Nicholas Trevet : le théologien anglais qui parlait à l’oreille des Italiens

The commentaries composed by the English theologian Nicholas Trevet at the beginning of the fourteenth century not only bear witness to his connections with Santa Maria Novella. They also testify to the importance of his contribution to the transfer of knowledge about Antiquity and the rebirth of an...

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Published in: The Dominicans and the Making of Florentine Cultural Identity (13th-14th centuries) / I domenicani e la costruzione dell'identità culturale fiorentina (XIII-XIV secolo) pp. 87 - 103
Main Author: Dufal, Blaise
Format: Book Chapter
Language: Italian
Published: 2020
Series: Reti Medievali E-Book
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Summary: The commentaries composed by the English theologian Nicholas Trevet at the beginning of the fourteenth century not only bear witness to his connections with Santa Maria Novella. They also testify to the importance of his contribution to the transfer of knowledge about Antiquity and the rebirth of antiquarianism in the Italian peninsula. This essay argues that Trevet’s Scholastic commentaries, presented as an expositio, met the need that Italian intellectuals had of a fuller understanding of classic literature, pagan mythology and Roman history.
ISBN: 8855180452
9788855180450
ISSN: 2704-6362
2704-6079
DOI: 10.36253/978-88-5518-046-7.08