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Angelo Mai

Mai, Angelo (änˈjālō mĪ) [key], 1782–1854, Italian philologist and, from 1838, cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. As an official at the Ambrosian Library in Milan and the Vatican Library, he discovered and published many manuscripts, some of them highly valuable. His most famous discovery was Cicero's De republica.

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