Ambrosiana

The School of Athens
Raffaello Sanzio (1483-1520)
1510
Charcoal, Preliminary cartoon, White Lead
285 × 804 cm
(detail)

Class of Greek and Latin Studies

The Class of Greek and Latin Studies (Classis Graecolatina) was officially established on November 25, 2010 with the appointment of the Director, the Academic Secretary and the seven Founding Academicians.

At present (2018) it includes 25 Academicians. For the most part they are scholars in the philological, literary and palaeographic disciplines in the classical, medieval and Byzantine fields, above all concerned with the patrimony of texts preserved in the Ambrosiana.

The work of the activities of this Class are published in the “Ambrosiana Graecolatina”

Organs

Chancellor
S.E. Mons. Mario Delpini, Archbishop of Milan

President 
mons. Marco Ballarini, Prefect of the Biblioteca Ambrosiana 

Vice President
mons. Marco Navoni, Deputy Prefect della Biblioteca Ambrosiana

Director 
msgr. Federico Gallo, Director of the Biblioteca Ambrosiana

Executive Council
Carla Castelli 
Paolo Chiesa 
Stefano Martinelli Tempesta 
Carlo Maria Mazzucchi 
Marco Petoletti 
Antonietta Porro 
Massimo Rivoltella   

Academic Secretary
Gabriella Orlandi

Academicians
Laura Biondi (Università degli Studi di Milano);
W. Martin Bloomer (University of Notre Dame);
Marco Buonocore (Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana);
Mario Cantilena (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore di Milano);
Carla Castelli (Università degli Studi di Milano);
Annaclara Cataldi Palau (University of London);
Paolo Chiesa (Università degli Studi di Milano);
Mariarosa Cortesi (Università degli Studi di Pavia);
Federico Gallo (Veneranda Biblioteca Ambrosiana);
Michael Lapidge (University of Cambridge);
Domenico Lassandro (Università degli Studi di Bari);
Luigi Lehnus (Università degli Studi di Milano);
Stefano Martinelli Tempesta (Università degli Studi di Milano);
Carlo Maria Mazzucchi (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore di Milano);
Carla Maria Monti (Università Cattolica del S. Cuore di Milano);
Claudia Montuschi (Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana);
Marco Petoletti (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore di Milano);
Filippomaria Pontani (Università Ca’ Foscari);
Antonietta Porro (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore di Milano);
Michael D. Reeve (University of Cambridge);
Massimo Rivoltella (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore di Milano)
Silvia Rizzo (Sapienza – Università di Roma);
Antonio Sartori (Università degli Studi di Milano);
Chiara Torre (Università degli Studi di Milano);
† Martin L. West (University of Oxford);
Nigel G. Wilson (University of Oxford).

Activities

• Annual Dies Academicus
• Study days and other study events
• Conference cycles About a codex, About an epigraph, About a text
• Investigations into the history of manuscripts in the library
• Survey of the Greek and Latin incunabula and 16 th century editions
• Creation of a repertoire of all copyists of Greek codices
• Census of codices with patristic content
• Collection of data for compiling a catalogue of manuscripts containing classical Latin authors
• Translation of texts of fundamental significance for the history of the Ambrosiana
• Studies of celebrated Ambrosian manuscripts

WHAT’S ON

THE PROJECT “CODEX ATLANTICUS” WINS THE WEBBY AWARD

Ambrosiana

IL PROGETTO CODEX ATLANTICUS SI AGGIUDICA IL WEBBY AWARD

Il progetto "Codex Atlanticus" è stato premiato nella categoria "Data Visualization".

29/05/2020
NEWS
AUTOGRAPH WRITINGS BY FAMOUS WOMEN FROM THE AMBROSIANA COLLECTIONS

Ambrosiana

AUTOGRAPH WRITINGS BY FAMOUS WOMEN FROM THE AMBROSIANA COLLECTIONS

The exhibition shows a series of autograph documents of prominent women kept in the Ambrosiana.

30/05/2020-06/09/2020
Exhibition
ANATOMY FROM THE MIDDLE AGES TO LEONARDO DA VINCI

Ambrosiana

ANATOMY FROM THE MIDDLE AGES TO LEONARDO DA VINCI

The exhibition presents a selection of volumes that trace the history of medical studies from the beginning of the millennium to the time when Leonardo da Vinci was active, together with seven sheets of the Atlantic Code of anatomical subject.

30/05/2020-06/09/2020
Exhibition
THE PINACOTECA REOPENS TO THE PUBLIC!

Pinacoteca

THE PINACOTECA REOPENS TO THE PUBLIC!

The rooms of the Pinacoteca Ambrosiana will reopen to the public on Saturday 30 and Sunday 31 May, Monday 1 and Tuesday 2 June 2020 at reduced prices. The crypt of San Sepolcro has been closed until a later date.

21/05/2020
NEWS
THE READING ROOM OF THE LIBRARY REOPENS

Biblioteca

THE READING ROOM OF THE LIBRARY REOPENS

Here access rules and procedures

21/05/2020
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THE STATUE OF SAINT CHARLES IN ARONA REOPENS

Ambrosiana

THE SAN CARLO STATUE IN ARONA OPENS AGAIN

The San Carlo Statue in Arona opens again on May 30 according to a precise calendar...

21/05/2020
NEWS