OTTAVIO GIOVANNI BATTISTA ASSAROTTI (1753-1829) , the founder of
See also:schools for the
See also:education of
See also:deaf-mutes in Italy, was
See also:born at Genoa in 1753 . After qualifying himself for the
See also:church, he entered the society of the Pietists, " Scuole
See also:Pie," who devoted themselves to the training of the
See also:young . His ASSASSIN
See also:superior learning caused him to be appointed to lecture on
See also:theology to the students of the
See also:order . In 18oi he heard of the
See also:Sicard's training of deaf-mutes in
See also:Paris, and resolved to try something similar in Italy . He began with one
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See also:round him, when, in 18os,
See also:hearing of his endeavours, ordered a convent to be given him for a school-
See also:house, and funds forsupporting twelve scholars to be taken from the convent revenues . This order was scarcely attended to till 1811, when it was renewed, and in the following
See also:year Assarotti, with a considerable number of pupils, took possession of the new school . Here he continued, with the exception of a
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See also:death in 1829 . A pension, which had been awarded him by the
See also:king of
See also:Sardinia, he bequeathed to his scholars .
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