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Tommaso Gnoli

Professor

Department of History and Cultures

Academic discipline: L-ANT/03 Roman History

Curriculum vitae

+ Rome, 22nd march 1965.

+ 1983, Liceo Ginnasio Statale "E. Q. Visconti".

+ 5/12/1990 - University of Rome "La Sapienza": degree 110/110 *cum laude* in Roman History under the direction of Prof. Mario Mazza and with the co-examination of prof. Domenico Musti, discussing a paper titled *Researches on the village communities in the Roman Province Syria*.

+ 1991-1994: PhD in Ancient History titled "Ideas and Events in in the Relationships among Greece, Rome and the East from the Hellenistic time to Late Antiquity" at the Faculty of Arts and Philosophy of the University of Messina. He continued the research he had started in his degree paper by working on the village communities in the syro-palestinian region during the Roman time. He took his PhD degree on 4th  Dec. 1996.

+ He won a biennial post-PhD grant expiring in December 1998 at the Dept. of Historical, Archaeological, Anthropological Studies of Antiquity of the Faculty of Arts and Philosophy - University of Rome "La Sapienza".

+ He was appointed consultant of the chair of Roman History of the University of Rome "La Sapienza" during the academic years 1995/6; 1996/7; 1998/9; 1999/2000.

+  1.7.1999 − 1.7.2001 research fellowship at the University of Bologna, Dept. of Histories and Methods for the Preservation of the Cultural Heritage on the project *Local cultures and the transformation of political structures in the region from the Red Sea to Iran in Late Antiquity*.

+ 9.2.2001: winner of the competition for associate Professor ("docente di seconda fascia") in Roman history (L02B, now L/ANT-03) held at the University of Catania.

+ 1 novembre 2001: he is connected with the Dipartimento di Storie e metodi per la conservazione dei beni culturali. 

+ 15 ottobre 2012: he is connected with the Dipartimento di Storia Culture Civiltà (Archeologia, Antropologia, Orientalistica, Geografia, Storia) dell'Università di Bologna.



 

## He is now:

+Since 1.10.2001: Associate Professor of Roman History at the Dipartimento di Storia Culture Civiltà (Archeologia, Antropologia, Orientalistica, Geografia, Storia) dell'Università di Bologna

+ Since 1995: Partner of the Italian Institute for Africa and the Orient (IsIAO), Rome, until its illegal dissolution in December 2011.

+ 2012: Founding member of the Fondazione ISMEO, Rome.

+ Member of the editorial staff of the scientific international journal of ancient history «Mediterraneo Antico -- Economie, Società, Culture»  since its foundation.

+ Consultant referee for Roman history of the MELAMMU international project (Helsinki - Bologna). The MELAMMU Project aims at the study of the heritage of the Mesopotamic cultures also in the Classical world.

+ Member of the Advisory Board of the "Centre for the Study of the Ancient Mediterranean and the Near East (CAMNE)”, University of Durham (UK).

+ September 2009: Senior Saxl Fellow at the Warburg Institute (London University).

+ May-September 2010: Clare Hall-Bologna Fellow (Cambridge UK).

## Teaching Activity

+ 1995-2000: as  a “consultant”, he was a member of the examination committee of the second chair of Roman history at the Faculty of Arts and Philosophy of the University of Rome "La Sapienza".

+ 1995-1996: he held a workshop on the *Epigraphic sources for the study of Roman history* for the second chair of Roman history at the Faculty of Arts and Philosophy of the University of Rome "La Sapienza".

+ 1998: he held a workshop titled *City and countryside in Syria in Late Antiquity: the case of Antioch* for the chair of Archaeology of the Roman provinces, Faculty of Arts and Philosophy, University of Rome “La Sapienza”

+ During the  academic year 1999/2000 - in the course of his research fellowship on the project *Local cultures and transformation of political structures in the region from the Red Sea to Iran in Late Antiquity* at the Department of Histories and Methods for the Preservation of the Cultural Heritage of the University of Bologna, campus of Ravenna - he held a 30 hours workshop about *The Wars between Rome and Persia in the 3rd Century A.D. Classical sources concerning the events referred  to in the Šābuhr Ka'be-ye Zardošt Inscription*, for the chair of History of the Ancient East.

 + since the academic year 2001/2002 as associate professor he has been holding the chair of Roman history at the Faculty of Preservation of the Cultural Heritage of the University of Bologna, campus of Ravenna.

+ from 2001/2002 to 2004/2005 he has held the chair of Greek history at the Faculty of Preservation of the Cultural Heritage of the University of Bologna, campus of Ravenna.

