Letter to Giusto Fontanini 1723, May 13.


Letter to Giusto Fontanini 1723, May 13.

Francesco Bianchini sends the erudite archbishop and archaeologist Giusto Fontanini information about the correct dimension of the Roman foot, indicating the sources where it is documented. He also promises to send information about the gold medals discovered near Bersello.

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Bianchini, Francesco, 1662-1729

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Francesco Bianchini, scientist, archaeologist and poet who served Alexander VIII and Clement XI as Superintendent of the Fine Arts and Secretary of the Congregation of the Calendar. He published several works, including De Kalendario et cyclo Caesaris, an influential study of the calendar, and was responsible for the construction of the sundial of Santa Maria degli Angelis in Rome. From the description of Letters to various correspondents, 1686-1719. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80...

Fontanini, Giusto, 1666-1736

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Archbiship, archaeologist, scholar. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Rome, to Antonio Tatti, 1705 Aug. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270527503 ...