Marchesi, Concetto
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Italian classical philologist, politician and writer. Born Catania 1. 2. 1878, died Rome 12. 2. 1957. From 1895, studied lettere at Catania; 1899 graduated (laurea) in Florence, then worked as schoolteacher in Pisa [10]. 1915–1923 prof. of Latin literature at Univ. of Messina. 1921 joined the Italian Communist Party. 1923 second univ. degree, in law; 1923 appointed to Univ. of Padua; 1928 member of the Accademia dei Lincei. 1931 took oath of allegiance to Fascism. 1943 participated in activities of anti-Fascist …

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Fornaro, Sotera, “Marchesi, Concetto”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 6 : History of classical Scholarship - A Biographical Dictionary, English edition by Chad M. Schroeder (2014). Original German-language edition: Geschichte der Altertumswissenschaften: Biographisches Lexikon. Herausgegeven von Peter Kuhlmann und Helmuth Schneider. Serie: Der Neue Pauly Supplemente 1. Staffel, herausgegeben von Hubert Cancik, Manfred Landfester und Helmuth Schneider, vol. 6. Stuttgart, Germany. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH (2012). Consulted online on 16 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209

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