Dario Calomino

Dario Calomino,  February 8, 2024
Associate Professor
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Dario Calomino is a classical archaeologist specialised in Greek and Roman coinage. He holds a BA/MA in Classical Archaeology from Padua University and a PhD in Ancient History from Verona University. He worked at the British Museum Department of Coins and Medals as a British Academy Newton Research Fellow in 2012-2013 and as a Project Curator in 2014-2017. In 2016 he curated the exhibition Defacing the Past. Damnation and Desecration in Imperial Rome in gallery 69a. He served on the council of the Royal Numismatic Society in 2013-2016 and on the council of the Roman Society in 2017-2020. He then worked at Warwick University’s Department of Classics in 2017-2020 as a team member of the project Materiality and meaning in Greek festival culture of the Roman Imperial period and he currently is a member of the Roman Provincial Coinage research team. He has worked with many Italian Museums (Verona, Venezia, Brescia, and Rovereto) and currently collaborates with the Medagliere of Museo Nazionale Romano to publish their collections of Roman provincial coins. In 2020 he was awarded a Consolidator Grant by the European Research Council (ERC Horizon 2020, Grant Agreement 101002763) for the project “The Roman Emperor Seen from the Provinces” (RESP: https://ercresp.info/), which is hosted at the Department of Cultures and Civilisations of Verona University in in 2021-2026 and in collaboration with King's College London and the Manufacturing Centre at Warwick University (UK). In 2021 he also received funding from MUR (Italian Ministry of Research) within the FARE Ricerca in Italia (Framework per l'attrazione e il rafforzamento delle eccellenze per la ricerca) programme, for the project "Roman Imperial Image between Coinage and Sculpture" (IRIMeS, Prot. R2035CJB5H), which is hosted by the Department in 2022-2027. Since 2021 he is a corresponding member of the Accademia di Scienze e Lettere di Verona (classe di Scienze Morali, Storie e Filologiche) and since 2023 of the Accademia degli Agiati di Rovereto (classe di Scienze Umane). 


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Research interests
Topic Description Research area
Art and Iconography in the Roman Empire Study of visual culture inn the Roman Empire through the different forms of artistic expression with a special focus on imperial imagery and portraiture Archaeology, archaeometry, landscape archaeology
Archaeology, archaeometry, landscape archaeology
Economy, art and culture of the Roman provinces Study of the cities of the Roman world from the late Republic to the 3rd century AD through their coinages Archaeology, archaeometry, landscape archaeology
Archaeology, archaeometry, landscape archaeology
Coinage in Greece and Rome Study of coinage as a source for understanding economic, social, political and cultural life in Greece and Rome Archaeology, archaeometry, landscape archaeology
Archaeology, archaeometry, landscape archaeology
Title Starting date
La villa dei mosaici di Negrar 11/1/23
The Roman Imperial Image between Coinage and Sculpture. Reconstruction and Interpretation of Processes for Transmission and Multimedia Diversification into 2D vs. 3D Metropolitan Visual Culture 12/15/22
RESP - The Roman Emperor Seen from the Provinces. Imaging Roman Power in the Cities of the Empire from Augustus to the Tetrarchs (31 BC - AD 297) 9/1/21
New methodological approaches to archaeology and epigraphy: knowledge, valorization and Cultural Heritage management. 2/1/09
Integrated project for the study and enhacement of the archaeological heritage 7/1/08
Progetto integrato per l'applicazione di tecnologie avanzate ai fini del recupero, dello studio e della fruizione dei beni archeologici 6/1/06


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