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Chiara Barbati

2005. Degree of Arts (110/110 cum laude)

Academic Profile

On September 8, 2009, I successfully defended my PhD dissertation at Sapienza, University of Rome, and I officially received my doctorate in Iranian Studies. I studied Ancient and Middle Iranian languages as well as history of Middle East and Central Asia. My main fields of research are Sogdian language and literature with particular regard to the Christian Sogdian texts in relation to their Syriac sources, history of eastern Christianity through primary sources (Syriac) as well as secondary sources (Sogdian, Middle Persian, New Persian) and Iranian dialectology.