Rolando Ferri

from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Rolando Ferri (2019)

Rolando Ferri (born January 6, 1968 ) is an Italian classical philologist and full professor of Latin literature at the University of Pisa .


After studying in Pisa as a student of Gian Biagio Conte , in Princeton and in London (where he was Momigliano Student in the Arts at University College from 1993 to 1996 and worked as a lecturer for Italian), Ferri was initially a professor associato from 1998 from the University of Pavia , moved to Pisa in 2001 with the same rank , where he has been Professor Ordinario for Latin Literature since 2006 .

Ferri is a member of the scientific advisory board of the journal Materiali e discussioni per l'analisi dei testi classici as well as the editorial board of the Studi Classici e Orientali and is senior editor for the area of ​​reception and the history of philology of the electronic review organ for the classical studies Bryn Mawr Classical Review .

Focus of work

Ferri mainly works on classical Latin literature (Roman comedy, Roman tragedy, fabula praetexta: Pseudo-Seneca , Octavia , Roman philosophy: Lucretius ), on the linguistic side also on the Latin colloquial language, the Hermeneumata and Greco-Latin glossaries .

Publications (selection)

  • The Latin of Roman Lexicography (Ricerche sulle lingue di frammentaria attestazione 7), (Pisa, Fabrizio Serra Editore, 2011), ISBN 978-88-6227-376-3
  • Sebastiano Timpanaro , in: Richard F. Thomas , Jan Ziolkowski (eds.): The Virgil Encyclopedia. 3 vols. Wiley, Chichester 2013.
  • (Ed., With Mira J. Seo and Katharina Volk ): Callida Musa. Studi in onore di Elaine Fantham (Pisa, 2008)
  • (Ed., With Franco Bellandi): Aspetti della scuola nel mondo romano (Amsterdam, 2008)
  • Il latino dei Colloquia scholica , in: R. Ferri and F. Bellandi, Aspetti della scuola nel mondo romano (Amsterdam, 2008), 111–177
  • Linguistic politeness in Latin comedy. Some preliminary thoughts (1) , in: Materiali e discussioni per l'analisi dei testi classici 61 (2008) 15–28
  • Octavia. A play attributed to Seneca (Cambridge Classical Texts and Commentaries, 41), (Cambridge, Cambridge University Press 2003, New paperback edition with corrections, 2009), ISBN 0-521-82326-9
  • I dispiaceri di un Epicureo (Biblioteca di Materiali e discussioni per l'analisi dei testi classici), (Pisa, Giardini 1993), ISBN 88-427-0299-4

Web links