Publications

Monographs:

  1. I frammenti di Aristarco di Samotracia negli etimologici bizantini. Introduzione, edizione critica e commento, «Hypomnemata» 152, Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht: Göttingen 2004.
  2. From Alexandria to Babylon. Near Eastern Languages and Hellenistic Erudition in the Oxyrhynchus Glossary (P.Oxy. 1802 + 4812), «Sozomena» 4, De Gruyter: Berlin-New York 2009.
  3. Τὸ μέγα βιβλίον: Book-ends, End-titles, Coronides in Papyri with Hexametric Poetry, «American Studies in Papyrology» 48, Oxbow: Durham NC 2010.
  4. The Best of the Grammarians: Aristarchus of Samothrace on the Iliad, UMPress: Ann Arbor 2018.

Articles:

  1. ‘Sull’uso di σύνθεσις nella critica letteraria antica’, SCO 46 (1997): 1049-1077 (with F. Bottai).
  2. ‘Thuc., 2,13,3 e Sch. Aristoph. Pl., 1193: alcune considerazioni’, ASNS, serie IV, II, 2 (1997): 427-452.
  3. ‘Aristarco studioso di Antimaco’, RFIC 127 (1999): 282-290.
  4. ‘Il testo di Marco Aurelio conservato dalla Suda’, SCO 47 (1999-2000): 209-233.
  5. ‘Aristarco e i pronomi personali: dall’ἔκδοσις alla τέχνη γραμματική’, Athenaeum 89 (2001): 606-614.
  6. ‘SH 1025: definitely Gregory of Nazianz’, Hermes 129 (2001): 439-440 (with F. Pontani).
  7. L’Olimpo non è il cielo: esegesi antica nel papiro di Derveni, Aristarco e Leagora di Siracusa’, ZPE 136 (2001): 11-21.
  8. ‘Articles in Homer: a Puzzling Problem in Ancient Grammar’, in P. Swiggers and A. Wouters (eds.), Grammatical Theory and Philosophy of Language in Antiquity, «Orbis – Supplementa» 19, Leuven – Paris – Sterling (Va) 2002: 145-160.
  9. Aristarchus and his Use of Etymology’, in Chr. Nifadopoulos (ed.), ETYMOLOGIA. Studies in Ancient Etymology. Proceedings of the Cambridge Conference, September 2000, Münster 2003: 71-78.
  10. Plato at Alexandria: Aristophanes, Aristarchus and the ‘philological tradition’ of a philosopher’, CQ 55.2 (2005): 423-434.
  11. Ἀναλογία, analogia, proportio, ratio: loanwords, calques and reinterpretations of a Greek technical word’, in L. Basset, F. Biville, B. Colombat, P. Swiggers and A. Wouters (ed.), Bilinguisme et terminologie grammaticale gréco-latine, «Orbis – Supplementa» 27, Leuven –Paris – Dudley (Ma) 2007: 321-338.
  12. POxy 4812 Glossary (more of XV 1802)’, in D. Obbink, N. Gonis et al., The Oxyrhynchus Papyri LXXI, London 2007, 53-66.
  13. A Poet without ‘Gravity’: Aristophanes on the Italian Stage’, in E. Hall and A. Wrigley, (eds.), Aristophanes in Performance: 421 BC-AD2007, Peace, Birds and Frogs, Oxford 2007: 267-275.
  14. Theory into Practice: Aristotelian Principles in Aristarchean Philology’, CPh 104 (2009): 279-316.
  15. Tiresias, Oedipus, and Pasolini: the Figure of the Intellectual in the Edipo Re’, IJCT 16 (2009): 484-500.
  16. Lexical Translations in the Papyri: Koine Greek, Greek Dialects Dialects, and Foreign Languages’ in T. V. Evans and D. Obbink (eds.), The Language of the Papyri, Oxford 2010: 267-284.
  17. Technical Languages: Science and Medicine’, in E. J. Bakker (ed.), Blackwell’s Companion to the Ancient Greek Language, Oxford 2010: 338-353.
