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Bianca de Divitiis Bianca de Divitiis (11 September 1974) is Associate Professor in History of Art at the University of Naples Federico II and Principal Investigator of the ERC five years project (2011-2016) entitled “Historical Memory, Antiquarian Culture, Artistic Patronage: Social Identities of the Centres of Southern Italy between the Middle Ages and the Early Modern Period”. She has achieved a Ph.D in History of Architecture at the School of Advanced Studies in Venice and post-doctoral fellowships from the IUAV University in Venice, The Warburg Institute, Villa I Tatti – Havard Centre for the Studies in Italian Renaissance Studies, The Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art and Architecture, and the Francis Haskell Memorial Fund. Her main research fields are eighteenth and nineteenth century British architecture and art, patronage and antiquarian culture in the Kingdom of Naples between the fifteenth and sixteenth century. She has published several articles in international journals and a book on the architectural patronage of the Carafa family in fifteenth century Naples (Marsilio Venezia 2007).
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Francesco Aceto Francesco Aceto was born in SS. Cosma e Damiano on 6th June 1949 and was educated at the University of Naples Federico II. He has been Researcher in the History of Medieval Art since 1980. From 1989 to 1993 he filled the position of Associate Professor at the University of Basilicata by open competition. In 1993, he was transferred to the University of Naples Federico II, where he has been Professor of History of Medieval Art at the Faculty of Humanities since 2000. From 2003 to 2009 he had acted as President of the BA course in Archaeology and the History of Art at the same faculty, and he is currently a member of the academic committee for the doctorate course in the same subjects. He sat on the editorial boards of journals Napoli Nobilissima (Napoli, Arte Tipografica) and Ricerche di Storia dell’Arte, and since 1999 he has been part of the board of Prospettiva (Centro DI, Firenze). He has been a member of the Società di Scienze, Lettere e Art di Napoli. Since 2009 he has been part of the governing body of the Società Napoletana di Storia Patria. In 2007 he was nominated Director of the Centro interuniversitario di studi per la storia delle città Camapane nel Medioevo. His research has focused on the history of art and architecture in Southern Italy during the Middle Ages, with special regard to the history of sculpture and painting and to the artistic literature of the time. He gave an important contribution to the study of prominent aspects of medieval art, such as the origin and development of the artistic production during the Swabian age, the relations between Southern Italy and France during the early Norman age, as well as the role played by royal and noble art-patronage during the 14th century (especially in relation to funerary sculpture and painting). He has also traced the artistic career of Tuscan masters such as Giotto, Simone Martini and Tino di Camaino in Southern Italy. He has given numerous papers at conferences in Italy and abroad, written essays and entries for exhibition catalogues, as well as giving lectures and seminars in various Italian universities.
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Francesco Caglioti Full Professor in History of Renaissance, Baroque and Neoclassical Art at the University of Naples “Federico II”. Born in Sambiase now Lamezia Terme (Catanzaro) in 1964. A-Levels at the “Liceo Classico” of Lamezia Terme in 1982. Degree in History of Art from the University of Naples “Federico II”, Faculty of Humanities, in 1987 (degree thesis on Mino da Fiesole, supervisor Giovanni Previtali). Ph.D. in History of Art at the Scuola Normale Superiore of Pisa from 1988 to 1991 (dissertation on XVth Century Florentine sculpture in Rome, supervisor Paola Barocchi). Annual grant from the Accademia Nazionale della Crusca (Florence) in 1992. Permanent post as Researcher (equivalent to Assistant Lecturer) in History of Art at the Scuola Normale Superiore of Pisa from March 1994 to October 2001. Associate Professor in History of Art at the University of Naples “Federico II” from November 2001 to October 2006. Full professor at the University of Naples “Federico II” from November 2006. Beginning from 1986, he has published approximately 180 papers, most of which in collections of essays by various authors and in journals such as “Prospettiva”, “Bollettino d'arte del Ministero dei Beni Culturali”, “Mitteilungen des Kunsthistorischen Institutes in Florenz”, “Bulletin de l'Association des Historiens de l'Art Italien”, “Annali della Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa”, “Dialoghi di Storia dell'arte”, “La revue du Louvre et des Musées de France”, “OPD restauro”, “Studies in the History of Art”
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Francesco Senatore Francesco Senatore (1966), is Associate Professor of Medieval History at the University Federico II of Naples. He has been teaching and supervising responsabilities in the Doctoral School of History (Dipartimento di Discipline storiche “E. Lepore”), cohordinating its section on “Storia della Società Europea”; and also in the Scuola storica nazionale per l’edizione delle fonti (Istituto storico italiano per il medio evo, Rome). He has been since 2000 secretary of the Centro interuniversitario per la storia delle città campane nel Medioevo (universities of Naples, Naples II, L’Orientale); since 2010 member of the Centro interdipartimentale di studi italo-spagnoli (University Federico II of Naples); since 2010 secretary of the Società Napoletana di Storia Patria, Naples. He was co-director of the “Rassegna Storica Salernitana” in 2007-10.
