Amoretti, Carlo (1741-1816)

Italian scholar.

Joined the Augustinian order (1757). Taught ecclesiastical law at Parma. Librarian of the Biblioteca Ambrosiana in Milan. Secretary of the Società agraria and Società patriotica of Milan.

His intellectual interests ranged widely over geology, paleography, and art history. Translated foreign scientific works; published or republished many rare books and manuscripts.