Giulia Rossetto, M.A.

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. She is currently completing her PhD at the University of Vienna under the supervision of Prof. Claudia Rapp on “The Sinai Euchologia Written on Reused Parchment: Communities of Production and Use” (uni:docs fellow 2015–2018). She cooperates 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).

Her research within the Wittgenstein-Prize 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., “Codex Phil. gr. 100 der Österreichischen Nationalbibliothek: Untersuchungen zu dem Antigraphon der ‘aristotelischen Sammlung‘”, in: Byzanz und das Abendland II: Studia Byzantino-Occidentalia (Bibliotheca Byzantina 2), E. Juhász (ed.), Budapest 2014, pp. 201–205. [ISBN 978-615-5371-36-3 / ISSN 2064-2369].

Rossetto, G., “Griechische Reise und byzantinische Hymnographie. Unbekannte Briefe Karl Krumbachers im Nachlass Wilhelm Meyers (1884–1885)”, Byzantinische Zeitschrift 110/3 (2017), pp. 719–748. [DOI 10.1515/bz-2017-0008].

Rossetto, G., “Codicological Pathways in Search of Euchologia Palimpsest Manuscripts”, Jahrbuch der Österreichischen Byzantinistik 67 (2017), pp. 183–191 [Part of the article: 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), pp. 173–211].

Rossetto, G., “P. Würzb. Inv. 186 (Edition)”, in: 2. Editionsband der Würzburger Papyri (P. Würzb. II), «Archiv für Papyrusforschung», H. Essler (ed.) (forthcoming).

Rossetto, G., “Unknown Greek Hexameters Behind the Lines of Sinaiticus Arabicus NF 66, in: New Light on Old Manuscripts: Recent Advances in Palimpsest Studies. Proceedings of the International Conference (Vienna, 25–27 April 2018), C. Rapp – J. Grusková – G. Kessel – G. Rossetto (eds.) (forthcoming). 



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Department of Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies

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