My plan to go back to Rome and to re-start my project “In the Name of the Rose” for a third time in mid-March 2021 nearly failed after the Italian government had imposed to many Italian regions, among them Lazio with Rome, a new lockdown on 12th March, effective from 15th March, which led the Vatican Library to another shutdown.

Marvellously, this time the library shutdown only lasted for two days – the search for unknown, lost, and forgotten Greek manuscripts and texts can go on as from today!