  18. Book-ends and Book-layout in Papyri with Hexametric Poetry’, in T. Gagos (ed.), Proceedings of the XXV International Congress of Papyrology, Ann Arbor 2007, Ann Arbor 2010: 695-704.
  19. The Ambiguity of Signs: Critical Σημεῖα from Zenodotus to Origen’ in M. R. Niehoff (ed.), Homer and the Bible in the Eyes of Ancient Interpreters, «Jerusalem Studies in Religion and Culture», Leiden – Boston 2012: 87-112.
  20. Greek Commentaries’, in M. Popović (ed.), The Emergence of Commentary Texts in Early Judaism from a Comparative Perspective, «Dead Sea Discoveries» 19 (2012): 399-441
  21. The Early Reception of Berossos’, in J. Haubold, G. Lanfranchi, R. Rollinger and J. Steele (eds.), The World of Berossos, Wiesbaden 2013: 235-254.
  22. ‘The Trickster Onstage: the Cunning Slave from Plautus to Commedia dell’Arte’, in S. D. Olson (ed.), Ancient Comedy and Reception. Essays in Honor of Jeffrey Henderson, Berlin and Boston 2014: 447-478.
  23. ‘A Hero Without Nostos: Ulysses’ Last Voyage in Twentieth-Century Italy’, IJCT 22 (2015): 341–379.
  24. Aristarchus’ Work in Progress: What Did Aristonicus and Didymus Read of Aristarchus?’, CQ 65.2 (2015): 609-627.
  25. P.Grenf. 1.5, Origen, and the Scriptorium of Caesarea‘, BASP 52 (2015): 181-223.
  26. Staging, Interpreting, Speaking through Euripides: Ingmar Bergman Directs the Bacchae, IJCT 23 (2016): 127-157.
  27. ‘Alcman’s Semi-Choruses – in the Text…and Beyond It’, MD 76 (2016): 33-52.
  28. The Reception of Ancient Drama in Renaissance Italy, in B. van Zyl Smit (ed.), A Handbook to the Reception of Greek Drama, Wiley-Blackwell, Malden (MA) 2016: 133-153.
  29. ‘5277. Oppian, Halieutica 4.683–93′, in J.H. Brusuelas nad C. Meccariello (eds.), The Oxyrhynchus Papyri LXXXI, London 2016, 85-87.
  30. ‘Tautologies and Transpositions: Aristarchus’ Less Known Critical Signs’, GRBS 57 (2017): 607–630.
  31. Aristarchus, Greek Dialects and Homer’, in P. Swiggers (ed.), Language, Grammar, and Erudition: from Antiquity to Modern Times. A Collection of Papers in Honour of Alfons Wouters, Orbis/Supplementa 44, Leuven – Paris – Walpole (MA) 2018: 167-185.
  32. Ἐν ἀρχῇ ἦν ὁ λόγος: The Long Journey of Grammatical Analogy’, CQ 68 (2018), 475-497.
  33.  ‘Enlightened King or Pragmatic Rulers? Ptolemaic Patronage of Scholarship and Sciences in Context’, in Ph. Bosman (ed.), Intellectual and Empire in Greco-Roman Antiquity, New York-London 2019: 1-29.2.
  34. Naming the Phenomena: Technical Lexicon in Descriptive and Deductive Sciences’, in A. Willi (ed.), Formes et fonctions des langues littéraires en Grèce ancienne –Forms and Functions of Literary Languages in Ancient Greece, Fondation Hardt – Entretiens sur l’antiquité classique LXV, Vandoeuvres-Genève 2019: 227-278.
  35. The Speaking Persona: Ancient Commentators on Choral Performance’, in M. Foster, L. Kurke, and N. Weiss (eds.), Genre in Archaic and Classical Greek Poetry: Theories and Models, Leiden-Boston 2019: 109-132.

