Professors

Latin

Ordinary Professors

Prof. Federico Pirrone

After completing his Maturità Classica, Federico Pirrone graduated with honors from the University of Studies of Rome “La Sapienza”, with a degree in Philology, Literature and History of the Ancient World.
He obtained, with the highest grade, the PhD from the University of Navarra (Pamplona, Spain) discussing his dissertation “Theoretical and historical bases of the applacation of the inductive-contextual method to the teaching of Latin language“.

He teaches Latin language and literature and Greek language at the Santa Croce University in Rome. He is also lecturer of Classical Latin language and literature, and Classical language teaching and Latin composition and of Medieval and Humanistic Latin literature at the Pontificium Institutum Altioris Latinitatis of the Salesiana Pontificia University.

He has principally focused his studies on the history of the pedagogy of Latin and on medieval Latin historiography in the Anglo-Saxon world.

Prof. Alessandro Agus

After completing his Maturità Classica, Alessandro Agus graduated with honors from the University of Studies of Rome “La Sapienza” with a degree in Philosophy and the History of Philosophy.
He taught History and Philosophy in high schools and is presently a Latin language and Greek language lecturer at the Santa Croce University in Rome.
He not only dealt with medieval and political philosophy, but also with Latin syntax and composition.

Assistant Professors

Mr. Leonardo Chiocchetti

After completing his Maturità Classica, Leonardo Chiocchetti obtained a three-year degree, with honors, in Philosophy from the University “Roma Tre”. He also excelled in the two-year cycle of studies at the Italian Institute for Classical Studies.
He currently studies Philosophical Sciences at the University “Roma Tre”.

Ms. Daphne Grieco

After completing her Maturità Scientifica, Daphne Grieco obtained a three-year degree, with honors, in Medieval History and Paleography from the University of Studies of Rome “La Sapienza”. She also excelled in the two-year cycle of studies at the Italian Institute for Classical Studies.
She currently studies Medieval History at the University of Studies of Rome “La Sapienza”.

Greek

Ordinary Professors

Prof. Flavia Farina

After completing her Maturità Classica, Flavia Farina graduated with honors from the University “Roma Tre”, with a degree in Philosophy.
She collaborates with the Polis Institute of Languages and Humanities as a Greek Language instructor.

She achieved her PhD in Ancient philosophy at the Roma Tre – Tor Vergata University and at the Sorbonne Université in Paris.
She has principally focused her studies on ancient philosophy and Hellenistic Greek.

Assistant Professors

Mr. Giovanni Tobia de Benedetti

After completing his Maturità Classica, Giovanni Tobia de Benedetti perfected his studies of Latin and Greek at the Accademia Vivarium Novum in Rome.
He currently studies Classical Literature at the University of Studies of Rome “La Sapienza”.