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Antonio Milone Antonio Milone is an art historian. Born in Sarno (SA) in 1967. Degree in History of Art at Scuola Normale Superiore of Pisa and at University of Pisa, Faculty of Humanities (degree thesis on Biduino, supervisors Gigetta Dalli Regoli and Enrico Castelnuovo). Ph.D. in History of Art at Scuola Normale Superiore of Pisa (dissertation on Fortuna dei primitivi in Pisa during the modern age, supervisors Paola Barocchi and Enrico Castelnuovo). He has received fellowships from the Central University of Barcelona, Scuola Normale Superiore of Pisa, Centro Studi “R. Guariglia” of Province of Salerno. Biennal grant from the Scuola di Studi Superiori at Istituto Italiano per gli Studi Filosofici of Naples (1998-1999). Winner ex-aequo of the Price Alberto Saibene per un libro di storia dell’arte (1997). Honorary Inspector for the Ministry for Cultural Assets and Activities (since 1998). He seats on the editorial board of journal Rassegna del Centro di cultura e storia amalfitana (since 2003). Adjunct Professor for Medieval History of Art and Architecture at University of Naples “Federico II” (2005-2009) and at University of Calabria (2008-2010). Adjunct Researcher in History of Art at Dipartimento di Studi Umanistici of University of Naples “Federico II” from december 2014. Investigator (2014-2016) of the project financed by ERC “Historical Memory, Antiquarian Culture, Artistic Patronage: Social Identities of the Centres of Southern Italy between the Middle Ages and the Early Modern Period”, directed by Bianca de Divitiis. His research has focused on the history of art during the Middle Ages, with special regard to the history of the sculpture and architecture of the romanesque period in Tuscany, in Southern Italy and in the Mediterranean area, and to the artistic historiography and literature. He has written articles in volumes and journals, essays and entries for exhibition catalogues; has partecipated to the scientific board of international exihibition; has given papers at conferences in Italy and abroad.
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Lorenzo Miletti Lorenzo Miletti is a classical philologist. He is currently Researcher of Classical philology at the University of Naples Federico II, Department of Humanities, and member of the five years project (2011-2016) financed by the European Research Council entitled “Historical Memory, Antiquarian Culture, Artistic Patronage: Social Identities of the Centres of Southern Italy between the Middle Ages and the Early Modern Period”, directed by Bianca de Divitiis. He has already worked in this project as Post-doctoral Fellow from 1 April 2011 to 29 December 2014. He has achieved his degree in Classics at the University of Naples Federico II and has obtained a Ph.D in Classics at the Department of Classical Philology of the same University. He has received post-doctoral fellowships from the University of Naples Federico II, the University of Strasbourg, the Italian Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche. He has been Principal investigator in the CNR project ‘Culto imperiale, paganesimo greco e nuova spiritualità orientale all’epoca degli Antonini: il caso di Elio Aristide’ (2008-9). His main research fields are Greek historiography and biography, classical rhetoric, manuscript tradition, fortune of the classical authors in the Renaissance. He published a book on Herodotus’ language interests and linguistic terminology (Linguaggio e metalinguaggio in Erodoto, Pisa-Roma 2008) and a commented Italian-translated edition of Aelius Aristides’ or. 28 K (L’arte dell’autoelogio. Studio sull’or. 28 Keil di Elio Aristide, con testo, traduzione e commento, Pisa 2011). He co-edited several volumes, among which Discorsi alla Prova (Naples 2009, with G. Abbamonte, L. Spina), and Renaissances de la Tragédie. La Poétique d’Aristote et le genre tragique, de l’Antiquité à l’époque contemporaine (Naples 2013, with F. Malhomme, G. Rispoli, M.-A. Zagdoun). He also published several articles in international volumes and journals.
