Faculty of Arts and Science Postdoctoral Fellow
PhD (University of Calgary)
Bio, Research, and Publications
Born in northern Italy, Riccardo Bertolazzi initially studied at the University of Verona, where he earned a MA in Classics, and then at the University of Calgary, where he has recently completed his PhD while holding a Calgary Institute for the Humanities fellowship.
His research interests lie in the areas of Roman imperial history and epigraphy, with a particular focus on the Severan age. He has published several updates to the fifth volume of the Corpus Inscriptionum Latinarum, as well as a number of articles and notes related to the study of inscriptions from Italy, North Africa and the Danubian provinces. Other works include a study on Cassius Dio’s depiction of Livia and Julia Domna and a forthcoming article on the rivalry between Julia Domna and Fulvius Plautianus.
He is currently working on an historical monograph on the relationship between the Severan emperors and the cities of the Empire
Specialization: Roman History