Francesco Benozzo is a research fellow in Romance Philology at the
He is one of the founders of the workgroup on the Paleolithic Continuity Theory
, and the founder of a new discipline
that he has proposed to call Ethnophilology.
His interests include the study of medieval texts, the linguistic field-research,
the connection between written sources and oral cultures,
and the ethnolinguistic prehistory of
He is the editorial secretary of the international journal Quaderni di Semantica,
and a member of the editorial boards of different journals
(Quaderni di Filologia romanza, Rivista Italiana di Dialettologia, Quaderni Indo-Mediterranei).
He collaborates with international workgroups, such as
the Instituto de Estudios Celtas (Real Academia
the Asociación Galega de Onomastica (Santiago de Compostela, Galicia),
and the Centre de Recherche Bretonne et Celtique (
Among his recent books:
Landscape Perception in Ealry Celtic Literature (Aberustwyth, Celtic Studies Publications, 2004),
Alfred Basserman: Orme di Dante in Italia (Bologna, Forni, 2006),
An almost complete list of Benozzo’s publications can be found at the site of the University of Bologna.
Other news at www.francescobenozzo.com