Loyola University Chicago

Department of Theology

Faculty Directory

Ada Campione, PhD

Title/s:  University of Bari Aldo Moro


External Webpage: http://www.uniba.it/ricerca/dipartimenti/sata/english-version


Professor Campione is currently Associate Professor of Early Church History and of Hagiography at University of Bari Aldo Moro. She has written publications on the dynamics of Christianization in Italy, accessing different sources of information (literary, epigraphic, iconographic, archaeological sources) with an interdisciplinary approach. Her publications include original articles and books or book chapters on i) the spread of the cult of saints in Italy and Europe (St. Michael and St. Nicholas); ii) the composition of hagiographic texts, investigating historical and political contexts, clients, users; iii) the Martyrologies, investigating the transition of the Saints’ cult from ancient to medieval  Martyrologies.