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Carlo G. Cereti was born in Turin, Italy in February of 1960 where he received his initial schooling. Subsequently, he studied at the Istituto Universitario Orientale of Naples where in 1985, he obtained his Master’s (Laurea) degree in Oriental languages and civilizations focusing on Iranian and Indian Studies. In 1992. he obtained his Ph.D. in the same field.  From 1995, Carlo began teaching at the University of Rome "La Sapienza" where he presently holds the chair of Iranian Studies. During the period of December 1997 to November 1999, Carlo was engaged in research at the Kommission für Iranistik of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, while at the same time teaching Iranian Languages at the Seminar für  Sprachwissenschaft of the Vienna University. During 1999, he was a visiting professor at the École Pratique des Hautes Études in Paris. From May to September 2002 he served as Directeur de Recherche at the UMRS "Monde Iranien" of the French CNRS. He has published extensively in Iranian Studies, mainly on Middle Persian and Zoroastrianism. His publications include: An 18th  century Account of Parsi History, The Qesse-ye Zartoštiān-e Hendustān, Napoli 1991, The Zand ī Wahman Yasn: A Zoroastrian Apocalypse, Rome 1995, La Letteratura Pahlavi. Introduzione ai testi con riferimenti alla storia degli studi ed alla tradizione manoscritta, Milano 2001.

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