See also:Italian philologist, was
See also:born at Torriglia, in the province of
See also:Padua, in 1682 . He owed his
See also:admission to the seminary of Padua to
See also:Cardinal Barberigo, who had formed a high opinion of the boy's talents . As
See also:professor of logic, and
See also:regent of the
See also:Facciolati was the
See also:ornament of the Paduan university during a
See also:period of
See also:forty-five years . He published improved
See also:editions of several philological
See also:works, such as the
See also:Thesaurus Ciceronianus of Nizolius, and the polyglot vocabulary known under the name of
See also:Calepino . The latter
See also:work, in which he was assisted by his
See also:pupil Egidio
See also:Forcellini, he completed in four years—1715 to 1719 . It was written in seven
See also:languages, and suggested to the editor the idea of his
See also:opus magnum, the Totius Latinitatis
See also:Lexicon, which was ultimately published at Cardinal Priole's expense, 4 vols. fol., Padua, 1771 (revised ed. by de Vit, 1858-1887) . In the compilation of this work the chief
See also:burden seems to have been
See also:borne by Facciolati's pupil Forcellini, to whom, however, the lexicographer allows a very scanty measure of
See also:justice . Perhaps the best testimony to the learning and
See also:industry of the compiler is the well-known observation that the whole
See also:body of Latinity, if it were to perish, might be restored from this lexicon . Facciolati's mastery of Latin
See also:style, as displayed in his epistles, has been very much admired for its purity and
See also:grace . In or about 1739 Facciolati undertook the continuation of Papadopoli's
See also:history of the university of Padua, carrying it en to his own
See also:day . Facciolati was known over all
See also:Europe as one of the most enlightened and zealous teachers of the
See also:time; and among the many flattering invitations which he received, but always declined, was cne it-cm the
See also:king of
See also:Portugal, to accept the directorship of a
See also:college at
See also:Lisbon for the
See also:nobility . He died in 1769 .
His history of the university was published in 1757, under the name
See also:Fasti Gymnasii Falavini . In 18o8 a
See also:volume containing nine of his Epistles, never before published, was issued at Padua . See J . E . Sandys, Hist . Class . Schoh ii . (19(38) .
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