Fabio Della Schiava

Fabio Della Schiava (Muravera, 1980) is a postdoctoral student in Neo-Latin literature at the University of Bonn (DFG) and teaching assistant Italian at the University of Ghent. He is MA in Medieval and Humanistic Philology at Catholic University of Milan (2005), MA in Librarian Sciences at the Vatican School for Librarian (2007) and Ph.D. in Italian Literature of the Renaissance at the University of Florence (2010). In 2018 he has been «C. Arrius Nurus Fellow» at the Seminarium Philologiae Humanisticae of the KU Leuven. His research interests involve several facets of the Early Modern cultural history, such as historiography and antiquarianism, ars dictaminis, history of books and collections and the transmission of Italian Humanism beyond the Alps. At the present moment, he is conducting a critical edition with commentary of Biondo Flavio’s Roma instaurata, which is considered to be the first modern archaeological account of the classical and christian Rome.