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Event #9

Saturday 4 September, 04.00 pm

Canale Lunense3
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Irene Vallejo, Valeria Della Valle

The birth of book in the ancient world

What is the origin of writing? When did the first books appear? Irene Vallejo and Valeria Della Valle retrace the stages of that extraordinary adventure that preserved words throughout millennia, transforming themselves from a breath of air into writing.

Interpreter: Rossana Ottolini

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Irene Vallejo (Picture by © Jorge Fuembuena)[1]

Irene Vallejo is a Spanish philologist and writer. In 2007 she got an European doctorate in the universities of Zaragoza and Florence, with a thesis on the Greek literary canon. She is very active and holds several courses and conferences on the ancient world, and has a weekly column on El País. El País. In September her book Papyrus. L’infinito in un giunco (Bompiani) will be published.
ph: Jorge Fuembuena


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