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Michela Tarallo Michela Tarallo, an art historian, is currently a post-doctoral fellow of the HistAntArtSI Project (2011-2016), financed by the European Research Council, at the University of Naples “Federico II”. She achieved her MA (2007), majoring in Art History, at the Federico II University of Naples, Faculty of Humanities, with a thesis focused on the XV and XVI century Neapolitan sculpted tomb slabs (supervisor Francesco Caglioti). Subsequently she also gained in Naples a post graduate qualification in Art History (triennial School of Specialization; 2007-2010), with a final dissertation on Neapolitan Renaissance sepulchral “sedili” (benches), and in the meanwhile she was a one-year intern at the Museum of Capodimonte of Naples (Soprintendenza Speciale per il Polo Museale Napoletano). During her internship in the Museum she carried out research on various Neapolitan churches and their artworks (Santa Maria delle Grazie a Caponapoli, Sant’Agnello a Caponapoli, Sacro Tempio della Scorziata). She completed a Ph.D. in Art History at the same University of Naples (from 2011 to 2014), dealing with the early topography and liturgical furnishings of the church of Santa Maria di Monteoliveto in Naples (under the supervision of professor Francesco Caglioti). Her main fields of study are the Renaissance art in Southern Italy, with a focus on the fifteenth and sixteenth century sepulchral sculpture in Campania, the family patronage of art and architecture in Naples, and the liturgical spaces as well. Since 2006 she has been taking part in the project concerning the digitalizing of ancient sources of the Art History of Naples. Thanks to this project, carried out by the Department of Humanities of the Federico II University of Naples, in collaboration with the “Fondazione Memofonte” of Florence, she co-edited (May 2013) the online critical transcription of the five manuscripts of the guide of Naples written by Carlo de Lellis ante 1689 (www.memofonte.it/ricerche/napoli.html). Since July 2014 she has been a member of the editing team of the “Dizionario biografico degli italiani”, Art History field, at the Institute of the Italian Encyclopedia “Giovanni Treccani” (Istituto dell’Enciclopedia Italiana “Giovanni Treccani”), Rome.
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Paola Coniglio Paola Coniglio is an art historian. She achieved her degree (2003) in Art History in Messina, with a thesis (2003) focused on the Florentine Renaissance sculptor Giovambattista Mazzolo. In 2007 she obtained her post graduate qualification in Art History at University of Naples Federico II, with a dissertation about the representations of Saint John the Baptist in sixteenth century monumental sculpture. In 2013 she obtained his Ph.D. from the same university with a dissertation on Renaissance sculpture in Sicily. Coniglio’s major field of study, her research and her publications are focused on Renaissance Sculpture in Southern Italy, especially in Sicily and Naples, and the relations with fifteenth and sixteenth century Florentine sculpture. For the Fondazione Memofonte Project, whose objective is the transcription of the ancient Neapolitan literary sources for their on-line publication, she edited the critical version of the guide of Naples written by Carlo Celano. In 2013-14 she taught History of Art and Architecture for the CIIE Study Project at the University L’Orientale in Naples, and History of Modern and Medieval Art at University of Messina. In 2007 she collaborated on a project organized by the Soprintendenza Speciale per il Polo Museale Napoletano and related to the cataloguing of the eighteenth century collection kept into Capodimonte Museum, and to the “Re.Mu.Na.” Project (Rete dei Musei Napoletani), directed by the CNR – Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche. Thanks to extensive research and numerous on-site visits carried out in Southern Italy, over the years she has gained a deep understanding of cultural heritage and art-historical contexts.
