R+D Projects

Project data (2015-2018)

  • Title: "Digital Corpus of Arnau de Vilanova: Philosophy and Science in the Crown of Aragon (13th and 14th centuries)"

  • Reference: FFI2014-53050-C5-2-P

  • Main researcher: Sebastià Giralt Soler (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona).

  • Member: Jaume Mensa Valls (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona).
  • Working team:
    • Sergi Grau Torras (Fundació Centre Internacional de Música Antiga - Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)
    • Maria Cabré Duran (Investigadora predoctoral, UAB).
  • Collaborators:

    Miquel Hernàndez (databases creation and maintenance)
    Jordi Bellmunt (becario de colaboración del Departamento de Filosofía de la UAB, 2017).

  • Location: Departament de Ciències de l'Antiguitat i l'Edat Mitjana, Facultat de Lletres, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

  • Objectives:

    1. Development of a database on Arnau de Vilanova (Arnau DB), which provides basic information (manuscripts, documents, early modern and contemporary editions, secondary bibliography, research news) on the author and his work.

    2. Edition and study of the Interpretatio de visionibus in somnis by Arnau de Vilanova.

    3. Analysis of Aristotle's influence on the scientific work of Arnau de Vilanova.

    4. Study of the reception of Arnau de Vilanova's medical works in the modern era.

    5. Study of the figure and the work of the Scotist Antoni Andreu.

    6. Analysis of the biography and the work of Bartomeu de Tresbens, King Peter the Ceremonious's physician and astrologer.

Coordinated project data (2012-2014)

  • Title: "Digital Corpus of the Medieval Science in the Crown of Aragon in Its Latin and
    Romance Context: Vernacular Works, Arnau de Vilanova and Vicent Ferrer (CIVERLAT)"

  • Reference: FFI2011-29117-C02

  • Funding entity: Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación (MICINN), later Ministerio de Economía
    y Competitividad (MINECO)

  • Duration: 2012-2014

Subproject 01: "Vernacular works and Vicent Ferrer"

  • Objectives:

    1. Development of the digital corpus of Sciència.cat (database i digital library). Second phase: review of the works files, introduction of manuscripts and early printed books descriptions, records on books and reading, and technical vocabulary. Progressive publication of the database.

    2. Study of the diffusion and divulgation of knowledge, specially medical and scientific knowledge, beyond academia, and particularly in the court framework and in vernacular language.

    3. Divulgation of research topics through the section Topics of Sciència.cat.

Subproject 02: "Arnau de Vilanova"

  • Reference: FFI2011-29117-C02-02

  • Main researcher: Sebastià Giralt Soler (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)

  • Members:

    Jaume Mensa Valls (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)
    Michael R. McVaugh (University of North Carolina - USA)
    Francesco Santi (Università di Cassino - Italy)

  • Collaborators:

    Miquel Hernàndez (databases creation and maintenance)
    Josep Alanyà Roig
    Antoine Calvet
    Barbara Scavizzi

  • Location: Departament de Ciències de l'Antiguitat i l'Edat Mitjana, Facultat de Lletres, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

  • Objectives:

    1. Creation and development of a database on Arnau de Vilanova (Arnau DB), which provides basic information (manuscripts, documents, early modern and contemporary editions, secondary bibliography, research news) on the author and his work .

    2. Creation of a website that provides an updated and accurate view of the personality, the works, and the posterity of Arnau de Vilanova.

    3. Study of specific aspects of Arnau de Vilanova's life, works and posterity.

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