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NJRS 22 • 2024
Medicina Mentis

Essays in Honour of Outi Merisalo on the Occasion of her Sixty-Fifth Birthday 9 May 2024.

NJRS 21 • 2023
Florentine Epigraphy: Aspects of Propaganda and Patronage Under the Medici

Papers from a seminar held in connection with the publication of Patrick Kragelund, The Latin Inscriptions of Medici Florence. Piety and Propaganda, Civic Pride and the Classical Past (Rome 2021).

NJRS 20 • 2023
Sophonisba in Early Modern Literature

Early modern dramatists and poets took a remarkable interest in the Carthaginian noblewoman Sophonisba. Although she was a minor character in Greco-Roman histories of the Second Punic War (218-201 BC), Sophonisba became a popular, yet often ambivalent, female character across confessional and national borders in early modern Europe.

NJRS 19 • 2022
Ipsissima verba

Essays in Honour of Johann Ramminger. Papers on lexicographical topics concerning Neo-Latin/Early Modern Latin.

NJRS 18 • 2022
Studia Humanitatis

Festskrift til Marianne Pade i anledning af hendes 65 års fødselsdag den 8. marts 2022 / Essays in Honour of Marianne Pade on the Occasion of her Sixty-Fifth Birthday 8 March 2022.

NJRS 17 • 2020
Meaningful Memories

Using the framework of Cultural Memory Studies the volume discusses the instrumentalization of language, texts & cultural artefacts in Early Modern Latin culture. Adapting the past to present-day exigencies is shown to be a common factor driving language remodelling, translations, humanist poetry and epic and other forms of Latin text production.

NJRS 16 • 2019
Framing 'Turks'

The volume discusses the attitudes of Christian authors towards the Ottomans between the Fall of Constantinople (1453) and the second siege of Vienna (1693).

RF 15 • 2019
Book in Context

Papers on European book history between 1500 and 1800 from the colloquium Book in context. The production and distribution of the European book in the Middle Ages and the Early Modern Age (500-1800).

RF 14 • 2018
Issues in Translation Then and Now

The volume brings together several contributions to the question of establishing a dialogue between scholars of premodern translation and some current proponents of translation theory.

RF 13 • 2018
Staging History: Renaissance Dramatic Historiography

Approaching Renaissance historical drama from a comparative and interdisciplinary perspective, the contributions examine its intriguing intertwinement of aesthetics and historiography.

RF 12 • 2017

Festskrift til Peter Zeeberg i anledning af hans 60 års fødselsdag den 21. april 2017 / Studies in Honour of Peter Zeeberg on the Occasion of his Sixtieth Birthday 21 April 2017.

RF 11 • 2016
The Metadiscourse of Renaissance Humanism

The volume explores the Renaissance humanists' metadiscourse on translation, letter writing, Biblical criticism, poetry, and Latin grammar and composition. Especially, the papers examine the role played by metadiscourse in the dissemination of Renaissance humanism, and how the authors communicate key elements of the humanist cultural programme.

RF 10 • 2016
Latin and the Early Modern World: Linguistic identity and the polity from Petrarch to the Habsburg novelists

Texts & Contexts VI: The identity put forward by writing in Latin allowed writers to claim status for themselves and express allegiance to their country or ruling dynasty. As as part of the body politic, they supported its political struggles with the weapons of literature, engaging a public beyond national limits throughout the 'Neo-Latin world'.

RF 9 • 2015
Vitae Pomponianae:
Lives of Classical Writers in Fifteenth-Century Roman Humanism

In late fifteenth-century Roman humanism there was a surge in the production of lives of ancient Roman writers, primarily compiled by Pomponio Leto (1428-1498) and his circle. The contributions discuss how an ancient writer was depicted, which were the biographical models, and to what degree the lives in question might be said to be innovative.

RF 8 • 2012
The Role of Latin in the Early Modern World: Linguistic identity and nationalism 1350-1800

Texts & Contexts V: Studies focusing on Latin as a vehicle for political debate, polemic and propaganda on contemporary issues, esp. its role in the process of defining, legitimising, or expressing linguistic, regional and incipient national identities.

RF 7 • 2011
Niccolò Perotti: the Languages of Humanism and Politics

The contributions study the scholarly work and professional career of Niccolò Perotti (1430-1480) in the context of Roman humanism and curial politics. The volume contains a research bibliography about Perotti.

RF 6 • 2010
Latin and the Vernaculars in Early Modern Europe

Texts & Contexts IV: Studies on the interaction of Latin and the vernaculars concerning a. o. Italian humanism, the Pléiade, Danish-Latin lexicography, and Irish Latin culture in the early modern period.

RF 5 • 2008
Humanist Discoveries of the Scandinavian Past

The volume examines the ideological and intellectual uses of the early Scandinavian past in 16th- and 17th-century philology and historiography by humanist scholars within Scandinavia.

RF 4 • 2008
Renaissance Women as Patrons of Art and Culture

Contributions from a Seminar about Female Patronage hosted by Forum for Renaissance Studies on 21 September 2006 

RF 3 • 2007

Festskrift til Karsten Friis-Jensen i anledning af hans 60 års f�dselsdag
   Studies in Honour of Karsten Friis-Jensen on the Occasion of his Sixtieth Birthday

RF 2 • 2006
Frederik II som mæcen

Om kunst og kultur i anden halvdel af 1500-tallet i Danmark. Artiklerne er udarbejdet på baggrund af indlæggene ved en temadag afholdt på Kronborg Slot d. 20. maj 2005

RF 1 • 2005
Kulturel identitet og sprog i Renæssancen

Artiklerne er udarbejdet på baggrund af indlæggene ved et forskningskollokvium på Københavns Uni­versitet d. 30 april 2004