+ since 2001/2002 has been holding the chair of Greek and Roman Antiquities at the Faculty of Preservation of the Cultural Heritage of the University of Bologna, campus of Ravenna.

+ since 2001/2002 he has been holding the chair of Greek Antiquities at the Faculty of Preservation of the Cultural Heritage of the University of Bologna, campus of Ravenna.

+ since 2001/2002 has been holding the chair of Roman Antiquities at the Faculty of Preservation of the Cultural Heritage of the University of Bologna, campus of Ravenna.

+ since 2002/2003 has been holding the chair of Roman history in the BA  course  at the Faculty of Preservation of the Cultural Heritage of the University of Bologna, campus of Ravenna.

+ since 2002/2003 has been holding the chair of Roman history in the Master course at the Faculty of Preservation of the Cultural Heritage of the University of Bologna, campus of Ravenna.

+ from 2002/2003 to 2004/2005 has held the chair of Greek history in the Master course at the Faculty of Preservation of the Cultural Heritage of the University of Bologna, campus of Ravenna.

+ from 2002/2003 to 2006/2007 he has held the chair of Roman history (II) in the BA course (new order) in Naval archaeology in Trapani (Sicily) for the Faculty of Preservation of the Cultural Heritage of the University of Bologna.

+ from 2006/2007 to 2011/2012 he has held the chair of Roman history in the BA course in Naval archaeology in Trapani (Sicily), for the Faculty of Preservation of the Cultural Heritage of the University of Bologna.

+ from 2009/2010 to 2010/2011 has has held the chair of Institutions of Roman Law in the Master course Research, documentation and preservation of the archaeological heritage.

+ since 2002/2003 he has been member of the staff of the PhD course  *Society, kingship and priesthood*, later transformed into *Byzantium and Eurasia*, with seat in Ravenna, at the Department of Histories and Methods for the Preservation of the Cultural Heritage of the University of Bologna

+ from 2002/2003 to 2009/2010 he has held the chair of Roman history in the II Level Master on the *Ecclesiastical Heritage* of the University of Bologna.

+ 28 september 2005: workshop at the Institut für Iranistik of the Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften.

+ 30 may 2007: lesson at the Faculty of Arts of the University of Palermo within the PhD *History of Ancient Sicily*.

+ 12-13 february 2008, workshop at the Faculty of Arts, University of Udine, for the PhD course *Ancient History*.

 

### He teaches:

+ Roman History (12 CFU-6CFU) in the BA course *Cultural Heritage*.

+ Roman History (6 CFU) in  the Master course *Research, documentation and preservation of Archaeological Heritage*.

+ Latin Epigraphy (6 CFU) in the Master course *Research, documentation and preservation of the Archaeological Heritage*.

+ Member of the staff of the PhD course *History* of the University of Bologna.

 

##Tutorship within PhD courses:

+ 2004-2008: Tutor of dr. Alessandro Bazzocchi, Phd “Byzantium and Eurasia” (20th cycle). Subject: *Army and Society between Principate and Late Antiquity. The case of the Regio VIII*.

+ 5th April 2005: lesson on *Dura Europos and the Middle Euphrates* within the PhD in Ancient History at the University of Udine.

+30th May 2007, lesson at the Faculty of Arts, University of Palermo within the Phd course *History of Ancient Sicily*.

+ 12-13th  February 2008: workshop on *Palmyra in the 3rd Century* within the Phd course in “Sciences of  the Antiquity”, University of Udine (21st cycle).

+ 15th June 2009: member of the examining board for the PhD final examination *Sciences of the Antiquity*, University of Udine (21st cycle).

+ 10th June 2010: member of the examining board for the Phd finale examination *History (Ancient History)*, University of Bologna (22nd cycle).

+ 2008-2011: tutor of dr. Valeria Valchera, PhD in History (Ancient History) University of Bologna (23rd cycle). Subject: *Latin in the Epigraphy of Roman Syria from the 1st century to the age of Diocletian: a preliminary selection*.

+ 2012: member of the examining board for the PhD finale examination “Studi di Antichità, Medioevo, Rinascimento”, Istituto Italiano di Scienze Umane, Firenze.

 

## Institutional assignments

+ He is the referent for the Faculty of Preservation of the Cultural Heritage, University of Bologna, campus of Ravenna as far as the electronic signature is concerned.

+ He was elected as member of the board of the Master course in archaeology in the academic years 2002/2003 and 2003/2004.

+ He was elected member of the board for the educational trips abroad in the academic year 2002/2003.

+ He was elected member of the board for the financing of the scientific publications of the Dept. of History and Methods of the Preservation of the Cultural Heritage, University of Bologna in the academic years 2002/2003 and 2003/2004.

