RAMPOLLA DEL TINDARO, Mariano. 1893 — 1945. Monsignor. Italian Indologist. Sudent of O. Nazari. From 1933 taught Sanskrit at the “Pontif. Institutum Missionale Athenaei Urbani de Prof. Fide” in Rome as professor of “Historia religionum in India et lingua Sanscrita”. Wrote a Sanskrit grammar in Latin. He was a nephew of Cardinal Mariano R. del T. (1843–1913) and an early friend of the future Pope Paul VI.

Publications: Lingua sanscrita. Grammatica – exercitia – anthologia – vocabulorum indices. 259 p. Romae 1936.

Sources: Preface to his Sanskrit Grammar; briefly in connection of the Pope in L’Osservatore Romano 26.8.2016 (English version).

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