Galland Andrea, or Gallandius Andreas
Galland Andrea, Or Gallandius Andreas, an Italian priest and abbot of the Oratorian congregation, was born at Venice December 6, 1709, and died in the same citv January 12, 1779. He rendered great service to literature by his edition of the fathers, entitled
Bibliotheca Veterum Patrum, antiquorum que scriptorums eccl. Gr. et Lat. (Venet. 1765-1781, 14 volumes, fol.). It comprises in all 380 writers, and is considered to be one of the most accurate and useful of all the libraries of the fathers. He left in MSS. Thesaurus Antiquitatis Ecclesiasticae (13 volumes, fol.). — Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, 19:291.