About the Author
Renato Oniga is Professor of Latin at the University of Udine, Italy. He translated Plautus, Anfitrione (Venice, Marsilio, 1991) and Tacitus, Opera Omnia (Turin, Einaudi, 2005). His contributions to Latin linguistics include the monograph I composti nominali latini (Bologna, Patron, 1988) as well as several volumes as editor: the revised Italian version of Lateinische Stilistik by J.B. Hofmann and A. Szantyr (Bologna,Patron, 2002); Il plurilinguismo nella tradizione letteraria latina (Rome, Il Calamo, 2003); Atti della Giornata di Linguistica Latina (Venice, Cafoscarina, 2006); Formal Linguistics and the Teaching of Latin (Newcastle, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2011); and Lingue antiche e moderne dai licei alle universita (Bologna, Il Mulino, 2012). He isEditor-in-Chief of the international online journal Lingue antiche e moderne.Norma Schifano is a PhD student and Gates Scholar of Romance linguistics at the Department of Italian, University of Cambridge. She is currently working on a comparative study of verb-movement across different Romance varieties.