Ippolito Rosellini
Date of Birth  :
August 13, 1800 June 4,
Place of Birth  :
Pisa
Country  :
Italy
Field of Expertise  :
Egyptology
Educational background  :
  • He studied theology, under Mezzofanti at Bologna, and in 1824 became professor of oriental languages at Pisa University.
  • He expert in the Hebrew and Arabic languages.
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Acheivements / Contributions  :

  • He had the opportunity, in Florence, to meet Champollion. A deep and true friendship grew up between them, nourished by mutual esteem and a common interest in the study of hieroglyphics.
  • It was Rosellini who taught the first official course in Europe, at the University of Pisa, on the history, language and antiquities of Egypt.
Bibliography  :
The Monuments of Egypt and Nubia,I monumenti dell' Egitto e della Nubia: Parte 2. Monumenti Civili. Tomo 1 (Italian Edition) ,I Monumenti Dell'egitto E Della Nubia,: V. 2 Pt. 2 (Italian Edition) .