Dr. Lorenzo Livorsi defended in 2021 his PhD thesis in Classics at the University of Bristol. In 2020-2021, he held an OeAD visiting research studentship at the University of Vienna and in 2019-2020 he was at the University of Hamburg with a DAAD grant. Before his PhD, he studied Classical Philology and Ancient History at the University of Pisa and, jointly, at the Scuola Normale Superiore. His other research interests include Latin verse hagiography and cult of the saints in Late Antiquity (PhD on Venantius Fortunatus’s Life of St. Martin), panegyrical literature from Late Antiquity and Late Latin Poetry in general. He is also passionate about history of the manuscript tradition and Latin paleography.