Lucio Del Corso is Research Fellow at the University of Cassino and Southern Latium, where he teaches papyrology. He has joined several archaeological excavations (in Lybia, Jordan and especially Egypt) and is now member of the Italian mission of the Istituto Papirologico “G. Vitelli” in Antinoupolis. His research topics include Greek papyri and inscriptions, ancient school, reading and writing practices in the Greek world. He is the author of La lettura nel mondo ellenistico (2005), and of many contributions in scientific journal and colective volumes.