Atanasiu di Iaci
Frate Atanasiu di Iaci or Athanasiu da Jaci (Italian: Atanasio) was a Benedictine monk and historiographer from Aci. He wrote Vinuta di lu re Iapicu in Catania (c.1295), a Sicilian chronicle (or r...
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Gian Gabriele I of Saluzzo
Gian Gabriel of Saluzzo (26 September 1501 in Saluzzo – 29 July 1548 in Pinerolo), was the last Marquess of Saluzzo between 1537 and 1548.Gabriel was the fourth and youngest son of Ludovico II ...
Domenico da Cese
Padre Domenico da Cese (March 27, 1905 - September 17, 1978) was a stigmatist monk of the Capuchin order.Padre Domenico was born Emilio Petrarca in Cese, Italy. At school, on January 12, 1915, when he...
Anton Moro
Anton Lazzaro Moro (San Vito al Tagliamento 1687, 1764) was an Italian abbot, geologist and naturalist. He was one of the leading advocates of plutonism in the early debate that confronted plutonism t...
Antonio Niccolini (abbot)
Antonio di Filippo di Lorenzo Niccolini (Florence, 1701–1769) was an Italian abbot, jurist and scholar, who was considered one of the leading figures of eighteenth-century Tuscany.He was born into a n...
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Brother Leo
Brother Leo (died c. 1270) was the favorite disciple, secretary and confessor of St Francis of Assisi.The dates of his birth and of his becoming a Franciscan are not known; but he was one of the small...
Symeon of Trier
Saint Simeon of Trier (or of Syracuse or Mount Sinai), also Symeon, (Greek: Ὁ Ὅσιος Συμεὼν ὁ Πεντάγλωσσος ὁ Σιναΐτης), was a monk and recluse who died in Germany in 1035. He is venerated as a sain...
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Fra Mauro map
Video from the National Library of Australia explaining the significance of the mapThe Fra Mauro map, "considered the greatest memorial of medieval cartography", is a map of the world made around 14...
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Anselm, Duke of Friuli
Anselm (died 805), the Duke of Forum Julii in the northeastern part of Lombard Italy, left the world at the height of his secular career, and in 750 built a monastery at Fanano, a place given to him b...
Peter the Deacon
Peter the Deacon (French: Pierre le Diacre) was the librarian of the abbey of Montecassino and continuator of the Chronicon Monasterii Casinensis, usually called the Montecassino Chronicle in Engl...
Pope Romanus
Pope Romanus (died November 897) was Pope from August to November 897. He was the supposed nephew of Pope Marinus I.Romanus, whose personal name is unknown, was born in Gallese, Italy near Civita Cast...
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Domenico Troili
Domenico Troili (1722–1792) was an Italian abbate and a Jesuit, who held the appointment of custodian of the library of the ruling family of Este in Modena. He is recognized as the first person who do...
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Lamberto da Cingoli
Lamberto da Cingoli was an inquisitor in 14th century Italy. He is known for suspending Cecco d'Ascoli from a professorship of medicine at the University of Bologna in 1324. Sentence against d'Ascoli...
Gregory of Catino
Gregory of Catino (1060 – aft. 1130) was a monk of the Abbey of Farfa and "one of the most accomplished monastic historians of his age." Gregory died shortly after 1130, possibly in 1133. Gregory was ...
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Ormanno Tedici
Ormanno Tedici was an abbot and Italian politician. He was the Lord of Pistoia between 1322 and 1324.
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Donizo
Donizo (also Domnizo, Donizone) of Canossa, was an Italian monk in the late eleventh and early twelfth centuries. Donizo was born c.1071/2, perhaps at Canossa or at Parma. He became a monk at the Bene...
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Saint Placidus
Saint Placidus (also known as Saint Placid) was a disciple of Saint Benedict. He was the son of the patrician Tertullus, was brought as a child to St. Benedict at Sublaqueum (Subiaco) and dedicated t...
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Jean-Baptiste de Mornat
Jean-Baptiste de Mornat (or Moronato) was an Italian monk born in the sixteenth century and died in 1632. He was chaplain advisor of King Henri IV and Marie de Medicis, abbot of the Saint-Michel-en-Th...
Berengar (bishop of Venosa)
Berengar (after 25 December 1096) was the Bishop of Venosa. He is mentioned for the last time at Christmas 1096. The son of Arnaud d'Échauffour, he became a monk in Saint-Evroul-sur-Ouche as a youth. ...
Monastery of St. Benedict (Norcia)
The Benedictine Monks of Norcia (Italian: Monastero di San Benedetto di Norcia) are members of the Order of St. Benedict and are located in Nursia, Italy, in the extreme southeast tip of Umbria beneat...
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Grosolanus
Grosolanus or Grossolanus, born Peter, was the Archbishop of Milan from 1102 to 1112. He succeeded Anselm IV, who had made him vicar during his absence on the Crusade of 1101, and was succeeded b...
Amatus of Montecassino
Amatus of Montecassino (Amatus Casinensis), was a Benedictine monk at the Abbey of Montecassino. His History of the Normans (L'Ystoire de li Normant) in eight books, is one of three principle primary ...
Fra Mauro
Fra Mauro, O.S.B. Cam., (died 1464) was a 15th-century cartographer who lived in the Republic of Venice. He created the most detailed and accurate map of the world up until that time, the Fra Mauro m...
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