The Postgraduate and Early Career Late Antiquity Network presents a rescheduled second Keynote from its November workshop on ‘Erasure in Late Antiquity’, hosted (virtually) by the Classics Department at Trinity College Dublin :
Prof. dr. Irene van Renswoude
Erasure: an effective form of censorship? Editing contested content in Late Antique and Early Medieval Manuscripts
Thursday, February 25, at 4.00 – 5.30pm GMT
TCD Classics via Zoom
Irene van Renswoude (University of Amsterdam & The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, Huygens ING) will be speaking on the late antique editing practices of Rufinus, Jerome and Cassiodorus. She will be exploring these writers’ efforts to ‘clean up’ heretical passages, and the editing of these passages in early medieval manuscripts.