«Новый Рим» в искусстве Португалии эпохи Ренессанса
The author looks at the airbase on the (Portugal) as a showcase of America's attitude to its lesser NATO partners, and a demonstration of how an individual nation can use the home field advantage to play with the superpower and a military alliance at its peak in the modern multipolar world.
The same year 1775 the equestrian statue of the King Dom José I was inaugurated in Lisbon, the sculptor of the monument Joaquim Machado de Castro (1731-1822) published the festive ode in honor of the king and his statue. My paper aims to reconstruct some historical circumstances for that little-known ode, and propose three possible levels of its interpretation: as a Sovereign’s portrait, as representation of the monument, and as eulogy to the artist. The paper suggests, that there were some topics from Horace, by which Machado de Castro declared the new neoclassic ideas.
Chapter is dedicted to the history of the Portuguese university archive in the Middle ages and observes its role in formation and continuity of academic corporation.