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Lactantius Arturus Cropanensis (Lattantio Arturo da Cropano, fl. second half 16th cent.)

Ladislaus de Gielniow (Wladyslaw of Gielniowca, 1440 - 4 May 1505) Beatus (1750)

Ladislaus Marsoni (d. 1506) Beatus (1586)

Ladislaus Pelbartus (late fifteenth cent.), see: Pelbartus Ladislaus de Temesvar (letter P)

Ladislaus Sappel (1721-1796, Lenzfried)

Lambertus Slaggert (Lambert Slaggert, fl. early 16th cent.)

Lambertus Avinionensis, see: Franciscus Lambertus

Lamprecht de Ratisbona (Lamprecht von Regensburg, fl. c. 1240)

Landulfus Caraccioli (Landulphus de Mazoriis/first half fourteenth century; doctor collectivus, d. 1355)

Lapacana del Gallo?, >> check: Elisabetta Landi, Aristocratica eremita. Per una biografia di Lapacàna Dal Gallo (Pistoia 1591-1635), CF 79:1-2 (2009), 123-148.

La Roche (early 16th cent.)

Laureanus de Cruce (Laureano de la Cruz, fl. mid 17th cent.)

Laurentius (early 14th century)

Laurentius Brancati (Lorenzo Brancati, 1612-1693)

Laurentius Brandersen (d. 1496)

Laurentius Brito (fl. c. 1340)

Laurentius Brixiensis (Lorenza da Brescia, fl. later 16th cent.)

Laurentius Caraducci (d. ca. 1505)

Laurentius Coloniensis, see: Joannes de Sancto Laurentio

Laurentius Companius (Lorenzo Compañy, d. 1745)

Laurentius, custos Pavariae et Rheni, see: Conrad Ströber

Laurentius de Ancona (Lorenzo d’Ancona>>>)

Laurentius de Bonovenito (Lorenzo de Bienvenida, d. 1585)

Laurentius de Brundusio (Lorenzo da Brindisi d. 1619) Sanctus

Laurentius de Guevara (Lorenzo de Guevara, fl. late 17th cent.)

Laurentius de Paris (d. 1631)

Laurentius de Portel (Laurenço de Portel, 1541-1642)

Laurentius de Sancto Francisco (Lorenzo de San Francisco, fl. first half 17th cent.)

Laurentius de Sancto Paulo (Laurent de Saint Paul, f. 17th cent.)

Laurentius de Villamagna >>>> beatus

Laurentius Fassanus Viola (fl. 16th cent.)

Laurentius Felix Vecino (Lorenzo Felix Vecino, fl. first half 18th cent.)

Laurentius Forestani (Lorenzo Forestani da Pescia, d. 1623)

Laurentius Franciscus/Pope Clement XIV, see: Joannes Vincentius Antonius Ganganelli.

Laurentius Guardiola (Lorenzo Guardiola, fl. c. 1660)

Laurentius Guilelmus de Savona/Savoria (Traversagnis, 1424-1503)

Laurentius Loti (Lorenzo Lotto di Venezia)

Laurentius Massorilli (Lorenzo Massorilli, 1490 - ca. 1560)

Laurentius Minorita Coloniensis, see: Joannes de Sancto Laurentio

Laurentius Receveur (1757-1788)

Laurentius von Schnüffs (Laurentius von Schnifis, 1633-1702)

Laurentius Rosales (Lorenzo Rosales, fl. second half 17th cent.)

Leandre de Dijon (Léandre de Dijon, d. 1667)

Leandro de Murcia (fl. 17th. cent.)

Lebret, see: Maturinus Lebret.

Le Garon, see: Josephus Le Garon

Le Gault, see: Ignatius Le Gault

Le Grand, see: Bonaventura Le Grand

Lelius, see: Lilius

Leo Assisiensis (Leo de Viterbo, d. 1271)

Leo de Perego (Leo Valvassori, 1257)

Leo Grodtwall (Leo Grodtwall von Gratz, fl. later 17th cent.)

Leonardus de Aachen (d. 1694)

Leonardus de Cremona (early fifteenth century)

Leonardus de Grifonio (de Ciffono, di Rossi, de Giffono, de Jovis Fano, de Rubeis; d. 1407/15)

Leonardus de Neapoli (Leonardo del Giudice, 1622-1690)

Leonardus de Nevers, see: Leonardus de Trap

Leonardus de Porto Mauritio (Leonardo da Porto Maurizio, 1676-1751)

Leonardus de Publiciis (Leonardo da Piobesi, d. 1550)

Leonardus de Reutlingen

Leonardus de Tornaco (Leonardus Nevius/Léonard de Tournai/Corneille Musel, ca. 1582-bafore 1652)

Leonardus de Trap (Léonard de Nevers, († 29 October 1629)

Leonardus Maier (Leonhard Mair, d. 1455)

Leonzinus de Arimino († ca. 1389)

Leopoldus de Gaicho (Giovanni Croci/Leopoldo da gaiche, d. 1815)

Leo Strohl (18th cent.)

Leo Valvasorius de Peregro (d. 1263)

Le Tac, see: Sixtus Le Tac

Liberatus de Loro (Liberato da Loro, d. c. 1260), sanctus

Liberatus de Scandiano, see: Caesarius Magati

Liberatus Weiss (d. 1716)

Libertus de Broeckem (Broekom; ca. 1420-1506)

Licintus de Guatimira (Licintus de Guatimira/Aloisius Maria Padovensis, fl. 18th cent.)

Lilius Medici (Lelio Medici da Piacenza, d. 1608)

Livinus Brechtius (Lieven de Brecht/Livinus Brechtanus/Livius Brechtus/Brecththus, c. 1515-c. 1660)

Livius Galanti (Livio Galanti/Livio da Imola, d. 1630)

Livius Rabesanus (Livio Rabesano da Montursio, fl. second half 17th century)

Lope Monte (fl. 15th cent.)

Lopez de Salinas y Salazar (d. 1463)

Louis, see: Ludovicus

Lorenzo, see: Laurentius

Lucas Baglioni (Luca Baglioni/Baglione, fl. later sixteenth cent.)

Luca Belludi (Lucas de S. Antonio; Lucas de Padua; d. 1287) beatus (1927)

Lucas de Bitonto (de Prato, de Villa Dei, d. 1241)

Lucas de Caltanisetta (fl. first half 18th cent.)

Lucas de Gaitán (fl. c. 1500)

Lucas de San Gemignano (fl. second half 15th cent.)

Lucas de San José Angulo (fl. first half 18th cent.)

Lucas de Sansepolcro (d. 1517)

Lucas Espinosa (fl. c. 1750)

Lucas Franciscus (Luc François Claude/Frère Luc, 1614-1685)

Lucas Franciscus Assisiensis (fl. c. 1428)

Lucas Lector (Luca Lettore di Padova, d. 1278)

Lucas Pacioli (15th cent.)

Lucas Parisiensis

Lucas Ramírez Galán (1715-1774)

Lucas van der Heij (fl. c. 1508-1520)

Lucas Wadding (1588-1657)

Lucio Fabri (fl. first half 17th cent.)

Lucio Ferrarensis (d. 1763)

Ludolphus Nicolai (d. 1541)

Ludolphus Osterwoldi (Ludolph Osterwolt, fl. ca. 1444)

Ludovicus (late thirteenth-early fourteenth century)

Ludovicus Aleardi (Ludovico Aleardi, fl. ca. 1600)

Ludovicus Antonius Sabbatini, see: Luigi Antonio Sabbatini

Ludovicus Argentus (Louis d’Argentan/Louis-François D'Argentan, 1615-1680)

!>>>> check: Ludovicus Acernese: Elsa Lomiguen Orque, ‘Le Suore Francescane Immacolatine nel pensiero di P. Lodovico Acernese’. Studi e ricerche francescane 28 (1999), 135-202, 29 (2000), 133-207.

Ludovicus Balbeus (Ludovico Balbi, 1545-1604)

Ludovicus Béreur (Louis Béreur/Louis de Dôle, d. 1636)

Ludovicus Biscardi (Luigi Biscardi, ca. 1735-1816)

Ludovicus Bolanus (Luis de Bolaños, 1539-1629)

Ludovicus Bonesi (Lodovico Bonesio/Luigi Therin, 1705-1780)

Ludovicus Boroius (Luis Borojo, d. 1609?)

Ludovicus Carvajensis (Luis de Carvajal, ca. 1500, Baeza-1552, Ubeda)

Ludovicus Castri (Ludovico Castri da Lieggi, d. 1632)

Ludovicus Coll (Luis Coll, d. 1694)

Ludovicus Comitini (Ludovico Comitini da Ragusa, 1642-1730)

Ludovicus Davalos (Luis Dávalos, fl. ca. 1680)

Ludovicus de Alcala (Luis de Alcalá, fl. ca. 1540)

Ludovicus de Anjou, see: Ludovicus de Toulouse

Ludovicus de Arboribus (later 14th cent.)

Ludovicus de Bolano, see: Ludovicus Bolanus

Ludovicus de Bononia (=Ludovicus de Venetiis?/ later 14th century)

Ludovicus de Bononia (Lodovico da Bologna/Lodovico Severi, fl. mid 15th cent.)

Ludovicus de Caravajal, see: Ludovicus Carvajensis

Ludovicus de Castro (Louis de Chateau, d. 1632)

Ludovicus de Cividale, see: Ludovicus de Pirano

Ludovicus de Cruce (Luis de la Cruz, fl. c. 1630)

Ludovicus de Deya (Luis de Deyá, fl. first half 18th cent.)

Ludovicus de Escobar (Luis de Escobar>>)

Ludovicus de Ezura (fl. 1466)

Ludovicus de Fontibus (fl. 1383)

Ludovicus de Fossombrone (Ludovico da Fossombrone/Tenaglia, d. c.1560)

Ludovicus de Fuensalida (Luis de Fuensalida, fl. 1524)

Ludovicus de Imola (d. ca. 1500)

Ludovicus de Ionata de Anglono

Ludovicus de L’Aquila (Luigi della Genga, c. 1390 - c. 1452)

Ludovicus de Maluenda (Luis de Maluenda, c. 1488-c. 1547)

Ludovicus de Miranda (Luis de Miranda, fl. c. 1617)

Ludovicus de Padua (later fourteenth century)

Ludovicus de Parra (Luis de la Parra, fl. 16th cent.)

Ludovicus de Pirano (de Strassoldo/da Cividale, d. 1447)

Ludovicus de Poix (Louis de Poix, 1714-1782)

Ludovicus de Prussia (Ludovicus Prutenus/Joannes Wohlgemuth, late 15th century)

Ludovicus de Ragusa, see: Ludovicus Comitini.

Ludovicus de Rocha >>>

Ludovicus de Saburra (Louis de Seurre/Legrand, fl. early 18th cent.)

Ludovicus de Sancto Augustino (Luis de San Agustín, fl. c. 1660)

Ludovicus de Sancto Francisco (Luis de San Francisco, fl. 16th cent.)

Ludovicus de Sancto Josepho (d. 1737)

Ludovicus de Sancto Josepho Meliano (Luis de San José Melián de Betancurt, d. 1642)

Ludovicus de Sancto Martino de Venetiis

Ludovicus de Saxonia (Ludwich von Sachsen, 1554-1608)

Ludovicus de Seurre, see: Ludovicus de Saburra

Ludovicus de Strassoldo, see: Ludovicus de Pirano

Ludovicus de Tolosa (Louis de Toulouse/Louis d’Anjou, 1274-1297) Sanctus

Ludovicus de Turro (Ludovico della Torre, d. 1502)

Ludovicus de Venetiis (later 14th cent.)

Ludovicus de Viadana (Lodovico da Viadana/Lodovico Grossi, d. 1627)

Ludovicus de Vicentia (Ludovico da Vicenza, Volpe?, d. c. 1507)

Ludovicus de Vidales (fl. c. 1645)

Ludovicus de Villalpando (d. c. 1552/3)

Ludovicus de Zbasinio (Ludwik ze Zbaszynia/Zbaszyn, d. 1662)

Ludovicus Esparzaeus (Luis Esparza Mateu, 1744-1825)

Ludovicus Filicaia (Ludovico Filicaia, fl. mid 16th cent.)

Ludovicus Franciscus Felix (Ludovico Francesco Felici da Cermisiria)

Ludovicus Hennepin (fl. 17th cent.)

Ludovicus Henning (Ludwig Henning, fl. early 16th cent.)

Ludovicus Hieronymus de Oré (Luis Jerónimo de Oré, early seventeenth cent.)

Ludovicus Hyacinthus de Platea (Louis Hyacinthe de la Place, 1673-1737)

Ludovicus Iglesias González (1767-1834)

Ludovicus Jacobili

Ludovicus Kellen (Louis Kellen, 1617-1694)

Ludovicus/Louis Le Pipre, see: Bonaventure de La Bassée

Ludovicus Luzanus (Luis Lozano, fl. c. 1700)

Ludovicus Maria Sinistrari (Ludovico Maria Sinistrari, 1632-1701)

Ludovicus Maria Veronensis (Luigi Maria da Verona), see: Aloisius Maria Veronensis (letter A)

Ludovicus Maria Vidua (Vedova/Lodovico Maria Vedova di Venetia, fl. early 18th cent.)

Ludovicus Masnaghus (Ludovico Masnaghi da Varese, d. 1661)

Ludovicus Miske (d. 1768)

Ludovicus Mondellus (d. after 1510)

Ludovicus Nicolaus (Ludovic/Louis Nicolas du Puy, fl. second half 17th cent.)

Ludovicus Nutus (Ludovico/Luigi Nuti da Porte Ferraio, 1627-1668)

Ludovicus Rhenensis (Ludovicus van Reyn van Duinkerke, d. 1718)

Ludovicus Rinieri (Luigi Rinieri, fl. 18th cent.)

Ludovicus Rodriguez (Luis Rodríguez, fl.mid 16th cent.)

Ludovicus Rodriguez (Luis Rodríguez, fl. early 17th cent.)

Ludovicus Schönmerlin (fl. 1485)

Ludovicus Scotus (Ludovico/Luigi Scoti da Catania, fl. later 17th cent.)

Ludovicus Silvester (Ludovico Silvestri da San Angelo in Vado fl. later 16th cent.)

Ludovicus Solaris (Ludovico Solari/Louis Solaire de Nice, fl. second half 17th cent.)

Ludovicus Sotelo (d. 1624), beatus)

Ludovicus/Luigi Taselli, see: Aloisius de Casanaro (Letter A).

Ludovicus Therin, see: Ludovicus Bonesi

Ludovicus Tregliottus (Ludovico Tregliotta da Castellana, fl. early 17th cent.)

Ludovicus Zapata de Cardena (Luis Zapata de Cardenas, d. 1590)

Luetke Namens (Lütke Namens, 1498-1574)

Luigi Antonio Sabbatini (1732-1809)

Luis, see: Ludovicus

Luigi lo Verde

Lussy Benno de Stans, see: Benno de Stans (letter B).

Luzzo Amadeus de Venetia (Luzzo Amadeo da Venezia, d. 1748)

   



 

Ladislaus Marsoni (d. 1506) Beatus (1586)

Polish friar. Entered the order at the age of 16 after hearing a sermon of John Capistran. Known for his commentaries on the OT and NT and for his elevation miracle when preaching.

literature

Wadding, Script., 158; Sbaralea, II, 163; Stegmüller, RB, III, 5342; AFH, 4 (1911), 338; Zawart, 355

 

 

 

 

Lactantius Arturus Cropanensis (Lattantio Arturo da Cropano, fl. second half 16th cent.)

OFMConv. Member of the Calabria province. Regent lector in various studious houses, guardian and general procurator for his order in Rome. Elected provincial of of the Calabria province in 1586. In 1590 he was appointed general commissary in Cosenza and he also functioned as theologian and counselor for the diocese and bishop of Squillacci. He probably died in 1604.

editions

Predica delle nozze euangeliche fatta nella citta di Terranoua celebrandosi il sacro Sinodo Metropolitano di Reggio la seconda Domenica di Ottobre sopra l'Evangelio corrente (Naples: Horazio Salviani, 1574). Accessible via Google Books.

Methodus componendi conciones

Orazione funebre, al Card. Sirletti, detta in Squillace il di 26. Ottobre 1585 (Naples: Salvioni, 1586).

Poesie Latine & Italiane

Prediche

Concetti predicabili per Quaresima

De Praedestinatione

Repertorium Sanctorum Patrum

De Ecclesiastica Monarchia. According to Franchini, this was Lattantio's most important work, but due to the author's death and other complications, it was never printed. Franchini provides a short analysis of its hierocratic contents.

literature

Giovanni Franchini, Bibliosofia e memorie letterarie di scrittori Francescani conventuali Ch'hanno scritto dopo 'Anno 1585 (Modena: Eredi Soliani Stampatori, 1693), 380-382.

 

 

 

 

Ladislaus de Gielniow (Wladyslaw of Gielniowca, ca. 1440 - 4 May 1505) Beatus (1750)

OFMObs. Polish friar from Gielniow (Poland, Gniezno diocese). Studied theology (?) at the university of Cracow and entered the Polish OBS (1462). Was guardian of the Observant Cracow convent by 1487, at which date he was elected provincial vicar, a post he held until September 1490. Was elected for another term on 24 June 1496 and attended the general chapter of Milan (1498) as provincial vicar of the Polish Observant vicariate. Was famous for his barefooted travels throughout the large Polish vicariate (between 1487-1490 and again after 1496) to visit the various convents. Made a series of new constitutions for the Polish OBS, which were approved on the provincial chapter of Cracow (12 August 1488), and established a several new convents (such as Skepe (Poland,) and Polock (Hungary, 1498). Cf. AFH 63 (1970), 80-82). At the end of his life, Ladislaus was elected guardian of the Warschaw convent in September 1504. Died there on 4 May, 1505. Was highly regarded for his saintly lifestyle and received a cult after his death. This cult received papal approbation by Benedict XIV on 11 February 1750. The same pope named him the patron of Poland and Lithuania on 19 August, 1753. Apparently, the dossier for his official canonisation is still in preparation

Aside from his constitutions, Ladislaus left a substantial number of sermons for sun- and feast days, many of which addressed the passion of Christ and its moral and eschatological implications. In addition, he composed a series of religious songs, to be sung/recited during and after hearing the sermon. These songs, as well as the sermons indicate that Ladislaus was well-acquainted with ars-memoriae techniques, which is not surprising, as he was a pupil of the Polish friar Jan Szklarek, known for his expertise in that area. Several of the songs of Ladislaus (notably Judasz Jesusa sprzedal (Judas has sold Christ) and some songs on the Virgin Mary) became very popular (also helping to bolster Polish antisemitism). Ladislaus also devised a lengthy devotional exercise (taking up ca. one hour) for after the Vespers, consisting of eight Pater Noster and 72 Ave Maria recitations, interspersed with meditations on the joys and sorrows of the Virgin. According to some bibliographers, Ladislaus is also the author of a penitential manual (Taxatae Poenitentiae Metricae) that concentrates on the appropriate penance for severe vices.

manuscripts

Sermones:>> cf. esp. the study of Kantak

Religious Songs:>> cf. esp. the study of Kantak and the 2006 study mentioned in the bibliography.