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Stefania Tuccinardi Stefania Tuccinardi is an archaeologist and a post-doc fellow of the HistAntArtSI Project, financed by the European Research Council, at the University of Naples “Federico II”. In 2004 she acquired her Degree in Classics at the University of Naples Federico II (summa cum laude) with a dissertation in Classical Archaeology about portraits and decorative sculpture from ancient Formia (Southern Lazio). At the same University she specialized in Classical Archaeology (summa cum laude) and, in February 2011, she obtained a Ph.D in Classical Archaeology after the successful presentation of her thesis: "Sepulcrorum Magnificentia. Studio sulle architetture funerarie della Campania romana". She is about to publish a monograph on funerary architecture of Roman Campania. In 2006-2007 she was awarded with a fellowship from the Istituto Italiano per gli Studi Storici at Naples with a research project on nineteenth-century Antiquarian Culture and Archaeology in Southern Lazio. From April to December 2012 she was fellow of the Scuola Archeologica Italiana di Atene (fellowship "C. Laviosa" from Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei), where she worked on a research project about sculpted Attic funerary monuments of the fourth century B.C. (grave buildings with marble griffin cauldrons), and their connections with Hellenistic and Roman art. Her main research fields are Roman and Greek art history, roman architecture, antiquarian culture, ancient topography of Latium and Southern Italy. She developed several cooperations with Italian Museums and Archaeological Superintendencies (Lazio, Salerno-Caserta-Avellino-Benevento, Napoli, Puglia) and has participated as a speaker to international conferences.
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Andrea Mattiello Andrea Mattiello is a Byzantine Art and Contemporary Art historian. He received a Master in History of Architecture and a Master in Visual Arts at the Università IUAV of Venice. In 2007 he received a PhD in Theory and History of Art at the School for Advanced Studies Ca’ Foscari/IUAV in Venice. His interests on the 19th and 20th centuries range from the contribution of photography in the History of Architecture, to the development of 20th century Performance Art. He has been the recipient of a three-years College Scholarship, at the Centre for Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies - University of Birmingham, to conduct research for a PhD - perspective submission September 2016 - in Byzantine Art History on the innovations and the developments of 14th and 15th century artistic production in Mystras in light of the dynastic and foreign policy of the Palaiologan court. As a scholar he has published and has given papers on the use of photography for the History of Architecture, on performative practices in the United States and on Byzantine Art History. He has conducted research at the International Centre for Architectural Studies "Andrea Palladio" in Vicenza and at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He has lectured on Contemporary Art at the Università IUAV of Venice and on Byzantine Art and History at the University of Birmingham.
Carlos Plaza
Carlos Plaza Carlos Plaza received a Master in Architecture in 2008 at Universidad Hispalense in Seville and a PhD in History of Architecture in 2013 both at the University of Florence and the Universidad Hispalense in Seville. He teaches History of Architecture and restoration theory at the university in Seville. While in Florence he was supervised by prof. Amedeo Belluzzi – University of Florence – and attended lectures in History of Architecture by prof. Howard Burns at the Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa. During fall 2015 he was Mellon Fellow at “Villa I Tatti” – The Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies. His research interests focus on European History of Architecture, from the Middle Ages to the Twentieth century - with particular interests on Renaissance Architecture in Florence and contacts between Italy and Spain -, restoration theory and contemporary architectural criticism. As editor he has recently published a volume on the Architecture and the Gardens of the Alcázar in Seville. The Centro de Estudios Europa Hispánica is publishing his Phd dissertation on the Architecture of Spanish patrons in Renaissance Florence.
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Federico Lattanzio Federico Lattanzio is a medieval historian and is currently a post-doctoral fellow of the HistAntArtSI Project (2011-2016), financed by the European Research Council, at the University of Naples “Federico II”. He completed a Ph.D. in Medieval History at the University of Florence (2011-2014, cycle XXVI), under the supervision of Prof. Andrea Zorzi and Prof. Sandro Carocci, after a three years research work focused on the Commune of Norcia and its relations with the papal government in the fifteenth century. He graduated for the Master’s Degree in History of civilization and cultures of Middle Ages at University of Rome “Sapienza”, Faculty of Humanities, on 07 July 2010, with a thesis in Medieval History about Franciscan heterodoxy of ‘Fraticelli’ in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries. He graduated for the Bachelor’s Degree in Historical Sciences at University of Rome “Sapienza”, Faculty of Humanities, on 28 February 2007, with a thesis in Medieval History about Cathar heresy. In last two years he worked on the theme of Jews in medieval Umbria and Lazio, writing an essay about the Jewish community of Norcia in the fifteenth century, inserted in a monograph of the journal «Ricerche Umbre» (to be published soon) and collaborating as historical researcher for the preparation of the MEF: Museo Ebraico di Fondi, museum of the Jews at Fondi (LT), in the southern Lazio. He was also involved by the Stichting Werkgroep Adelgeschiedenis in writing a review of the book by Christine Shaw Barons and Castellans. The military nobility of Renaissance Italy (Brill, 2015). The review is published in the last issue of the peer reviewed journal «Virtus». His main fields of study are the Italian society of the cities in the Middle Ages and the political organization of the late medieval Italian territorial States, especially the Papal State.
