Fra Angelico
The Italian artist Guido di Pietro da Mugello, better known as Fra Angelico, was considered blessed even before he was beatified because of the way he lived ...
Filippo Lippi
Inside Prato's Cathedral discover some of the most beautiful frescoes of all the Renaissance. They depict the Stories of Saint Stephen and of Saint John the ...
Desiderius Erasmus
Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus (/ˌdɛzɪˈdɪəriəs ɪˈræzməs/; 27 October 1466 – 12 July 1536), known as Erasmus of Rotterdam, or simply Erasmus, was a Dutch Renaissance humanist, Catholic priest, social c...
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Angelo II Acciaioli
Angelo II Acciaioli (15 April 1349 - 31 May 1408) was an Italian Catholic cardinal.
Born in Florence, Angelo was elected bishop of Rapallo in 1375, but in 1383 he was transferred to the see of Flo...
Arnold Pannartz and Konrad Sweynheim
Arnold Pannartz and Konrad Sweinheim were two printers of the 15th century. Pannartz died about 1476, Sweinheim in 1477. Pannartz was, perhaps, a native of Prague, and Sweinheim of Eltville near Mainz...
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John Purvey
John Purvey (c. 1354 – c. 1414) was one of the leading followers of the English theologian and reformer John Wycliffe during the late fourteenth and early fifteenth centuries. He was born around 1354 ...
Gabriel Biel
Gabriel Biel, C.R.S.A. (1420 to 1425 – 7 December 1495), was a German scholastic philosopher and member of the Canons Regular of the Congregation of Windesheim, who were the clerical counterpart to th...
Ludovico Barbo
Ludovico Barbo, O.S.B. (1381–1443), also referred to as Luigi Barbo, was a significant figure in the movement to reform monastic life in northern Italy during the 15th century. Originally a canon of t...
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Amadeus of Portugal
The Blessed Amadeus of Portugal, O.F.M., (1420–1482), was a Portuguese nobleman who became first a monk, then left that life to become a friar of the Franciscan Order. Later he became a reformer of th...
Martin of Arles
Martinus de Arles y Andosilla (1451?–1521) was doctor of theology and canon in Pamplona and archdeacon of Aibar, author of a tractatus de superstitionibus, contra maleficia seu sortilegia quae h...
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James of the Marches
St. James of the Marches, O.F.M., (ca. 1391 – 28 November 1476) (Italian: Giacomo della Marca) was an Italian Friar Minor, preacher and writer.
He was born Dominic Gangala in the early 1390s ...
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Pelbartus Ladislaus of Temesvár
Pelbartus Ladislaus de Temesvár (or Temeswar) (1430 – 9 January 1504) was a Franciscan writer and preacher.
He was born in 1430 in Temesvár, Hungary (now Timişoara, Romania). In 1458 he went to th...
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Garcias de Cisneros
Garcias de Cisneros (1455–1510) (also Garcia de Cisneros) was the abbot at the abbey of Montserrat in Spain.As one of the early Spanish mystics, he was a pioneer in the use of meditative techniques, h...
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Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs
'Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs' is a European mobility scheme initiated by the European Union in 2009, which gives new or aspiring entrepreneurs an opportunity to get a first-hand, practical coachin...
Marin Barleti
Marin Barleti (Latin: Marinus Barletius, Italian: Marino Barlezio; ca. 1450–60 – ca. 1512–13) was a historian and Catholic priest from Shkodra. He is considered the first Albanian historian be...
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Piovano Arlotto
Arlotto Mainardi (1396–1484), known variously as Pievano Arlotto or Piovano Arlotto, was a priest known for jests and "pleasantries." The Motti e facezie del Piovano Arlotto, by an anonymous friend, r...
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William Barrow (bishop)
William Barrow (or Barrowe; died 1429) was a Bishop of Bangor and a Bishop of Carlisle.Barrow served three times as Chancellor of the University of Oxford during 1413–17.Barrow was selected as Bishop ...
Matthew Carrieri
The Blessed Matthew Carrieri, O.P., (Italian: Matteo Carrieri; ca 1420 – 5 October 1470) was a Dominican friar noted for the "austerity of his life." He was the spiritual instructor of Steph...
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Filippo Lippi
Fra' Filippo Lippi, O.Carm. (c. 1406 – 8 October 1469), also called Lippo Lippi, was an Italian painter of the Quattrocento (15th century).
Lippi was born in Florence to Tommaso, a butcher, ...
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Henry de Beaume
Henry de Beaume, O.F.M. (Latin: Henricus de Balma), (c. 1367 – 23 February 1439), also known as Hugh Balme, was a Franciscan friar, priest and theologian. He became a supporter of the reform work ...
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Stanisław Kazimierczyk
Stanislaus of Kazimierz, C.R.L., (Polish: Stanisław Kazimierczyk) (27 September 1433 – 3 May 1489) was a Polish Roman Catholic canon regular, theologian and preacher.
He was born 27 September ...
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John of Sahagún
John of Sahagún, O.E.S.A. (Spanish: Juan de Sahagún), (24 June 1419 – 11 June 1479) was a Spanish Augustinian friar and priest. He was a leading preacher regarding social behavior of his day. He h...
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Adalbert of Saxony
Adalbert of Saxony (8 May 1467 in Meissen – 1 May 1484 in Aschaffenburg) was administrator of the Archdiocese of Mainz as Adalbart III.Adalbert was the son of Elector Ernest of Saxony and his wi...
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Richard Ullerston
Richard Ullerston DD (died August or September 1423) was a Vice-Chancellor and Chancellor of Oxford University. Ullerston was born in the Duchy of Lancaster, England. Having been ordained priest in De...
ESN KAPA Athens
ESN KAPA Athens is a non-profit organization aiming to help the incoming students of National and Kapodistrian University of Athens under the European students exchange program ‘Erasmus’. It was estab...
Pedro de Córdoba
Pedro de Córdoba OP (c.1460–1525) was a Spanish missionary, author and inquisitor on the island of Hispaniola. He was first to denounce the Spanish system known as the Encomienda, which amounte...
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John Albeni (bishop)
John Albeni de Alben et Medve (Croatian: Ivan Alben; died March or May 1433) was a Hungarian prelate of German descent, who served as bishop of Pécs in the Kingdom of Hungary from 1410 to 1420 and...