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COMPARETTI, Domenico

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  • Date of Birth: June 27, 1835
  • Born City: Rome
  • Born State/Country: Italy
  • Parents: Agostino & Barbara de Andrei C.
  • Date of Death: July 19, 1914
  • Death City: Berlin
  • Death State/Country: Germany
  • Married: Leone Raffalovich, 1863.
  • Education:

    A.B., Mathematics & Natural Sciences, La Sapienza University (Rome), 1855

  • Professional Experience:

    Professor of Greek, Pisa, 1859-83; Florence & Rome, 1883, since 1884 i Florence; member, Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei, 1875; Founder, Museo Italiano d’antichità classica, 1884; Accademia Napolitano di archeologia, lettere e belle arti, 1889

  • Publications:

    Virgilio nel medio evo, 2 vols. (1872, 1938); Papire ercolanese inedite (Index Stoicorum) (1875); Kalewala (1891); Le Leggi di Gortyna (1893); Prokopios, 3 vols. (1895-8); introduction to the facsimile of the cod. Venetus A of the Iliad (1901); Laminette orfiche edie ed illustrade (1910).

  • Sources:

    A. Chiapelli, La Mente de Domenico Comparetti (1918); G. Pasquali, Aegypt. 8 (1917) 117-36; Diz. Biog. Ital, s.v.