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Ida Mauro Ida Mauro (17 October 1980) has pursued her studies in both Spain and Italy, focusing on the circulation of works of art, artists and cultural practices between the two countries during the 16th and 17th century. In 2004 she achieved a Degree in Conservation of Cultural Heritage at the University of Viterbo and in 2010 she received the PhD in History of Art from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Her thesis analyzed an unpublished Neapolitan chronicle as a source for Neapolitan baroque festivals. She got a post-doc fellowship from the University of Barcelona in the period 2011-2014. Recently (2013-2014) she coordinated, together with Diana Carrió-Invernizzi and Joan-Lluís Palos, the multimedia project "Exchanging Views. The Viceroys of Naples and the Image of the Monarchy of Spain in the Baroque Age" (www.ub.edu/enbach), within the framework of the European project “ENBaCH-European Network for Baroque Cultural Heritage” (7th Framework Programme). Among her publications are different articles in Italian, Spanish and English, regarding the acquisition of Neapolitan works of art by the viceroys, the decorations for the festivals of the viceregal court and the patronage of the Spanish elites in seventeenth century Naples.
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Luigi Tufano Luigi Tufano is a medieval historian and is currently a post-doctoral fellow of the HistAntArtSI Pro-ject (2011-2016), financed by the European Research Council, at the University of Naples “Federi-co II”. He completed a Ph.D. in Medieval History at the University of Turin (2009-2011, cycle XXIV), under the supervision of Prof. Enrico Artifoni and Prof. Mario Gallina, after a three years research work focused on the Caracciolos’ and their relations with the Crown in the fifteenth century. He graduated for the Master’s Degree in Medieval History at University of Naples “Federico II”, Facul-ty of Humanities, on 19 October 2007, with a thesis in Medieval History about the noble humanist Tristano Caracciolo. He graduated for the Bachelor’s Degree in History at University of Naples “Federico II”, Faculty of Humanities, on 21 October 2005, with a thesis in Christian literature about the political thought of. S. Augustin in De civitate Dei. His main research fields are noble families in the Kingdom of Naples between the fourteenth and fifteenth century, sigillography and Human-istic epigraphy. He has published several articles in national journals.
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Francesca Buccheri The administrator oversees and registers the expenses, assists members of the team with the paper-work needed to organize and arrange the research and surveys. The administrator also assists the Principal Investigator in the organization of seminars.
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Arnold Nesselrath
The Census of Antique Works of Art and Architecture Known in the Renaissance
Carlo Gasparri
University of Naples Federico II
Caroline Elam
London-Oxford
Christa Gardner
University of Warwick
David Abulafia
University of Cambridge
Donatella Calabi
IUAV University in Venice
Giorgio Chittolini
University of Milan
Howard Burns
Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa
Jill Kraye
The Warburg Institute
Julian Gardner
University of Warwick
Kathleen Christian
The Open University
Peter Mack
The Warburg Institute
Roberto Bizzocchi
University of Pisa
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Angela Palmentieri
Angela Palmentieri Angela Palmentieri is Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) (2010). She worked as post-doc member (1 April 2011 - 9 February 2013). She’s assistant professor in Classical Archaeology (2004-2012) and in Greek and Roman Art History (1999-2004). Since 2000/2001 she worked as a member of the board of exams [Classical Archaeology (L-Ant/07) and Medieval Archaeology (L-Ant/10)] and as tutor and correlator of final thesis. She has achieved her degree (1998) and specialization post-lauream (1999-2002) in Classical Archaeology at Faculty of Philosophy of the University of Naples “Federico II”. She has received several post-lauream fellowships from the CNR-Italy (2004-2006), University ‘Federico II’ (2005), Institute of Historical Studies ‘Benedetto Croce’ (2007). She collaborated with the Institute of Classical Archaeology of the LMU Muenchen (D). Her main research fields are Classical Archaeology; Greek and Roman Sculpture and Architecture; Reuse of spolia in Medieval Age; Cultural Heritage. She has published several articles in international journal such as “Prospettiva. Rivista di storia dell'arte antica e moderna (2005)’’, “Napoli Nobilissima. rivista di arti figurative, archeologia e urbanistica” (2008; 2010; 2013), “Roemische Mitteilungen” (2013); she’s working to press a book about the reuse of classical spolia in Medieval Salerno. Book reviews: “Arctos” (in press); “Napoli Nobilissima. rivista di arti figurative, archeologia e urbanistica” (in press). She has participated as a speaker of some international conferences (Merida, Tarragona – Spain; Oxford (UK); Pola (KR); Francoforte (D) e National meetings (AIAC-ASMOSIA, Rome). Curator of exhibitions (Salerno). She’s collaborator of Soprintendenza Archeologica of Naples and Salerno.
