Valerio Massimo Manfredi





Valerio Massimo Manfredi


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in Piumazzo di Castelfranco Emilia, Italy
January 01, 1943

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Valerio Massimo Manfredi (born 1943) is an Italian historian, writer, archaeologist and journalist. He was born in Piumazzo di Castelfranco Emilia, province of Modena and is married to Christine Fedderson Manfredi, who translates his published works from Italian to English. They have two children and live in a small town near Bologna.
Valerio Massimo Manfredi defines himself as an "Ancient World Topographer". Since 1978 he spends his time teaching in several European universities, digging ruins in the Mediterranean and in the Middle East, and writing novels.
The Professor of Classical Archaeology in the "Luigi Bocconi" University of Milan and a familiar face on European television, he has led scientific expeditions, excavations and exploratio
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“History sometimes reproduces, at a distance of many years, the same combinations of circumstances that generate great achievements. But nothing ever repeats itself in exactly the same way.”
Valerio Massimo Manfredi, Alexander: Child of a Dream

“There are no simple answers to complex problems.”
Valerio Massimo Manfredi, Alexander: Child of a Dream

“Remember, my boy, I never fight for the pleasure of wielding weapons. War, for me, is simply politics by other means.”
Valerio Massimo Manfredi, Alexander: Child of a Dream

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