Full Professor of Greek Language and Literature at the Department of Philology, Literature and Linguistics of the University of Pisa, he is also President of the Master’s Degree Course in Philology and History of Antiquity. He is also a member of the Tuscan Regional Doctorate in Ancient Sciences. He was Researcher at the Scuola Normale Superiore, Professeur invité at the École Normale Superieure de Paris and Adjunct Professor of Greek Language at the Scuola Normale Superiore.
He directs the scientific journal “LEXIS. Poetics, rhetoric and communication in the classical tradition “, published by Edizioni Ca ‘Foscari of Venice; he is a member of the Wissenschaftlicher Beirat of the magazine “PHILOLOGUS. Zeitschrift für antike Literatur und ihre Rezeption ”and of the Scientific Committee of“ Classical and Oriental Studies ”. He is a member of the Conseil scientifique international Lettres et Sciences Sociales de l’École Normale Supérieure de Paris. He has coordinated numerous research groups on issues related to ancient theater and the mythical events that are treated there.
Udine 1957, he is the creator and artistic director of the Leggermente exhibition in San Daniele del Friuli. Writer, playwright and teacher, he collaborates as a columnist with various newspapers. For public fiction, among others, The last few times and, in 2006, We wanted to be the Tupamaros (national prize Small publishing quality) that Gianni Mura defines in Repubblica: “Five football stories of Friulian boys that Pasolini would have liked” . He studies the history of the theaters of Friuli, writing together with other scholars In search of lost theaters: notes for a history of theatrical halls in Friuli Venezia Giulia (1989). He signs with Elio Bartolini the translation of the television version of Pimpa and Lupo Alberto (Berto Lôf, the first television broadcast in Friulian of the regional RAI). For the regional RAI he conceived and created the Friulian alphabet of removals and translated into Friulian, adapting it, Edoardo Erba’s New York Marathon, played by Fabiano Fantini and Claudio Moretti (to date more than 150 replicas).