TURRINI, Giuseppe

TURRINI, Giuseppe. Avio nel Trentino (then Austrian) 5.4.1826 — Bologna 7.2.1899 (C.M. 24.1.). Italian Indologist. Professor in Bologna. Son of Ludovico T. and Cattarina Libera. Educated in Rovereto and Trento, began medical studies at Padova. Active in pro-Italian politics in the Austrian-ruled territory, in 1848 had to escape to Pisa,…

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TROVANELLI, Silvio

TROVANELLI, Silvio. Bologna 18?? — Bologna before 1911. Italian Legal Scholar interested in Indology. Graduated 1883 Bologna (in Law). Worked as lawyer, also Docent of Juridical Philosophy (libera docente in Filosofia del diritto) at Bologna University. In his book he used translations, for the Rāmāyaṇa Gorresio, for the Raghuvaṁśa Fauche.…

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TROMBETTI, Alfredo

TROMBETTI, Alfredo. Bologna 6/16.1.1866 — Venice 5.7.1929. Italian Linguist, Polyglot and Orientalist. Of modest origin, son of elder A.Tr., a textile worker, and Viola Mingozzi. He learned goldsmith’s work, but when his talents were noted, the town Bologna paid for his school from 1883 on. Studies at Bologna, “laureato in…

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TEZA, Emilio

TEZA, Emilio. Venice 14.9.1831 — Padua 28.3./30.4.1912. Italian Indologist. Pro­fes­sor in Pisa and Padua. Studies at Padova, then at Vienna Greek, Slavistics and Hungarian, also Sanskrit under Boller. Back in Italy worked as librarian in Marciana (Venice) and Laurenziana (Florence). In 1860-66 Professore di letterature moderne comparate at Bologna (taught…

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PULLÈ, Francesco Lorenzo

PULLÈ, Francesco Lorenzo Ubaldo Cesare Francesco, conte di San Florian. Modena 17.5.1850 — Ebrusco near Brescia 22.8.1934. Italian Indologist. Professor in Padova, Pisa and Bologna. Son of Carlo Augusto Dionigi P., an officer, and Virginia Ricci. Studies at Florence (De Gubernatis) and Berlin (Weber, also Mommsen and Kiepert). In 1875-89…

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PAPESSO, Valentino

PAPESSO, Valentino. Verona 29.8.1888 — 1944. Italian Indologist. Professor in Bologna. Studies at Bologna, graduated 1911. First Docent of Sanskrit at Bologna University, then Professor incaricato there. He emphasized the IE heritage reflecting in the Veda. Publications: Edited: “Il ‘Pinākinīmāhātmyam’ attribuito al Brahmāṇḍapurāṇam”, GSAI 27, 1915, 81-128. – Translated: Inni…

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