Devotional Exercises:>> cf. esp. the study of Kantak

?>>Taxatae Poenitentiae Metricae

vitae

V. Morawski, Lucerna Perfectionis Christianae sive Vita B. Ladislai Gielnovii (Warschaw, 1633); AASS May I (Antwerp, 1680), 561-614. Cf. Bibliotheca Sanctorum VII (Rome, 1966), 1067-1068; H. Wrobel, Hagiographia Polska 2 (Poznan, 1972), 555-572; Collectanea Francisana 44 (1974), 172-173.

literature

Wadding, Annales Minorum XV (Quaracchi, 1933) 349-351 (an. 1505, no. 25-30); Sbaralea, Supplementum II, 163; J. Komoroswski, ‘Memoriale Ordinis Fratrum Minorum (…) Specialiter de Provincia Poloniae’, Monumenta Poloniae Historica 5 (Lwow, 1888), 256-258, 266, 291-293; K. Kantak, ‘Les données historiques sur les bienheureux Bernardins (Observants) polonais’, AFH 22 (1929), 444-451; Clément Schmitt, ‘Ladislas de Gielniow’, DSpir IX, 60; Gerlach van's-Hertogenbosch & Oktavian Schmucki, ‘Ladislaus (Wladyslaw) von Gielniów’, Lexikon der christlichen Ikonographie VII (1974), 361; Wiesaw Wydra, Wladyslaw z Gielniowa. Z dziejow sredniowiecznej poezji polskiej (Poznan: Bestseller, 1992); Alicja Szulc, “Reduc me in memoriam’. Wokol nurtu pasyjnego sredniowiecznych kazan bernardynskich’, in: Bernardyni na Slasku w poznym sredniowieczu, ed. Jakub Kostowski (Wroclaw: Oficyna Wydawnicza ATUT, 2005), 157-168. On affective themes and terminology in late medieval Observant preaching, esp. in the sermons of Ladislaw de Gielniow; Bogdan Hojdis, ‘Kilka uwag literaturoznawcy o polskich wierszach Wladyslawa z Gielniowa’, in: Cantando cum citharista: w piecsewtlecie smierci Wladyslawa z Gielniowa, ed. Romana Mazurkiewicza (Warchaw: Instytut Badan Literackich, 2006), 103-110; Jan Godyn, ‘Retoryka i interpunkcja w pieciu polskich piesniach Wladyslawa z Gielniowa’, in: Cantando cum citharista: w piecsewtlecie smierci Wladyslawa z Gielniowa, ed. Romana Mazurkiewicza (Warchaw: Instytut Badan Literackich, 2006), 120-134 [see also other articles in this volume]; Wieslaw Franciszek Murawiec, ‘Rozwój kultu bl. Wladyslawa z Gielniowa w latach 1505-1750’, in: “Cantando cum citharista.” W. piecsetlecie smierci Wladyslawa z Gielniowa, ed. R. Mazurkiewicza (Warshaw, 2006), 147-157; Kataryzna Kruk-Weiss, ‘Ikonografia bl. Wladyslawa z Gielniowa’, in: “Cantando cum citharista.” W. piecsetlecie smierci Wladyslawa z Gielniowa, ed. R. Mazurkiewicza (Warshaw, 2006), 158-163; W. Goleman, ‘Ladislaus de Gielniów, Wladyslaw’, DHGE XXIX, 1297-1299; Rafal Wójcik, ‘Anti-Jewish Motifs in the Poetry of Blessed Wladyslaw of Gielniów (c. 1440 - 1505)’, in: Identity and Alterity in Hagiography and the Cult of Saints, ed. Ana Marinkovic & Trpimir Vedriš, Bibliotheca Hagiotheca. Series Colloquia (Zagreb, 2010), 235-244.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ladislaus Sappel (1721-1796, Lenzfried)

OFM (1741). Active in the Upper Germany province and later in Lenzfried.

editions

Liber singularis ad formandum gen. conceptum de statu Ecclesiae et Summi Pontificis potestate contra Iustinum Febronium, 4 Vols. (1767-1775).

Geschichte der fortgepflanzten Religion, 3 Vols. (1783).

literature

DThC; AF VIII (1946), 404 & 555; LThK, 3rd ed. IX, 66

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lambertus Slaggert (Lambert Slaggert, fl. early 16th cent.)

Franciscan friar from Stralsund. In 1522 mentioned as a Franciscan friar in the Stralsund Franciscan 'Johanniskloster', when he took part in the provincial chapter of Saxony in Hamburg. During this chapter, he was appointed confessor and preacher at the Clarissan monastery of Ribnitz, and lector and guardian of the adjacent Franciscan house (guardian position in 1525 taken over by Joachim Meier). Lambert Slaggert worked in close collaboration with the Clarissan Abbess, Duchess Dorothea von Mecklenburg (1480-1537, daughter of Duke Magnus II and sister of Dukes Albrecht VII and Heinrich V), who had been abbess since 1498. Lambert and Dorothea apparently created hot air heating in the monastery. Lambert became involved with drinking water management, the creation of a proper brewery and even was involved hands-on with masonry and plastering activities. He also was instrumental in the installation of an astronomical clock in the Clarissan refectorium and worked together with the nuns on the creation of a number of devotional tables (Andachtstafeln), six of which can still be seen in the Nuns' choir of the Ribnitz monastic church.

Partly based on an older text (now lost), Lambert created possibly a concise Latin and in any case a more elaborate Middle German chronicle of the Clarissan monastery, running until the year 1532/33 (until 1538 in the smaller Latin text). The German text was dedicated to Abbess Dorothea. Scholars have been discussing the provenance and the authorship of the Latin text, and its possible dependency on an older fourteenth century text by the Franciscan custos Dietrich von Studitz. For an evaluation of these positions, see esp. Honemann (2011 & 2015), who comes to the conclusion that Lambert Slaggert should be considered as the author of both the Latin and the German early sixteenth-century texts.

manuscripts

A complete digital version of the German version from the Schwerin library can be accessd at http://ub-goobi-pr2.ub.uni-greifswald.de/viewer/resolver?urn=urn:nbn:de:gbv:9-g-1943787

editions

Die Chroniken des Klosters Ribnitz, ed. Friedrich Techen, Mecklenburgische Geschichtsquellen, 1 (Schwerin, 1909). [The Latin text is edited on pp. 1-61, and the German text can be found on pp. 63-172. The works, which aside from the possible precursor text of Dietrich von Studits has traces of several other sources (such as the Reimchronik of Ernst von Kirchberg, and the Annales Herulorum of Nicolaus Marschalk), give a plethora of information on the Clarissan house, sisters, abbesses, vicaresses, inventories, monastic possessions etc. etc.] An older edition of the Latin text is given in: Monumenta inedita rerum Germanicarum praecipue Cimbricarum et Megapolensium, ed. Ernst Joachim Westphal, Band 4 (Leipzig, 1745), 841ff (Chronicon Coenobii Ribenicensis ord. S. Clarae 1206-1540). A partial edition of the German text is also given in Karl Ferdinand Fabricius, 'Bruchstück aus der deutschen Chronik des Fräulein-Klosters St. Claren-Ordens zu Ribbenitz von Lambrecht Slagghert, Franciscaner-Lesemeister, aus Stralsund', Mecklenburgische Jahrbücher 3 (1838), 96-140.

literature

Karl Ernst Hermann Krause, 'Slaggert, Lambert', in: Allgemeine Deutsche Biographie 34 (Leipzig, 1892), 450f.; Wolfgang Huschner, 'Die Gründung des Klarissanklosters Ribnitz (1323/24-1331). Eine landesherrliche Stiftung gegen städtischen und weltgeistlichen Widerstand', in: Gestiftete Zukunft im mittelalterlichen Europa. Festschrift für Michael Borgolte, ed. Wolfgang Huschner & Frank Rexroth (Berlin, 2008), passim; Axel Attula, 'Beobachtungen zu sechs Meditationstafeln aus dem Klarissenkloster Ribnitz', in: Ecclesiae ornatae. Kirchenausstattungen des Mittelalters und der frühen Neuzeit (Bonn: Kulturstiftung der Deutschen Vertriebenen, 2009), 143-160; Volker Honemann, 'Die Ribnitzer Chroniken des Lambert Slaggert', Mecklenburgische Jahrbücher 126 (2011), 91-110; Volker Honemann, ‘Franziskanische Geschichtsschreibung’, in: Geschichte der Sächsischen Franziskanerprovinz, 1: Von den Anfängen bis zur Reformation, ed. Volker Honemann (Paderborn: Ferdinand Schöningh, 2015), 824-833.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lamprecht de Ratisbona (Lamprecht/Lambert von Regensburg, fl. c. 1240)

Friar from South-West Germany. Probably born around 1215. Studied at the Regensburg cathedral school or at a neighbouring cloister school. Before he entered the order, he already expressed his admiration and veneration for the Franciscans through his Sanct Francisken Leben (c. 1238). This work, predominantly based on Celano I, is the oldest German vernacular Franciscan saints’ life. The author presents a narrative subject, namely a young man, who has begun to realise the folly of his frivolous life in the world (which will lead to damnation), and expresses the wish to live the apostolic life along the lines of the friars minor (the work can therefore also be interpreted as a written act of personal conversion). After his entrance in the order, the provincial minister Gerard asked Lamprecht to write another poem on finding God, on the basis of the themes ‘Quaesivi illum et non inveni’ (Cant. 3, 2 & 5, 6) and the Isaiah theme on the daughters of Sion (Jesaiah 6, 1 & 62, 11). The result was Diu Tohter Syon/Tochter Syon (c. 1248), a poem of 4312 strophes. Both poems indicate that Lamprecht had some command of Latin, and probably was a cleric.

manuscripts

Sanct Franciscken Leben: Würzburg, Universitätsbibliothek M.p.th.o.17a ff. 11v-118r (13th cent.) It amounts to a versified vernacular elaboration of Celano I in 5049 lines. The work, which is one of the oldest surviving pieces of Franciscan literature, did not have a large reception, maybe because of the suppression of the Celano materials after the production of Bonaventure’s Legenda Major.

Tochter Syon: Nürnberg, Germanisches Nationalmuseum cod. 42563/64 (second half 13th cent.; fragments); Prague, Národní Muzeum cod. X I 13 ff. Ira-XXXIvb (second half 13th cent.); Berlin, mgo 403 (olim Lobris/Schlesien, Gräfliche Nostitzische Bibliothek) ff. 19r-59v (anno 1314); Gießen, Universitätsbibliothek cod. 102 ff. 1r-99v (second half 14th cent.). Amounts to a versified vernacular reworking in 4312 lines of a Cistercian Daughter of Sion treatise (which was repeatedly translated in the vernacular; >? De Languore Animae Amantis/Liber Amoris). It is an allegorical representation of the spiritual marriage or mystical union between the soul (the daughter of Sion) with the heavenly groom (Christ). Lamprecht might have been given access to this Cistercian work by friar Gerard (mentioned in lines 46ff and 140ff), the Franciscan provincial minister of the Upper Germany province. Lamprecht repeatedly refers to the mysticism of female religious in Brabant and Bavaria. For the relationship between Lamprecht’s versified translation and other Latin and German versions of the Daughter of Sion treatise, see Joachim Heinzle, VL² V, 522 and W. Wichgraf (1922).

editions

Sanct Franciscken Leben, edited in: Lamprecht von Regensburgs Sanct Franciscken Leben und Tochter Syon, ed. K. Weinhold (1880), 43-260. See also: Vena vivida - Lebendige Quelle. Texte zu Klara von Assisi und ihrer Bewegung I: Deutsche und niederländische Zeugnisse zur hl. Klara, Werkstatt Franziskanische Forschung, 2 (Münster: Fachstelle Franziskanische Forschung, 2008), 17-27 (extracts from the Sankt Francisken Leben, with an introduction and translation by Cornelius Bohl.

Tochter Syon, edited in: Lamprecht von Regensburgs Sanct Franciscken Leben und Tochter Syon, ed. K. Weinhold (1880), 261-544; W. Wichgraf, ‘Der Traktat von der Tochter von Syon und seine Bearbeitung’, Beiträge zur Geschichte der deutschen Sprache und Literatur 46 (1922), 173-231 (includes an edition of the prose adaptation found in MS Munich Cgm 29 pp. 177-181 (15th cent.)); Kurt Ruh, Zeitschrift für deutsches Altertum 100 (1971), 346-349 has published a fragment of the text that according to him represents the oldest witness of the text. For editions of medieval Dutch versions, see: Van der Dochtere van Syon (Antwerp, 1492) [cf. Gesamtkatalog der Wiegendrucke VII, no. 8589], facsimile reprint as Van der Dochtere van Syon, introd. J. van Mierlo (Antwerp, 1941); Van der Dochtere van Syon, ed. J.-M. Willeumier-Schaly, Tijdschrift voor Nederlandsche Taal- en Letterkunde 67 (1949), 1-23 [cf. Collectanea Franciscana Bibliographia Franciscana 11 (1954-1957), 256, n. 986. This edition is based on an older text]

literature

Edward Schröder, ‘Lamprecht von Regensburg’, Zeitschrift für deutsches Altertum und Literatur 42 (1898), 321; W. Wichgraf, ‘Der Traktat von der Tochter von Syon und seine Bearbeitungen’, PBB 46 (1922), 173-231; L. Reypens, ‘Het latijnsche Origineel der Allegorie van der Dochtere van Syon’, Ons Geestelijk Erf 17/2 (1943), 174-178; J. Morson & H. Costello, ‘‘Liber Amoris’. Was it written by Guerric of Igny?’, Cîteaux 16 (1965), 125-135; K. Ruh, ‘Fragmente der Tochter von Syon Lamprechts von Regensburg’, Zeitschrift für deutsches Altertum 100 (1971), 346-349; Margo Schmidt, ‘Einflüsse der ‘Regio dissimilitudinis’ auf der deutschen Literatur des Mittelalters’, Revue des études augustiniennes 17 (1971), 299-313 (310-313); M. Schmidt, ‘Lambert (Lamprecht) de Ratisbonne’, DSpir 9 (1976), 142-143; N.R. Wolf, ‘Beobachtungen zum ‘Franziskusleben’ Lamprechts von Regensburg’, Franziskanische Studien 60 (1978), 155-167; S. Solf-Maennersdoerffer, in: Seligenthal 1231-1981, ed. G. Busch, Rhenania Franciscana Antiqua 1 (Cologne, 1981), 317-382; M. Schierling, ‘Lamprecht von Regensburg’, NDB 13 (1982), 466; Norbert Richard Wolf, ‘Lamprecht von Regensburg’, Lexikon des Mittelalters V (1991), 1634; Joachim Heinzle, ‘Lamprecht von Regensburg’, Die deutsche Literatur des Mittelalters. Verfasserlexikon2 V, 521-524 & XI, 905; Joseph Morsel, ‘Lambert (Lamprecht) of Regensburg (c. 1215-after 1250)’, Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages II (2000), 816; Hildegard Elisabeth Keller, My secret is mine. Studies on Religion and Eros in the German Middle Ages, Studies in Spirituality, Supplement, 4 (Louvain, Peeters, 2000). [with reference to Lamprecht von Regensburg’s  Tochter Syon]; Cornelius Bohl, ‘Belehren und Bekehren. Das ‘Sante Francisken Leben’ des Lamprecht von Regenburg als Zeugnis franziskanischer Bildung, Seelsorge und Frömmigkeit Mitte des 13. Jahrhunderts in Deutschland’, in: Europa und die Welt in der Geschichte. Festschrift zum 60. Geburtstag von Dieter Berg, ed. Raphaela Averkorn, Raimund Haas & Bernd Schmies (Bochum: Verlag Dr. Dieter Winkler, 2004), 574-592; Edith Feistner, ‘Regensburger Blicke auf einen europäischen Heiligen: Zur mittelhochdeutschen Franziskusvita Lamprechts von Regensburg’, in: Kulturarbeit und Kirche. Festschrift für Paul Mai zum 70. Geburtstag, Beiträge zur Geschichte des Bistums Regensburg, 39 (Regensburg: Pustet Verlag, 2005), 339-348; Edith Feistner, ‘Regionalisierung und Individualisierung in europäischen Dimension: der Blick Lamprechts von Regensburg auf den hk. Franziskus von Assisi’, in: Das mittelalterliche Regensburg im Zentrum Europas, ed. Edith Feistner, Forum Mittelalter. Studien, 1 (Regensburg: Verlag Schnell & Steiner, 2006), 177-189; Raymond Graeme Dunphy, ‘Ein neues Literaturmilieu kündigt sich an: Lamprecht von Regensburg', in: Kleine Regensburger Literaturgeschichte, ed. Rainer Barbey & Erwin Petzi (Regensburg, 2014), 71-75.

 

 

 

 

 

Landulfus Caraccioli (Landulphus de Mazoriis/first half fourteenth century; doctor collectivus, d. 1355)

Italian friar. Born at Naples, c. 1295. Studied first at Naples and subsequently at Paris, where he developed a Scotist theological framework. Taught theology at Paris between 1321 and 1326, before he received the first theology chair at the university of Naples. Was provincial minister of Terra Labora and fulfilled several diplomatic missions for Queen Jane of Naples. Also known for his homiletic activities. Was appointed bishop of Castellamare di Stabia by pope John XXII (221 August 1327, BF V, no. 671). On 20 September 1331, he was transferred to the archdiocese of Amalfi (BF V, no. 931), where, as archbishop, he became an active persecutor of the Fraticelli (cf. BF V, 963-965). Author of biblical commentaries, theological works, sermons, and quaestions on metaphysics.

manuscripts and editions

In Sent. I-IV: a.o. Vienna ONB 1496 Vienna; Basel, Univ. Bibl. B.V. 25 (book IV); Erlangen, Univ. 338 (books I, III & IV); Cracow, Univ. 1276 & 1391 (book IV); Florence, Naz. Conv. Soppr. B. 7. 642 & G.1.643 (book IV); Milan, Ambros. I.151 Inf. 2 (books III & IV); Lüneb. Ratsbücherei theol. 2° 48 ff. 1r-116v (14th cent., books III & IV); Florence Laurenz. Plut. 3. Sin. I, ff. 205-245 & Plut. 7 Dext. 3 ff. 19r-23v [Book IV]; Florence, Naz. Conv. Soppr. B.5. 640 (book I); Cambridge, Gonv. & Gaius 326 (book II); Naples, Naz. 7. C 49 (book III, incomplete); Florence, Naz. Conv. Soppr. A.3.641 (book II); Vicenza Bertoliana 247; Padua Anton. 155 (sec. xiv) ff. 1r-71r; 166 ff. 1r-145r; 169 ff. 3r-127v; Padua Bib. Civ. 619 ff. 4r-66v (tabula on ff 75r-76r); Bologna, Coll. Hisp. S. Clemente, 44 [=In IV Sent]; Bologna, Coll. Hisp. S. Clemente, 46 [=In I Sent.]; Dole, Bibliotheque muncipale 80 [Book I]; Naples, Naz. VII.C.49 (only the question on the immaculate conception, edited by Scaramuzzi in Studi Francescani, 28 (1931), 43-69. See for the Bolognese mss Piana, Antonianum 17 (1942), 113 & 114. See in general for mss info Stegmüller, Repertorium Comm. in Sent. I no. 514; AFH 47 (1954), 143; Grocholl (1969), xiii, 11-17; an edition of dd. 38-40 of book I is in preparation by Chris Schabel. One question of the third book (utrum Virgo fuerit concepta cum originali delicto) has been edited in Studi Francescani 28 (1931), 44-69 [is this really Landulphus’ work? See the doubts expressed by Grocholl (1969), 175-180]. The second book of Landulphus’ Sentences Commentary was published in Naples (1487 and 1637) [cf. Studi Francescani 28 (1931), 33-69. For the edition of individual questions, see also the studies of Schabel (esp. 2011)]

Commentaries on several OT and NT books MSS Padua??? Cf. Stegmüller, Repertorium Biblicum III, n. 5365-5366.

