Gianfranco Agosti#


Gianfranco Agosti
Email:gianfranco.agosti 'at' uniroma1.it
Membership Number:3945
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:ITALY
Section:CLASSICS & ORIENTAL STUDIES
Username:gagosti
Elected:2015
Homepage: http://uniroma1.academia.edu/GianfrancoAgosti


Present and Previous Positions

  • 2011 (current position) Professor of Classical and Late Antique Philology, Sapienza University of Rome; Coordinator of PhD curriculum
  • 2008 - 2011 Lecturer in Classical Philology and Professore Aggregato, University of Udine
  • 2006 Chercheur Associé Étranger at CNRS – UMR 7044, Université Marc Bloch, Strasbourg II (France)
  • 2004 - 2008 Assistant Professor (Professore a Contratto), University of Siena - Arezzo (Italy)
  • 2001 - 2004 Post-Doc Lecturer (Assegnista di Ricerca) in Papyrology, University of Messina (Italy)
  • 1999 - 2004 Teacher of Greek and Latin in the High School, Florence (Italy)
  • 1997 - 1998 Postdoctoral Fellowship, University of Florence, Dipartimento di Scienze dell’Antichità “G. Pasquali”, Italy
  • 1995 - 1996 Fellow of Center for Hellenic Studies, Harvard University, Washington DC

Fields of Scholarship
  • Greek philology
  • Literary papyrology
  • Social and cultural history of Near East in Late Antiquity
  • Late Antique and Byzantine epigraphy
  • Iconography of Late Mosaics (c. fourth-seventh century CE)
  • Late Antique and Medieval Greek and Latin poetry
  • History and culture of Late Antique Egypt
  • History of manuscript textual transmission

Honours and Awards
  • 2018-19 Chaire Gutenberg 2018 de l'Université de Strasbourg
  • 2018 Visiting Fellow of the British Academy (University of St Andrews)
  • 2018 - Membre Associé de l'Institut d'études anciennes et médiévales (IEAM) Université Laval
  • 2018 - Membre associé de l'Equipe de recherche sur le christianisme antique et médiéval (ERCAM)- EA 4377 Théologie Catholique et Sciences religieuses - Université de Strasbourg
  • 2016 Fellow at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton
  • 2015 Visiting Professor Université Laval (Québec)
  • 2012 Visiting Professor Université de Paris IV – Sorbonne, LABEX RESMED
  • 2012 - Membre associé (Centre d’Histoire et Civilisations de Byzance) UMR 8167 – Orient et Méditerranée – Byzance
  • 2008 Directeur d’étude invité, Paris University – Sorbonne, EPHE IVème section
  • 2006 Chercheur Associé Étranger at CNRS – UMR 7044, Université Marc Bloch, Strasbourg II (France)
  • 2004 - Member of the directory board of the European Summer School of Classics (University of Trieste)
  • 1995 Fellow of the Center for Hellenic Studies, Harvard University, Washington DC

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