Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 6 : History of classical Scholarship - A Biographical Dictionary

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Muratori, Ludovico Antonio
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Italian historian, jurist and literary theorist. Born Vignola 21. 10. 1672, died Modena 23. 1. 1750. Studied law etc. at Univ. of Modena; 1694 holy orders. From 1695 scholarly work at Biblioteca Ambrosiana in Milan. From 1700 director of the Biblioteca Estense in Modena.

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M. came from a simple background. After studying at Modena, he entered the priesthood. While working at the Biblioteca Ambrosiana in Milan, M. was in contact with the Italian writer Carlo Maria Maggi; he devoted himself to philo-logical studies the…

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Campedelli, Camilla, “Muratori, Ludovico Antonio”, 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 23 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00499>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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