Rome Global Gateway

Mar 14

Leonardo and Verrazzano: New Discoveries on the Occasion of the 500th Anniversary of the Earliest European Voyage to the United States, 1524–2024

Did Leonardo da Vinci, while living in France between 1516 and 1519 influence Verrazzano, his Tuscan compatriot and first European to navigate along the US coast in 1524? Did Verrazzano meet Magellan prior to his legendary circumnavigation? Astonishingly, the Verrazzano and da Vinci families had been neighbors in Florence. Also, a 1515 map surfaced among the Leonardo papers in Windsor Castle. Belgian Professor Stefaan Missinne, the discoverer of the iconic da Vinci Globe, here unveils his crucial new discoveries for the first time.…

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Apr 9

Modern Roads to Rome: Modern Etruscans

The Notre Dame Center for Italian Studies and Rome Global Gateway are pleased to invite you to a conversation with the authors and editors of Modern Etruscans. Close Encounters with a Distant Past, Leuven University Press, 2023. Martina Piperno (Sapienza Università di Roma), Bart Van Den Bossche (MDRN/ Katholieke Univeristeit Leuven), and Chiara Zampieri (Katholieke Univeristeit Leuven) will discuss the reception of Etruscan material culture in the modernist period.…

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May 27

Le Tre Corone: Testi e Contesti dell’Italia Medievale. Nuovi Libri di Filologia e Letteratura Italiana. IV edizione, 2023-2024

Le Tre Corone: Testi e Contesti dell’Italia Medievale. Nuovi Libri di Filologia e Letteratura Italiana. IV edizione, 2023-2024 Petrarchism, paratexts, pictures: Petrarca e la costruzione di comunità culturali nel Rinascimento, by Bernhard Huss (Frei Univeristät Berlin) and Federica Pich (Trento) and Chiose e annotazioni ai Tronfi di Petrarca di Carducci, edited by Francesca Florimbii (Bologna)…

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