date
    31 Mar 2023
  • Detailed project information (CORDIS)
Description
Various reasons can inspire a travel. Travelling for art implies embracing new challenges, being prone to staying in the limelight and to taking risks, chasing glory, rewards, and money. Throughout the Hellenistic period and beyond, itinerant professionals of literacy and music travelled around Greece for all the above. The endeavours, paths, stories of the “poeti vaganti” -so called after the preliminary study by Guarducci (MAL 1927-1929)- are mainly documented by epigraphy, allowing us to envision a cultural and popular phenomenon that run parallel to court literature. Unknown artists and accomplished intellectuals showed off on all the renowned stages of the ...
Description
Various reasons can inspire a travel. Travelling for art implies embracing new challenges, being prone to staying in the limelight and to taking risks, chasing glory, rewards, and money. Throughout the Hellenistic period and beyond, itinerant professionals of literacy and music travelled around Greece for all the above. The endeavours, paths, stories of the “poeti vaganti” -so called after the preliminary study by Guarducci (MAL 1927-1929)- are mainly documented by epigraphy, allowing us to envision a cultural and popular phenomenon that run parallel to court literature. Unknown artists and accomplished intellectuals showed off on all the renowned stages of the ...
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