The 8×8: 8 storie per 8 secoli initiative continues with a series of events on April 9 coordinated by Valentina Cantone, Alejandra Chavarria, and Giovanna Valenzano. Here, we delve into the history of the University of Padua during the thirteenth century.
Proposed by the professors and researchers of DBC, the multidisciplinary schedule of events aims to illustrate the connection between academic and city life in celebration of the University of Padua’s 800th Anniversary.
Dedicated to “Il Duecento” the day begins with a guided tour of Padua as Valentina Cantone takes us to the historic Drogheria Ai Due Catini d’oro and Palazzo del Consiglio. Later in the day, Giovanna Valenzano leads a second guided tour of Palazzo della Ragione, Sant’Urbano and areas where lesson were once held, discovering the history of the University and the Municipality of Padua in the 13th century.
An afternoon walk, guided by Alejandra Chavarria, takes us through medieval points of interests into Padua’s residential areas constructed in the thirteenth century.
The performance based on the literary masterpieces of Rolandino and Alberto Mussato on ‘Ezzelino, as the son of the Devil’ with original text by Silvia Gorgi has been postponed to April 29. Directed, adapted, and interpreted by Vittorio Attene along with the Sugarpulp Association theater company.
Participations for guided tours and the performance are available by registration only.