Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


Comparetti, Domenico, was born in 1835 at Rome. In 1859 professor of Greek at Pisa, he exchanged that appointment for a similar one in the Instituto di Studii Superiori at Florence. While here he began to publish various papers of a philological character in the learned journals. He is best known through his Virgilio nel Medio Evo; also Researches Concerning the Book of Sindibad, published by the Folklore Society in 1882.