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Maria Antonio of Vicenza

Reformed Minorite (1834-1884)

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Antonio of Vicenza, MARIA, a Reformed Minorite, b. at Vicenza, March 1, 1834; d. at Rovigno, June 22, 1884. After his ordination (1856) he devoted himself to the study of scholastic authors, especially of St. Bonaventure whose “Breviloquium” he published in a new edition (Venice, 1874; Freiburg, 1881). He also edited the “Lexicon Bonaventurianum”, (Venice, 1880), in which the terminology of the scholastics is explained. His contributions to hagiography include nineteen studies of the lives of saints of the Franciscan Order.

E. A. PACE


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