Fernando Loffredo
Fernando Loffredo Fernando Loffredo is an art historian. He worked as post-doc member (1 April 2011 - 26 January 2014). He studied Art History in Naples, spending two semesters in Paris, and he did a MA theses (2006) on the Late Renaissance sculptor Francesco Camilliani. In 2010 he obtained his Ph.D. from the same university with a dissertation on Italian Renaissance foutains and garden sculpture. During his doctoral studies he spent several long research periods in Spain, France, Germany and the U.S. Loffredo has been a Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz - Max-Plank-Institut post-doctoral fellow and his Ph.D. dissertation received the Strazzullo Prize for the best essay on Neapolitan Art History in 2010. Loffredo’s research fields of study and his publications are focused on Renaissance and Baroque Sculpture, on patronage of Spaniard families in Naples and Florence, and on artistic relations between the Vice-Kingdoms and the Iberian Peninsula. For the Fondazione Memofonte project, whose objective is the transcription of the ancient Neapolitan litterary souces, he edited the online critical versions of the guides of Naples written by Domenico Antonio Parrino, by Niccolò Carletti and by Carlo Celano. In 2011 he collaborated in the scholars committee and in the catalogue of the Bartolomeo Ammannati exhibition, which took place in Museo Nazionale del Bargello of Florence in order to commemorate the fifth centenary of the artist’s birth.
Fulvio Lenzo
Fulvio Lenzo Fulvio Lenzo is an architectural historian. He worked as post-doc member (1 April 2011 - 18 December 2014). He has achieved his PhD in History of Architecture at the IUAV University of Venice with a thesis on the Theatin Church of San Paolo Maggiore in Naples. From 2003 until 2009 he was tutor at the course of History of Architecture at the IUAV University of Venice. He has taught History of Architecture at the University of Trento (2007-2008) and at the Ca’ Foscari University of Venice (2010-2011). His research area is the architecture of the late sixteenth-century in Naples and the architecture of the early eighteenth-century in Italy. He was granted a post-doctoral fellowship from the IUAV University (2007-2009) and by the Bibliotheca Hertziana (2009-2010). He has published several articles on Filippo Juvarra (2003), Domenico Antonio Vaccaro (2005), Adolf Loos (2006), Andrea Palladio and Pirro Ligorio (2008), Domenico Rossi (2008), the Spada Chapel in the church of San Girolamo della Carità, Rome (2008), Ferdinando Sanfelice (2010), Bernardo Antonio Vittone (2010), and Domenico Fontana (2011). In 2006 he edited, updated and translated into Italian Antony Blunt’s Neapolitan Baroque and Rococo Architecture; in 2008 he collaborated with Giovanna Curcio to the La città del Settecento. Winner of the “Erminia di Bretschneider” prize in 2008, in 2011 he published "Architettura e antichità a Napoli dal XV al XVIII secolo. Le colonne del tempio dei Dioscuri e la chiesa di San Paolo Maggiore".
