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Amico (Antonio and Bernardino)

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

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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).


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