MI Alumnus to Serve as Scriptor of Latin Manuscripts at Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana

Author: Dov Honick

Stephen Metzger
Stephen Metzger, Ph.D.

The Medieval Institute offers heartfelt congratulations to alumnus Stephen Metzger on his new position as Scriptor of Latin Manuscripts at the Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana!

Metzger graduated with his Ph.D. from the Medieval Institute in 2013 with a dissertation titled “Gerard of Abbeville, Secular Master, on Wisdom, Knowledge, and Contemplation,” under the supervisor of Professor Kent Emery.

Biblioteca Apostolica Vatican Vatican Apostolic Library 2019
Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana (Vatican Apostolic Library)

As Scriptor of Latin Manuscripts, Metzger will work to develop catalogues, inventories, and other bibliographical tools to make the BAV’s Latin manuscripts more accessible to scholars.

Metzger and his new position will be covered in greater detail in an upcoming installment of our Alumni Spotlight series; stay tuned to our news and events page.