Forthcoming Articles:

  1. ‘Eusebius’ Gospel Questions and Aristarchus on Homer – Shared Strategies ‘to Save’ a Sacred Text’, in L. Ayers (ed.), The Rise of the Christian Intellectual, Berlin – New York 2020: 193-225 (forthcoming)
  2. ‘Saving the Ivory Tower from Oblivion: The Role of Scribes in Preserving Alexandrian Scholarship’, in M. Choat, R. Yuen-Collingridge, R. Ast et al. (eds.), Observing the Scribe at Work: Scribal Practice in the Ancient World, Orientalia Lovaniensia Analecta, Leuven (forthcoming).
  3. ‘La recepción de Homero en Alejandría: la edición homérica de Aristarco’, Anales de filología clásica (forthcoming)
  4. ‘Aristarchus in his own words? What can the ‘most secure’ Aristarchean fragments tell us about Aristarchus’ commentaries, and their transmission’ in A. Kelly and others (eds.), The Ancient Scholia to Homer’s Iliad, Bulletin of the Institute of Classical Studies 64.1 (2021)

Entries in Reference Works:

  1. ‘Alexandrian Scholarship’, ‘Etymology’, ‘Aristarchus of Samothrace’, ‘Zenodotus of Ephesus’, ‘Aristophanes of Byzantium’, ‘Didymus’, ‘Zoilus’, ‘Aristonicus’, ‘Ammonius’, ‘Nicanor’, ‘Herodian’, ‘Apollodorus’, ‘Apollonius Sophista’, ‘Hypomnemata’, ‘Numerus versuum’, ‘Sigla’, ‘Obelos’, ‘Diple’, ‘Athetesis’, ‘Viermännerkommentar’ in M. Finkelberg (ed.), The Homer Encyclopedia, Wiley-Blackwell, Malden, MA 2011.
  2. ‘Aristarchus of Samothrace’, ‘Hellenistic Scholarship’, ‘papyrus (A: material and papyrology; B: Virgil on or mentioned on papyri)’, ‘Tantalus’, ‘Herculaneum’, in R. Thomas and J. Ziolkowski (eds.), The Virgil Encyclopedia, Wiley-Blackwell, Malden, MA 2013.
  3. Scientific Vocabulary’ in G. K. Giannakis (ed.), Brill’s Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics, Leiden-Boston 2014, Volume 3: 262-265
  4. ‘Scholarship, Hellenistic’ in S. Bagnall, K. Brodersen, C. B. Champion, A. Erskine (eds.), Encyclopedia of Ancient History’, Wiley-Blackwell (online edition) 2016.
  5. ‘Theophrastus’, ‘Productions, Modern (Italy)’, ‘Censorship, Modern’, ‘Translations (15th-19th centuries)’, in A. Sommerstein (ed.), Encyclopedia of Greek Comedy, Wiley-Blackwell, Malden, MA 2019.
  6. ‘Early Editions’ and ‘Scholia’ in Corinne Pache (ed.), Cambridge Homer Encyclopedia, CUP, Cambridge UK (forthcoming).

Book Reviews:

  1. F. Montanari, Studi di Filologia omerica antica, vol. II, Pisa 1995, Athenaeum 86 (1998): 316-318.
  2. The Kellis Isocrates Codex, ed. by K. A. Worp and A. Rijksbaron, Oxford 1997, Athenaeum 88 (2000): 329-332.
  3. Sophocles, Aiax, edited with introduction, translation and commentary by A. F. Garvie, Aris & Phillis – Warminster – England 1998, Athenaeum 89 (2001): 303-304.
  4. Theocritus, A Selection, Idylls 1, 3, 4, 6, 7, 10, 11 and 13, edited by R. Hunter, Cambridge 1999, Athenaeum 90 (2002): 269-271.
  5. H. Rodríguez Somolinos, El léxico de los poetas lesbios, Madrid 1998, Athenaeum 90 (2002): 647-650.
  6. Apollodoros, ‘Against Neaira’ [D.59], Edited with introduction, Translation and Commentary by K. A. Kapparis, Berlin-New York1999, Athenaeum 90 (2002): 650-652.
  7. Alexandri Aetoli Testimonia et Fragmenta. Introduzione, edizione critica e commento a cura di E. Magnelli, Università degli studi diFirenze, Dipartimento di Scienze dell’Antichità ‘Giorgio Pasquali’, Firenze 1999, Athenaeum 91 (2003): 670-673.
  8. N. J. Lowe, The Classical Plot and the Invention of Western Narrative, Cambridge 2000, Athenaeum 91 (2003): 677-681.
  9. Cratete di Mallo, I frammenti. Edizione, introduzione e note a cura di Maria Broggiato, La Spezia 2001, Historiographia Linguistica 31.2/3 (2004): 449-456.
  10. G. Bastianini, M. Haslam, H. Maehler, F. Montanari, C. E. Römer, Commentaria et Lexica Graeca in Papyris reperta (CLGP), adiuvante M.Stroppa, Pars I: Commentaria et lexica in auctores; Vol. 1, fasc. 1: Aeschines – Alcaeus, München/Leipzig 2004, BMCR 2005.09.81. 2.
  11. G. R. Boys-Stones (ed.), Metaphor, Allegory, and the Classical Tradition: Ancient Thought and Modern Revisions. Oxford 2003, JHS 125 (2005): 192-193.
  12. T. Gammacurta, Papyrologica Scaenica, Alessandria 2006, BMCR 2007.12.12
  13. F. Pontani, Sguardi su Ulisse. La tradizione esegetica greca all’Odissea. ‘Sussidi eruditi’ 63. Roma 2005, JHS 128 (2008): 206-207.
  14. K. McNamee, Annotations in Greek and Latin Texts from Egypt. ASP 45, Oxford 2007, CR 59 (2009): 277-279.
  15. D. Beecher, Renaissance Comedy: the Italian Masters. Volume 1 and Volume 2. Edited with introductions by Donald Beecher, Toronto2008-2009, IJCT 18 (2011): 488-494.
  16. C. Römer, Alcman, in Commentaria et Lexica Graeca in Papyris reperta (CLGP), Pars I, Vol. 1, Fasc. 2.1, Berlin-Boston 2013, BMCR 2014.09.28
  17. G. Bastianini and A. Casanova (eds.), I papiri di Eschilo e di Sofocle. Atti del Convegno Internazionale di Studi, Firenze, 14-15 giugno 2012, Firenze 2013, BASP 52 (2015): 351-354.
  18. Sonnino, Michel’Angelo Giacomelli, Aristofane, I: un capitolo ignoto di storia degli studi classici nella Roma del Settecento. Quaderni, 23. Roma 2018, forthcoming in BMCR