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Mariano Aureli (1820–1892)

Aureli, Mariano (ō-rāl’ē). An Italian dramatist and miscellaneous writer; born at Bologna, Dec. 24, 1820. In his youth he studied law, music, and design, but the love of letters finally triumphed. After the war of 1848–49, in which he took part, he became a lecturer and instructor in the government schools. His works include: ‘Ernestina’ (1845), a novel; ‘Charles I. and Oliver Cromwell’ (1875), a historical drama; ‘Justice and Rigor’ (1876), a comedy; and others.