Carlo Conti Rossini

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Carlo Conti Rossini
Born 1872
Salerno
Died 1949
Rome
Academic work
Main interests Ethiopia

Carlo Conti Rossini (1872-1949) was an Italian orientalist.

He was director of the State Treasury from 1917 to 1925, a member of the Accademia dei Lincei in 1921 and Royal Academy of Italy from 1939, he wrote various works on the historical geography of Ethiopia, of which the most famous is Italia ed Etiopia dal trattato di Uccialli alla battaglia d'Adua (Italy and Ethiopia from the Treaty of Uccialli to the Battle of Adwa) (1935). He also wrote articles on phonetic Ethiopian (Tigrinya Language, 1940), his library is preserved in Rome.

External links[edit]

  • CONTI ROSSINI, Carlo in Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani - Volume 28 (1983)
  • Samaran, Charles, Éloge funèbre de M. Carlo Conti Rossini, correspondant étranger de l'Académie in Comptes rendus des séances de l'Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres, Année 1950, Volume 94, Numéro 3, pp. 260-261.
  • Scheda biografica cartografi – DISCI Università di Bergamo.

Works by or about Carlo Conti Rossini in libraries (WorldCat catalog)