Antonio Sandini

Antonio Sandini (30 June 1692 – 23 February 1751, Padua, Italy) was an Italian ecclesiastical historian. Through the interest of his bishop, cardinal Rezzonico (later pope Clement XIII), Sandini became a librarian and professor of ecclesiastical history at Padua. He is known principally by his ''Vitae Pontificum Romanorum'' (Ferrara, 1748; reprinted under the title ''Basis Historiae Ecclesiasticae'')''.'' He also wrote ''Historiae Familiae Sacrae'', ''Hist. SS. Apostolorum'', ''Disputationes XX ex. Hist. Eccles.'', and ''Dissertations in Defence of his Hist. Fam. Sac.'' Provided by Wikipedia