Gianfranco Adornato carried out his undergraduate studies at the University of Pisa, where he was awarded the Laurea Degree in Classics (Archaeology). His laurea thesis work focused on marble sculptures from Metapontum. In the same year (2000), following an international competition he was awarded a PhD fellowship at Scuola Normale Superiore in Pisa, Italy. There he attended the Corso di Perfezionamento (PhD School) in Art History and Classical Archaeology under the supervision of Salvatore Settis and Paul Zanker.
External Scientific Coordinator
Born in Budapest (Hungary) and raised partly in the Netherlands, Dániel Kiss read Classics with Persian at Corpus Christi College, Oxford, graduating in 2001 with First Class Honours. He went on to specialise in Latin philology, and wrote a doctoral dissertation on Catullus 68 at the Scuola Normale Superiore…
After being an undergraduate student at the Scuola Normale Superiore between 2011 and 2016, Elisa Lonati is currently preparing her PhD at the École Pratique des Hautes Études (PSL – Paris) and at the Scuola Normale, under the supervision of Anne-Marie Turcan-Verkerk and Giulia Ammannati. Her research project focuses on a large universal history composed at the end of the 12th century (Édition, étude des sources et de la réception du «Chronicon» d’Hélinand de Froidmont).
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Maria Ida Gulletta
Maria Ida Gulletta graduated in «Classical Philology» (Messina 1985). She got her PhD in «Classical Philology & Ancient History» at the Scuola Normale Superiore (Pisa 1990) and specialized in Italy and abroad. She extensively wrote on the historical geography of Sicily and Magna Graecia, the history of antiquarianism and cartography, travel diaries, and drawings of ancient artworks and monuments. In addition, she studied the dialogue between art and cartography in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, focusing on the language of images as means of political propaganda and non-verbal communication.
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Within the OltrePlinio project, she manages the communication, dissemination, and outreach activities. She also coordinates the digital libraries and the editing of the website. Moreover, she supervises job shadowing internships and students’ collaborations to the project, from managing calls for applications to the training of the selected collaborators.
Portrait of Pliny the Elder.
Illustration to Thevet’s Vrais portraits et vies des hommes illustres (Paris, 1584), p. 612
- Nicola Barbagli (SNS Pisa, PhD Student) : 2021-.
- Laura Bottenberg (SNS Pisa, PhD Student): 2020-.
- Tommaso Brusasca (SNS Pisa, BA/MA Student): 2020-
- Sofia Casini (SNS Pisa, BA/MA Student): 2020-
- Francesca D’Andrea (SNS Pisa, PhD Student / PostDoc): 2020-
- Margherita Fantoli (SNS Pisa, PhD Student): 2019-
- Giulietta Guerini (SNS Pisa, MA Student / PhD Student): 2017; 2021-
- Maria Ida Gulletta (SNS Pisa): 2019-
- Bart Janssen (Radboud University, MA Student) : 2017-
- Roko Rumora (The University of Chicago, PhD Student): 2021-2022.
- Giulia Vannucci (SNS Pisa, PhD Student): 2021-
- Giulio Amara (SNS Pisa, PhD Student) : 2019-2022.
- Anna Maria Cimino (SNS Pisa, PhD Student): 2017.
- Alessia Di Santi (SNS Pisa, PhD Student / PostDoc Fellow): 2019-2020.
- Michele Gammella (SNS Pisa, PhD Student): 2021.
- Giovanni Lovisetto (SNS Pisa, MA Student): 2018.
- Martina Piccinato (SNS Pisa, MA Student): 2017; 2021.
- Felicia Tafuri (Università degli Studi di Salerno, PhD Student): 2021-2022.
- Gabriele Viola (SNS Pisa, MA Student): 2021.
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