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Settore scientifico disciplinare
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Research interest: manuscript tradition and textual criticism of Attic drama (especially Euripides), archaic lyric poets, Callimachus, Theocritus, greek popular poetry, Alexandrian and Byzantine scholarship.

Financed projects: MIUR-DAAD Joint Mobility Program 2018; Digitizing literary and paraliterary papyri: textual encoding and linguistic annotation (with Holger Essler, Institut für klassische Philologie-Würzburg Universität); digitization of the Greek manuscripts of the 'De Rossi' fund of the Palatine Library of Parma, in collaboration with DUSIC Department; Erasmus+ Call 2020 KA2 Strategic Partnership: Bridging the <gap> in Ancient Writing Cultures: ENhance COmpetences in the Digital Era (ENCODE). Coordinatore: Alice Bencivenni (Alma Mater Studiorum - Università di Bologna). Partners: Alma Mater Studiorum - Università di Bologna (Alice Bencivenni), Università di Parma (Massimo Magnani),  Universität Wurzburg (Holger Essler), Universität Hamburg (Pietro Liuzzo), Universitetet i Oslo (Federico Aurora), Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Mark Depauw); with M. Centenari and G. Raboni, P.I. of the project "Integrating Digital Archives (IDA). Towards an integrated web platform for the collection, data analysis, dematerialisation and open access dissemination of documentary materials from libraries, archives and collections" (PON R&I 2014-2020 - D.M. 1062/2021); winner of one of the research grants to support the presentation of projects under the first pillar of the framework programme "Horizon Europe" (Call for "Excellent Science" grants - DM 737/2021 - DR 1127/2022 of 05.07.2022).


Collaboration with Brill's New Jacoby. Fragmente der Griechischen Historiker (FGrHist) IV B, hrsgg. von L. Bossina and S. Schorn (Brill). For the Commentaria et Lexica Graeca in papyris reperta (CLGP), fasc. I.2.5.2. Hypotheseis in Euripidis fabulas, Berlin-Boston (De Gruyter), in preparation.

Current academic responsibilities: Member of the advisory board of the PhD course “Philological, literary, historical, philosophical and artistic sciences”. Member of the Quality Assurance Board. Dept. Delegate for Didactics. Dept. Coordinator of the Unit ‘Classics’.

In accordance with the decisions of the Academic Bodies, my office hour is on Tuesdays from 10am to 12pm (my office, str. D'Azeglio 85 - first floor, Unit of Classics) or online. It is strongly recommend that you make an appointment not only for the online meeting, but also for the one in my office (please, write in advance to, particularly for August.

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2022/2023

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2021/2022

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2020/2021

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2019/2020

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2018/2019

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2017/2018

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2016/2017

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2015/2016

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2014/2015

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2013/2014

Teacher tutor


Other appointments

visiting scholar

Fellow of the The Siebold-Collegium - Institute for Advanced Studies of Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg (SCIAS).

Lines of research

See the presentation page.


  • School-University Project.
  • Lectures held at the following high schools: "Ariosto-Spallanzani" Reggio nell'Emilia, "Galvani" Bologna, "Romagnosi" and "Maria Luigia" Parma, "Muratori-S. Carlo" (Modena), "Corso" Correggio (RE).
  • Presentation of G. Guidorizzi, I colori dell’anima. I Greci e le passioni, Raffaello Cortina, Milano 2017 (Parma, auditorium of the 'Palazzo del Governatore', 17.12.2017).
  • Presentation of Michele Napolitano (University of Cassino and Southern Lazio), author of Il liceo classico: qualche idea per il futuro (Salerno Editrice), and Federico Condello (University of Bologna), author of La scuola giusta. In difesa del Liceo Classico (Mondadori Editore) (Parma, auditorium of the 'Palazzo del Governatore', 17.12.2017).
  • Language certification (ancient Greek).


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Department of Humanities, Social Sciences and Cultural Industries

University of Parma

D’Azeglio Complex - School of Classics

Strada M. D'Azeglio, 85 - 43125 Parma