Sermones Domenicales/Postilla in Evangelia Domenicalia: Naples, Naz. VIII.AA.16 (??>see Cenci, II, 741-2); Padua Bib. Univ. 1462 (an. 1353) ff. 1r-108r; Assisi?

Sermo in Dominica Palmarum & Sermo in Die Cinerum: Naples, Naz. VIII.A.23 ff. 45r-68v

Sermones de T: a.o. Padua Anton. 468 ff. 1ra-162rb; Munich, Staatsbibl. Lat. 8827; Monte Cassino G. 376

Sermones de S.: Clm 8872 (?)

Liber Collationum spiritualium: Vat.Lat>>

Sermones in Quatuor Evangelia (Naples, 1637)

Commentaria Morali in IV Evangelia (Naples, 1637) [postills for preaching purposes]

Sermones de Exaltatione Crucis:>> Vat. Lat.?

Oratio ad Papam Nomine Reginae Siciliae:>> Vat. Lat. ?

Ars Sermocinandi: Cracow, Bibl. Univ., 1295; Bologna, Bibl. Comm. Archigymnasii A. 981 ff. 205-215.

?>Quaestio de Medio inter Contradictoria: Vat.Lat. 6768 (14th cent.) ff. 227rb-228va

literature

Wadding, Script., 158; Wadding, Annales Minorum>>; Sbaralea, Supplementum (ed. Rome, 1921) II, 163-165; D. Scaramuzzi, Il pensiero di Giovanni Duns Scotus nel Mezzogiorno d’Italia (Rome, 1927), 67-75; Stegmüller, RB, III, 5365-7; Schneyer, IV, 1-11 [lengthy listing of sermons]; Zawart, 290; D. Scaramuzzi, ‘L’Immacolato concepimento (…)’, Studi Francescani 28 (1931), 33-69; A. Emmen, 'Het getuigenis van Landulphus Caraccioli over Scotus' dispuut van de onbevlekte ontvangenis', Coll. Franc. Neerl. VII (1946), 92-129; Doucet, AFH 47 (1954), 143; G. Mascia, ‘Landolfo Caracciolo (Rossi) da Napoli (d. 1351) e Leonardo De’Rossi da Giffoni (1407), due grandi figure francescane del quattrocento’, Cenacolo serafico (Naples, May-June, 1966); W. Grocholl, Der Mensch in seinem ursprünglichen Sein nach der Lehre Landulfs von Neapel. Edition und dogmengeschichtliche Untersuchung (Munich, 1969); Clément Schmitt, DSpir IX, 194-195; S.D. Dumont, `William of Ware, Richard of Conington and the Collationes Oxonienses of John Duns Scotus', in: John Duns Scotus. Metaphysics and Ethics, ed. L. Honnefelder, R. Wood & M. Dreyer (Leiden, 1996), 66-67; L. Ricciardi, `Manoscritti di Mons. Landolfo Caracciolo', in: La chiesa di Amalfi nel medioevo, 475-482; Chris Schabel, ‘Landulphus Caracciolo and a Sequax on Divine Foreknowledge’, Archives d’Histoire Doctrinale et Littéraire du Moyen Age 66 (1999), 299-343; Chris Schabel, ‘Landulph Caracciolo and Gerard Odonis on Predestination: Opposite Attitudes toward Scotus and Auriol’, Wissenschaft und Weisheit 65 (2002), 62-81; Chris Schabel, ‘Parisian Commentaries from Peter Auriol to Gregory of Rimini, and the problem of predestination’, in: Mediaeval Commentaries on the ‘Sentences’ of Peter Lombard. Current Research, ed. G.R. Evans 2 Vols. (Leiden-Boston-Köln: Brill, 2002) I, 221-265; Christopher Schabel, ‘Landulph Caracciolo’, in: A Companion to Philosophy in the Middle Ages, ed. Jorge J.E. Gracia & Timothy B. Noone, Blackwell Companions to Philosophy, 24 (Oxford: Blackwell, 2003),  409-410; Russell L. Friedman & Chris Schabel, ‘Landulph Caracciolo on Human Intellectual Cognition of Singulars’, in: Florilegium mediaevale. Études offertes à Jacqueline Hamesse à l’occasion de son éméritat, ed. José Meirinhos & Olga Weijers, FIDEM –Textes et études du Moyen Age, 50 (Louvain-la-Neuve –Turnhout: Brepols, 2009), 235-257; Christopher D. Schabel, ‘The Commentary of the ‘Sentences’ by Landulphus Caracciolus’, Bulletin de philosophie médiévale 51 (2009), 145-219; Christopher Schabel, ‘How Landulph Caracciolo, Mezzogiorno Scotist, Deviated from His Master's Teaching on Freedom’, in: Lo scotismo nel Mezzogiorno d'Italia: atti del Congresso internazionale (Bitonto 25 - 28 marzo 2008), in occasione del VII centenario della morte di Giovanni Duns Scoto, ed. Francesco Fiorentino, Textes et études du moyen âge, 52 (Porto, 2010), 245-268; Christopher Schabel & Russell L. Friedman, ‘Landulph Caracciolo on Intentions and Intentionality’, Quaestio 10 (2010), 219-225; Christopher Schabel, ‘The Reception of Peter Auriol's Doctrine of Place, with Editions of Questions by Landulph Caracciolo and Gerard of Siena’, in: Représentations et conceptions de l'espace dans la culture médiévale: Colloque Fribourgeois 2009, ed. Tiziana Suárez-Nani & Martin Rohde (Berlin etc., 2011), 147-192; Christopher Schabel, ‘Landulph Caracciolo’, Encyclopedia of Medieval Philosophy: Philosophy between 500 and 1500, ed. Henrik Lagerlund, 2 Vols. (Dordrecht etc., 2011), 681-684; Christopher Schabel, ‘Landulph Caracciolo vs. Peter Auriol on thè Divine Will’, in: Contingenza e libertà: teorie francescane del primo Trecento: atti del convegno internazionale, Macerata, 12-13 dicembre 2008, ed. Guido Alinney, Marina Fedeli & Alessandro Pertosa (Macerata, 2012), 77-96; Francesco Fiorentino, ‘Conoscenza e scienza in Landolfo Caracciolo’, Franciscan Studies 71 (2013), 375-410.

With thanks to Prof.dr. S.D. Dumont & Prof.dr. Chris Schabel

 

 

 

 

Laurentius Brixiensis (Lorenza da Brescia, fl. later 16th cent.)

OFMConv. Philosopher and preacher, known to have preached in Venice.

editions

Magistri Laurentii Brixiensii Phylosophi, & Theologi praestantis in Io. Scoti Doctoris subtilis Formalitates isagogica expositio (...) (Venice: Francesco da Siena, 1588).

literature

Giovanni Franchini, Bibliosofia e memorie letterarie di scrittori Francescani conventuali Ch'hanno scritto dopo 'Anno 1585 (Modena: Eredi Soliani Stampatori, 1693), 399-400.

 

 

 

 

Laurentius Caraducci (d. ca. 1505)

OMConv. Friar from Fabriano>>

manuscripts

Sermones Festivae et Feriales: Fabriano, Bibl. Conv. S. Francisci, >>?

literature

Zawart, 324

 

 

 

 

Laurentius Companius (Lorenzo Compañy, d. 1745)

Observant friar from Lluchmayor (Majorca). Lector, master of rhetoric and preacher at the San Francisco de Asis friary in Palma. Known for his Poema dramático alegórico de S. Buenaventura y Santo Tomas de Aquino (1740), which apparently was never published.

literature

Biblioteca de Autores Baleares, ed. Joaquin María Bover (Palma: P.J. Gelabert, 1868) I, 207 (no. 301).

 

 

 

 

Laurentius (early 14th century)

Provincial minister Terrae Laboris>>>

 

 

 

 

Laurentius de Ancona (Lorenzo d’Ancona>>>)

Observant friar. Inquisitor.

literature

P. Iocco, ‘Il caso giudiziario di un inquisitore inquisito: fr. Lorenzo d’Ancona (OFM)’, Picenum Seraphicum 22-23 (2003-2004), 11-65.

 

 

 

 

Laurentius de Bonovenito (Lorenzo de Bienvenida, d. 1585)

Spanish friar from the Santiago province. Missionary in Yucatán and Costa Rica.

manuscripts & editions

Cartas. Listed in Castro (1996) and partly edited in AIA 21 (1921), 244-245; L. Gómez Canedo, La provincia franciscana de Santa Cruz de Caracas (Caracas, 1974) I, 397-399; Manuel M. Peralta, Costa Rica, Nicaragua y Panamá en el siglo XVI (Madrid, 1888), 550-552.

literature

Manuel de Castro y Castro, Bibliografía hispano franciscana (Santiago, 1994), nn.  6921f, 7040; Manuel de Castro y Castro, Escritores de la Provincia Franciscana de Santiago. Siglos XIII-XIX, Liceo Franciscano. Revista de Estudio e Investigacion XLVIII (2a Epoca): 145-147 (Santiago de Compostella, 1996), 

 

 

 

 

Laurentius a Brundusio (Lorenzo de Brindis/Lorenzo da Brindisi, 1559 - 1619) Sanctus

OFMCap. Vicar general of the capuchin order. Propagator of Mary devotion.

editions

Opera Omnia, XV Vols. (Padua, 1928-1956).

Thesaurus Laurentii a Brundusio, I: Opera theologica et exegetica. Series A – Formae. Enumeratio formarum. Index formarum a tergo ordinatarum. Index formarum secundum normam collatarum. Tabulae frequentiarum. Concordantia formarum, ed. Paul Tombeur, Paolino Zilio et al., Corpus Christianorum. Thesaurus Patrum Latinorum (Turnhout: Brepols, 2005) [see CF 77 (2007), 705f].

Thesaurus Laurentii a Brundusio, II: Sermones. Series A – Formae. Enumeratio formarum. Index formarum a tergo ordinatarum. Tabulae frequentiarum. Index formarum secundum orthographiae normam collatarum. Index formarum graecarum. Index formarum hebraicarum. Concordantia formarum, ed. Paul Tombeur, Paolino Zilio et al., Corpus Christianorum. Thesaurus Patrum Latinorum (Turnhout: Brepols, 2007) [Cf. reviews in Revue Bénédictine 118 (2008), 398f; Collectanea Franciscana 78 (2008), 405f., Revue d'Histoire Ecclésiastique 104 (2009), 275f.].

Lorenzo da Brindisi (Laurentius de Brundusio), De Rebus Austriae et Bohemiae Commentariolum, edited in: Analecta Ordinis Minorum Capuccinorum 25 (1909). See also: Andrew J.G. Drenas, ‘Lorenzo da Brindisi‘s ‘Commentariolum de rebus Austriae et Bohemiae‘: An introduction to, and translation of the document in English‘, Collectanea Franciscana 85: 3-4 (2015), 595-629.

Breviario Laurenziano. Meditazioni quotidiane dagli scritti di san Lorenzo da Brindisi, ed. Lorenzo da Fara (Padua, 1999).

Un testo laurenziano sul Santo Natale, ed. Giacomo Carito, in: Natale per risorgere. IV rassegna internazionale del Presepe nell’arte e nella tradizione (Brindisi: Pubblidea, 2001).

Marial: María de Nazaret, ‘Virgen de la Plenitudo’, ed. & trans. Agustín Guzmán Sancho y Bernardino de Armellada (Madrid: BAC, 2004).

Saint Lawrence of Brindisi, Opera Omnia in Twelve Books, trans. Vernon Wagner (Delhi: Media House, 2007). This massive translation comprises: Vol. I: The Mariale; Vol. II: Lenten Sermons, Volume I; Vol. III: Lenten Sermons, Volume II, Part 1; Vol. IV: Lenten Sermons, Volume II, Part 2; Volume V: Lenten Sermons, Volume II, Part 3; Volume VI: Lenten Sermons, Volume III; Volume VII: Lenten Sermons, Volume IV; Vol. VIII: Advent Sermons; Vol. IX: Sunday Sermons, Volume One; Vol. XII: Sunday Sermons, Volume Two; Vol. XI: Feastday Sermons; Vol. XII: Seasonal Sermons. See the review by B. Vadakkerara in Collectanea Franciscana 79 (2009), 305-312.

literature

Anselmo de Legarda, ‘Vestigios clásicos en san Lorenzo de Brindis’, Estudios franciscanos 61 (1960), 389-430; Arturo M. da Carmignano di Brenta, San Lorenzo da Brindisi Dottore della Chiesa universale (1559-1619), 4 Vols. (Venezia-Mestre, 1960-1963); Felix a Mareto, Bibliographia laurentiana, opera complectens an. 1611-1961 edita (Rome, 1962); Giacomo Carlini, ‘S. Lorenzo da Brindisi, Vicario provinciale in Toscana. Riflessioni storico-critiche’, Fra noi 13 (1996), 221-236; Bernardino de Armellada, ‘L’Eucaristia nella vita e nella dottrina di san Lorenzo da Brindisi’, in: L’unico Salvatore, 167-181; Bernardino de Armellada, ‘Lorenzo da Brindisi’, in: Lexicon. Dizionario dei Teologi, 810-812; Vincenzo Criscuolo, ‘Lorenzo da Brindisi’, in: Il grande libro dei Santi II, 1215-1218; Alfonso Pompei, ‘Lorenzo da Brindisi’, in: Dizionario di omiletica, 877-878; Bernardino de Armellada, ‘La figura e l’opera di S. Lorenzo da Brindisi’, Laurentianum 41 (2000), 3-21; Giorgio Basso, ‘Bibliografia laurenziana. Opere su S. Lorenzo da Brindisi scritte dal 1961 al 1999’, Laurentianum 41 (2000), 207-221; Paolino Zilio, ‘I manoscritti di S. Lorenzo da Brindisi. Primo approccio’, Laurentianum 41 (2000), 23-90; Simonetta Pelusi, ‘Descrizione dei manoscritti laurenziani conservati presso l’Archivio Provinciale dei Cappuccini veneti di Venezia-Mestre’, Laurentianum 41 (2000), 91-110; Fabio Gambetti, ‘Filosofia ed ermeneutica biblica in S. Lorenzo da Brindisi: le ‘Dissertationes’ della ‘Explanatio in Genesim’’, Laurentianum 41 (2000), 151-170; Claudio Favero, ‘Le note della vera Chiesa nella “Lutheranismi Hypotyposis” di S. Lorenzo da Brindisi’, Laurentianum 41 (2000), 171-206; Leny Escalada, ‘The mystery of the Incarnation in the writings of St. Lawrence of Brindisi’, Chronicle (Quezon City, Philippines) 1 (2000), 43-50; Bernardino de Armellada, ‘La spiritualità di S. Lorenzo da Brindisi Dottore Apostolico della Chiesa’, Laurentianum 41 (2000), 111-149; Arturo M. de Carmignano, ‘Saint Laurent de Brindes (1559-1619)’, in : Visages de saints et bienheureux capucins, 71-100; Hildebrand van Hooglede, ‘Saint Laurent de Brindes à Arras en 1602’, in : Idem, Miscellanea IV, 1634-1640 ; Hildebrand van Hooglede, ‘Een Nederlandsch Gedicht over S. Laurentius van Brindisi (1783)’, in: Idem, Miscellanea III, 1197-1200; Bernardino de Armellada, ‘Amor esponsal de Dios-Trinidad a la virgen Maria siguiendo el ‘Mariale’ de san Lorenzo de Brindis’, : Negotium Fidei. Miscellanea di studi offerti a Mariano D’Alatri in occasione del duo 80° compleanno, ed. Pietro Maraneso, Bibliotheca seraphico-capuccina, 67 (Rome-Bravetta, 2002), 287-313; Religion in Geschichte und Gegenwart V4, 120; Bernardino de Armellada, ‘Le vie della bellezza verso Maria nel Mariale di san Lorenzo da Brindisi’, Collectanea Franciscana 72:1-2 (2002), 231-249; Ferdinando Mastroianni Fiorenzo, Immacolatissima. Maria in san Lorenzo da Brindisi (Naples, 2003); B. de Armelladda, ‘The spirituality of saint Lawrence of Brindisi: apostolic doctor of the church’, Greyfriars Review 17:1 (2003), 85-121; Giacomo Carito, ‘Massimiliano di Baviera e Lorenzo da Brindisi per la pace tra protestanti e cattolici nei paesi d’oltralpe’, Apulia 7 (2005), 200-203; Angelo Catarozzolo, “Padre Brindisi”, apostolo senza frontiere. Riflessioni sulla spiritualità di Giulio Cesare Russo, Padre Brindisi, nel suo itinerario ascetico, culturale, storico (s.l. Cattedra Laurenziana, 2005); Leonardo Lotti, San Lorenzo da Brindisi Dottore della Chiesa, Sentieri, 45 (Terlizzi (Bari): Ed. Insiemme, 2005); Bernardino de Armellada, ‘La Virgen María en tres sermones de San Lorenzo de Brindis’, Naturalezza y Gracia 52 (2005), 359-383; Bernardino de Armellada, ‘La Inmaculada Concepción de la Virgen en s. Lorenzo de Brindis’, in: La ‘Scuola Francescana’ e l’Immacolata Concezione. Atti del Congresso Mariologico Francescano, ed. Stefano M. Cecchin, Studi Mariologici, 10 (Vatican City: Pontificia Academia Mariana Internationalis, 2005), 427-453; Luis Valbuena, ‘San Lorenzo de Brindis (1559-1619)’, El Mensajero Seráfico 117: 1542 (Madrid, 2005), 256-259; Bernardino de Armellada, ‘Dinamismo sobrenatural del dolor en la teologia y en los santos’, in: Verum, pulchrum et bonum. Miscellanea di studi offerti a Servus Gieben in occasione del suo 80o compleanno, ed. Yoannes Teklemariam, Bibliotheca Seraphico Capuccina, 81 (Rome: Istituto Storico dei Cappuccini, 2006), 487-493; Dario Busolini, ‘Lorenzo da Brindisi’, Dizionario biografico degli Italiani 66 (2006), 64b-67; Fiorenzo Fernandino Mastroianni, Simillima Jesu. La Madre di Gesù nei discorsi di san Lorenzo da Brindisi (Naples: Editrice Domenicana Italiana, 2006); Bernardino de Armellada, ‘La más bella profecía de la hermosura de la Virgen. El ‘Cantar de los cantares’ en san Lorenzo de Brindis’, Laurentianum 47 (2006), 349-362; Robert J. Karris, ‘Two sermons of St. Lawrence of Brindisi’, The Cord 56 (2006), 136-144; La mistica parola per parola, ed. Luigi Borriello, Maria R. Del Genio & Tomás Spidlík (Milan: Ancora, 2007); Pietro M. [p. Rosario] Sammarco, La cooperazione di Maria SS. alla Redenzione nel ‘Mariale’ di s. Lorenzo da Brindisi (Frigento: Casa Mariana Editrice, 2008) [A shortened version appeared in Immaculata Mediatrix 9 (2009), 229-262]; Antonio Fregona, ‘San Lorenzo Russo da Brindisi ‘Dottore apostolico’ (1569-1619)’, Vita Minorum 79 (2008), 201-226; Bernardino De Armellada, ‘La excepción de la Inmaculada. Exégesis generosa de s. Lorenzo de Brindis’, Collectanea Franciscana 79:1-2 (2009), 45-60; Vincenzo Criscuolo, ‘San Lorena da Brindisi e i due monasteri brindisini delle cappuccine’, Collectanea Franciscana 79:1-2 (2009), 149-176; Benedict Vadakkekara, ‘A Tribute to St. Lawrene of Brindisi (…)’, Collectanea Franciscana 79 (2009), 305-312; Bernardino de Armellada, ‘La predicación de san Lorenzo de Brindis sobre san Francisco de Asís’, Naturaleza y Gracia 56 (2009), 273-300; Bernardino de Armellada, ‘San Francisco de Asís visto por san Lorenzo de Brindis’, Naturaleza y Gracia 56 (2009), 301-321; Manuel González García, ‘Magnificat, el cántico de María, la Virgen Madre de Dios, en San Lorenzo de Brindis’, in: Religioni e doctrinae. Miscellanea di studi offerti a Bernardino de Armellada in occasione del suo 80o compleanno, ed. Aleksander Horowski, Bibliotheca Seraphico-Capuccina, 89 (Rome: Istituto Storico del Cappuccini, 2009), 489-505; Sergio Pagano, ‘Inediti vaticani su san Lorenzo da Brindisi’, Collectanea Franciscana 81:1-2 (2011), 145-155 [a short notice on letters by the Capuchin missionary Lorenzo da Brindisi not yet treated in Arturo M. da Carmignano di Brenta, San Lorenzo da Brindisi Dottore della Chiesa universale (1559-1619), 4 Vols. (Venezia-Mestre, 1960-1963)]; Niklaus Kuster, Laurentius von Brindisi. Apostel auf den Straßen Europas, Topos Taschenbücher, 714 (Kevelaer: verlagsgemeinschaft topos plus, Butzon & Bercker, 2010). Review in CF 81:1-2 (2011), 400-402; Vernon Wagner, ‘The Eucharist: Sacrament and Sacrifice according to St. Lawrence of Brindisi’, Collectanea Franciscana 81:1-2 (2011), 157-186; Vernon Wagner, ‘The Holy Spirit According to ST. Lawrence of Brindisi’, Collectanea Franciscana 82 (2012), 679-694; V. Wagner, ‘The final judgment according to St. Lawrence of Brindisi’, Collectanea Franciscana 83:1-2 (2013), 119-149; V. Wagner, ‘Fraternal correction according to St. Lawrence of Brindisi’, Collectanea Franciscana 83:3-4 (2013), 433-450; Vernon Wagner, ‘The nature and role of women according to St. Lawrence of Brindisi’, Collectanea Franciscana 85:1-2 (2015), 187-206; Andrew J.G. Drenas, ‘Lorenzo da Brindisi‘s ‘Commentariolum de rebus Austriae et Bohemiae‘: An introduction to, and translation of the document in English‘, Collectanea Franciscana 85: 3-4 (2015), 595-629.

