What 'Cosmos' Got Wrong About Giordano Bruno, the Heretic Scientist
He was hailed as a bonafide science martyr in last night's Cosmos premiere. Not so fast, Tyson.
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 ...
Dominican Order
The Order of Preachers (Latin: Ordo Praedicatorum, hence the abbreviation OP used by members), more commonly known after the 15th century as the Dominican Order or Dominicans, is a Roman Catholic ...
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What 'Cosmos' Got Wrong About Giordano Bruno, the Heretic Scientist
He was hailed as a bonafide science martyr in last night's Cosmos premiere. Not so fast, Tyson.
Aymeric of Piacenza
Aymeric of Piacenza (born Piacenza, Italy; died 19 August 1327, Bologna) was an Italian Dominican scholar, who became Master of the Order of Preachers. He involved in both the suppression of the Frati...
Leandro Alberti
Leandro Alberti (1479–1552) was an Italian Dominican historian.Alberti was born and died at Bologna. In his early youth he attracted the attention of the Bolognese rhetorician, Giovanni Garzoni,...
Leandro Alberti - Wikipedia
Luke Spicola of Pontecorvo
Luke Spicola (born Pontecorvo, approx 1425 - died Pontecorvo, 1490) was an Italian Catholic priest belonging to the Order of Friars Preachers. The Catholic Church worshiped him as a blessed and celebr...
Gonçalo de Amarante
Gonçalo de Amarante (variably 'Gonzalo', 'Gundisalvus', etc.) (1187 in Arriconha, Tagilde, Vizela Municipality – 10 January 1259 in Amarante, Portugal) was a Portuguese priest and hermit before ...
Gonçalo de Amarante - Wikipedia
Gerard de Daumar
Gerard de Daumar de la Garde was a French Dominican from Limoges. In 1342 he was elected Master General of the Dominican order, but in the same year, on 20 September, was created Cardinal with the tit...
Gerard de Daumar - Wikipedia
Ángel Martínez Casado
Ángel Martínez Casado (Retuerto, León Province, Spain, 1947) is a Dominican friar and PhD (doctor) in History and Theology.
His doctoral thesis was supervised by Professor Julio Valdeón Baruque (...
Yves Congar
Yves Marie-Joseph Congar (Yves M.J. Congar, Yves Marie Joseph Congar), O.P. (13 April 1904 – 22 June 1995), was a French Dominican friar, Catholic priest and theologian. He was made a cardinal of the ...
Thomas Stubbs
Thomas Stubbs (fl. 1373) was an English Dominican chronicler.
A number of works are attributed to him by the sixteenth-century literary biographers, but the only one that appears to be now extant ...
Jerome Inglott
Jerome Inglott (1776–1835) was a minor Maltese philosopher and theologian. His areas of specialisation in philosophy were chiefly metaphysics and ontology. He held the Chair of Philosophy at the Unive...
Jerome Inglott - Wikipedia
Vincent of Beauvais
The Dominican friar Vincent of Beauvais (Vincentius Bellovacensis or Vincentius Burgundus) (c. 1190 – 1264?) wrote the Speculum Maius, the main encyclopedia that was used in the Middle Ages...
Vincent of Beauvais - Wikipedia
Girolamo Bernerio
Girolamo Cardinal Bernerio, O.P. (1540 – 5 August 1611) was an Italian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church.Bernerio was born in Corregio. He served as Bishop of Ascoli Piceno from 1586 until ...
Dominic Gravina
Dominic Gravina (b. in Sicily, about 1573; d. in the Minerva, at Rome, 26 August 1643) was an Italian Dominican theologian.
He entered the Dominican Order at Naples, and made his classical and sac...