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Pierluigi Terenzi Pierluigi Terenzi is a medievalist. He worked as post-doc fellow of HistAntArtSI from August 2014 to July 2015, focussing on urban elites, society, politics, institutions and economy of Abruzzo in the late Middle Ages and Renaissance. From September 2015 to August 2016 he worked as associated researcher of the École française de Rome for the ANR project Europange, “Les processus de rassemblements politiques: l’Europe angevine (XIIIe-XVe siècles)”, of which he is currently member. Since 2013 he is collaborator (research and digital work) of the project “The Years of the Cupola. 1417-1436”, Opera di Santa Maria del Fiore of Florence and Max-Planck-Institut für Wissenschaftsgeschichte of Berlin (http://duomo.mpiwg-berlin.mpg.de/). Terenzi obtained a PhD in Medieval history from the universities of Milan and Paris IV-Sorbonne in 2013. The dissertation, published in 2015, concerned the city of L’Aquila and its political relations with the Crown. In 2008/09 he was awarded an annual research scholarship from the Istituto italiano per gli studi storici of Naples. Terenzi has also conducted research, collaborated or presented projects with the universities of Florence, Bergamo, Lyon, Avignon and the Institut Franco-Allemand de Sciences Historiques et Sociales of Frankfurt a.M. The main research field is political and social history of late medieval towns, with a focus on towns-Crown relations in the Kingdom of Naples. Recently he extended his research to the rest of Italy and to Europe in a comparative perspective. The other research field is labour history, in particular the workforce used in the construction of Brunelleschi’s dome in Florence. Terenzi’s studies are usually based on a systematic approach to sources, especially but not exclusively through prosopography, supported by the use of local and shared databases, built up or improved thanks to his knowledge in digital humanities.
Salvatore Marino
Salvatore Marino Salvatore Marino is an archivist and historian of the Medieval Period. He worked as post-doc member (1 June 2012 - 31 May 2013). He graduated (MA) in Medieval History at the Seconda Università of Naples (2002) and later he specialized in Archiving and Palaeography at University of Rome "La Sapienza" (2006). In 2012 he has obtained his Ph.D ('doctor europæus') in Institutions and Archives at the University of Siena, with a thesis focused on the comparison of historical sources (XIV-XVIII centuries) of the great hospitals in Naples and Barcelona. He was fellow at the "Institut d'Estudis Catalans" in Barcelona (2010), "Universitat de Lleida", Spain (2009), "Istituto Italiano di Studi Storici" in Naples (2006-2008), "Seconda Università" of Naples (2004-2005), "Centro Studi sulla Civiltà del Tardo Medioevo" in San Miniato-Pisa (2003), "Istituto Veneto di Scienze Lettere ed Arti" in Venice (2002), "École du Louvre" in Paris (2001). His research interests and his publications are mainly focused on the history and documentary sources of medieval hospitals and on the cities and the archives of Campania. During the last years, moreover, he has worked on a project between Italy and Spain to publish records of the Chancery of king Alfonso the Magnanimous, concerning the Kingdom of Naples and preserved in the Archive of the Crown of Aragon in Barcelona.
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Veronica Mele Veronica Mele is a Medieval historian. She worked as post-doc member (1 September 2013 - 31 August 2015). The subject of the research relates to the historical memory, the social identity and the methods of self-representation of the cities in the Kingdom of Naples, between the Medieval and Early Modern Period. She obtained a PhD in Anthropology, History and Culture Theory from the Istituto di Scienze Umane (SUM) of Florence and University of Siena, with a dissertation on the diplomatic practices and the recommendation networks of the duchess of Calabria, Ippolita Sforza. She attended a MA at Scuola Storica per le edizioni delle fonti documentarie (Istituto Storico Italiano per il Medioevo), where she prepared critical editions of the Libro Rosso of Gubbio and of the Catapan of Sanguarzo. Mele was awarded a fellowship from the Istituto Italiano per gli Studi Filosofici of Naples for the critical edition of Dispacci Sforzeschi da Napoli, and she has stipulated a publishing contract with the Institut Internacionale d’Estudis Borgian of Valencia in order to prepare a critical edition of Diplomatari Borjani as well. At present, she also has been appointed teaching assistant in Medieval History at Federico II University of Naples. Her academic education has been developing by working in archives, studying unpublished primary sources from the Middle Ages and Early Modern period. Mele’s researches deal with diplomacy in Renaissance Italy, social and gender history, the links between political languages, writing and social practices, the cultural politics and the symbolism of political ceremonies of Neapolitan monarchy
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