Ambrosiana

Diasporas
in the Near East

For the X Dies Academicus, which will be held in the Biblioteca Ambrosiana on November 4-5 2019, the Class of Near Eastern Studies(CSVO) proposes a theme of great interest not only from the historical and philological point of view, but also from the contemporary one.

Indeed, a wide-ranging analysis of the experience of the “Diasporas in the Near East” may offer valid points of reflection on today’s global and multicultural society. The four Sections of Studies (Arabic, Armenian, Hebrew and Syriac) of the Class analyze, with an eye to ancient history and one to the most recent, the painful vicissitudes of dissemination in countries far from homeland (but also the inheritances and the cultural comparisons that this implies) of Jews and Armenians, of Arabs of different political and religious traditions, of Assyrians and Syriacs of different Christian confessions.

PROGRAM

Lunedì 4 novembre 2019

Ore 9.30 Registrazioni
Ore 10.00 Saluti delle Autorità

I Sessione
Studi armeni – Modera MORENO MORANI

10.30 ELIZABETH TAJIRYA
Gregorio Aghdollo (1707-1789), marchand arménien et collectionneur à Venise et Florence
dans la tradition de la grande diaspora arménienne

11.00 MEHMET FATIH USLU
La cultura degli Armeni nella Konstantiniye ottomana

11.30 Discussione

Consiglio Direttivo – Colazione Accademica (su invito)

II Sessione
Studi ebraici – Modera GIUSEPPE VELTRI

ore 14.30 SERGIO DELLA PERGOLA
La Diaspora ebraica nel contesto globale – Popolazione e identità

15.00 YORAM ERDER
Jews in the Diaspora under the Islamic rule, VII-XII century

15.30 SARA FERRARI
Il dolore di avere due patrie. La Diaspora nella poesia israeliana

16.00 Discussione

III Sessione – Solenne Atto Accademico

ore 17.00 Saluto del Presidente dell’Accademia, Mons. Marco Ballarini
Presiede il Direttore della Classis Orientalis, Pier Francesco Fumagalli

17.15 Prolusione
CLAUDIO GUGEROTTI
Lamento e piccole patrie

18.30 Assemblea di Classe

20.00 Cena Accademica (su invito)

Martedì 5 novembre 2018
IV Sessione
Studi siriaci – Modera EMIDIO VERGANI

ore 9.00 PIER GIORGIO BORBONE
Diaspora e missione in Asia Centrale e in Cina

9.30 HELEEN MURRE-VAN DEN BERG
The Holy Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of the East – A Transnational Church Like no Other

10.00 EPHREM ISHAC
“Like a Tree with Deep Roots”. The Syrian Orthodox Church in Diaspora

10.30 Discussione

10.45 Pausa

V Sessione
Studi arabi – Modera MASSIMO CAMPANINI

Ore 11.00 CARMELA BAFFIONI
Diaspora geografica e diaspore ideologiche nell’ismailismo dei secc. IX e X

11.30 PATRIZIA SPALLINO
Al-Jaziratu as-Siqilliyya. Saperi e cultura nella Sicilia arabo islamica

12.00 PATRIZIA MANDUCHI
La diaspora palestinese (al-hijra al-filasṭīniyya): le definizioni, le fasi storiche, le ripercussioni politiche, l’analisi storiografica, le percezioni

12.30 Discussione

11.45 Conclusioni dei lavori e saluti

WHAT’S ON

THE PROJECT “CODEX ATLANTICUS” WINS THE WEBBY AWARD

Ambrosiana

IL PROGETTO CODEX ATLANTICUS SI AGGIUDICA IL WEBBY AWARD

Il progetto "Codex Atlanticus" è stato premiato nella categoria "Data Visualization".

29/05/2020
NEWS
AUTOGRAPH WRITINGS BY FAMOUS WOMEN FROM THE AMBROSIANA COLLECTIONS

Ambrosiana

AUTOGRAPH WRITINGS BY FAMOUS WOMEN FROM THE AMBROSIANA COLLECTIONS

The exhibition shows a series of autograph documents of prominent women kept in the Ambrosiana.