+ 2005/2006: member of the examining board of the PhD final examination in Ancient History.

+2005/2006: member of the committee for the Faculty of Preservation of Preservation of the Cultural Heritage for the implementation in Trapani of the interuniversity course of *Archeology of the Sea* with the University of Palermo.

 + 2006: Member of the examining board in the competition held at the University of Bologna for one position as graduated technician to be assigned to the information system.

+ 2010/2011: He was elected representative of the associate professors in the Ravenna campus committee. Expiring 2014.

##Conferences.

He took part in a number of international conferences, presenting his contributions.

 

+ Colloque intérnational sur *Structures Rurales et Sociétés Antiques*, Corfou, 14-16 May 1992 (cf. Publications ..., n. 6).

+ 1° International Symposium  *Frigi e Frigio*, Roma, 16th-17th Oct. 1995 (cf. Publications ..., n. 7).

+ International Conference *Profumi d'Arabia*, Pisa, 20th-23th Oct. 1995 (cf. Publications ..., n. 8).

+ International Conference *Strabone e l'Asia Minore*, University of Perugia, Colombella (PG), 10th/12th May 1997 (cf. Publications ..., n. 10).

+ International Conference *Τὸ πάντων μέγιστον φιλάνθρωπον. Città e popoli liberi nell'imperium Romanum*, Rome, 14th-15th January 1999.

+ Internationales Colloquium *Das Sasanidenreich und die Mittelmeerwelt*, Eutin (Deutschland), 7th-9th June 2000.

+ International Conference *Melammu Project. Chicago 26th-31st Oct. 2000* (cf. Publications ..., n. 13).

+ International Conference *Costantino il Grande nell'età bizantina*. Ravenna, 5th-8th Apr. 2001 (cf. Publications ..., n.15).

+ International Conference *L'imperatore nella storiografia ecclesiastica: immagine, potere, ideologia*, Rome, 28th Febr. – 2nd March 2002.

+ International Conference *La Persia e Bisanzio*. Rome, November 2002.

+ International Conference *Samo. Storia Letteratura Scienza*. Ravenna 14th-16th Nov. 2002 (cf. Publications ..., n. 16).

+ *5th European Conference of Iranian Studies*. Ravenna, 6th-11th Oct. 2003 (cf. Publications ..., n. 19).

+ Conference *Interculturalità e interazione culturale, storico-politica e religiosa tra Oriente e Occidente dall'Antichità all'Alto Medioevo*, Trapani 22nd-24th Nov. 2003. (cf. Publications ..., n. 29).

+ International Conference *Ravenna da capitale imperiale a capitale esarcale*, Ravenna, 6-12 giugno 2004. XVII Congresso internazionale di Studio sull'Alto Medioevo (cf. Publications ..., n. 18).

+ International Conference *L'esercito tardo antico nel Vicino Oriente. Da Diocleziano alla conquista araba*. University of Basilicata, Potenza, Acerenza, Matera, 10th-14th May 2005 (cf. Publications ..., n. 22).

+ Conference *Romanizzazione, diversità culturale, politicamente corretto*, Roma, École Française de Rome, 8th-9th Nov. 2005.

+ Conference *Società indigene e cultura greco-romana*, Trento 7th-8th June 2007.

+ *6th European Conference of Iranian Studies*, Vienna, 18th-22nd Sept. 2007 (cf. Publications ..., n. 26).

+ Conference *Lo storico antico. Mestieri e figure sociali*, Istituto Italiano per la Storia Antica, Rome, 8th-10th Nov. 2007.

+ *Dicere laudes. Elogio, comunicazione, creazione del consenso*, Convegno della Fondazione Niccolò Canussio, Cividale del Friuli, 23-25 settembre 2010.

+ *Polis, urbs, civitas: moneta e identità*, Milano, 25 ottobre 2012.

+ *Naval Warfare in the Third Century BC; Rams, Warships, and Officials*. A one-day colloquium hosted by the Faculty of Classics, University of Oxford; IoannouCentre for Classical and Byzantine Studies, 66 St Giles, Oxford; 8 April 2013.

+ *Domus Augusta e lealismo provinciale: l'Augusteum di Narona*; Giornata di studio, Roma, 31 maggio 2013.

He organized at the Dept. Of Histories and Methods for the Preservation of the Cultural Heritage the following conferences: 

+ Conference *Incontri tra culture nell'Oriente ellenistico e romano*,  Ravenna, 11th - 12th March 2005 (cf. Publications ..., n. 5; n. 21).

+ International Conference *Becoming god. Apotheosis between Antiquity and the Middle Ages*, Ravenna, 15th-17th March 2012.