 

 

 

 

Laurentius Brancati (Lorenzo Brancati da Lauria/Gian-Francesco Brancati, 1612-1693)

OFMConv. Born as the son of a noble neapolitan family in Lauria (Calabria, 10 April 1612, mother Dorotea Serubbi, father Marcello Serubbu). Received his first education from the former advocate Aquilante Vitale. Due to lack of funds, Lorenzo was unable to continue his studies outside his home town. Became a cleric in service of the Policastri convent. After a severe illness, he wanted to enter the Franciscan order in the Nola convent, but at first he was not allowed into the noviciate, due to governmental and family pressure on the order. Yet after a spiritual crisis and a renewed attempt in 1630 he was able to enter the noviciate at Lecce and make his profession on July 7, 1631, changing his name into Lorenzo. He studied physics and philosophy at Lecce, Rutigliano and Bari (also under the Jesuit teacher Vincenzo Colella, 1633-1634). During this period, he became friends with Giuseppe da Copertino. Thereafter Lorenzo entered the St. Bonaventure Collegium in Rome (ca. 1634), where he obtained a doctorate after defending a series of theological questions at subsequent chapter meetings of the order. he also was ordained priest in 1636. Following his studies at St. Bonaventure, which he concluded in 1637, he was supposed to teach liberal arts in the San Lorenzo collegium of Naples, but with some pressure from his teaches in Rome he was sent first to Aversa, where he taught logic and philosophy and became really acquainted with Scotist theology. He was transferred to Naples in 1639. Soon, he became second secretary to the general G.B. Berardicelli da Larini. Following that, he was a few months later appointed as regent master of the Florence studium, and in 1641 he was first transferred to the studium of Ferrara (1641), and subsequently the studium of Bologna (1644), where he also taught theology. In and after 1647, Lorenzo was the secretary and assistant of the minister general Michelangelo Catalani. He also functioned for some time (from 1650 onwards) as the guardian of the Holy Apostles convent, the home of the minister general. After his renunciation of these positions (which may have been induced by criticisms), he retreated to the Albano Laziale friary, were, at the request of the minister general Michelangelo d’Albano, he embarked upon a major Scotist commentary concerning sacramental issues. (Commentaria in quatuor libros Sentent. Mag. Ioannis Duns Scoti), in which can be traced some aspects of the strugle against Jansenism and the contemporary Catholic answer to it in centres like Louvain and Paris. Due to his work on Scotus, Lorenzo obtained the esteem of cardinal Fabio Chigi, who helped him to become professor of theology at La Sapienza in Rome (1653), where Lorenzo finished his Epitome Canonum. After Fabio Chigi was elected pope, (Alexander VII, 1655-1667), Lorenzo became counsellor of the Holy Office. More functions and favours followed, both under Alexander VII and under this pope’s successors: Clement IX, Clement X and Innocent XI. The last-mentioned of these pope made him a cardinal (1681) and librarian of the Vatican. In the wake of these various functions, Lorenzo wrote several works on mission and became active in several congregations, through which he became involved with several actual debates (regarding the condemnation of the Spanish Quetist Miguel de Molinos, issues of laxism and rigorism etc.), which enticed him to write his Opuscula tria de Deo quoad opera praedestinationis, reprobationis et gratiae actualis. Lorenzo died on 30 November 1693, 81 years old. He was buried near the basilica dei Santi XII Apostoli, which had been refurbished restored with his support.

editions

Commentaria in tertium et Quartum Librum Sententiarum Mag. Ioannis Duns Scoti, 9 Vols.(Rome, 1653-1682). A huge treatise on the third and fourth books of the Sentences commentary of Duns Scotus, which appeared at Rome in eight folio volumes between 1653 and 1682. A number of these are now accessible via Google Books. The first volume is also known under the title De Sacramentis in genere,de Baptismo et de eucharestia (Rome, 1653), the second, dedicated to Alexander VII, is also known under the title De poenitentiae virtute et poenitentiae sacramento (Rome, 1656). subsequent volumes have as subtitles: Tomus tertius... de sacramentis confirmationis,ordinis,extremae unctionis,matrimonii (Rome, 1662), Tomus quartus... de omnibus novissimis necnon de medio statu animarum, et parvulorum (Rome, 1665), ... De virtutibus in genere,de quatuor cardinalibus,eorumque speciebus et de virtute heroica (Roma, 1668), De virtutibus theologicis in genere,de fide propagata et propaganda, de missionariis martyrio,haeresi et poenis haereticorum (Rome, 1673), De spe, de charitate, donis Spiritus Sancti,beatitudinibus,gratia habituali,de gratiis gratis datis,specialiter de miraculis (Rome, 1676), De Sacrosancto incarnationis divini Verbi mysterio (Rome, 1682).

Epitome Canonum omnium qui in Conciliis Generalibus ac Provincialibus, in Decreto Gratiani, in Decretalibus, in Epistolis, in Constitutionibus Romanorum Pontificum usque as SS. D.N. Alexandri VII Annum Quartum continentur (Rome, 1659/Venice: Apud Benedictum Milochum, 1673/Cologne, 1683/Cologne, 1684/Venice, 1689/Venice, 1706). It amounts to a collection of all the canons from general and provincial councils, from the Decretals of Gratian and of Gregory IX, and from papal encyclical letters and constitutions up till the pontificat of Alexander VII. This work was later re-issued by the Barnabite provincial vicar Gian-Paolo Paravicini: Polyanthea Sacrorum Canonum Coordinatorum, 3 Vols. (Prague, 1708/Cologne, 1728). The 1673 Venice edition is accessible via Google Books. Likewise, a 1684 German edition, issued in Cologne, is also available via Google Books.

Disputationes 30 de sacrosancto incarnationis divini verbi mysterio (Rome: 1682). This work included in the 1682 edition of the first volume of the Commentaria F. Laurentii Brancati de Laurae, Ordinis Minorum Conventualium S. Francisci (...) in III et IV Librum Sententiarum Magistri Fr. Joannis Duns Scoti. And as such this work is also accessible via Google Books.

Opuscula Octo de Oratione Christiana ejusque Speciebus, in Tyronum orantium gratiam edita ab eorum amantissimo Fr. Laurentio Brancato Tit. Basilicae SS. XII Apostolorum S.R.E. Presbytero Cardinali de Lauraea (Rome, 1685/Venice, 1687/Brescia, 1687/Montreuil-sur-Mer, 1891). This work deals with prayer in general, mental prayer, contemplative prayer, explanations of the active and the contemplative life, the nature of acquired contemplative insight, requirements for the contemplative life, infused grace and supernatural support in the contemplative life, and mystic union with the divine. See also: Lorenzo Brancati da Lauria, La preghiera cristiana, ed. & trans. Antonio Cantisani (Catanzaro: Edizioni la Rondine, 2006).

Opuscula Tria de Deo quoad Opera Praedestinationis, Reprobationis et Gratiae Actualis, in Commodum Tyronum Sancti Augustini Doctrinae Studiosorum Elucubrata (Rome: Typis Hawredum Corbelletti, 1687/Rome, 1770/Rouen, 1705). The 1687 edition is accessible via Google Books.

Devota ad D. N. Jesum Christum Precatio; Devota Laudis ad SS. Trinitatem Oratio; Gratulatoria Humilis et Devota Oratio ad Omnes Caelestium Civium Ordines; Devota ad Beatam Semper Virginem Mariam Salutatio (Rome, 1688/Rome, 1689/Rome, 1695).

Index Alphabeticus Rerum et Locorum Omnium Memorabilium ad Annales Cardinalis Baronii, ed. Joâo de Lima y Mello (Rome: Typis Bernabò, 1694). Accessible via Google Books.

Vita et Opera Jesu Christi, Manu Sanctorum Evangelistarum Calamo Sacram Jesu Christi Describens Historiam, ed. Bartolomeo Commando (Rome, 1695)

vitae

Bartolomeo Comando, Vita F. Laurentij Brancati Ex Ordine Minorum Conventualium Tit. SS. Duodecim Apostolorum S.R.E. Presbyteri Cardinalis Bibliothecarij (...) (Rome: Typis Haeredum Corbelletti, 1698); Vita del cardinale Lorenzo Brancati di Lauria dell'Ordine de' minori conventuali scritta compendiosamente dall'abbate Gabriello Baba (...) (Rome: nella stamperia del Bernabò, 1699) [Accessible via Google Books]. See also: Forma procedendi in causis Sancti Officii ac haereses omnes a Laurentio a Laurea SS. D.N. Papae consultore dispositae et in unum collectae: MS Rome, BAV, Borg. Lat. 559.

literature

Giovanni Franchini, Bibliosofia e memorie letterarie di scrittori Francescani conventuali Ch'hanno scritto dopo 'Anno 1585 (Modena: Eredi Soliani Stampatori, 1693), 387-398; B. Commando, Vita Fr. Laurentii Brancati de Laurea Card. Bibl. (Rome, 1698); G. Baba, Vita del cardinalo Lorenzo Brancati (Rome, 1699); DThCat. IX, 13-16; D. Sparacio, ‘Cardinalo Lorenzo Brancati’, Miscellanea Francescana 25 (1925); M.-Th. Disdier, ‘Brancati’, DHGE X, 396-398; R. Ravaschio, ‘De gratia sufficienti et efficaci iuxta Card. Laurentiu Brancati, OFMConv (d. 1693)’, Miscellanea Francescana 49 (1949), 205-247; Giuseppe Pignatelli, ‘Brancati da Lauria, Lorenzo’, DBI 13 (1971), 827-831 [with additional biographical and bibliographical information, and with information on Lorenzo's involvement with doctrinal and ecclesiastical discussions]; Remigius Ritzler, I cardinali e i papi dei Frati Minori Conventuali, collana Miscellanea francescana, 71 (Rome: Seraphicum, 1971), 64-65; Bruno Neveu, L'erreur et son juge (Naples, 1993), 256-259, 291-294, 471-473, 645-651; Domenico Paoletti, ‘Il Cardinale Lorenzo Brancati da Lauria. Nel IVo centenario della nascita: una figura significativa e un messaggio attuale’, Miscellanea Francescana 112 (2012), 209-222.

 

 

 

 

Laurentius Brandersen (d. 1496)

Scandinavian friar. Active propagator of the Observance in the ‘Dacia’ province, reforming and/or founding Observant convents in Odense (1469), Svendborg (1472), Nysted (1477), Kökars (1485), Copenhagen (1487), Malmö (1487), Roskilde (1489), Halmstadt (1494), Husum (1495), Flensburg (1495), and Helsingör (1496). Laurentius died on 5 December 1496. Author?

literature 

AF II (Quaracchi, 1887), 521; Wadding, Annales Minorum XIV (ed. Quaracchi, 1931), 627-628; J. Collijn, ‘Franciskanernas Bibl. pa Gramunkeholmen i Stockholm’, Nordisk Tidskrift 4 (Uppsala, 1917), 101-171.

 

 

 

 

Laurentius de Guevara (Lorenzo de Guevara, fl. late 17th cent.)

Friar active in Guatemala. Took the habit in the Guatemala friary in 1657. Worked in several friaries and became active as a missionary in Honduras. By 1690, he was guardian of the Sonsonate friary.

manuscripts

Relación de las conquistas espirituales hechas por los franciscanos entre los Xicaques de Honduras.Mentioned by Sánhez Garcia.

literature

D. Sánchez García, Catálogo de los escritores franciscanos de la Provincia Seráfica del Santísimo Nombre de Jesús de Guatemala (Guatemala, 1920), 47-48; A Bio-Bibliography of Franciscan Authors in Colonial Central America, ed. Eleanor B. Adams (Washington D.C.: Academy of American Franciscan History, 1953), 38.

 

 

 

 

Laurentius Brito (fl. c. 1340)

English friar. Lector at Oxford. Known for his sermons, which he interspersed with English verse.

manuscripts

Sermo: British Library Rawl. C. 534 f. 7ff; Oxford Merton College 248 ff. 131a-132b [=same sermon collected in 14th-century sermon anthology of bishop Sheppey]

 

 

 

 

Laurentius de Paris (d. 1631)

OFMCap>>>

editions

Palais de l’amour divin (1599)

literature

C. Bérubé, L’amour de Dieu selon Jean Duns Scot, Porète, Eckhart, Benoît de Canfiel et les Capucins, Bibl. Seraphico-Cappuccina 53 (Rome, 1997).

 

 

 

 

Laurentius de Portel (Laurenço de Portel, 1541-1642)

OFMObs. Theology professor.

literature

Henrique Pinto Rema, ‘Frei Lourenço de Portel (1541-1642), religioso franciscano. Professor de teologia e escritor de audiencia internacional’, Itinerarium 53 (2007), 241-258.

 

 

 

 

Laurentius de Sancto Francisco (Lorenzo de San Francisco, fl. first half 17th cent.)

OFMDisc. Member of the San Diego province (Andalucia)

literature

AIA 32 (1929), 58-59; Manuel de Castro, Bibliografía de las bibliografias franciscanas españolas e hispanoamericanas, Publicaciones de Archivo Ibero-Americano (Madrid: Ed. Cisneros, 1982), 141 (no. 514).

 

 

 

 

Laurentius de Sancto Paulo (Laurent de Saint Paul, f. 17th cent.)

Observant friar from Portugal.

editions

Portentum paenitentiae, sive vita Sancti Petri de Alcantara... (Rome: sumptibus A. Bernabò, 1669). Available via Google Books.

Peregrinatio sancta fr. Laurentii a D. Paulo sveci ordinis minorum s. Francisci regularis obseruantiae (Rome: Typis Angeli Bernabò à Verme, 1658). Available via Google Books.

 

 

 

 

Laurentius de Villamagna >>>> beatus

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manuscripts

Sermones: Naples, Naz. VIII.A.11 & XII.G.11 (See Cenci, II, 657ff and 922ff)

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literature

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Laurentius Fassanus Viola (fl. 16th cent.)

OFM. Scotist theologian.

editions

Arcana fere omnia tum theologiae tum philosophiae quaestiones disputatae ac ultimae voluntates Subtilissimi Doctoris I. Duns Scoti (Naples, 1618).

 

 

 

 

Laurentius Felix Vecino (Lorenzo Felix Vecino, fl. first half 18th cent.)

OFM. Preacher from the Castilia province.

literature

AIA 25 (1926), 207; AIA 38 (1935), 355-356; Manuel de Castro, Bibliografía de las bibliografias franciscanas españolas e hispanoamericanas, Publicaciones de Archivo Ibero-Americano (Madrid: Ed. Cisneros, 1982), 189 (no. 858).

 

 

 

 

Laurentius Forestani (Lorenzo Forestani da Pescia, d. 1623)

OFMConv. Theologian and mathematician. Born in Cerreto. Reached the magisterium in theology and taught theology as well as mathematics/geometry in Prato, San Miniato, San Gimigniano, Volterra, Venice and elsewhere. Performed mathematical services for waterworks in Tuscany. He died on 14 February 1623.

editions

Pratica d'arithmetica, e geometria del Rev. P. Lorenzo Forestani da Pescia de'Minori Conventuali di S. Francesco (Venice: Giorgio Varisco, 1603/ Siena: Libreria del publico, 1682). The 1682 edition is accessible via Google Books.

literature

Giovanni Franchini, Bibliosofia e memorie letterarie di scrittori Francescani conventuali Ch'hanno scritto dopo 'Anno 1585 (Modena: Eredi Soliani Stampatori, 1693), 400-401.

 

 

 

 

Laurentius Guardiola (Lorenzo Guardiola, fl. c. 1660)

OFM. Preacher in the Valencia province.

literature

AIA 15 (1955), 307; José Simón Díaz, Bibliografía de la literatura hispánica, 11 Vols. (Madrid, 1960-1976) XI, nos. 2663-2664; Manuel de Castro, Bibliografía de las bibliografias franciscanas españolas e hispanoamericanas, Publicaciones de Archivo Ibero-Americano (Madrid: Ed. Cisneros, 1982), 124 (no. 382).

 

 

 

 

Laurentius Guilelmus de Savona/Savoria (Lorenzo/Laurentius Guilelmus Traversanus Savonensis, 1425-1503 (1505?))

OFMConv from Savona. Lorenzo professed as a Conventual friar around 1445 and studied philosophy and theology, first in Padua under under Gaetano da Thiene and Francesco della Rovere (the future Sixtus IV), and later in Bologna and Vienna (between 1450 and 1457). After his promotion to Doctor theologiae, he remained in Vienna until 1459. Around this tiome, he began to compose dialogues on the value of commemorating the death, and a humanist-inspired. A wished for position as professor of rhetorics did not materialize. Hence Lorenzo moved to Avigon (Spring 1460) and later to Toulouse, where he taught canon lawm, moral philosophy and rhetoric at the university. Around this time he finished his dialogue Recta semita ad mentem sanum (1460), and his Directorium mentis ad Deum (1462). He was back in Italy by 1468, in Noli (near Savona), from where he dedicated his Libellus de varia fortuna Antiochi to the marquess of Noli and Finale. In the 1470s, Lorenzo moved to England, where he was the first humanist to teach ethics and rhetoric in Cambridge (he came to Cambridge in 1476 and taught there regularly for two years and repeatedly returned to Cambridge until 1482, in between a stint at the Sorbonne in Paris in 1480, lecturing in England at least on three different topics, namely rhetoric (1476), Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics (1476) and on Augustine's De Civitate Dei (1478). Two of his inaugural lectures for 1476 and 1478 still survive in his Savona manuscripts). His revised Margarita Eloquentiae Castigatae/Nova Rhetorica, based on lectures delivered at the Universities of Paris and Cambridge, was printed for the first time by Caxton in 1479 (The colophon of Caxton's copy-text manuscript states that the work was finished at Cambridge on 26 July 1478). Rhetorics is presented as both a liberal art and as an art of preaching. The goal of rhetorics is the promotion of virtue (ethical discipline). O’Malley (1986) sees the Margarita Eloquentiae Castigatae in the same category as the Ecclesiastes of Erasmus. Alongside of his letter writing manual, letters, poems etc., he also wrote a variety of theological works. Hence, while in in the London friary, in 1477, he wrote the preface to his Triumphus pudicitiae Beatae Virginis Mariae. Later, in 1483, he completed in London his Triumphus justitiae Jesu Christi, which he dedicated to Edward IV (who died almost immediately afterwards). In or after 1487 Lorenzo Traversagni was back in the Franciscan friary of Savona, where he remained until his death, promoting rhetorical teachings, preaching, and writing additional triumphi sacri. He died late 1503, in the process of creating an opera omnia edition of his works, which remained unprinted.

manuscripts and editions

Triumphus Amoris D.N.J. Christi [written in London, 1485]: London, Lambeth Library>>

De Arte Metrica: Bloomington Indiana University Library, Poole 118

Modus conficiendi epistolas. Cf. The Cambridge History of the Book in Britain, 3: 1400-1557 (Cambridge: CUP, 1999), 299-300.

Epitome Margaritae Eloquentia (Paris, 1480/Westminster: W. Caxton, 1480). A modern edition was made by Ronald H. Martin, in Proceedings of the Leeds Philosophical and Literary Society, Literary and Historical Section 20 pt. 2 (1986), 131-269. See also his article ‘The Epitome Margaritae Eloquentiae of Laurentius Guglielmus de Saona’, Proceedings of the Leeds Philosophical and Literary Society, Literary and Historical Section 14 pt. 4 (1971), 99-187. The work (with three additional rhetorical works) also can be found in MS Rome BAV Vat.Lat. 11441 (s. xv.) ff. 89r-108r.

Rhetorica Nova sive Margarita Eloquentiae Castigatae (Westminster: Caxton, 1479/St. Albans, 1480). A modern edition appeared as Rhetorica Nova sive Margarita Eloquentiae Castigatae, ed. G. Farris (Savona, 1978). See also MSS Rome BAV Vat. Lat. 11441 (s. xv) ff. 1r-84v & Savona, Biblioteca Civica MS IX B. 2-18 (s. xv).

Letters and speeches. See Sharpe, Handlist, 364.

Libellus de Varia Fortuna Antiochi, ed. G. Farris (Savona, 1972). See also MS Savona, Biblioteca Civica MS IX B. 2-15 ff. 52v-..

Rhetoricae Facultatis per Fratrem Laurentium Guilelmus de Saona Ord. Min. Sacrae Paginae Professorem [=Rhetorica Nova/Rhetorica pro Junioribus] (St. Alban, 1480).

Arenga de Epistolis Faciendis/Modus Conficiendi Epistolas (Paris, ca. 1478/>>>>); Augsburg, Staats- und Stadtbibliothek MS 2° 133 (s. xv) ff. 130r-145r; Budapest, University Library MS Prayana Tomus XLIX (s. xv) pp. 379-434. For more manuscripts, see Sharp, Handlist, 363.

De Exordiis Doctrinabiliter Componendis: Rome BAV MS 11441 ff. 204r-208v.

Dialogi de Vita Aeterna (Vienna, 1453/Paris & London, 1480);MSS Rome BAV Vat.Lat. 11607 ff. 5r-60v; Savona, Biblioteca Civica MS IX B. 2-15 ff. 102r-142r [=Book I], ff. 143r-147r [=prooemia], ff. 150r-167v [=Book II], ff. 168r-195v [=Book III], ff. 341r-v. Cf. Kristeller, Iter Italicum 2, 149.

Directorium Humanae Mentis ad Deum (Toulouse, 1462).

Directorium Vitae Humanae [seven dialogues]: Venice, Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana MS Lat. VI. 34 (3631) (ad. 1492). Cf. Kristeller, Iter Italicum 2, 220.

Semita Recta ad Mentem Salutis sive Dialogi de Monte Orationis (Toulouse, 1460); MS Rome BAV Vat. Lat. 11607 ff. 63v-106v.

Sermones contra Ambitiosos et Contra Otiosos (Cambridge, 1478); MS Rome BAV Vat. Lat. 11441 ff. 212r-215v, 216r-219v.

Triumphus Amoris Domini Iesus Christi (London, 1485); MS Lambeth Palace 450 (ad. 1485) ff. 9r-45v.

Triumphus Clementiae: MS Savona, Biblioteca Civica MS IX B. 2-17 (s. xv) ff. 1r-105r.

Triumphus Divinitatis Iesu Christi: Rome, BAV Vat. Lat. 11607 (s. xv) ff. 167r-252r [autograph]

Triumphus Fortitudinis: MS Savona, Biblioteca Civica MS IX B. 2-15 (s. xv) ff. 298r-340r.

Triumphus Iustitiae Iesu Christi (London, 1483): MS Savona, Biblioteca Civica MS IX B. 2-15 (s. xv) ff. 235r-291r.

Triumphus Pudicitiae Beatae Mariae Virginis (London, 1477): Rome, BAV Vat. Lat. 11608 (ad. 1495) ff. 204r-212r; MS Savona, Biblioteca Civica MS IX B. 2-15 (s. xv) ff. 90r-98v; MS Savona, Biblioteca Civica MS IX B. 2-17 (s. xv) ff. 228r-253v.

Triumphus Sapientiae Iesu Christi (Savona, 1487): MS Savona, Biblioteca Civica MS IX B. 2-15 (s. xv) ff. 199r-213r, 218r-234v; Rome, BAV Vat. Lat. 11607 (s. xv) ff. 255r-329v.

Triumphus Veri Amoris (Savona, 1496): MS Savona, Biblioteca Civica MS IX B. 2-17 (s. xv) ff. 112r-227v.

Triumphus Vitae supra Mortem (Savona, 1498): Rome BAV Vat. Lat. 11607 (s. xv) ff. 106v-166v; Savona, Biblioteca Civica MS IX B. 2-14 (s. xv) ff. 2r-141r.

Quinque Triumphi Domini Iesu Christi: MS Rome, BAV Vat. Lat. 11608 (ad 1495) ff. 1r-200v.

literature

Sbaralea Suppl., II, 167; Zawart, 373; J. Ruysschaert, ‘Lorenzo Guglielmo Traversagni de Savone, un humaniste franciscain oublié’, AFH 46 (1953), 195-210; J. Ruysschaert, ‘Les manuscrits autographes de deux oeuvres de Lorenzo Guglielmo Traversagni imprimées chez Caxton’ Bulletin of the John Rylands Library 36 (1953-54), 191-197; J.J. Murphy, ‘Caxton’s Two Choices. ‘Modern’ and ‘Medieval’ Rhetoric in Traversagni’s Nova Rhetorica and the Anonymous Court of Sapience’, Medievalia et Humanistica N.S. 3 (1972), 241-255 [reprinted in Idem, Latin Rhetoric and Education in the Middle Ages and Renaissance (Aldershot: Variorum, 2005), 241-255]; R.H. Martin, ‘The ‘Epitome Margaritae Eloquentiae’ of Laurentius Guglielmus de Saona’, in: Proceedings of the Leeds Philosophical and Literary Society (Literary and Historical Section) 14 (1970-1972), 99-187; G. Farris, Umanesimo e religione in Lorenzo Guglielmo Traversagni di Savona (Milan, 1972); Giovanni Farris, ‘Paideia ed umanesimo nel trattato di retorica del Traversagni’, Atti e memorie della Società Savonese di Storia Patria N.S. 15 (1981), 143-161; John O’Malley, ‘Form, Content, and Influence of Works about Preaching before Trent: The Franciscan Contribution’, in: I frati minori tra ‘400 e ‘500, Atti del XII Convegno Internazionale Assisi, 18-19-20 ottobre 1984 (Assisi, 1986), 26-50; Lawrence D. Green, `Classical and Medieval Rhetorical Traditions in Traversagni's Margarita Eloquentiae', Quarterly Journal of Speech 72 (1986), 185-196; D. Luscombe, `The Ethics and the Politics in Britain', in: Aristotle in Britain during the Middle Ages, ed. J. Marenbon (Turnhout, 1996), 345; Claudia Villa, ‘Schede per una attribuzione: Pietro Luder o Lorenzo Guglielmo Traversagni?’, in: Filologia Umanistica. Per Gianvito Resta, ed. Vincenzo Fera & Giacomo Ferraù, Medioevo e umanesimo,94-96, 3 Vols. (Padua, 1997), 1861-1872; Richard Rex, The Theology of John Fisher (Cambridge: CUP, 1991/2003), 15-16 ; Sharpe, Handlist, 362-365; Repertorium fontium historiae medii aevi primum ab Augusto Potthast digestum, nunc cura collegii historicum e pluribus nationibus emendatum et auctum, XI Vols (Rome: Istituto Storico Italiano per il Medio Evo, 1962-2007) XI/3-4, 223f; Martin Wagendorfer, 'Eneas Silvius Piccolomini und die Wiener Universität - ein Beitrag zum Frühhumanismus in Österreich’, in: Enea Silvio Piccolomini nördlich der Alpen, ed. Franz Fuchs (Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2008), 21-52; Peter Mack, A History of Renaissance Rhetoric 1380-1620 (Oxford: Oxford UP, 2011), 260-161.

 

 

 

Laurentius Loti (Lorenzo Lotto di Venezia)

Grimaldi Floriano, Oblatio spectabilis viri magistri Laurentii Loti Veneti (Loreto (Brecce), 2002).

 

 

 

 

Laurentius Massorilli (Lorenzo Massorilli, 1490 - ca. 1560)

OFMObs. Lector at Perugia (ca. 1530). Guardian of the Porziuncola in 1532. Provincial minister of Umbria between 1538-1541. Guardian of the Monteripido convent (Perugia) in 1543. Again guardian of the Porziuncola in 1544 and custos in 1546. In that function elected diffinitor foe the general chapter of Assisi (1547). Thereafter guardian at St. Bartolomeo (Foligno) and another time provincial minister of the Umbrian province between 1550-1553. He is the author of a large number of Latin hymns (partly following the form made popular through the Stabat Mater tradition, partly adopting hexameters and legiac distichs, and inspired by the classical vocabulary and themes found in the poetry of Virgil, Ovid, Martialus, and Lucretius), collected in the Aureum Sacrorum Hymnorum Opus, 4 Vols (Foligno, 1547). These comprise complete cycles of liturgical and para-liturgical hymns illustrating the life and suffering of Christ from Nativity to Ascencion and Pentecost, as well as planctus Mariae hymns, a series laudatory hymns on the Virgin, over 40 commemorative hymns on saints (for use in the liturgy and celebration at particular saints’ days), and laudatory hymns on the Holy Land, earthly and heavenly Jerusalem, the Eucharist, the Commandments, the Last Things, and the virtues of religious asceticism.

editions

Aureum Sacrorum Hymnorum Opus, 4 Vols (Foligno, 1547).

literature

Sbaralea, Supplementum et Castigatio ad Scriptores Trium Ordinum S. Francisci a Waddingo aliisque Descriptos II (Rome, 1921), 167-168; Giuseppe Cremascoli, `Sull'opera poetica di Lorenzo Massorilli', in: Francescanesimo e società cittadine. L'essempio di Perugia, ed. U. Nicolini (Perugia, 1979), 163-214.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Laurentius Receveur (1757-1788)

OFMConv>>

literature

I. Gatti, `Laurent Receveur OFMConv (1757-1788) scienziato e circumnavigatore', MF, 95 (1995), 605-666.

 

 

 

 

Laurentius von Schnüffs (Laurentius Martin von Schnifis/Johannes Martin von Schnüffis, 1633-1702)

OFMCap. Preacher, edificatory author and composer of songs. Born in Schnifis (Vorarlberg) on August 24, 1633, Johannes Martin made at first a living as traveling comedian, and later became court actor in Innsbruck (from ca. 1655 onwards), under the protection of Archduke Ferdinand Karl, who made him the leader/manager of the court playwrights. He ended his active acting and impressario career in 1565 and joined the Capuchins, taking the name Laurentius. Yet he continued to write, and in 1682 Emperor Leopold I crowned him as a poet laureate for his Mirantisches Flötlein. During his Capuchin years, he tried to connect Antique mythology with Christian traditions, and he also linked Christian themes to themes from nature. He also provided elucidating commentaries in his poems for readers less well-versed in the literary tradition.

editions

Philotheus. Oder deß Miranten durch die Welt, uund Hofe wunderlicher Weeg nach der ruh-seligen Einsamkeit (1665/Vienna: Hautt, 1678/Passau: Georg Hoeller, 1688/ Russ, 1963). This is more or less an autobiographical ‘Schäferroman‘ (which was a typical 18th-century subgenre of the pastoral romance). The 1678 edition is digitally available via the Herzog August Bibliothek in Wolfenbüttel. The 1688 edition is available via Google Books.

Des Miranten/Eines welt- und hof-verwirrten Hirtens wunderlicher Weeg nach der Ruhseeligen Einsamkeit (Konstanz: Hautt, 1689). In fact an extension of the Philotheus. Digitally available via the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek and via Google Books.

Mirantisches Flötlein. Oder geistliche Schäfferei: In welcher Christus under dem Nam[m]en Daphnis die in dem Sünden-Schlaff vertieffte Seel Clorinda zu einem bessern Leben aufferwecket (1682/Franckfort-Basel: König, 1694/Tredition Classics, 2012). Edificatory poetry. Digitally available via the Herzog August Bibliothek in Wolfenbüttel.

Mirantische Wald-Schallmey/ Oder: Schul wahrer Weisheit: Welche Einem Jungen Herrn und seinem Hof-Meister/ als Sie auß frembden Ländern heimbkehrend/ in einem Wald irr-geritten/ von zweyen Einsidlern gehalten worden (Konstanz: Hautt, 1688). Poetry.

Mirantische Mayen-Pfeiff. Oder Marianische Lob-Verfassung In Welcher Clorus ein Hirt der Grossmaechtigsten Himmels-Koenigin, ... anmuethig besingt (1682/1691/1692/1707). Poetry.

Mirantische Maul-Trummel oder Wohlbedenckliche Gegen-Sätze böser und guter Begirden (1695). Poetry

Futer über d. Mirantische Maul-Trummel, Oder Begriff, in welchem d. jetzigen Welt thorechtes Beginnen in Lateinisch- u. Teutschen Elegien, samt schönen Sinnbildern, u. neuen Melodeyen an d. Tag gegeben wird (Konstanz 1698/1699).

Lusus mirabiles orbis ludentis. Mirantische Wunder-Spiel der Welt, vorstellend die zeitliche Eitelkeit (...) (Kempten: Caspar Kollen, 1703/Kempten: Caspar Kollen, 1703). Available via Google Books.

Vil-färbige Himmels-Tulipan: das ist: Auserlesenes Gebett-Buch, in welchem das gantze sehr verlangte Cornucopiae, samt anderen schönsten Andachten, als Morgen- und Abend-Gebetter, Zubereitung zu der H. Beicht und Communion samt deren Dancksagungen (Konstanz: Hautt, 1699/Franz Xaveri Kälin, 1775).

See also: Laurentius von Schnüffis, Seraphische Geistesblumen, ed. Rufin Steimer (Benziger & Company A.G., 1908); Laurentius von Schnüffis, Gedichte. Eine Auswahl, ed. Urs Herzog (Stuttgart: Reclam Verlag, 1972); Laurentius von Schnüffis, Eine Werkauswahl, 2 Vols. (Helbling, 1979); Laurentius von Schnifis, Gesamtausgabe der musikalischen Werke, ed. Tine Nouwen-van de Ven (Edition Helbling); Laurentius von Schnüffis, Lieder, ed. Berthold Büchele (Vorarlberg, 2002).

literature

Dieter Breuer, Der ‘Philotheus‘ des Laurentius von Schnüffis. Zum Typus des geistlichen Romans im 17. Jahrhundert (Meisenheim am Glan: Hain, 1969); Irmgard Scheitler, ‘Geistliche Lieder als literarische Gebrauchsform. Versuch einer Gattungsbeschreibung am Beispiel der Lieder des Laurentius von Schnüffis‘, Zeitschrift für Bayerische Landesgeschichte, 47:1. Sonderband: Oberdeutsche Literatur im Zeitalter des Barock (München: Beck, 1984), 215–239; Irmgard Scheitler, ‘Laurentius von Schnüffis‘, in: Die österreichische Literatur. Ihr Profil von den Anfängen im Mittelalter bis ins 18. Jahrhundert (1050–1750), ed. H. Zeman, Die österreichische Literatur. Eine Dokumentation ihrer literarhistorischen Entwicklung, 2 (Graz: Akademische Druck- und Verlagsanstalt, 1986), 1191–1235; Gerhard Dünnhaupt, ‘Laurentius von Schnüffis‘, in: Personalbibliographien zu den Drucken des Barock (Stuttgart: Hiersemann, 1991) IV, 2565–2575; Wilfried Kilga, Der Dichterkomponist Laurentius von Schnifis ein originerller Komponist: Stilistische Betrachtungen der 133 Lieder des Dichterkomponisten Laurentius von Schnifis (Götzis, 1993); Annemarie Geissler, ‘‘Mirantische Wald-Schallmey’, eine Mixtur aus Satire, emblematischer Predigt und Lied-Dichtung des vor 300 Jahren verstorbenen Laurentius von Schnüffs (1633-1702), eines zunächst schweizerischen und hernach vorderösterreichischen Kapuziners’, Helvetia Franciscana 31 (2002), 184-226; ‘Laurentius vin Schnifis (1633-1702). ‘Singspiele zum 300. Todesgedenken’, Bote der Tiroler Kapuziner 85 (2002), 76-79; Tine Nouwen, ‘Laurentius von Schnifis (1633-1702) zum 300. Todesgedenken. Festvortrag am 8.1.2002 in Schnifis, Vorarlberg’, Bote der Tiroler Kapuziner 85 (2002), 5-8; Gaudentius Walser, ‘2002: Gedenkjahr für Laurentius Martin von Schnifis, 1633-1702’, Bote der Tiroler Kapuziner 85 (2002), 168-173; Ruth Gstach, Mirant, Komödiant und Mönch. Leben und Werk des Barockdichters Laurentius von Schnifis (Feldkirch: W. Neugebauer Verlag, 2003) [cf. review in CF 75 (2005), 423-425]; Ruth Gstach, ‘Unbekannte Liederhandschrift im ‘Mirantischen Flötlein’ des Laurentius von Schnüffis’, Montfort: Vierteljahresschrift für Geschichte und Gegenwart Vorarlbergs 57:2 (2005), 151-170; Ruth Gstach, ‘Originalwerke des Barockdichters Laurentius von Schnüffis in deutssprachigen und ausländischen Bibliotheken’, Montfort 57 (2005), 270-285; Ruth Gstach, ‘Himmlisches Paradies und ewige Hölle. Tod- und Jehnseitsvorstellungen im 17. Jahrhundert. Laurentius von Schnüffs und Martin von Cochem’, in: Verum, pulchrum et bonum. Miscellanea di studi offerti a Servus Gieben in occasione del suo 80o compleanno, ed. Yoannes Teklemariam (Rome: Ed. Collegio San Lorenzo da Brindisi, Istituto Storico dei Cappuccini, 2006), 515-557; Ruth Gstach, Von Verzicht und Erfüllung auf der Suche nach Gott. Der Barockdichter Laurentius von Schnüffis erzählt aus dem Leben des Franz von Assisi und der ersten Minderbrüder (Hard: Hecht-Verlag, 2008). Cf. review in Collectanea Franciscana 80 (2010), 682-684.

