Guidi, Ignazio

GUIDI, IGNAZIO

An Italian Orientalist, born at Rome in 1844; died there in 1935. He worked first in the Vatican Museums, and from 1876 he taught Hebrew and at the University of Rome. He published texts and monographs relating to the Arabo- Islamic, Syriac, Ethiopic, and Hebrew literatures. His main contributions to are the following: “Frammenti copti,” Rendiconti Accademia dei Lincei IV, 3.1 (1887):47-63, 3.2 (1887):19-35, 65-81, 177-190, 251-270, 368-384, 4.1 (1888):60-70; “Gli Atti Apocrifi degli Apostoli nei testi arabi ed etiopici,” Giornale della Societa asiatica italiana 2 (1888):1-66; “Di alcune pergamene saidiche della collezione Borgiana,” Rendiconti Accademia dei Lincei V 2 (1893):513-30; “Il testo copto del Testamento di Abramo,” Rendiconti Accademia dei Lincei, V, 9 (1900):157-80; “Il Testamento di Isacco e il Testamento di Giacobbe,” ibid., pp. 223-64; “ et récits de l’abbé Daniel de Scete (VI siècle): III. Texte publié et traduit,” Revue de l’Orient chrétien 5 (1900):535-64, 6 (1901):51-53.

BIBLIOGRAPHY

  • Anton Baumstark published a biography of Guidi in Oriens christianus, ser. 3, 10 (1935):239-44; and Richard Gottheil presented a selected bibliography of his works in of the American Oriental Society 55 (1935):458-63.

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