A vienne-i zsinat és a nyelvek oktatása
Edited by: Maróth Miklós
Studia Philologica II.
Year of release: 2013
Number of pages: 224
This volume contains the studies of Miklós Maróth, István Lánczky, István Ormos, Balázs Major, Zsigmond Ritoók, Zsolt Adorjáni, Tamás Mészáros, László Takács, Elvira Pataki, Gyula Mayer, Péter Kóta, Kornél Szovák and Attila Zsoldos. It contains the presentations of the conference organised to celebrate the 700th anniversary of the Synod of Vienne in 1311.
The lectures covered three topics: Arabic studies, Classical Philology and studies of the Medes. Within these topics, several different issues were examined by their authors.
The field of Arabic studies encompassed the role of Greek rhetoric in the development of Arabic prose, Avicenna’s teachings of principium individuationis, the practice of monument protection of Max Herz Pasha and the questions concerning the episcopal town of Valencia.
The topic of Classical Philology encompassed Homer’s interpretation, the concept of poverty in early and classical Greek thinking, the situation of the Greek language in the West before 1311, Bartholomaeus Fontius and Greek literature, mosaic iconography of Vienne during the imperial period and Hellenic literature, Janus Pannonius and the textual tradition of Anthologia Graeca.
The topic concerning the studies of the Medes encompassed the importance of the Synod of Vienne in the history of the definition of the human soul and animation, the Hungarian aspects of the Franciscan debates on poverty, the King of Hungary and the high priest during the decade of the Synod.