Lanciani, Rodolfo Amadeo

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Lanciani, Rodolfo Amadeo

(rōdôl`fō ämädĕ`ō länchä`nē), 1847?–1929, Italian archaeologist. He was an authority on the ancient topography of Ostia and Rome and discovered many important Roman antiquities. Lanciani was made director of excavations (1875) and professor of Roman topography at the Univ. of Rome (1878). Among his works in English are Wanderings in the Roman Campagna (1909) and Ancient and Modern Rome (1925).
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As the 19th century progressed, knowledge resulting from archaeological excavation would be combined with the contemporary city in Rodolfo Lanciani's brilliant Forma Urbis Romae (18931901), which draws the ancient remains in red ink under the modern city.
One can better understand this conflict through the figure of the great archaeologist Rodolfo Lanciani, who embodied the connection among the Italian government, the city of Rome, and the Church.
The two-mile-square site, that includes giant warehouses, was first excavated in the 1860s and what might have been a theatre was discovered by Rodolfo Lanciani and marked on plans, but subsequently no trace of the building could be found.
In a lecture to the Accademia dei Lincei over a century ago, Rodolfo Lanciani made public three codices of sixteenth-century drawings after the antique, presently in the collections of the Gabinetto Nazionale delle Stampe.
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