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, Fellow of the Biblioteca Ambrosiana 

Vice President
mons. Marco Navoni, Prefect of the Biblioteca Ambrosiana

Director 
msgr. Federico Gallo, Director of the Biblioteca Ambrosiana

Executive Council
mons. Federico Gallo (Direcotr), 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 MIDDLE AGES IN MANUSCRIPT BOOKS

Pinacoteca

THE MIDDLE AGES IN MANUSCRIPT BOOKS

An itinerary through the treasures of the Biblioteca Ambrosiana curated by Federico Gallo and Stefano Martinelli Tempesta - Pinacoteca, rooms 2 and 3

25/04/2024-23/07/2024
Exhibition
MOLESKINE DETOUR

Pinacoteca

MOLESKINE DETOUR

From April 15, on the occasion of Design Week, the rooms of the Pinacoteca Ambrosiana will host 'Moleskine Detour', an international exhibition promoted by Moleskine and the Moleskine Foundation.

15/04/2024-11/06/2024
Exhibition
Restoration works for the recovery of the historic balconies of the Biblioteca Ambrosiana

Ambrosiana

Restoration works for the recovery of the historic balconies of the Biblioteca Ambrosiana

Recovery of the functionality of the balconies of the Sala Federiciana, Borromeo and della Rosa through the installation of lifelines

01/03/2024
NEWS
Notice for the users of the Reading Room

Biblioteca

GUIDED TOURS IN ENGLISH

Ambrosiana

GUIDED TOURS IN ENGLISH

Guided tour of the masterpieces of the Pinacoteca, together with professional guides of our official partner AdArtem

01/04/2023-30/06/2024