Coletti (or Coleti), Niccolo
Coletti (or Coleti), Niccolo a learned Italian ecclesiastic, was born at Venice in 1680. He resigned the direction of a library and printing establishment which he had formedat Paris, in order to devote himself entirely to the study of history and ecclesiastical antiquities. Coletti died in 1765. He published a new edition of the Italia Sacra of Ughelli, purged of several errors, and continued it from 1648, where the author had left it, down to the 18th century. This edition, commenced in 1717, was completed in 1733, ten volumes, in fol. Coletti likewise worked on a new edition of the Collection des Conciles of Labbe, whichhe enriched with notes and valuable additions. He also wrote, Series Episcoporum Crenzonensium Aucte (Milan, 1749): — Monumenta Ecclesiae Venetae S. Moisis (1758). — See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.