Tommaso Gazzarri

Tommaso Gazzarri

Job Title
Assistant Professor of Classics
Lamont House 305
Department/Program: Classics

Research interests

His research interests focus on Roman Stoicism, ancient science, and silver Latin literature.

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In 2010 he published an introduction, translation, and commentary of Seneca’s De Brevitate Vitae, and in 2014 a new edition of two of Plautus’ late comedies (Poenulus and Truculentus). His new monograph on the theory and practice of metaphors in Seneca’s prose is forthcoming with De Gruyter. He is a 2017-18 recipient of a Loeb Classical Library Foundation Fellowship from Harvard University.


His course offerings include Roman law, a history of ancient sexuality and gender, and engineering in the ancient world.

Academic credentials

B.A., Università degli Studi di Pisa; M.A., Johns Hopkins University; M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale University