By Angela Fritsen
Angela Fritsen’s Antiquarian Voices:The Roman Academy and the remark culture on Ovid’s Fasti bargains the 1st learn of the Renaissance exegesis and imitation of Ovid as antiquarian. Fritsen analyzes the Fasti commentaries through Paolo Marsi (1440–1484) and Antonio Costanzi (1436–1490) in addition to the connections among the 2 works. It situates Ovidian Fasti experiences within the Roman Academy below the mentorship of Pomponio Leto. Nowhere may the research of the Fasti be performed greater than in Rome. The humanists had a consultant to the town in Ovid. additionally they looked the Fasti in addition suited for the ideology of the traditional Roman imperium’s renewal in smooth papal Rome.
Antiquarian Voices illustrates how in reviving the Fasti, the humanists again Rome to its unique attractiveness. The publication demonstrates that the humanists have been desirous to relate the Fasti to their antiquarian pursuits—as good as to their emerging own fame.
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Antiquarian Voices: The Roman Academy and the Commentary Tradition on Ovid's Fasti (Text and Context) by Angela Fritsen