30/05/2020-06/09/2020
Exhibition
ANATOMY FROM THE MIDDLE AGES TO LEONARDO DA VINCI

Ambrosiana

ANATOMY FROM THE MIDDLE AGES TO LEONARDO DA VINCI

The exhibition presents a selection of volumes that trace the history of medical studies from the beginning of the millennium to the time when Leonardo da Vinci was active, together with seven sheets of the Atlantic Code of anatomical subject.

30/05/2020-06/09/2020
Exhibition
THE PINACOTECA REOPENS TO THE PUBLIC!

Pinacoteca

THE PINACOTECA REOPENS TO THE PUBLIC!

The rooms of the Pinacoteca Ambrosiana will reopen to the public on Saturday 30 and Sunday 31 May, Monday 1 and Tuesday 2 June 2020 at reduced prices. The crypt of San Sepolcro has been closed until a later date.

21/05/2020
NEWS
THE READING ROOM OF THE LIBRARY REOPENS

Biblioteca

THE READING ROOM OF THE LIBRARY REOPENS

Here access rules and procedures

21/05/2020
NEWS
THE STATUE OF SAINT CHARLES IN ARONA REOPENS

Ambrosiana

THE SAN CARLO STATUE IN ARONA OPENS AGAIN

The San Carlo Statue in Arona opens again on May 30 according to a precise calendar...

21/05/2020
NEWS
The Ambrosiana doesn’t stop!

Ambrosiana

The Ambrosiana doesn't stop!

We look forward to welcoming you back to the pinacoteca and the library, but in the meantime ... let's keep company! #iorestoacasa #andràtuttobene #laculturanonsiferma #lambrosiananonsiferma

18/03/2020
NEWS

ONLINE COLLECTION

(158 online artworks)

Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 12 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
View of the Interior of the Duomo, Giovanni Migliara (1785-1837)
The Adoration, Bartolomeo Suardi detto il Bramantino (1465-1530)
Still Life with Fruit, Isaac Soreau (1604-1638)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 272 verso, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Portrait of Alessandro Negroni Prati Morosini, Francesco Hayez (1791-1882)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 149 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Laocoon (copy of the Vatican original), Leone Leoni
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 21 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 719 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Naturalis Historia, Plinio il Vecchio (23-79 dC)
Original Sin, Jan II Brueghel il Giovane (1601-1678)
Basket of fruit, Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (1571-1610)
Libro d’Ore Borromeo, Cristoforo de Predis (1440-1486)
llias picta, NA
Flowers in a Vase, Jan Brueghel il Vecchio “Dei Velluti” (1568-1625)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 145 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Saint John the Baptist, Gian Giacomo Caprotti
Sacra Conversazione, Ambrogio da Fossano detto il Bergognone (1453-1523)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 663 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
The Holy Family, Carlo Francesco Nuvolone (1608-1662)
Portrait of Giovanni Battista Morosini, Francesco Hayez (1791-1882)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 33 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Saint Michael the Archangel, Giulio Cesare Procaccini (1574-1625)
Figured casket, Scultore lombardo
Dantesque window, Giuseppe Bertini (1825-1898)
Vase of Flowers with Jewel, Coins and Shells, Jan Brueghel il Vecchio “Dei Velluti” (1568-1625)
Seascape, Paul Bril (1554-1626)
The Martyrdom of Saint Peter of Verona, Alessandro Bonvicino detto Moretto (1490-1554)
The Dormition of the Virgin, Anonimo ferrarese (XV secolo)
Man in Armour, Tiziano Vecellio (1480-1576)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 116 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Napoleon Bonaparte’s gloves, NA
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 844 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Pietà (copy from Michelangelo), Leone Leoni
The infant Jesus with a Lamb, Bernardino Luini (1480-1532)
De divina proportione, Luca Pacioli (1445 circa – 1517)
The Holy Family with Saints Anne and John, Bernardino Luini (1480-1532)
The Adoration with Saint Roch, Gian Pietro Rizzoli detto Giampietrino (1508-1549)
Portrait of a Musician, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
The Madonna Nursing the Child by the Fountain, Bernaert van Orley (1488-1541)
Susanna at her Bath, Carlo Francesco Nuvolone (1608-1662)
Head of Christ the Redeemer, Gian Giacomo Caprotti detto Salai (1480-1524)
Portrait of Emilia Morosini Zeltner, Francesco Hayez (1791-1882)
A Soul in Purgatory, Anonimo lombardo (XVII secolo)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 49 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 29 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Flowers and Roses, Gaetano Previati (1852-1920)
The Last Supper, Andrea Bianchi detto il Vespino (attivo 1612-1640)
The Madonna of the Pavilion, Sandro Botticelli (Alessandro di Mariano Filipepi detto) (1444 o 1445-1510)
Nautilus shell, Sconosciuto
Portrait of a Young Girl with a Dove, Natale Schiavoni (1777-1858)
The Wedding of Peleus and Thetis, Ambito di Francesco Albani (1578-1660)
The Blessed Soul, Anonimo lombardo (XVII secolo)
The Placing of Christ in the Sepulchre, Tiziano Vecellio (1480-1576)
The Presentation of Christ in the Temple, Giandomenico Tiepolo (1727-1804)
Portrait of Napoleon King of Italy, Andrea Appiani (1754-1817)
Cup with Turbo marmoratus shell, Christoph Lencker (1556 circa-1613)
Codice Atlantico (Codex Atlanticus), f. 1 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 71 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Latin astrolabe, Anonymous
Armillary sphere, Giannello Torriani
The Arco della Pace in Milan, Giovanni Migliara (1785-1837)
Octagonal casket, Bottega degli Embriachi (XIV-XV secolo)
Winter Landscape with Skaters, Hendrick Avercamp (1585-1634)
Noctes Atticae, Aulo Gellio
Judith and Holofernes, Giuseppe Vermiglio (1585-1635)
The Adoration of the Magi, Pier Francesco Mazzucchelli detto il Morazzone (1571-1626)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 5 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Adoration of the Magi, Tiziano Vecellio (1480-1576)
The Annunciation, Gerolamo Mazzola Bedoli (1500-1569)
Still Life with Musical Instruments, Evaristo Baschenis (1617-1677)
Portrait of Saint Charles Borromeo, Giovanni Ambrogio Figino (1548-1608)
Christ Crowned with Thorns, Bernardino Luini (1480-1532)
Portrait of Bernardino da Lesmo, Bartolomeo Veneto (1502-1530)
Horse’s head (Copy from the equestrian monument to Marcus Aurelius on the Capitol in Rome), NA
Ceremonial saddle and stirrups. Detail of the wooden horse of Troy, Arte armaiola milanese
Mouse with Roses, Jan Brueghel il Vecchio “Dei Velluti” (1568-1625)
Portrait of a Gentleman (Michel de l’Hospital), Giovan Battista Moroni (1520-1578)
Still Life with Fruit, Isaac Soreau (1604-1638)
Self Portrait, Antonio Canova (1757-1822)
The Martyrdom of Saint Sebastian, Antonio Badile (1518-1560)
