Welcome to the web-page of the research project “Croatian Renaissance Aristotelianism – A New Era in Thinking the Past” (CRANEtp), funded by the Croatian Science Foundation (IP-2018-01-4966)!

On 19 November 2021, an international workshop on linguistic features of Renaissance Latin texts will take place at the Institute of Philosophy (Zagreb, Croatia). The working language will be English. The main speaker at the workshop will be Marianne Pade, Professor of Classical Studies at the University of Aarhus (Denmark). The venue of the workshop is the Institute of Philosophy (Velika dvorana, fifth floor), complying with COVID-related measures. Live participation will be on invitation-only basis, but the participants can join online via MS Teams, after filling a simple registration form here: [link] (deadline: 18 November 18 2021, 12 a.m.). 

Marianne Pade studied Classical Philology at the University of Copenhagen, where she worked until 2000, having spent extended periods of time as a scholarship holder at the Thesaurus linguae Latinae (München) and Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich. In 2001 she started to work in Aarhus, where she has been a full professor in 2009. She has been the principal investigator of several research projects in the field of the reception of classical culture in the Renaissance, and from 2011 to 2019 she was also the director of the Accademia di Danimarca in Rome. She is a renowned expert in the field of Renaissance (especially Italian) humanism, early modern classical tradition, and the relationship between Latin and vernacular cultures.


9:10-10:30Session I: Lecture “Canon and Archive: On lexical developments of fifteenth-century humanist Latin” + Q&A
10:30-11:00Coffee break
11:00-13:00Session II: Discussion about practical problems of editing and translating Renaissance Latin texts

International conference “Renaissance Aristotelianism in Southeast Europe” will be held in Zagreb from 22 to 24 September 2022. Keynote speakers: Prof. Luca Bianchi (University of Milano) and Prof. Craig Martin (University of Venice). The list of confirmed speakers is here.

20 April 2021 – Gorana Stepanić, “Nikola Vitov Gučetić (1549 – 1610): Hands and Manuscripts”, Collquia Maruliana 30 (2021), 243-257. English abstract

11 May 2020 – Martino Rossi Monti, “Paulus Scalichius His thought, sources, and fortune”, Prilozi za istraživanje hrvatske filozofske baštine 45/2 (2019), 339-382. 

4 February 2020 — Encyclopedia entry “Croatian Renaissance Philosophy“, written by Luka Boršić, Ivana Skuhala Karasman and Pavel Gregorić is published in the Encyclopedia of Renaissance Philosophy (ed. Marco Sgarbi, Springer Verlag) . The manuscript of the entry, in the version accepted for publication, can be accessed here.

17 December 2019 — Pavel Gregorić and Ivana Skuhala Karasman gave a talk “Nikola Vitov Gučetić between Platonism and Aristotelianism” in the series of colloquia of the Institute of Philosophy. 

3-17 June 2019 — Exhibition on the occasion of the 350th anniversary of Matija Frkić’s death (1583 – 1669) in the Library of the Faculty of Humanities of the University of Zagreb