“Vienna Dioskorides” (Österreichische Nationalbibliothek, Cod. Med. Gr. 1, folio 5v; image source: Wikimedia Commons)

Project Manager

Brent Nongbri (PhD, Yale University 2008) is Professor of History of Religions at MF Norwegian School of Theology, Religion, and Society. He is a specialist in the study of early Christian books.


Robert Emil Berge is a postdoctoral researcher in the project “Ethicodex.” He is responsible for designing and maintaining the online open access database of codicological and provenance data, and he will conduct research on digital critical editions of ancient texts. He has a PhD in classical studies from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU).

Ariadne Kostomitsopoulou Marketou is a postdoctoral researcher in the project “EthiCodex.” Her research revolves around the materiality of the codex, viewing it as a medium to approach provenance and dating. Ariadne received her PhD in Archaeology and Conservation from the University of Oslo and holds a MSc in Protection, Conservation and Restoration of Works of Art and a BSc in Chemistry from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. Her broader research interests include materials analysis, the materiality of colourants, pigment manufacturing technology, and the organization of craft production in the ancient Mediterranean world.