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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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 ...
Bernard André
Bernard André, O.E.S.A. (1450–1522), also known as Andreas, was a French Augustinian friar and poet, who was a noted chronicler of the reign of Henry VII of England, and poet laureate.A native of Toul...
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...
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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Ralph Hamsterley
Ralph Hamsterley (died August 1518) was a Master of University College, Oxford, England.Hamsterley was a Fellow of Merton College, Oxford. He had livings and canonries in Durham, Essex, and Northampto...
Erasmus Prize
The Erasmus Prize is an annual prize awarded by the board of the Praemium Erasmianum Foundation to individuals or institutions that have made exceptional contributions to culture, society, or social s...
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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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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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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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Augustine Fangi
The Blessed Augustine Fangi, O.P., (also, Augustine of Biella; 1430 – 22 July 1493) was an Italian Dominican friar and Catholic priest. He was commonly regarded in his time as a miracle worker, and, i...
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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...
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...
St. Ambrose Traversari
Ambrose Traversari, O.S.B. Cam., also referred to as Ambrose of Camaldoli (1386 – 20 October 1439), was an Italian monk and theologian, who was a prime supporter of the papal cause in the 15th century...
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Christian of Prachatice
Christian of Prachatice (Czech: Křišťan z Prachatice) (1360–1368, Prachatice, Kingdom of Bohemia – 4 September 1439, Prague, Kingdom of Bohemia) was a medieval Bohemian astronomer, mathematician a...
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 ...