Christ Resurrected, Marco Basaiti (1470-1530)
Plato, Giovanni Antonio Piatti (1447-1480)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 1069 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Portrait of a Young Man, Giorgione (Giorgio da Castelfranco copia da) (1478 circa-1510)
The Holy Family with Sain John, Tobias and the Archangel Raphael, Bonifacio Veronese (1487-1553)
The Madonna and Child with Saint Peter and Saint Jerome, Cesare Magni (1511-1534)
Mercury and Argus, Anonimo genovese (XVII secolo)
Self Portrait, Bertel Thorvaldsen (1770-1844)
Portrait of a Lady, Giovanni Ambrogio De Predis (1455-1508)
The Madonna Enthroned with Saint Ambrose and Saint Michael, Bartolomeo Suardi detto il Bramantino (1465-1530)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 845 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 1006 verso, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
The Virgin of the Rocks, Andrea Bianchi detto il Vespino (attivo 1612-1640)
Mary Magdalene Penitent, Guido Reni (1575-1642)
Mary Magdalene, Tiziano Vecellio (1480-1576)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 909 verso, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
The Magdalen and the Angel, Giulio Cesare Procaccini (1574-1625)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 72 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Allegory of Water, Jan Brueghel il Vecchio “Dei Velluti” (1568-1625)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus) f. 710 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
The Ambrosian Virgil of Francesco Petrarca, NA
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 139 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
The Rest on the Flight into Egypt, Jacopo da Ponte detto il Bassano (1510-1592)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 812 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Apse of San Satiro and View of the Duomo, Giovanni Migliara (1785-1837)
The Presentation of Christ in the Temple, Pietro Antonio Magatti (1691-1767)
Moses and the Brazen Serpent, Cesare Ligari (1716-1770)
Male portrait, Hans Muelich (1516-1573)
Locked out of school, Emilio Longoni (1859-1932)
The School of Athens, Raffaello Sanzio (1483-1520)
The Damned Soul, Anonimo lombardo (XVII secolo)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus) f. 851 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Christ on the Way to Calvary, Giovanni Busi detto Cariani (1480-1547)
Washerwomen at the Canal, Emilio Gola (1851-1923)
Orrery, Sconosciuto
The Triumph of David, Lucas Hugenszoon detto Luca di Leida (1494-1533)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 4 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Two daggers with sheaths (eared sfondagiaco daggers), Armorari milanesi
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 26 verso, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 860 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Jael and Sisera, Giuseppe Vermiglio (1585-1635)
Lesenes and trophies, Agostino Busti detto il Bambaia (1483-1548)
The Madonna and Child with a Worshipper, Bernardino Betti detto il Pinturicchio (1454-1513)
Maternity, Mosè Bianchi (1840-1904)
The Holy Family with Saint John the Baptist, Ubertini Francesco detto Bachiacca (1494-1557)
Portrait of a Young Man, Vittore Ghislandi detto Frà Galgario (1655-1743)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 858 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Clock with astrolabe, Sconosciuto
Portrait of a Pilgrim, Monogrammista HL (XVI secolo)
Display case with the hair of Lucrezia Borgia, Alfredo Ravasco
Portrait of Giuseppina Negroni Prati Morosini, Francesco Hayez (1791-1882)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 873 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 1058 verso, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Portico in Ruins, Giovanni Migliara (1785-1837)
Diana the Huntress, Joachim Friess (XVI-XVII secolo)
Allegory of Fire, Jan Brueghel il Vecchio “Dei Velluti” (1568-1625)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 455 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 307 verso, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 117 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Burse, Artista dell’Italia centrale
The Assumption of the Virgin, Giovanni Agostino da Lodi (1467-1524 circa)
The Madonna and Child with Saint John the Evangelist and Saint John the Baptist, Marco d’Oggiono (1470-1525)
Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden, Jan II Brueghel il Giovane (1601-1678)
Portrait of Paolo Morigia, Fede Galizia (1578-1630)
The Adoration of the Magi, Maestro del Santo Sangue (XVI secolo)
Portrait of Manfredo Settala, Daniele Crespi (1600-1630) attribuito a
Crib, Federico Barocci o Baroccio detto il Fiori (1535-1612) (replica di)
Allegorical Female Figure, Giovanni Serodine (1600-1631)
Landscape with Saint John the Baptist, Paul Bril (1554-1626)
The Adoration of the Magi, Andrea Schiavone (1510-1563)
Codice Atlantico (Codex Atlanticus), f. 104 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
The Kiss, Francesco Hayez (1791-1882)
Kids and Lambs, Francesco Londonio (1723-1783)
Portrait of Peter Leopold of Habsburg-Lorraine (later Leopold II), Anton Raphael Mengs (1728-1779)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus) f. 199 verso, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 3 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)