Emanuele Rovati

Emanuele Rovati, MA

SNF-Doktorand (Doc.CH)

Raumbezeichnung: RAG 204

emanuele.rovati@uzh.ch

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Emanuele Rovati, MA
Büro RAG-204
Seminar für Griechische und Lateinische Philologie der Antike, des Mittelalters und der Neuzeit
Rämistrasse 68
CH-8001 Zürich

emanuele.rovati@uzh.ch

Education and employment history

Since 08.21: PhD student in Medieval and New Latin Philology, SGLP, UZH

Thesis: The Early Western Reception of Pseudo-Ptolemy’s ‘Centiloquium’ and Aḥmad ibn Yūsuf’s ‘Commentary’ (supervisor: Prof. Dr. Carmen Cardelle de Hartmann)
The project is funded by the SNSF (funding scheme Doc.CH) for the period 09.21–08.25

03.21-09.21: External scientific collaborator, project Ptolemaeus Arabus et Latinus, BAdW Munich

01.21: M.A. degree, SGLP, UZH (subjects: Greek Philology, Arabic Studies, Latin Philology)

10.18–08.20: Student assistant, project Ptolemaeus Arabus et Latinus, BAdW Munich

10.18–09.19: SEMP-exchange student, LMU Munich

01.18: B.A. degree, SGLP, UZH (same subjects as M.A.)

09.16–06.18, 02–05.20, 10–12.20: Student assistant and teaching tutor in Greek Philology, Arabic Studies and Medieval and Neo-Latin Philology, UZH

Research interests

History of astrology, astrological medicine and astral magic, Greek-Arabic-Latin
Greek philosophers in the ancient and medieval biographical tradition
Textual criticism, especially of texts with open, massive and/or multilingual transmission

Awards

2021: ZAZH (Zentrum für Altertumswissenschaften Zürich) award for the best M.A. thesis in the domain of Classical Studies
2017 and 2019: three UZH term awards (Semesterpreis) for various theses and essays in Greek Philology and Arabic Studie

Selected publications

‘Review of Agata Calcagno (ed.), ‘El libro delle Cento Parole di Ptholommeo.’ Saggio di edizione critica del volgarizzamento fiorentino del ‘Centiloquium’ pseudo-tolemaico and Michele Rinaldi (ed.), ‘El Libro delle Cento Parole di Ptholommeo.’ Volgarizzamento inedito del ‘Centiloquium’ pseudo-tolemaico.’ Mittellateinisches Jahrbuch 57(3) (2022), c. 5 pp. (accepted).

‘Review of Paula Caballero Sánchez, El Comentario de Juan Pediásimo a los “Cuerpos Celestes” de Cleomedes: Edición crítica, traducción y estudio de la transmisión.’ Byzantinische Zeitschrift 114(3) (2021), pp. 1408–12 (https://doi.org/10.1515/bz-2021-0070).

‘Origin and Versions of Astronomia Ypocratis.’ Galenos. Rivista di filologia dei testi medici antichi 14 (2020), pp. 61–89 (https://www.academia.edu/45406509/Rovati_2020_Origin_and_Versions_of_Astronomia_Ypocratis).

‘Transcription of Abū Jaʿfar Aḥmad ibn Yūsuf ibn al-Dāya, Tafsīr Kitāb al-Thamara.’ Ptolemaeus Arabus et Latinus. Texts, URL = https://ptolemaeus.badw.de/text/M1135. Munich: Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities, 2020.

15 work entries in Ptolemaeus Arabus et Latinus. Works, URL = https://ptolemaeus.badw.de/works_arabic. Munich: Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities, 2020–.

44 manuscript descriptions in Ptolemaeus Arabus et Latinus. Manuscripts, URL = https://ptolemaeus.badw.de/manuscripts_arabic. Munich: Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities, 2019–.

‘Die «Iatromathematika» des Hermes Trismegistos: Einleitung, Edition, Übersetzung.’ Technai. An International Journal for Ancient Science and Technology 9 (2018), pp. 9–132 (https://www.torrossa.com/en/resources/an/4447177#).

Selected talks

‘Abū Bakr al-Rāzī (Rhazes), una fonte della cosmogonia di Petrus Alfonsi.’ VIII Congreso Internacional de Latín Medieval Hispánico. Facultad de Filosofía y Letras, Universidad de Valladolid, 15.07.2022.

‘Ps.-Plutarch’s Placita in Arabic: The Example of Some Empedoclean doxai in Book 5.’ Workshop Ancient Doxography and its Transmission: Working on Aëtius’ ‘Placita philosophorum’. SGLP, UZH, 22.06.2022.

‘Glossierte Arbeitsexemplare edieren: Das Centiloquium des Pseudo-Ptolemaios.’ Invited talk in the ‘Spezialkurs’ Glossen edieren by Prof. Dr. Carmen Cardelle de Hartmann. SGLP, UZH, 28.02.2022.

‘Gerhard von Cremona und das Centiloquium des Pseudo-Ptolemaios.’ Mittellateinische Werkstattgespräche der Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Lateinisches Mittelalter (AGLMA). SGLP, UZH, 28.01.2022.

‘Plato of Tivoli’s Translation of the Centiloquium and Its Two Versions.’ Ptolemaeus Arabus et Latinus Annual Workshop. Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities, Munich, 09.12.2021.

‘Pseudo-Ptolemy’s Centiloquium and Its Transmission.’ Symposium The Ancient and Medieval Ptolemy. 26th International Congress of History of Science and Technology, Prague, 26.07.2021.

‘The Project Ptolemaeus Arabus et Latinus.’ Invited talk in the B.A. course Ancient Digital Science by Dr. Orly Lewis. Department of Classics, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 08.06.2021.

Kitāb al-Thamara, Tetrabiblos, De cometis, De ymaginibus.’ Ptolemaeus Arabus et Latinus Annual Workshop. Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities, Munich, 03.12.2020.

‘Das Corpus der Aristoteles-Viten: Perspektiven einer neuen kritischen Ausgabe und Sortierung der Textausschnitte.’ Research Colloquium of the Department of Greek and Latin Philology. University of Zurich, 09.03.2020.

‘The Transmission of Kitāb al-Thamara and Its Commentaries.’ Ptolemaeus Arabus et Latinus Annual Workshop. Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities, Munich, 24.11.2019.

‘Origin and Recensions of Astronomia Ypocratis.’ Settimo seminario internazionale sulla tradizione indiretta dei testi medici greci. Interdisciplinary research centre ‘Forms of Knowledge in the Ancient World’, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Frascati, 25.10.2019.

‘Isaak Argyros and the Transmission of the Exposition of the Persian Tables.’ Ptolemaeus Arabus et Latinus & Alfonsine Astronomy Workshop on Pre-Modern Astronomical and Astrological Data in Tabular Form: Storage, Edition and Mathematical Analysis. Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities, Munich, 19.11.2018.