DAFFINÀ, Paolo

DAFFINÀ, Paolo. Rome 26.6.1929 — 23.11.2004. Italian Indologist. Professor in Rome. Studies in Rome under Tucci and Petech. Ph.D. 1953 Rome. In 1954-55 and 1955-56 further studies at Nagpur and Poona (under Gokhale) in India. From 1959 Assistant, 1965 PD and 1967 Professor incaricato of East Asian History in Rome, from 1973 full Professor of Central Asian History in Rome, 1973-82 also Director of the Institute of Indian and Eastern Asian Studies and 1982-88 Director of Dept. of Orientsl Studies. Retired in 199?.
Publications: Unpubl. diss. on the Samādhirājasūtra. Rome 1953.
– L’immigrazione dei Sakā nella Drangiana. 126 p. IsMEO, Reports & Memoirs 9. Rome 1967.
– “Chih-chih shan-yü”, RSO 44, 1969, 199-232; “La Persia sassanide secondo le fonti cinesi”, RSO 57, 1983, 121-170.
Il nomadismo centralasiatico. 1. 103 p. Rome 1982.
–  “Senso del tempo e senso della storia: computi cronologici e storicizzazione del tempo”, RSO 61, 1987, 1-71.
– “Sull’ uso della scrittura nell’ India antica”, RSO 65, 1991, 13-39.
Le relazioni tra Roma e l’India alla luce delle più recenti indagini. 36 p. Conferenze IsMEO 7. Rome 1995.
– A number of articles in RSO, E&W, etc.; Eurasica: scritti scelti. 671 p. S.O.R. N.S. 8. Rome 2017.
Sources: Bio-bibliogr. de 134 savants. Acta Iranica 1979, 102f.; *Gh. Gnoli, RSO 78, 2004, 259-261 & *E&W 55, 2005, 487-489.

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