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Notre Dame, IN 46556
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David T. Gura Portrait

Subject Areas



  • Ph.D., Greek and Latin, The Ohio State University
  • M.A., Greek and Latin, The Ohio State University
  • B.A., Greek and Latin with distinction in Classics, The Ohio State University

Current Research Interests

  • Commentaries of Arnulf of Orléans
  • Medieval Reception of Ovid's Metamorphoses

Works In Progress

  • A critical edition of Arnulf of Orléans's grammatical and allegorical commentary to Ovid's Metamorphoses.
  • Descriptive Catalogue of the Greek Manuscripts of the University of Notre Dame.

Books & Monographs

Articles & Book Chapters

  • "A Ninth-Century Fragment of Basil of Caesarea's De Spiritu sancto and a Lost Majuscule Codex," Byzantion 89 (2019): 243-274.
  • "The Ovidian Allegorical Schoolbook: Arnulf of Orléans and John of Garland Take Over a Thirteenth-Century Manuscript," Pecia 20 (2017): 7-43.
  • K.V. Manukyan, B.J. Guerin, E.J. Stech, A. Aprahamian, M. Wiescher, D.T. Gura, Z.D. Schultz, “Multiscale X-ray Fluorescence Mapping Complemented by Raman Spectroscopy for Pigment Analysis of a 15th-century Breton Manuscript,” Analytical Methods 8 (2016): 7696-7701.
  • “Living with Ovid: The Founding of Arnulf of Orléans' Thebes,” in Manuscripts of the Latin Classics 800-1200, ed. Erik Kwakkel. 131-166. Leiden: Leiden University Press, 2015.
  • “A Hitherto Unknown Book of Hours from the Amiénois: Notre Dame,Saint Mary’s College, Cushwa-Leighton Library, MS 3: or the Le Féron-Grisel Hours,” Manuscripta 56 (2012): 227-268.
  • “From the Orléanais to Pistoia: the Survival of the Catena Commentary,” Manuscripta 54 (2010): 171-188.

Exhibitions & Installations

Upcoming Courses

  • Latin Paleography (Spring 2020)