Boldetti, Marco Antonio
Boldetti, Marco Antonio an Italian antiquarian, was born at Rome, Nov. 19, 1663. He was writer of the Hebrew language at the Library of the Vatican, and on Saturday he assisted at the Jewish service at the Church. For more than thirty years he was inspector of the cemeteries of Rome. He refused the episcopal honor which pope Clement XI offered him. He died Dec. 4, 1749, leaving Osservazioni sopra i Cimiteri' de' Santi Martiri ed Antichi Christiani di Romai (Rome, 1720). See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.