Denis Nosnitsin is a specialist in the literature and languages of Ethiopia and the codicology of Ethiopic (Ge’ez) manuscripts. A graduate of the Oriental faculty of St. Petersburg State University, since 1999 he has been working at Hamburg University’s Asia-Africa Institute where he is currently adjunct deputy Professor for Ethiopian Studies. Between 2009 and 2015 he headed the
European Research Council-supported project ‘Ethio-SPaRe: Cultural Heritage of Christian Ethiopia. Salvation, Preservation, Research’.