 

 

 

 

La Roche (early 16th cent.)

OFM from the Blois friary. First name not known. Sometimes mixed up with the Dominican propagator of the rosary Alain de La Roche. Our Franciscan friar is known for writing a Contemplation du jour des Roys, which can be found in MS Bourges (manuscrits provenant de l'archevêché) 163 (after Louis Héllian's De optimo principe instituendo.

literature

Mendiants et réformés. les réguliers mendiants acteurs du changement réligieux dans le royaume de France (1480-1560), ed. Robert Sauzet (Tours: Publications de l'Université de Tours, 1994), 137.

 

 

 

 

Laureanus de Cruce (Laureano  de la Cruz, fl. mid 17th cent.)

OFM. Member of the Quito province.

manuscripts

Descripción de la América Austral: Madrid, Nac. 2950 [Castro, Madrid, no. 177]

literature

Civezza, Saggio (Madrid, 1900), 269-300, no. 325; AIA 20 (1923), 67-68; Sánchez Alonso, Fuentes II, 339, no. 7454; AIA, 4 (1944), 138-9; Manuel de Castro, Bibliografía de las bibliografias franciscanas españolas e hispanoamericanas, Publicaciones de Archivo Ibero-Americano (Madrid: Ed. Cisneros, 1982), 138 (no. 488); Mariano Cuesta Domingo, ‘Los exploradores franciscanos, Domingo de Briera y laureano de la Cruz’, in: Actas del III Congreso Internacional sobre Los Franciscanos en el Nuevo Mundo (siglo XVII), La Rábida, 18-23 de septiembre de 1989 (Madrid: DEIMOS, 1991), 1139-1178.

 

 

 

 

Laurentius Rosales (Lorenzo Rosales, fl. second half 17th cent.)

Creole friar, who joined the order in Guatemala in 1665. Known for his knowledge of various indigenous languages. In 1690, he was active in the San Francisco de Panahachel friary. Preacher and linguist. None of his works have been edited.

manuscripts

Sermones de Santos in Cachiquel. Mentioned in Carlos J. Rosales, Gramática del idioma Cachiquel. 1748, ed. Daniel Sánchez García (Guatemala, 1919), xxiv.

literature

Francisco Vázquez, Crónica de la Provincia del Santísimo Nombre de Jesús de Guatemala, 2nd Ed., Bibliotea “Goathemala”, 14-17, 4 Vols (Guatemala, 1937-1944) IV, 28; A Bio-Bibliography of Franciscan Authors in Colonial Central America, ed. Eleanor B. Adams (Washington D.C.: Academy of American Franciscan History, 1953), 70; Manuel Castro y Castro, ‘Lenguas indigenas transmitidas por los Franciscanos del S. XVII’, in: Los Franciscanos en el Nuevo Mundo (siglo XVII), La Rábida, 18-23 septiembre de 1989 (Madrid: Editorial Deimos, 1992), 461.

 

 

 

 

Leandre de Dijon (Léandre de Dijon, d. 1667)

Parisian Capuchin friar. Propagator of the Holy Heart devotion, and author of a series of large devotional workss.

editions:

Oraison funèbre de Mgr l'évesque et comte de Chalon [J. de Nuchèze], prononcée dans l'église des capucins de Chalon, le 12 de may... 1658 (Philippe Tan, 1658).

Les vérités de l'Evangile, ou l'idée parfaite de l'amour divin, 2 Vols. (Paris: Denys Thierry, 1662). Available via Google Books. Modern edition issued in 1946.

Discursus praedicabiles in aureas sententias Doctoris gentium, in duas partes divisi (Paris: Denys Thierry, 1665). Available via Google Books.

literature

Luc de Lyon, L'idée parfaite du véritable amour: doctrine du P. Léandre de Dijon,OFM Cap. (1667) sur l'amour de Dieu (Rome: Pontificia Universitas Gregoriana, 1946); Julien-Eymard d’Angers, ‘La doctrine de l’Immaculée Conception chez les capucins français du XVIIe s.’, Études franciscaines 5 (1954), 153-182; Dictionnaire des lettres françaises: Le XVIIe siècle, ed. G. Grente (Paris, 1954), 596 [2nd. Ed. (Paris, 1996), 719-720] Lex. cap., 935; A. Cioranescu, Bibliographie de la littérature française du XVIIe s., 3 Vols. (Paris: Ed. F.N.R.S., 1966-1969) II, 1216; Dspir IX, 442-443; Dictionnaire de la Bible IV, 142-143; DHGE XXX (2010), 1303.

 

 

 

 

Leandro de Murcia (fl. 17th. cent.)

Castilian Capuchin friar. Theology lector, guardian of the Capuchin Saint Anthony convent in Madrid, preacher for King Philip IV of France, advisor of the Spanish inquisition and order provincial (in 1646). Biblical commentator and specialist of the Franciscan and Clarissan rules, constitutions and privileges.

editions:

Breves ac dilucidae institutiones ad organum logicum intelligendum valae necessariae (1624)?

Questiones selectas regulares y exposicion de la regla de los frayles menores (Madrid: Gregorio Rodriguez, 1645). Available via Google Books.

R.P. Fr. Leandri Montani Aragonii Murcianii sive Fr. Leandri a Murcia, ordinis Sancti Francisci Capucinorum ... Commentaria ad literam et moralia in Librum Esther (Madrid: ex officina typographica Ildephonsi à Paredes, 1648). Available via Google Books.

Llave maestra y escudo de la verdad: explicacion de las Bulas de nuestro Santissimo Padre Inocencio Dezimo, y de la Santa Cruzada, en las quales se suspenden todas las Indulgencias, facultades, y indultos de absolver de los casos reservados a la Seda de Apostolica, en que se explican, y como con llave se abren, y exponen todas las dificultades que de ordinario se ofrecen, acerca destas suspensiones generales del año Santo, y de la Bulla de la santa Cruzada, con otro tratado en que el autor, come con escudo defiende la verdad de algunas opiniones que llevò en su libro de las questiones selectas regulares, y exposicion de la Regla de nuestro P. S. Francisco (Madrid: Gregorio Rodriguez, 1650). Available via Google Books.

Breue y clara exposicion y declaracion de la primera regla de la gloriosa virgen Santa Clara, confirmada por el papa Inocencio Quarto de feliz recordacion, la qual guardan las madres Descalças y Capuchinas, que por otro nombre se llaman las señoras Pobres del Orden de la gloriosa Santa Clara: en que se tratan y resueluen muchas dificultades, que pertenecen al estado de las religiosas de todas las ordenes, particularmente a los tres votos essenciales y al de la clausura, recepcion y profession en la religion, ayuno, oficio diuino, elecciones y potestad de las preladas (Madrid: regorio Rodriguez, 1658).

Disqvisitiones morales in primam secundae Divi Thomae: et resolvtiones in eas potissimvm qvaestiones, 2 Vols. (1653-1660/Paulus de Val, 1663).

Compendio de las questiones selectas y esposición de la Regla de n.p.s. Francisco (Alcalà: Maria Fernandez, 1666). Available via http://bvpb.mcu.es/es/catalogo_imagenes/grupo.cmd?path=11003059

literature

Bernardus a Bononia, Bibliotheca scriptorum Ord. Min. Capuccinorum (Venice, 1747), 170; Buenaventura de Carrocera, La Provincia de FF. Menores Capuchinos de Castilla,I: 1575-1701 (Madrid, 1949), passim; Melchor de Pobladura, Los FF. Menores Capuchinos en Castilla (Madrid, 1946), passim; Lex.Cap., 935; DHGE XXX, 1303.

 

 

 

 

Leo Assisiensis (Leo de Viterbo, d. 13 November 1271) Beatus

Friar from Viterbo (and not from Assisi). One of the close compagnions of Francis of Assisi and also a close friend of Clare of Assisi. Became a point of reference for future generations of Spiritual Franciscans. Late in his life, in 1263 or thereabouts, he left his writings/dossiers, his breviary and the so-called Cartula S. Francisci with the blessing of Francis to the women of San Damiano. Leo is known for a Vita S. Aegidii, and for a number of letters and dossiers that stood at the basis of a number of hagiographical collections. For the exact relationships between these various writings and their reliance on the materials of Leo, see esp. Pasztor, Baroli Langeli, Dalarun, Accrocca and Piron.

editions:

Vita S. Aegidii & other writings in: Scripta Leonis, Rufini et Angeli, Sociorum S. Francisci, ed., trans. & stud. R.B. Brooke (Oxford, 1970).

Legenda Trium Sociorum. See in Anonymous Works section.

Compilatio Assisiensis/Legenda perusina: Compilatio Assisiensis. Scritti di fr. Leone e Compagni, prima edizione integrale dal ms. 1046 di Perugia con versione italiana a fronte, ed. Marino Bigaroni, Pubblicazioni della Biblioteca Francescana-Chiesa Nuova-Assisi, 2 (Assisi, 1975); Fonti agiografiche dell’Ordine Francescano: Passione dei santi frati martiri in Marocco. Dialogo sulle gesta dei santi frati Minori. Vite di Antonio di Padova: Vita prima o Leggenda “Assidua” – Vita seconda – Legenda “Benignitas” – Legenda Raimondina – Legenda Rigaldina. Vita Perugina – Vita Leonina – Detti del beato Egidio di Assisi, Atti del beato Francesco e dei suoi compagni, ed. Maria Teresa Dolso (Padua: Efr-Editrici Francescane, 2014) [Review in Collectanea Franciscana 85:1-2 (2015), 300-303]. Cf. Also François d’Assise. Écrits, Vies, témoignages, ed. J. Dalarun (Paris: Le Cerf-Éditions franciscaines, 2010), passim & especially the article in that volume by Sylvain Piron: 'Les écrits de frère Léon. Introduction', I, 1165-1184.

Liber de Intentione S. Francisci/Intentio Regulae & Verba s. Francisci, edited in Documenta Antiqua Franciscana I: Scripta Fr. Leonis socii S.P. Francisci, ed. L. Lemmens (Quaracchi, 1901), 83-99. See also the edition with corrections by Edith Pasztor, ‘Il Manoscritto Isidoriano 1/73 e gli Scritti Leonini su S. Francesco’, in: Cultura e società nell’Italia medievale. Studi per Paolo Brezzi (Rome: Istituto Storico Italiano per il Medioevo, 1988), 635-663 [with the edition of the Intentio on 655-116 and of the Verba on 661-663. At least in part these works seem to go back on notes by Leo written during the last years of his life. Later, it would seem that material was added, and as such these works were read and used by Angelo Clareno and Ubertino da Casale. See on this also Pasztor (1980).

Vitae Bernardini Quintavallensis [partly lost] Cf. Mariano de Florentia, Compendium Chronicarum, AFH 1 (1908), 104.

Rotula:>> Mentioned in Ubertino of Casale, Arbor vitae crucifixae Iesu (ed. Venice, 1485), 433b, 445.

Anonimo della Porziuncola, Speculum perfectionis status fratris Minoris, ed. D. Solvi (Florence, 2006). See also the anonymous authors section.

Flores Trium Sociorum: Several dossiers/reminiscences allegedly created in answer to the request of Crescenzio of Jesi at the Franciscan general chapter of 1244 and used by other Franciscan hagiographers (such as Thomas de Celano), that were later reworked in the Legenda Trium Sociorum. For the Legenda Trium Sociorum, see: Legenda trium sociorum, ed. Théophile Desbonnets, in: Archivum Franciscanum Historicum 67 (1974), 38-144; Fontes Franciscani, ed. Enrico Menestò, Stefano Brufani, Giuseppe Cremascoli, Giovanni M. Boccali et al., First Edition (Assisi: Porziuncola, 1995), 1373-1445.

literature

There exists a large body of literature on Leo and the other close compagnions of Francis. Here is only given a small selection of studies and texts: Fr. Bartoli de Assisio, Tractatus de Indulgentia S. Mariae de Portiuncula, ed. P. Sabatier (Paris, 1900); Actus B. Francisci et Sociorum Eius, ed. P. Sabatier (Paris, 1902) & Actus B. Francisci et Sociorum Eius ed. Cambell (>>>>); AFH 8 (1915), 12-22; F.C. Burkitt, ‘Scripta Leonis and the Speculum Perfectionis’, in: Miscellanea Fr. Ehrle III (Rome, 1924), 1-24; L. Lemmens, ‘Die Schriften des B. Leo von Assisi’, Miscellanea Fr. Ehrle III (Rome, 1924), 25-48; Scripta Leonis, Rufini et Angeli, Sociorum S. Francisci, ed., trans. & stud. R.B. Brooke (Oxford, 1970); DSpir IX, 631-633; Edith Pasztor, ‘Frate Leone testimone di san Francesco’, Collectanea Franciscana 50 (1980), 35-84; E. Menestò, ‘Leone e i compagni d’Assisi‘, in: I compagni di Francesco e la prima generazione minoritica (Spoleto, 1992), 31-58; Daniel Elcid, 'El hermano León o la alegría', in: Idem, Compañeros primitivos de San Francisco, BAC Popular 102 (Madrid: BAC, 1993), 139-164; Attilio Bartoli Langeli, Gli autografi di frate Francesco e di frate Leone, Corpus Christianorum Aurographa Medii Aevi, V (Turnhout: Brepols, 2000); C. Paolazzi, ‘Per gli autografi di frate Francesco. Dubbi, verifiche e riconferme‘, AFH 93 (2000), 3-28; Felice Accrocca, ‘L’illetterato e il suo testimone. Considerazioni sull’autografia di Frate Francesco e Frate leone in margine ad un recente volume’, Collectanea Franciscana 72 (2002), 337-355; Tommaso Calió, ‘Leone d’Assisi (Leone da Viterbo)’, DBI 64 (2005), 549-552; J. Dalarun, ‘Plaidoyer pour l’histoire des textes. À propos de quelques sources franciscaines‘, Journal des savants (2007) 319-358; Jacques Dalarun, ‘Sicut mater. Une relecture du billet de François d’Assise à frère Léon‘, Le Moyen Age 113 (2007), 639-668; Edith Pásztor, Intentio beati Francisci. Il percorso difficile dell’Ordine francescano (secoli XIII-XIV) (Rome, 2008); Felice Accrocca, ‘La Compilatio Assisiensis ovvero la voce dei compagni‘, Frate Francesco 75:2 (November 2009), 485-519; Jacques Dalarun, ‘La ‘Légende des trois compagnons’. Quelques réponses simples à des questions inutilment compliquées;, Hagiographica 16 (2009), 105-129; Sylvain Piron, ‘Les écrits de frère Léon. Introduction‘, in: François d’Assise. Écrits, Vies, témoignages, ed. J. Dalarun, 2 Vols. (Paris, 2010) I, 1165-1184; Achim Wesjohann, Mendikantische Gründungserzählungen im 13. und 14. Jahrhundert: Mythen als Element institutioneller Eigengeschichtsschreibung der mittelalterlichen Franziskaner, Dominikaner und Augustiner-Eremiten, Vita Regularis. Ordnungen und Deutungen religiosen Lebens im Mittelalter, Abhandlungen, 49 (Münster: LIT Verlag, 2012), 77-97; Wieslaw Block, ‘Fray León, "ovejuela de Dios": algunas notas sobre el pefil espiritual del compañero de Francisco de Asís’, Selecciones de Franciscanismo (2013), 389-418. For more info, see also the vitae & miracula section [general info, info on Francis, and info on Leo, and the section on Anonymous works (with info on the Speculum Perfectionis and compable collections and their relation with Leo).

 

 

 

 

Leo de Perego (Leo Valvassori, 1257)

Italian friar and bishop. Author?

literature

P.M. Sevesi, 'Beato Leone dei Valvassori da Perego, dell’Ordine dei frati Minori, arcivescovo di Milano (1190 ?-1257)', Studi francescani 13 (1927), 70-93 & 14 (1928), 41-55; W.R. Thomson, Friars in the Cathedral. The First Franciscan Bishops, 1226-61 (Toronto, 1975), >>; R. Perelli Cippo, 'L’arcivescovo Leone da Perego e la diocesi di Milano alla metà del tredicesimo secolo', in: Tra arcivescovo e comune (Milan, 1995), 65-95; Grado Giovanni Merlo, ‘Leone da Perego, frate Minore e arcivescovo’, Franciscana 4 (2002), 29-110 [also published in: Grado Giovanni Merlo, Tra eremo e città. Studi su Francesco d’Assisi e sul francescanesimo medievale, 2nd extended Ed., Saggi, 2 (S. Maria degli Angeli-Assisi: Ed. Porziuncola, 2007), 269-335; Gli atti dell’arcivescovo e della curia arcivescovile di Milano nel sec. XIII: Leone da Perego (1241-1257). Sede vacante (1257-1262 luglio), ed. Maria Franca Baroni (Milan: Università degli Studi, 2002). Cf. Archivo Stor. Lomb. 8 (2002), 471-473.  R. Aubert, 'Léon de'Valvassori da Peregro', DHGE XXXI (2012), 648-649.

 

 

 

Leo Grodtwall (Leo Grodtwall von Gratz, fl. later 17th cent.)

OFMConv. Translator.

editions

He issued in or after 1689 a German version of the Italian life of Giuseppe da Copertino.

literature

Giovanni Franchini, Bibliosofia e memorie letterarie di scrittori Francescani conventuali Ch'hanno scritto dopo 'Anno 1585 (Modena: Eredi Soliani Stampatori, 1693), 387.

 

 

 

Leo Strohl (18th cent.)

