Silvia Urbini is an Italian art historian. She taught at the University of Bologna and is currently a contracted researcher for the Istituto per i Beni Artistici Culturali e Naturali in Emilia-Romagna. Silvia’s research focuses on historico-artistic methododologies and she is interested in understanding entwined forms of knowledge. She specialises in Renaissance book illustrations and books of fate. She is currently working on a publication entitled Somnii Explanatio: Italian Histories of Art in Henry Thode.