Former members

Nikolaus Hölzl

Nikolaus Hölzl studied Latin Philology at Innsbruck University. For his MA thesises, he dealt with the Homerus Latinus known as Baebius (?) Italicus’ Ilias Latina  (“Ilias Latina. Einleitung, Text, deutsche Übersetzung und Erläuterungen”) and with two Neo-Latin academic speeches from Innsbruck in the 18th century (“Zwei lateinische Universitätsreden des Innsbrucker Universitätsprofessors Ignaz Weinhart S.J.”).

Marco Petolicchio

Marco Petolicchio studied in Rome, earning his M.A. in General Linguistics. Since 2017 he is enrolled in the Ph.D. program for Italian Linguistics at Palacky University of Olomouc (Czech Republic). His research interests include digital humanities, computational linguistics, and general linguistics.

From September 2019 to July 2021 Marco was working on the FWF project “Basinio da Parma’s epic poem Hesperis”. He was responsible for the digital architecture of the online edition.

Clementina Marsico

Clementina Marsico holds a PhD in Civiltà dell’Umanesimo e del Rinascimento (University of Florence and Paris-Sorbonne). She is the author of the critical editions of Lorenzo Valla’s Emendationes ex Alexandro and Sermo the mysterio eucharistie, and of several works devoted to his Elegantie lingue Latine. Her research interests include Italian Humanism, the reuse of the Classics during the Renaissance, the history of education, as well as humanist preaching. She was member of the LBI’s Education Line until August 2019.

Maria Maciejewska

Maria completed Inter-domain Individual Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences and received her master’s degree in Classical Philology from Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań. As part of the academic requirements she completed an archival studies and editing course. In 2015 Maria participated in the Erasmus programme: she went to Rome and researched at Archivum Romanum Societatis Iesu.  

Farkas Gábor Kiss

Farkas Gábor Kiss has studied Classics and Hungarian Literature at the University of Budapest (ELTE) and Medieval Studies at the Central European University (MA, MPhil). He has received his PhD with a dissertation on the strategies of imitation in the Obsidio Szigethiana, an epic poem of the Hungarian Baroque poet, Nicholas Zrínyi.

Stefan Tilg


Stefan Tilg has worked extensively on Jesuit drama and has edited a number of related texts. He also has a strong interest in regional Neo-Latin production and how it relates to the larger history of Neo-Latin literature. In classical studies his focus over the past years has been on the ancient novel, especially Chariton and Apuleius. Recently he has combined this focus with Neo-Latin and has worked on early modern Latin fiction. Since 2014 he is professor for Latin philology at the University of Freiburg i.Br.