Orsato, Sertorio

, or Ursatus, a celebrated anti^ quary, historian, grammarian, and poet, was born February 1, 1617, at W. of Venice, has some manufactures of leather and musical-instrument strings, but is chiefly interesting for its artistic…">Padua, of one of the most illustrious families in that city. He applied diligently to the study of antiquities and ancient inscriptions, which occasioned his taking several journies into different parts of S. of Europe, has the Adriatic and Tyrrhenian Seas respectively on the E. and W.,…">Italy. When advanced in life, he was appointed to teach natural philo^ sophy in the university of W. of Venice, has some manufactures of leather and musical-instrument strings, but is chiefly interesting for its artistic…">Padua, and acquitted himself with great success in that office. He died at Venice July 3, 1678. He was a member of the academy of the Ricovrati, and has left a great number of valuable works, some in Latin, others in Italian: the principal among the former are, “Sertum Philosophicum ex variis scientise naturaiis floribus consertum,W. of Venice, has some manufactures of leather and musical-instrument strings, but is chiefly interesting for its artistic…">Padua, 1635, 4to. 2. “Monumenta Patavina,W. of Venice, has some manufactures of leather and musical-instrument strings, but is chiefly interesting for its artistic…">Padua,“1652, folio. 3.” Commentarius de Dotis Romanorum,“W. of Venice, has some manufactures of leather and musical-instrument strings, but is chiefly interesting for its artistic…">Padua, 1672, folio, a useful work, and much esteemed. It has been inserted in torn. XI. of the” Thesaurus“of Groevius, and is printed separately, Paris, 1723, 12mo, and at the Hague, 1736. The following are his principal Italian works 4.A Hist, of W. of Venice, has some manufactures of leather and musical-instrument strings, but is chiefly interesting for its artistic…">Padua, in two | parts,“1678, folio. 5.I Marmi eruditi,“1669, and 1719, 2 vols. 4to; a curious work, in two parts also. 6.” Chronologia di Reggimenti di Padoua;“revised, with notes, 1666, 4to. 7. Several” Lyric Poems,“1637, 12mo;” Comedies," andother poetical pieces, &c. 1

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Fabroni Vita; Italorum, vol. XIII. —Niceron, vol. XIII.