Bachelor in Classical Letters, Catholic University, Milan, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy in Oriental Studies, Catholic University, Milan, 1974.
Assistant Ministry Public Instruction, Catholic U., 1973-1980; researcher, Catholic U., since 1980; professor, Catholic U., since 1994.
Member Association International de Papyrologues, International Organization for Septuagint and Cognate Studies, Association Biblica Italiana, Society Biblical Literature.
Married Angelo Dell'Acqua, May 19, 1973. Children: Andrea, Marco.