Guglielmo Cavallo

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Guglielmo Cavallo (born 1938 in Carovigno) is an Italian Greek palaeographer and professor from the Sapienza University of Rome.

Life[edit]

Cavallo graduated from the University of Bari in 1961. In 1969, he moved to Rome and became the first assistant of the Greek Palaeography Special School for Archivists and Librarians, and professor of the History of the manuscript tradition at the 'Sapienza University of Rome'. Since 1978, he has been professor of Greek Palaeography in Rome.[1]

He examined and described Codex Basilensis A. N. III. 12 and dated it to the early 8th century.[2] He examined Papyrus 39, Uncial 059, 0175, 0187, Lectionary 1386 and many other Greek manuscripts from the Byzantine period.

Works[edit]

  • Ricerche sulla maiuscola biblica, Florence, Le Monnier, 1967
  • "Scritture italo-greche librarie e documentarie. Note introduttive ad uno studio correlato", Bisanzio e l’Italia. Raccolte di studi in memoria di Agostino Pertusi, Milan 1982, 29-38.
  • I bizantini in Italia, Milan, 1982 (editor)
  • Libri, scritture, scribi a Ercolano, Naples, Macchiaroli, 1983
  • L'uomo bizantino, The University of Chicago Press, 1997 (editor)
  • Dalla parte del libro. Storie di trasmissione dei classici, Urbino, Quattroventi, 2002
  • La cultura bizantina, Rome: Salerno Editrice, 2004 (editor)
  • Il calamo e il papiro. La scrittura greca dall'età ellenistica ai primi secoli di Bisanzio, Florence, Gonnelli, 2005

References[edit]

  1. ^ Guglielmo Cavallo AIPD
  2. ^ Guglielmo Cavallo: Ricerche sulla maiuscola biblica, Florenz 1967

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