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Amico (Antonio and Bernardino)

Canon of Palermo and ecclesiastical historian of Syracuse and Messina (d. 1641)

Alnico, ANTONIO, canon of Palermo, and ecclesiastical historian of Syracuse and Messina (d. 1641). He wrote also on the royal house and the admirals of Sicily. Among his works is a “Brevis et exacta narratio…. Siciliae regum annales ab anno 1060 usque ad praesens saeculum” (Giraud, Bibl. Sacr., I, 438).

—BERNARDINO (d. 1590), a Neapolitan Franciscan, prior of his convent at Jerusalem, and author of a “Trattato delle piante ed immagini de’ sacri edifizi in Jerusalemme” (Rome, 1609; 2d ed., Florence, 1620), of value for the appearance of the Holy Places in the sixteenth century. The drawings are by Callot (VIGOUXOUX, Dict. de la Bible, I, 483).

THOMAS J. SHAHAN


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