Printing, sculpture, and the Hypnerotomachia Poliphili

6 February 2015 5.30pm 6.30pm

Venue:

Convocation House, Old Bodleian Library (Map)

Speaker(s):

Dr Oren Margolis

Contact:

bookcentre@bodleian.ox.ac.uk

Description

Dr Oren Margolis, Departmental Lecturer in Early Modern History at Somerville College, Oxford, discusses the mysterious Hypnerotomachia Poliphili, the exquisitely illustrated Renaissance book published in Venice by Aldus Manutius.

This lecture takes place on the 500th anniversary of the death of Aldus, and accompanies the display Aldus Manutius: The Struggle and the Dream (Proscholium, Bodleian Library, 8 January-22 February 2015).

Reception following hosted by the Centre for the Study of the Book and the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Neo-Latin Studies.

Image credit: Hypnerotomachia Poliphili (Douce C subt. 174, sig. a7r)

Booking

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