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Lorenzo Mancini
(1776-1848)


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A translator and writer, Mancini began studying languages and history privately at an early age, and was later sent to the Cicognini di Prato college. After completing his studies, he returned to Florence in 1794. He became an active translator of Greek, English, German, and Spanish, translating a number of works such as Homer's The Iliad, and The Odyssey; Virgil's The Aeneid; Milton's Paradise Lost; Pope's Eloisa to Aberlard, and An Essay on Man. In 1833, he became a member of the Accademia della Crusca. He also involved himself in science and participated in science congresses in Pisa in 1839, Florence in 1841, and Naples in 1845.

Place of birth and death: Florence[6]


 

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