Andrea Severi carries out research activities in the field of Humanistic Literature, from Petrarch to XVI Century, with special attention paid for Bolognese academical works of Bentivoglio's age. He received his PhD in Civilization of Humanism and Renaissance at the University of Florence (2009). He edited the Eclogues by Mantuan (Bologna, Bup, 2010), a book on the european reception of Filippo Beroaldo the Elder's works (Filippo Beroaldo il Vecchio un maestro per l'Europa, Bologna, il Mulino 2015) and, together with Loredana Chines, the first modern edition of the Sermones I-IV of Antonio Urceo Codro (Roma, Carocci 2013) and the first Italian translation of the Autobiografia e altre opere latine of Leon Battista Alberti (Milano, Bur 2012, reprinted 2013, 2015). A collection of his most significant studies of the humanistic-Renaissance season was published by Pàtron in 2017 with the title: Leggere i moderni con gli antichi e gli antichi coi moderni: Petrarca, Valla, Beroaldo.
He is Chief-editor of the journals "Griseldaonline" and "Ecdotica"; he is in the board of the journal "Studi e problemi di critica testuale".
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