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Five hundredth anniversary of the Battle of Ravenna

April 11, 1512 - April 11, 2012
Remembrance Day / Five hundredth anniversary of the Battle of Ravenna

On Easter Day, the 11th of April 1512, a battle took place near Ravenna, one of the most terrible massacres in Medieval and Modern history. The French army faced and defeated on the field the so-called Holy Legion, made up of Spaniards and Neapolitans. Around twenty thousand infantrymen and cavalrymen from Spain, Naples, Germany, Venice, Ferrara, and France, among which the brave Gaston, Count of Foix, lost their lives.
The story tells that this was one of the bloodiest battles of all time because it represented a kind of divide for the modern world, marked also by the arrival of heavy artillery.
After the clash, the city lived the carnage and violence of the pillage and was devastated.
It seems that even characters such as the Bayard, de La Palisse and Ludovico Ariosto took part in the battle.
To remember the event, there is a marble stone surrounded by high cypresses on the left side of the River Ronco in the Madonna dell’Albero area (can be reached from the historical centre of Ravenna following via Ravegnana); this stone, called the Colonna dei Francesi (French Column), was made to carve and erect in 1557 by Cardinal Pier Donato Cesi, the archibishop of Narni.  


Conference of International Studies
The 1512 Battle of Ravenna, Italy, Europe
(curated by Classense Library)
Classense Library / Muratori Hall
Via Baccarini, 3 Ravenna
Date:
18 - 20 October 2012


• Acerrima clades
Exposition of suggestions, pictures and news from the Battle of Ravenna, April 11, 1512
texts by Cesare Albertano and Satturno Carnoli, tables by Gianluca Bernardini
Classense Library
Date: 21 September - 31 October  2012
Inauguration: Friday, October 21st. 12.30am


In addition:
Permanent collection of weapons and armor: rare and very valuable pieces
National Museum of Ravenna
Via Fiandrini, 17
Ravenna
Opening Hours: Tuesday - Sunday 8.30am - 7.30pm. Closed ticket office at 7.00pm
Closed on Mondays, January 1st, May 1st and December 25th

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[PAST EVENTS]

Tuesday, March 27th

The story of the battle of Ravenna
Gym Sports Center of Ponte Nuovo - via Ancona 43 (Ra)
Ravenna
Date: Tuesday, March 27th
Event timetable: 9.45am
Public Lecture by Prof. Cesare Albertano, Professor of History at the Istituto Tecnico Commerciale "G. Ginanni" with the involvement of the classes of primary schools "Grande Albero" of Madonna dell'Albero and "A. Gulminelli" of Ponte Nuovo.

Wednesday, April 11th

> Public celebration
Ceremony in the presence of authorities (curated by Classense Library)
Presentation of the restoration of the Column of the French (ed. RavennAntica Foundation)
Madonna dell'Albero - Column of the French - Right Embankment of the River Ronco
Ravenna
Date: Wednesday, April 11th
Event timetable: 11.00am
There will be a meeting point to reach the column of the French (10.30am) at the parking lot of the restaurant "Canto dal mare", via Matisse, Madonna dell'Albero (Ra). All together will proceed on foot to the column of the French

> Ravenna 1512. A great battle of the "wars of Italy." Reasons and reflections
Lectio magistralis by Prof. Giuseppe Galasso (curated by the Classense Library)
Biblioteca Classense - Sala Muratori - via Baccarini 3
Ravenna
Date: Wednesday, April 11th
Event timetable: 5.00pm

> The books of Battles. The Route of Ravenna in 1512 and military art in the sixteenth century in the ancient collections of the Classense Library
Opening of the exhibition (opening until 20 October 2012)
Classense Library - Aula Magna- Via Baccarini 3
Ravenna
Inauguration: Wednesday, April 11th. 6.00pm
Date: 12 April - 20 October 2012
Opening: Tuesday - Saturday 10.00am–5.00pm (until 31 May). Closed Monday, sunday and holiday
From June to September on Saturday afternoon closed. The exhibition will be suspended in August during the weeks of summer break.

> Preview of 6th ed. Mosaic of Europe Film Festival
Screening of film "Il Mestiere delle Armi". Directed by Ermanno Olmi (2001)
Projection of the documentary "Scolpire il tempo. Il montaggio de “Il mestiere delle armi”
The screening will be preceded by the interview with Paolo Cottignola,who won the David di Donatello 2002 for mounting of Il Mestiere delle Armi.
Curated by Fabrizio Varesco and Alberto Achilli
Cinema Corso - via di Roma 51
Ravenna
Date: Wednesday, April 11th
Event timetable: 9.00pm


Thursday, April 12th

Ravenna 1512. Presentation of the video produced by students of the Liceo Classico Dante Alighieri in Ravenna
Classense Library - Sala Muratori - Via Baccarini 3
Ravenna
Date: Thursday, April 12th
Event timetable: 11.00am
It will be present the poet Nevio Spadoni (curated by the Liceo Classico Dante Alighieri)


Friday, April 13th

War on War. The hero of each of us
Exhibition by Art School "Nervi-Severini" in Ravenna
Inauguration of the exhibition
Permanent Gallery "Antonio Rocchi" - Via Pietro Alighieri 8
Ravenna
Date: Friday, April 13th
Event timetable: 6.00pm


