13 search results for “longinus” in the Public website
Casper de Jonge
Faculty of Humanities
Elevated minds: The Sublime in the public arts in 17th-century Paris and Amsterdam
The aim of this project is to study the influence of Longinus’s treatise ‘On the sublime’ on practice and theory of architecture and theatre in seventeenth-century Paris and Amsterdam.
Greek criticism and Latin literature. Classicism and cultural interaction in the late republican and early imperial Rome
This project examines the intriguing relationship between Greek literary criticism and Latin literature in Rome (first centuries BC and AD).
Reading and Transferring the Sublime. The Scholarly Reception and Political Relevance of the Sublime in the Dutch Golden Age
This research will investigate which aspects of On the sublime received attention in the intellectual milieu of the seventeenth century and how the sublime found its way in the political and artistic discourse of that time. Thus I aim to shed light on the role of art in politics and society in this…
‘Rapture, Fear and Admiration. Architecture and the Sublime in Seventeenth-Century Paris’
In what ways and to what ends did Parisian buildings overwhelm the early modern public? This study is concerned with the experience of the sublime in architecture in seventeenth-century Paris.
Performing the Sublime. Theatre & Politics in Seventeenth-Century Amsterdam
The project will clarify that in the search for these new means the treatise On the sublime of ps.-Longinus played a crucial role. However, the project will also place the theatre performances in a broader social and political perspective. These public events and the theatre performances suggest that…
Longinus and Quintilian: Greco-Roman Perspectives on the Nature of Criticism
Interpretations and Creative Adaptations of Longinus’ Treatise On the Sublime in Early Modern Dutch Scholarship
Le roi sublime. Overwhelming Politics and Performance under Louis XIV
This project will clarify how these concepts operated in theoretical writings on performance ,this broadened conceptual framework will not only give us a clear view on how sublime effects in performance were theorized, it will also provide us a concrete apparatus to understand the cultural and political…
Overwhelming Architecture in Amsterdam in the Seventeenth-Century
The hypothesis of this research is that the municipality used the impressive the Town Hall to enforce its rule and represent its political ideas and make use of sources such as biographies, poems, pamphlets, sermons and governmental documents.
18 Veni subsidies for Leiden, 8 for our faculty!
This year, NWO has awarded a Veni subsidy to 143 young researchers who have recently obtained their PhD. 17 of these researchers are at Leiden University and one works at the LUMC. The successful applicants will each receive 250,000 euro to develop their ideas and carry out research over a period of…
Greek Literary Criticism and Latin Texts: Connections and Interactions
- Forum Antiquum