Dr. Giulia Rossetto

Division for Byzantine Research/Institute for Medieval Research of the Austrian Academy of Sciences

B.A. (2012) and M.A. (2014) in Classics at the University of Padua and at the Galilean School of Higher Education (Padua). In 2019 she completed her PhD at the University of Vienna under the supervision of Prof. Claudia Rapp with a thesis titled "Three Euchologia Written on Reused Parchment (Sin. gr. 960, Sin. gr. 962, Sin. gr. 966 and their Membra Disiecta): A Contribution to the History of the Library of Saint Catherine Monastery in the Sinai" (uni:docs fellow 2015–2018). She has cooperated with the Sinai Palimpsests Project of EMEL, the FWF project Daily Life and Religion: Byzantine Prayer Books as Sources for Social History and with the Centre of Image and Material Analysis in Cultural Heritage (CIMA). Since October 2018 she is part of the Wittgenstein-Prize Project. Her research within the Project focuses on the mobility of books and the people who carry them, with a special interest in the movement of Greek manuscripts from Italy to Egypt, Sinai, Palestine and Syria.


Research interests:

  • Manuscript Studies
  • Greek Palaeography
  • Codicology
  • Greek Philology
  • Papyrology
  • Palimpsests
  • Digital Humanities


Publications (selection):

Rossetto, G., Greek Palimpsests at Saint Catherine’s Monastery (Sinai): Three Euchologia as Case Studies [Vienna: Verlag der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, forthcoming]

Rossetto, G., “Griechische Reise und byzantinische Hymnographie. Unbekannte Briefe Karl Krumbachers im Nachlass Wilhelm Meyers (1884–1885)”, Byzantinische Zeitschrift 110/3 (2017) 719–748. 

Rossetto, G., “Codicological Pathways in Search of Euchologia Palimpsest Manuscripts”, Jahrbuch der Österreichischen Byzantinistik 67 (2017) 183–191 [Part of: C. Rapp – E. Afentoulidou – D. Galadza – I. Nesseris – G. Rossetto – E. Schiffer, “Byzantine Prayer Books as Sources for Social History and Daily Life”, Jahrbuch der Österreichischen Byzantinistik 67 (2017) 173–211]. 

Rossetto, G., “Building the Euchologion: Evidence from the Earliest Manuscripts”, in: Studia Patristica. Papers presented at the Eighteenth International Conference on Patristic Studies held in Oxford 2019, M. Vinzent (ed.). [Leuven: Peeters Publisher, forthcoming 2021]

Rossetto, G., “The “Library” and “Scriptorium” of the Monastery of Saint Sabas: Reconsidering the Evidence from Manuscripts and Palimpsests”, in: The Lavra of St. Sabas: Liturgy and Literature in Communities and Contexts. Proceedings of the International Conference (Leuven, 15–17 May 2019), D. Galadza – J. Verheyden (eds.). Bibliothèque de Byzantion [Leuven: Peeters Publisher, forthcoming]

Rossetto, G., "Classical Texts Among the Palimpsests of the Monastery of St. Catherine (Sinai): An Overview", in: New Light on Old Manuscripts: The Sinai Palimpsests and Other Advances in Palimpsest Studies, C. Rapp – G. Rossetto – J. Grusková – G. Kessel (eds.) [Vienna: Verlag der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, forthcoming]. 


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A: Dr. Giulia Rossetto

Abteilung Byzanzforschung/Institut für Mittelalterforschung

Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften

Hollandstraße 11-13/4

A-1020 Vienna, Austria