Saturday, April 14th

Presentation of the book
La Battaglia di Ravenna. Il gran fatto d'arme del 1512
Pontevecchio Editors
edited by Sergio Spada - organization Società Dante Alighieri
Casa Matha - Piazza Andrea Costa 3
Ravenna
Date: Saturday, April 14th
Event timetable: 5.30pm


Friday, May 19th

Presentation of the book "L'arte della guerra in Italia"
This will be the curator Alessandro Bazzocchii
Circolo Ravennate e dei Forestieri
via Corrado Ricci, 22 Ravenna
Date: Friday, May 19th
Event timetable: 11.30am


Wednesday, June 20th

L'arte della guerra in Italia 1494-1529
Italian edition of the famous text by F. L. Y. Taylor
Speakers Albertano Caesar and Alexander Bazzocchi

Classense Library, Sala Muratori
Via Baccarini, 3 Ravenna
Date: Wednesday, June 20th
Event timetable: 5.30pm


Friday, July 6th

Installing French Column
Installation of a full-scale reproduction of the French column to retrieve the monument to the conscience and the collective memory of the city
Piazza del Popolo, 1 Ravenna
Date: Friday, July 6th
Event timetable: 5.00pm


Tuesday, July 17th

!Thump Flash MDXII [Company Orthographe]
Preparation of a magnesium flash photography, arrayed in rows like artillery batteries: a special and exciting staging.
Giardini Pubblici
Viale Santi Baldini, 4 Ravenna
Date: Tuesday, July 17th
Event timetable: 9.45pm


Thursay, July 19th

I figli della Battaglia
with Gianfranco Tondini - narrator and Federica Maglioni – bassoon
Classense Library
Via Baccarini, 3 Ravenna
Date: Thursday, July 19th
Event timetable: 9.00pm


Saturday, August 4th

O Musiva musa 2012 [speciale 1512]
Curated by Franco Costantini
Il “fatto d’arme” del 1512 nei versi di Ariosto, Byron, Wilde...
On churchyard of Church of San Maria Maggiore
Via Galla Pacidia
Ravenna
Date: Saturday, August 4th
Event timetable: 9.00pm

 

Saturday, August 11th

O Musiva musa 2012 [speciale 1512]
Curated by Franco Costantini
La “rotta” del 1512 nei versi di Cristoforo Fiorentino e di altri poeti del Cinquecento
On churchyard of Church of San Maria Maggiore
Via Galla Pacidia
Ravenna
Date: Saturday, August 11th
Event timetable: 9.00pm

 

Saturday, August 18th

O Musiva musa 2012 [speciale 1512]
Curated by Franco Costantini
Dal sangue nasce l'epos. Altri poemetti volgari sulla strage del 1512
On churchyard of Church of San Maria Maggiore
Via Galla Pacidia
Ravenna
Date: Saturday, August 18th
Event timetable: 9.00pm


À La Bataille. Conferences about the battle of Ravenna [1512]
Curated by Le Tarot Cultural association(Coordinator: Donatino Domini)
The new war in the sixteenth century (Sergio Valzania / Vice Direttore RadioRai)
Classense Library / Muratori Hall
Via Baccarini, 3 Ravenna
Date: Tuesday, 18 settembre 18th
Event timetable: 9.00pm


À La Bataille. Conferences about the battle of Ravenna [1512]
Curated by Le Tarot Cultural association(Coordinator: Donatino Domini)
The Battle of Ravenna between iconography and literature (Donatino Domini / Ex - Director Classense Library)
Classense Library / Muratori Hall
Via Baccarini, 3 Ravenna
Date: Wednesday, September 19th
Event timetable: 9.00pm


À La Bataille. Conferences about the battle of Ravenna [1512]
Curated by Le Tarot Cultural association(Coordinator: Donatino Domini)
The music of the Renaissance Battle (Andrea Vitali / Musicologist)
Classense Library / Muratori Hall
Via Baccarini, 3 Ravenna
Date: Thursday, September 20th
Event timetable: 9.00pm


À La Bataille. Conferences about the battle of Ravenna [1512]
Curated by Le Tarot Cultural association(Coordinator: Donatino Domini)
Myth and history of the battle of Ravenna (Franco Cardini / Professor Emeritus of the University of Florence - Medieval History)
Classense Library / Muratori Hall
Via Baccarini, 3 Ravenna
Date: Tuesday, September 25th
Event timetable: 9.00pm


À La Bataille. Conferences about the battle of Ravenna [1512]
Curated by Le Tarot Cultural association(Coordinator: Donatino Domini)
The Battle of Ravenna: the image of the war in the Renaissance (José Enrique Ruiz-Domènec / Professor of Medieval History, Director of the Institute of Medieval History at the Universitad Autónoma de Barcellona)
Classense Library / Muratori Hall
Via Baccarini, 3 Ravenna
Date: Wednesday, September 26th
Event timetable: 9.00pm


À La Bataille. Conferences about the battle of Ravenna [1512]
Curated by Le Tarot Cultural association(Coordinator: Donatino Domini)
The Battle of Ravenna: the echo of galloping away (Gino Benzoni / Director of the Institute for the History for Venetian State and Society - Cini Foundation)
Classense Library / Muratori Hall
Via Baccarini, 3 Ravenna
Date: Friday, September 28th
Event timetable: 9.00pm

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