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Ficoroni, Francesco de’
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Italian archaeologist and antiquarian. Born 1664 in Lugnano Valmontone/Labico (Latium), died January 1747 in Rome. Lived and worked in Rome all his life. Excavations between 1705 and 1710 on the via Appia in the Vigna Moroni; 1731–1732 excavations at San Cesareo; from 1714 corresponding member for coins and inscriptions at the Académie royale des inscriptions et médailles in Paris; member of the Royal Society in London [14. 302 f.].

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F.’s antiquarian activities were centred on Rome and its environs.…

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Lang, Jörn, “Ficoroni, Francesco de’”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 6 : History of classical Scholarship - A Biographical Dictionary, English edition by Chad M. Schroeder (2014). Original German-language edition: Geschichte der Altertumswissenschaften: Biographisches Lexikon. Herausgegeven von Peter Kuhlmann und Helmuth Schneider. Serie: Der Neue Pauly Supplemente 1. Staffel, herausgegeben von Hubert Cancik, Manfred Landfester und Helmuth Schneider, vol. 6. Stuttgart, Germany. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH (2012). Consulted online on 25 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00230>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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