Corpus ID: 142005954

Honor, Reputation, and Conflict: George of Trebizond and Humanist Acts of Self-Presentation

  title={Honor, Reputation, and Conflict: George of Trebizond and Humanist Acts of Self-Presentation},
  author={Karl Alexander},
OF DISSERTATION HONOR, REPUTATION, AND CONFLICT: GEORGE OF TREBIZOND AND HUMANIST ACTS OF SELF-PRESENTATION The present study investigates the verbal strategies of self-presentation that humanist scholars employed in contests of honor during the early fifteenth century. The focus of this study is George of Trebizond (1395-1472/3), a Cretan scholar who emigrated to Italy in 1416, taught in Venice, Vicenza, and elsewhere, served as an apostolic secretary in Rome, and composed the first major… Expand


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