Lecture | A presentation of the Vatican Oriental Collections by the Scriptor Orientalis, Dr. Delio Vania Proverbio


Arts Building Room 160, 853 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 0G5, CA

The Institute of Islamic Studies and Islamic Studies Library, and the Italian Cultural Institute are delighted to present a talk by the Scriptor Orientalis at the Manuscript Department of the Vatican Library. Don't miss this one-time opportunity to learn more about the Vatican Apostolic Library's Oriental collections and meet Dr. Delio Vania Proverbio in person. 

Delio Vania Proverbio, PhD in "African Studies" at the University of Naples 'L'Orientale' and a scholarship holder for several years at the Italian Institute of Philosophical Studies in Naples, taught "Ethiopian Antiquities" at the University of Udine . Entered the roles of the Vatican Apostolic Library in 2004, he was appointed in 2010 by Pope Benedict XVI Scriptor Orientalis of the same library. Among his many published studies, it is worth noting the recent Studies in historical Graphemics (Vatican City 2019, Studies and Texts 532) and Turcica Vaticana (Vatican City 2018, Studies and Texts 461).