Franciscan preacher>> A. Mangold, Franz. Stud., 12 (1925), 166-169

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Leonardus de Aachen (Leonard von Aachen, d. 1694)

Capuchin friar. Preacher in the Cologne province. Homiletic and Spiritual author.

editions

APIS ARGUMENTOSA Die Arbeitsame Gewinnreiche Biene, Der erster Bienen-Schwarm, welcher durch den Druck offentlich ist außgeflogen; Das ist: Feyertags- Predigen durch das gantze Jahr, auch auff alle Festtage der Mutter GOTTES. Der erster Jahrgang. In welchem der Hönig des süssesten himmlischen Trost, den Wachs Göttlichen Lobs, alle fromme, andächtige Seelen mögen einsamlen, Wie dann auch die Sünder den scharffen Stachel der beschet, dener Abstraffung ihrer Sünd und Laster heylsamlich empfinden werden: Alles zusammen geklaubt, ordentlich verfast, und abgetheilt, gleichsam in seinem Wachs- Täflein und Hönig- Hauslein, auß den edlesten Blumen der Sprüchen Göttlicher H. Schrifft, der Theologischer und heiliger Vätter Lehr, und dann auß der richtiger Anweisung der guter recht blühender Vernunfft durch P. leonardum von Aachen (...) (Coellen: Johann Wiedenfeldt, 1693). Accessible via Google Books.

Apis argumentosa: Oder der zweyter Bienen-Schwarm (...) Feyertags-Predigen durch das gantze Jahr (...) (Coellen: Johann Wiedenfeldt, 1693).

As translator and editor: Mansuetus de Novocastro, OFMCap, Eigentliche Abbildung Einer recht vollkommener Obrigkeit: Historisch- und Sittlicher Weiß entworffen In dem geführten Leben der Ehrwürdiger Muttern, Mariae Ioannae Franciscae, Erster Priorinnen Deren Annunciaten Coelestineren zu Düsseldorf. Von dem Viel-Ehrwürdigen P. Mansueto Novocastrensi, deß Ordens deß H. Vatters Francisci, Capuciner genant, Prediger, auff dem Papier in der Franzoesischer Sprach beschrieben, in die Deutsche aber uebersetzt und zum Druck verfertigt Durch R.P. Leonardum von Aachen, selbigen Ordens Prediger (Coellen: Peter Alstorff, 1683). Accessible via Google Books.

As translator and editor: Mansuetus de Novocastro, OFMCap, Die getrewe Büsserin: aller Tugend und Buß befliessene (...) vorgestellt in dem Leben der tugendreicher Schwester Clarae Franciscae von Antwerpen, Büsserinn Capucinesse. Von dem R.P. Mansueto Novocastrensi Capuciner Ordens Prediger beschrieben, in der Franzoesischer Sprach; Jetzt aber in der reiner, teutscher, trewlich uebersetzt, Von R.P. Leonardo Aquensi, desselbigen Ordens Predigern (Coellen am Rhein: Johann Hermann Weyer [?], 1676). Accessible via Google Books.

literature

DSpir IX, 643-644; S. Schneiders, ‘Geistliche Reden zwischen Ideal und Wirklichkeit. Leonard von Aachen OFM cap (1627/28-1694) und sein Beitrag zur Homiletik des XVII. Jhts in Niederdeutschland‘, Wissenschaft und Weisheit 51 (1988), 52-73: DHGE XXXI, 666.

 

 

 

 

Leonardus de Porto Mauritio (Paolo Girolamo Casanova/Leonardo da Porto Maurizio, 1676-1751)

OFMRef. Preacher and missionary. Italian friar. Born at Porto Maurizio as the son of Domenico Casanova e Anna Maria Benza. Baptized a Paolo Girolamo Casanova. In 1688, when he was about twelve years old, he departed from Liguria and, possibly at the urging of his very strict and pious father, he started living in the house of his oncle Agostino Casanova to pursue studies of arts and philosophy. At the age of 19, he became a novice in the Franciscan order (August 17, 1702) in the Ponticelli friary (Sabine hills) [or in the Sta Maria delle Grazie di Ponticelli friary (Rieti)?] This was followed by theological studies in the principal friary of the Riformati movement, namely the San Bonaventura friary on the Palatine. After his ordination as priest, he continued to work there as a lector, and he prepared himself for a career in the Chinese missions. This prospect was thwarted when, in 1703/4, he suffered a severe gastric haemorrhage, and became so ill that he was sent back to his native region of Porto Maurizio, to recuperate (or die) in a friary of the Franciscan Observants (1704). Supposedly cured thanks to intervention of the Virgin Mary, he retained his sacerdotal obligations. In 1709, when Cosimo III de’ Medici handed over the del Monte friary (on San Miniato near Florence, also called Monte alle Croci) to the members of the Franciscan Riformella movement, his Franciscan superiors sent him to Florence to develop that house and establish a new friary in the mountains outside Florence: the so-called friary of San Francesco all'Incontro. From about this moment onwards,Leonardo and a group of assistants embarked on an impressive preaching career, first in the Florentine region and later (from c. 1720 onwards) through large parts of South and Central Italy, obtaining the esteem of popes Clement XII and Benedict XIV. In the 1740s, this was followed by preaching tours in the papal states, the Genoa republic, Lucca, Pistoia, Corsica, and the Kingdom of Naples. Called back to Rome by pope Benedict XIV near the end of his life, Leonardo died there on November 26, 1751 in the San Bonaventura al Palatino friary. He was a fervent propagator of lay confraternities and stimulated via crucis devotions, as well as devotions to the sacred heart, the immaculate conception, and the perpetual adoration of the Most Blessed Sacrament. He left behind sermons, ascetic treatises, letters and books of devotion for the use of the faithful and of priests, especially missionaries. Friar Diego of Florence wrote a ‘Diario’ of his many Italian missions, which contains a wealth of information on the ascetical practices and homiletic technoques of Leonardo and his fellow friars. Many of Leonardo's writings have been translated into other languages. Leonardo was beatified on March 19, 1796, canonised on June 29, 1867 and declared patron of the internal mission in Catholic countries by Pius XI (17 March, 1923).

editions

San Leonardo da Porto Maurizio, Epistolario, ed. Katalin Soltész Frattaioli (Santa Maria degli Angeli (Pg), Edizioni Porziuncola, 2000). [See reviews in Collectanea Francescana 72 (2002), 748f; Frate Francesco 68 (2002), 429-431; Il Santo 41 (2001), 531f.]. See also: Marino Bigaroni, `Lettere inedite di San Leonardo da Porto Maurizio', AFH, 64 (1971), 172-196; L. Vagaggini, ‘Altre lettere inedite di S. Leonardo da Porto Maurizio‘, Divus Thomas 82 (1979), 157-166), and Bianca Maria Donatiello & Katalin Soltész, `San Leonardo da Porto Maurizio. Lettere e documenti inediti', Studi Francescani, 94: 3-4 (1997), 353-425.

Many of Leonardo’s works, including sermons, letters, his popular Via Sacrea spianata ed illuminata, his Mass treatise Il Tesoro Nascosto and his widely-read Proponimenti [a set of rules for attaining higher levels of Christian perfection] have been included in the thirteen-volume Collezione completa delle opere di B. Leonardo da Porto Maurizio (Rome, 1853-1884), and again in the five-volume Opere complete di S. Leonardo di Porto Maurizio (Venice, 1868-9). A French version of his complete works was issued as OEuvres completes de S. Leonard de Port-Maurice, 8 Vols. (Paris-Tournai, 1858). See also Sermons de S. Leonard de Port Maurice, 3 Vols. (Paris, 1861), and Bianca Maria Donatiello & Katalin Soltész, `San Leonardo da Porto Maurizio. Lettere e documenti inediti', Studi Francescani, 94: 3-4 (1997), 353-425. Some extracts of his works have also been published in a modern French translation in Ivan Gobry, Mystiques franciscains (Perpignan: Artège Editions, 2013), 218ff.

vitae

Summarium processus beatificationis V.S.D. Leon. a P. Maurizio (Rome, 1781); Rafello da Roma, Vita del P. Leonardo da P.Maurizio (Rome, 1754); Jos. de Masserano, Vita del B. Leonardo da P.Maurizio (Rome, 1796); Salvatore di Ormea, Vita del B. Leonardo da P.Maurizio (Innsbruck, 1869).

literature

L. De Cherance, Études Franciscaines 8 (Paris, 1902), 501-510; L. De Cherance, S. Leonard de Port-Maurice, Nouvelle Bibliothèque Franciscaine, Série I, 13 (Paris, 1903); AIA 22 (1924), 425-426; Hildeberto Schmidt, ‘Opere complete ed edizioni particolari di s. Leonardo da Porto Maurizio’, AFH 40 (1947), 208-275 & 60 (1967), 164 (nos. 2474-2478); F.M. Pacheco, S. Leonardi a Porto Maurizio doctrina de caritate (Rome, 1963); ‘Alcuni capitoli inediti della vita di Clementina Sobieski-Stuart scritti da S. Leonardo da Porto Maurizio‘, Studi francescani 62 (1965), 235-263; Marino Bigaroni, `Lettere inedite di San Leonardo da Porto Maurizio', AFH, 64 (1971), 172-196; LThK 3VI 836; A.S. Rosso, ‘San Lorenzo da Porto Maurizio e le missioni cinesi‘, Antonianum 47 (1972), 455-482; R. Sbardella, San Lorenzo da Porto Maurizio Notizie storico-artistiche (Rome, 1976); R. Colombo, `Il linguaggio missionario nel Settecento italiano. Intorno al “Diario delle Missioni di San Lorenzo da Porto Maurizio”‘, Rivista di Storia e Letteratura religiosa 20 (1984), 369-428; S. Gori, ‘Un perfetto imitatore di S. Francesco nel sec. XVIII, S. Leonardo da Porto Maurizio’, Studi francescani 80 (1983), 309-358; Bianca Maria Donatiello & Katalin Soltész, `San Leonardo da Porto Maurizio. Lettere e documenti inediti', Studi Francescani, 94: 3-4 (1997), 353-425; Fabio Berti, ‘San Leonardo, testimone di speranza’, Frate Francesco 65 (1999), 24-29; Leonardo García Aragón, Concordancias de los propósitos de San Leonardo de Puerto Mauricio (Guatemala, Iglesia de la Recolección, 2000); Giovanni Bensi, Fra Leonardo da Porto Maurizio. padrone dei cuori di Roma. Dai Santi Ritiramenti nel Palco di Prato alle prediche romane per il Giubileo di Benedetto XIV (1750) (Prato, Santa Maria del Giglio, 2000); Luciana Maria Mirri, ‘Il metodo missionario di s. Leonardo da Porto Maurizio, del b. Bartolomeo [Maria] Dal Monte [ofs † 1778] e di s. Elia Facchini [ofm † 1900]’, Vita Minorum 60 (2000), 226-244; Luiz Pérez Simón, ‘San Leonardo de Porto Mauricio. Presbítero franciscano (1676-1751)’, in: Nuevo Año cristiano (Madrid: EDIBESA, 2001-2002) XI, 453-455 (26 Nov.); Katalin Soltész Frattaioli, ‘Appunti di san Leonardo da Porto Maurizio per le missioni di Roma (1749) in preparazione dell’anno giubilare 1750’, Frate Francesco 69 n.s. (2003), 149-154; Cesare Vaiani, La Via Crucis di san Leonardo da Porto Maurizio (Milan: Edizioni Glossa, 2003); Sanleonardiana. Per la bibliografia di S. Leonardo da Porto Maurizio (1676-1751), ed. Giovanni Bensi (Rome: Ecogeses, 2004); Cesare Vaiani, La Via Crucis di San Leonardi da Porto Maurizio (Milan: Edizioni Glossa, 2003) [cf. Review in Il Santo 46/1-2 (2006), 296-297; Dario Busolini, ‘Leonardo da Porto Maurizio, santo’, DBI 64, 437-439; La mistica parola per parola, ed. Luigi Borriello, Maria R. Del Genio & Tomás Spidlík (Milan: Ancora, 2007), 229; Pietro Stella, ‘‘Il Tesoro nascosto’ di Leonardo da Porto Maurizio. Appunti per la storia di un testo di letteratura religiosa popolare’, in: Idem, Il libro religioso in Italia, ed. Maria Lupi Collana, Studi e ricerche (Università di Roma Tre, 2008), 125-156; Michel Olivier, ‘Faire le portrait d’un saint: Subleyras et Leonard de Port-Maurice’, in: Il Settecento e le arti. Dall’Arcadia all’Illuminismo, nuove proposte tra le corti, l’aristocrazia e la borghesia, Convegni Lincei, 246 (Rome: Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei – Bardi Editore, 2009), 283-323; Leonardo da Porto Maurizio, missionario con un cuore da eremita (Rome: Città Nuova, 2009); Servus Gieben, ‘Leonardo da Porto Maurizio incontra un brigante Lupo. Note iconografiche’, Collectanea Franciscana 81:1-2 (2011), 313-322.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Leonardus de Cremona (Leonardus Mainardus, early fifteenth century)

Active in Bologna. Might be the compilor of a Compilatio Artis Mensurativae Practicae

manuscripts

Compilatio: Rome, Bibl. Boncompagni 302 (14th cent.) & 303 (15th cent.)

See also MSS Ambr. J. 253 inf. and Parma Parm. 984.

literature

Sbaralea, Suppl., II, 172; B. Pergamo, AFH, 27 (1934), 32; M. Clagett, Archimedes in the Middle Ages (Madison, 1964), I, 636.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Leonardus de Grifonio (de Ciffono, di Rossi, de Giffono, de Jovis Fano, de Rubeis, Leonardo De Rossi da Giffoni Valle Piana; c. 1335/40 - 1407/15)

Friar from Giffono Valle Piana near Naples. After entering the order, he studied theology, apparently finishing his degree course at Cambridge. Became provinial minister and was elected minister general on June 5, 1373 (at the general chapter of Toulouse) [for the Constitutions from that general chapter, which show Grifonio’s commitment to matters of poverty, religious discipline, the proper organisation of learning, and missionary exploits in Bosnia, Russia and the East, see Miscellanea Francescan 29 (1929), 171-176]. As minister general, he supported the reform attempts of Paoluccio di Vagnozzo Trinci (d. 1390), who stood at the cradle of the regular observance. Grifonio also assisted in eradicating forms of heresy at Corsica and Sardinia. After refusing the offer of Pope Urban VI to bestow him with the cardinalate (September 1378), he was deposed as minister general. Shortly thereafter, Grifonio accepted the cardinalate from the Avignon Pope Clement VII (16 December 1379). In September 1381, he was taken into captivity by Charles of Durazzo, agent for Urban VI. For five years, Grifonio was held in captivity, to be released on 13 May 1387. He travelled to Avignon [Cf. M. Dykmans, in Mélanges de l’École Française de Rome 83 (1971), 389, 402, 406-407], where, as cardinal, he took part in discussions to end the Schism (cf. his Utrum Via Renuntiationis (1395); Ex Septuplici Medio (1398)), trying to bridge the gap between the various papal contenders, and where he participated in a committee that examined the writings of the Parisian master Jean de Monzon OP, who had argued against the immaculate conception. Grifonio probably died in 1407 or shortly thereafter. Grifonio’s most well-known writings deal with the schism. Yet he also left important exegetical, homiletic and penitential works, none of which seem to have been edited thus far. These latter writings probably would give us a good insight in teaching and homiletic training at the more important Franciscan studia during the 1370s.

manuscripts

Grifonio’s works related to the schism (esp. Utrum Via renuntiationis (1395) & Ex Septuplici Medio (1398)), have been studied and edited by Clément Schmitt in AFH 50 (1957) & 51 (1958). [Also lists manuscripts; a.o. MS Grenoble, Bibl. Municipale 988]

Expositio in Canticum Canticorum: Florence, Laurentianum (S. Croce Pluteus VIII, dext. 1) ff. 1-224 [Cf. H. Riedlinger, Die Makellosigkeit der Kirche in den lateinischen Hoheliedkommentaren des Mittelalters (Münster, 1958), 347-354. The commentary contains 143 chapters.]

Sermones Varii (six volumes):MS BAV Barberini Lat. 754-759 [Cf. Fabricius, IV, 265; Zawart, 292; AFH 50 (1957), 284. The first of these volumes apparently comes from the Franciscan convent in Avignon]

Theologia Moralis/Summa Notabilis: Valenciennes, Bib. Municipale 22 ff. 119-161 [Manuscript once belonged to the Benedictine Abbey of Sponheim. It deals with penitential issues. In all probability we are dealing with a fragment of Grifonio’s Summa. Cf. Catalogue général des manuscrits des bibliothèques publiques de France XXV (Paris, 1894), 201 & AFH 50 (1957), 283]

?>>attributed: Liber Soliloquiorum Anime Penitentis ad Deum pro Impetranda de Peccatis Venia et Gracia Lacrymarum: Paris BN Lat. 3351 [Cf. Bibliothèque Nationale. Catalogue général des manuscrits latin V (Paris, 1966), 262. H. Lippens, Sacris Erudiri 1 (1948), 253 would like to attribute another manuscript of this text to Henry de Baume, the collaborator and confessor of Colette of Corbie]

literature

Wadding, Script., 159; Wadding, Annales Minorum VIII (ed. Quaracchi, 1932), 327 (n. 19); Sbaralea, Supplementum II, 172-173; DThC IX (1926), 396-397; C. Schmitt, ‘La position du cardinal Léonard de Giffoni, O.F.M., dans le conflit du Grand Schisme d’Occident’, AFH 50 (1957), 273-331 & 51 (1958), 25-72, 410-472; Emden, A Biographical Register of the University of Cambridge to 1500 (Cambridge, 1963), 257-258; G. Mascia, ‘Landolfo Caracciolo (…) e Leonardo De’Rossi da Giffoni, due grandi figure francescane del quattrocento’, Cenacolo serafico (Naples, May-June, 1966); Stegmüller, RB, III, 5390; Catholicisme VII (1969), 364-365; Clément Schmitt, ‘Léonard de Giffoni’, DSpir IX, 644-646; A. da Roccagloriosa, ‘Il cardinale L. de’ Rossi‘, Rivista di letteratura e storia ecclesiastica 5 (1973), 281-302; LThK 3rd. ed. VI, 835; R. Agatangelo, ‘Leonardo De Rossi (1335-1407) figlio autentico di s. Francesco‘, L’Italia francescana 57 (1982), 701-720; F. Accrocca, ‘Il card. Leonardo da Giffoni o.f.m. sulla rinuncia di Celestino V‘, Studi francescani 87 (1990), 31-46.

 

 

 

 

 

Leonardus de Neapoli (Leonardo del Giudice, 1622-1690)

Friar from Lauria (Basilicata). Entered the Franciscan order in the Terra di Lavoro province. Several time guardian of the Santa Maria la Nuova friary of Naples, which was an important studium generale. Later provincial minister, secretary for the Franciscan minister general and general definitor. He died in Naples on 26 March (Easter!?) 1690 in the Santa Maria la Nuova friary. As guardian and provincial, he embarked on significant building projects, which not only touched the Santa Maria la Nuova friary, but also extended to the Franciscan friary of Santa Maria di Monte Calvario, and other friaries in the province. Also involved with a new edition, with some hagoographical embellishments, of Marco of Lisbon’s Chronista general da ordem dos frades menores do seraphico Padre San Francisco.

literature

Teofilo Testa da Nola, Serafici Fragmenti della Provincia Osservante di Terra di Lavoro, 346-348 (Manuscript kept in the provincial Franciscan archive of the Naples province); Sbaralea, Supplementum ad Scriptores II, 212-213; DHGE XXXI, 671.

