On 30th Sept & 1st Oct 2021 the International Workshop “In the Name of the Rose: Searching for Unknown, Lost, and Forgotten Ancient Texts” took place at the marvellous Swiss Institute in Rome! It offered the opportunity to present the most significant project findings and to discuss their thematic contexts and backgrounds together with spe­cialists. The workshop was open to the public and free of charge. Participation was possible in loco or on zoom. The event attracted much wider interest than expected! It officially concluded the experimental research project “In the Name of the Rose”.

This Workshop was funded by the and Istituto Svizzero di Roma.

Villa Ludovisi, home of Istituto Svizzero di Roma
(photo courtesy of Damianos Kasotakis)
Welcome and Introduction by Maria Böhmer (Istituto Svizzero) and Renate Burri (organiser, University of Bern)
(photo courtesy of Damianos Kasotakis)
András Németh (Vatican Library) and Giulia Rossetto (Austrian Academy of Sciences)
(photo courtesy of Damianos Kasotakis)
Sergio Brillante (University of San Marino) and Michele Bandini (University of Basilicata)
Timothy Janz (Vatican Library) and Francesco D’Aiuto (University Tor Vergata, Rome)
Christian Förstel (National Library of France) and Francesco D’Aiuto (University Tor Vergata, Rome)
Isabelle Marthot-Santaniello (University of Basel), Tobias Hodel (University of Bern) and Marilena Maniaci (University of Cassino)
Marilena Maniaci (University of Cassino) and Kilian Fleischer (University of Würzburg)
Rome was wonderful and still yields so many hoards of unknown, lost, and forgotten ancient texts…!
(photo courtesy of Damianos Kasotakis)