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Ludovico Antonio Muratori (1672–1750)

Muratori, Ludovico Antonio (mö-rä-tō’ri). An Italian historian; born at Vignola, Oct. 21, 1672; died on Jan. 23, 1750. He was keeper of the Ambrosian library at Milan (1694), and of the Este library and ducal archives at Modena (1700). He wrote: ‘Writers of Italian Affairs’ (25 vols., 1723–51); ‘Italian Antiquities of the Middle Ages’ (6 vols., 1738–42); ‘Annals of Italy’ (12 vols., 1744–49); all of great value.