Lucia Raggetti studied Sciences of Languages, History and Civilizations of Mediterranean and Islamic Countries at the University of Naples. In 2011 she earned her PhD with a dissertation on: “Kitāb Manāfiʿ al-Ḥayawān. The Book of useful properties that can be obtained from the Parts of Animals”. From 2012 to 2017 Lucia Raggetti was research assistant at the Seminar for Semitic and Arabic Studies, Freie Universität Berlin.