 

 

 

 

Leonardus de Publiciis (Leonardo da Piobesi, d. 1550)

Friar from Piobesi in Liguria (Aliberti family). Joined the order before the official division of 1517 and ended up in the Observant camp. Guardian in Turin and confessor of the Duchess of Savoye. Was elected provincial definitor in May 1520, and again in April 1533. Appointed general vicar of the orde by Pope Clement VII on 24 December 1533, taking charge of the order until the election of a new minister general in May 1535. Thereafter General commissionar for the Cismontan family. No extant writings?

literature

A. Casini, La Provincia di Genova dei Frati Minori dalle origini ai nostri giorni (Chiavari, 1985), passim; L. Barbini, ‘Tre personaggi notevoli della provincia francescana di Genova. Schede biografiche’, Studi franciscani 84 (1987,) 139-140: R. Aubert, ‘Léonard de Piobesi’, DHGE XXXI, 678.

 

 

 

 

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manuscripts

Collectio Sermonum de T.: Stuttgart, Württemb. Landesbibl. HB, I. 18 ff. 2ra-252ra (15th cent.)

 

 

 

 

Leonardus de Tornaco (Leonardus Nevius/Nervius/Léonard de Tournai/Corneille Musel, ca. 1582-bafore 1652)

Capuchin friar from Tournai. From early on Corneille Musel/Mussele was recognized for his musical gifts and appointed cantor of the French royal choir in 1593. The year after, he traveled to Madrid, where he stayed between 1594 and 1600. Three years later, in 1603, he joined the Capuchins in Douai, taking the name Leonard. He was ordained priest and fulfilled several pastoral charges. In between he remained active as composer and as editor of religious music. He apparently edited seven volumes of church music, about five of which have survived, albeit incomplete.

literature

Hildebrand d’Hooglede, ‘Wie was Leonardus Nevius?’, Musica sacra 43 (1936), 103-107 & Idem, Miscellanea,II (Louvain, 2000), 921-125; Biographie nationale de Belgique XI, 826-827; Collectanea franciscana 40 (1941), 578; Lex.Cap., 947; H. Vanhulst, ‘Nervius, Leonardus’, in: The New Grove Dict. of Music and Musicians, ed. S. Sadie (New York, 2001) XVII, 770; Die Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart XII (Kassel: Bärenreiter, 2004), 998-999; G. Ingegneri. ‘Léonard de Tournai’, DHGE XXXI, 680.

 

 

 

 

Leonardus de Trap (Léonard de Nevers, († 29 October 1629)

Archbishop of Auch since 1599, who joined the Capuchin order near the end of his life.

literature

DHGE XXXI, 674.

 

 

 

 

Leonardus Maier (Leonhard Mair, d. 1455)

literature

Christian Folini, ‘Mair, Leonhard, obs (d. 1455)’, Historisches Lexikon der Schweiz 8 (2009), 231.

 

 

 

 

Leonzinus de Arimino († ca. 1389)

Baccalaureus. Lector of the convent of Bologna in 1349. Fulfilled several administrative tasks. Succeeded Iacobus de Signorellis as provincial vicar. Became inquisitor in Romandiola (1351) and was elected bishop of Fano on 8 November 1362.

literature:

Memorie francescane Fanesi. Omaggio a S. Francesco d'Assisi nel VII centenario della sua morte (Fano, 1926); C. Piana, Chartularium, AF, 11 (1970), 23-24, n. 28.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Leopoldus de Gaicho (Giovanni Croci/Leopoldo da Gaiche, 1732-1815)

OFMRif/Rec. Italian friar from Gaiche di Piegaro (30 October 1732). Entered the order in the Cibottola di Piegaro friary. Itinerant preacher for nearly 50 years, and from 1768 onwards as apostolic missionary. Followed in his emotional and evocative preaching style the method/example of Leonardo da Porto Maurizio. Put in prison after the occupation of the Papal State by Napoleon, when he refused to proclaim his loyalty to the new regime. Beatus. Author?

literature

Sacra rituum congregatione ... Spoletana Beatificationis, et canonizationis Servi Dei P. Leopoldi a Gaichis 6 Vols. (Rome: Typ. Cam. Apost.-Typ. artificum a S. Joseph, 1825-1892); Pacifico da Rimini, Della vita e dell'eroiche virtù del venerabile padre Leopoldo da Gaiche minore riformato di S. Francesco nella provincia serafica, istitutore del ritiro di Monte Luco, e missionario apostolico (Foligno: Tipografia Tomassini, 1835) [available via Google Books]; Anton Maria da Vicenza, Vita del b. Leopoldo da Gaiche dell'ordine dei Minori riformati (Artigianelli di S. Giuseppe, 1892); Paolo Campello della Spina, Vita del Beato Leopoldo da Gaiche: minore riformato della provincia serafica (Tip. Artigianelli di S. Giuseppe, 1893); DSpir,IX, 675-676; U. Ceccacci, Il beato Leopoldo di Gaiche, missionario apostolico della provincia serafica di Santa Chiara, fondatore del ritiro di Monteluco (Turin: Tip. G. Tarditi, 1931); Luciano M. Canonici, Il faro sul monte: il B. Leopoldo Da Gaiche, frate minore missionario apostolico (Assisi: Porziuncola, 1957); Serena Veneziani, ‘Leopoldo da Gaiche (al secolo Giovanni Croci)’, DBI 64, 667f.; Luciano Canonici, B. Leopoldo da Gaiche O.F.M.: (il faro sul monte), ed. Pietro Ottorino Alberti (Assisi: Porziuncola, 1986); Umberto Occhialini, Tutto di Dio, tutto degli uomini: il beato Leopoldo da Gaiche di Perugia (Assisi: Edizioni Porziuncola, 1993); Umberto Occhialini, Beato Leopoldo da Gaiche. Il francescano e l'apostolo (Elledici, 2012)

 

 

 

 

Leo Valvasorius de Peregro (Leone de Peregro, d. 1257)

Provincial minister of Milan. Famous preacher during the 1233 Alleluia. Archbishop of Milan in 1241. did some of his work survive?

literature

Sbaralea>>> ; M.P. Alberzoni, Francescanesimo a Milano nel Duecento, Fonti e Richerche 1 (Milan: Ed. Biblioteca Francescana, 1991), 168; Grado Giovanni Merlo, ‘Leone da Peregro, frate Minore e arcivescovo’, Franciscana 4 (2002), 29-110; Gli atti dell’arcivescovo e della curia arcivescovile di Milano nel sec. XIII, IV: Leone da Peregro (1241-1257). Sede vacante (1257 ottobre –1262 luglio), ed. Maria Franca Baroni et al. (Milan: Università degli studi, 2002); Maria Pia Alberzoni, ‘Leone da Perego: strategie parentali e diffusione della presenza francescana nel Milanese’, Franciscana 8 (2006), 31-62.

 

 

 

 

Liberatus de Loro (Liberato da Loro, d. c. 1260), sanctus

>>

editions

Summarium super Non Remotione Cultus>>

literature

Quinto Damiani, ‘San Liberato da Loro Piceno e gli Actus-Fioretti di S. Francesco’, Collectanea Franciscana 32 (1962), 325-335; Arnaldo Sancricca, ‘Il piatto di s. Liberato da Loro. Aspetto devozionale di una reliquia ex contactu’, Picenum Seraphicum 22-23 (2003/04), 297-305; Arnaldo Sancriccia, ‘La ‘Genealogia delle Provincie de’Beati e Santi della Religione di s. Francesco’. Un’Opera a stampa attribuita a Fra’ Mariano da Firenze nel Summarium super non remotione cultus’ di s. Liberato da Loro’, Picenum Seraphicum 24 (2005), 147-189.

 

 

 

 

Liberatus Weiss (d. 1716)

OFMRef

literature

Wolfgang Frühwirth, ‘Der selige Liberat Weiss. Zweiter Patron der Österreichischen Franziskanerprovinz’, in: Franziskaner auf dem Weg, 30-35.

 

 

 

 

 

Libertus de Broeckem (Broekom; ca. 1420-1506)

Friar of the Cologne province.>>

literature

>>De Troeyer, Bio-Bibl. Franc. Neerl. Ante Saec. XVI, I. 170-187.

 

 

 

 

Licintus de Guatimira (Licintus de Guatimira/Aloisius Maria Padovensis, fl. 18th cent.)

OFMCap. Licintus is a pseudonym for the Capuchin friar Aloisius Maria of Padua, author of Osservazioni critiche, sopra diversi Oratori di una Metropoli nel 1786 e direzione pratica di cristiana Eloquenza, 2 Vols. (Pavia, 1786).

literature

Lexicon Capuccinum, 532.

 

 

 

 

Lilius Medici (Lelio Medici da Piacenza, d. 1608)

OFMConv. Born in Piacenza. Studied philosophy and theology in the schools of the order and became regent of the intermediate order schools of Venice and later (1578) in Bologna. After becoming master of theology and a stint as provincial minister (residing in Piacenza), he became professor of theology at the University of Pisa (1588-1603). Subsequently he worked as official inquisitor in Pisa (1586-1603) and in Florence (1603-1608).

editions

Discorso del P.M. Lelio Medici Piacentino Min. Conv., inquisitore generale di Fienze e suo dominio sopra i fondamenti e le ragioni delli SS. Veneziani, per le quali pensano di essere scusati della disubbidienza che fanno alle censura et interdetto della Santità di Nostro Signore Papa Paolo Quinto (…) (Bologna: Giovanni Battista Bellagamba, 1606). This work is accessible via Google Books.

literature

Giovanni Franchini, Bibliosofia e memorie letterarie di scrittori Francescani conventuali Ch'hanno scritto dopo 'Anno 1585 (Modena: Eredi Soliani Stampatori, 1693), 383-387; A. Fabroni, Historia Academiae Pisanae, 3 Vols. (Pisa, 1791-1795) II, 120-121; Sbaraglia, Supplementum II, 169-170.

 

 

 

 

Livinus Brechtius (Lieven de Brecht/Livius Brechtanus/Livinus Brechtanus/Laevinus, c. 1515-c. 1660)

OFM. Belgian friar. Born at Antwerp around 1515, or maybe as early as 1502. Studied arts and theology at Louvain (immatriculated in the arts on 28 August 1516 and known as biblicus in 1530), and entered in the Franciscan order at the Observant convent of Louvain. Became an educator in the Louvain friary/studium and became a renowned preacher as well as an esteemed author of Latin poetry and tragedies. He also edited the Konstighe refereynen vol schoone schrifture ende leeringen, begrepen in drye verscheyde boecken of the Dutch poetess Anna Beijns, in which he also included a number of his own dedicatory poems. At the same time Livinus was a staunch defender of Franciscan poverty. He died as the guardian of the Mechelen (Malines) convent in 1558 or 1660.

manuscripts/editions

Euripides, Tragoedia Christiana, de Vitae Humanae Inconstantia (Louvain: Jacobus Bathenius for Martinus Rotarius & P. Phalesius, 1549/Louvain: Apud Petrum Phalesium, 1550/Cologne, 1555/Cologne, 1556). An expanded edition, with additional poems came out as Euripides, Tragoedia Christiana, de Vitae Humanae Inconstantia, cum Appendice Selectorum Aliquot Carminum (Cologne: Tutger Velpius, 1568). The work also was included in Lateinische Ordensdramen des XVI. Jahrhunderts mit deutschen Übersetzungen, ed. F. Radle (Berlin: De Gruyter, 1979), pp. 3-276 and 524-544 (analysis). This tragedy, which constists of a variation of the Everyman theme - was initially performed at the Faucon college of Louvain university, where Lieven de Brecht had studied himself. Once the play was printed in 1549/50, it had a European circulation, especially in Jesuit schools (Bloemendal: “Euripus became one of the cornerstones of the Jesuit drama in Europe’) Several old editions of this work are now available via Google Books.

Sylvia Piorum Carminum (Louvain: Reynerus Velpius for Joannes Waen, 1555). A collection of religious poetry. The 1555 edition is available via Google Books

Carmen Natalicium: MS Brussels, Royal Library>>

Carmen, included in Petrus Philicinus, Dialogus de Isaaci immolatione (Antwerp: J. Steels, 1543 & 1544).

Carmen, a laudatory poem/song included in Anna Bijns, Het tweede Boeck vol schoone ende constighe Refereynen (Antwerp: Marten Nuyts, 1548?/Antwerp: Jan van Ghelen, 1553/Antwerp: Hieronymus Verdussen Jr., 1646).

Jubilum Magdalenses, included in Petrus Philicinus, Comoedia tragica Magdalena Evangelica (Antwerp: Jan Steels, 1544/Antwerp: Jan Steels, 1546).

Epistola ad Ansonium: MS Brussels, Royal Library>>

Carmen de Christo. Cf. F. Doelle, Arbeiten des Kirchenhistorischen Seminars der Franziskaner zu Paderborn (Münster, 1930), 27

Memorabilis Historia Martyrum (Louvain: Reynerus Velpius for Martinus Rotarius, 1551). A compilation of martyr histories in prose and rhyme.

Vita B. Christinae Mirabilis (>>>). A reworking of this text taken from the work of Thomas of Cantimpré. Lost?

literature

J.-N. Paquot, Mémoire pour servir à L’histoire littéraire XI (Louvain, 1768), 402-404; P. Hoffman-Peerlkamp, ‘De vita ac doctrina omnium Belgarum qui latina carmina composuerunt’, Mémoires couronnés de l’Académie Royale de Belgique 2 (Brussels, 1822), 55;  Idem, De Poetis Latinis (Haarlem, 1838), 60; Biographie nationale de Belgique II, 913; S. Dirks, Histoire littéraire et bibliographique des frères mineurs de l’Observance de Saint-François en Belgique et dans les Pays-Bas (Antwerp, 1885), 79-81; Holzapfel, Handbuch, 586; J. Lindenboom, ‘Anna byns en haar invloed in kerkelijke kringen’, Nederlandsch Archief voor Kerkgeschiedenis n.s. 11 (Den Haag, 1914), 324-331 (esp. 328); Ons Geestelijk Erf 7 (1933), 361; W. Schmitz, Het aandeel der minderbroeders, 98-100; F. Baix, ‘Brecht’, DHGE X, 483; C. Sloots, ‘Pater Livinus Brecht, O.F.M. en Anna Bijns', BGPMN 27 (1958), 420-422; B. De Troeyer, ‘Livinus Brechtus’, Franciscana 19 (1964), 12-19; B. De Troeyer, Bio-Bibliographica Franciscana Neerlandica saec. XVI, I: Pars biographica (Nieuwkoop: B. De Graaf, 1969), 171-177; J.M. Valentin, ‘Aux origines du théâtre néo-latin de la réforme catholique: L’Euripus (1549) de Livinus Brechtus’, Humanistica Lovaniensia 21 (1972), 81-188; Neo-Latin Deama in the Low Countries, in Neo-Latin Drama and Theatre in Early Modern Europe, ed. J. Bloemendal & H.B. Norland (Leiden: Brill, 2013), 293-364.

 

 

 

 

Livius Galanti (Livio Galanti/Livio da Imola, d. 1630)

Observant friar.

literature

Dario Busolini, ‘Galanti, Livio’, DBI 51, 343-344

 

 

 

 

Livius Rabesanus (Livio Rabesano da Montursio, fl. second half 17th century)

Italian friar. Born in Vicenza. Studied Scotist philosophy and theology after his entrance in the order, and probably taught in Padua. Became consultnt for the inquisition and the author of a large three-volume Cursus philosophicus ad mentem Doctoris subtilis Ioannis Duns Scoti. The first part of this work deals with logical issues (published as Logicam minorem et maiorem (Venise, 1665). Part two and three deal with Scotist Physics and Animastics. The work is influenced by the works of Bartolomeo Mastri and Bonaventura Belluto.

 

 

 

Lope Monte (fl. 15th cent.)

OFM. Poet in the Castilia province.

literature

José Simón Díaz, Bibliografía de la literatura hispánica, 11 Vols. (Madrid, 1960-1976) III, nos. 2217 (117), 2267 (141), 322-328, 345-350; Manuel de Castro, Bibliografía de las bibliografias franciscanas españolas e hispanoamericanas, Publicaciones de Archivo Ibero-Americano (Madrid: Ed. Cisneros, 1982), 150 (no. 587).

 

 

 

 

Lopez de Salinis (Lopez de Salazar y Salinas, 1393/4 - 1463)

Spanish friar from Burgos. At the age of 10, he (and other children, among whom Pedro Regalado) was accepted by Pedro de Villacreces at the La Aguilera convent of Valladolid. According to the surviving custodial constitutiones, he would have started his noviciate at the age of 14 (and his profession at 18?). Travelled with Pedra de Villacreces to the Council of Constance (c. 1417) and in between this (and other) journeys with Pedro de Villacreces, he was cook at the Abrojo convent of Valladolid. After 1422, Lopez founded a range of hermitages, as well as convents for female religious of the third order, promoting therewith the Villacrecian reform (in between Conventual way of life and and Regular Observance). In his writings, Lopez de Salines developes a pedagogical ideal, rooted in biblical study and Franciscan forms of meditation and (mental) prayer.

manuscripts/editions [some of the works mentioned below are probably not written by Lopez himself, but of some of his fellow friars in the Villacrez movement]

Memoriale Religionis/Memorial de los oficios activos y contemplativos de la religión de los frailes menores, ed. in Introducción a los orígenes de la Observancia en España. Las reformas en los siglos XIV y XV, pubblicaciones de `Archivio Ibero-Americano (Madrid, 1957), 687-713.

Memorial de la vida y ritos de la Custodia de Santa Maria de los Menores, Ibidem, 714-746.

Constituciones, Ibidem, 747-774.

Satisfacciones I, Ibidem, 775-851.

Satisfacciones II, Ibidem, 852-896.

Testamento, Ibidem, 897-925. This work is dated 30 March 1458. A Latin version of the text is found in Wadding, Annales Minorum XIII (Quaracchi, 1932), 99-132. [The Testamento gives a good insight in the spirituality and the organisation of religious life in the Villacrecian reform. The Testamento proscribes two hours of meditation, seven hours of celebrating the Divine Office, and three hours for various other devotions. The Divine Office was not sung and was not accompagnied by music. In Villacrecian life, the observance of the rule of Francis (and his rule for hermits) should be strict, There is a heavy emphasis on the virtues of poverty (no less than six degrees of poverty, with regard to objects, housing, clothing, the body (chastity), rest and the spirit), mortification and obedience, as well as on penitence. The Villacrecian ideal should be exercised in almost full enclosure, in small hermitages of (as a rule) at most 12 friars, where almost total silence would rule (aside from the Divine Office). The friars were not to eat meat, confess their sins every saterday, and take communion every two weeks. Study was not obligatory and as seen of secondary importance]

Memorial contra las laxaciones y abusiones de prelados y súbditos, Ibidem, 926-931.

Declaración de un pasaje de la regla que dice: ‘Donde quiera que los frailes sepan e conozcan que no pueden guardar la Regle espiritualmente, puedan et deban recurrir a sus ministros’, Ibidem, 932ff.

Instrucción sobre la misa/Instrucción sobre el modo de oir devotamente la misa, Ibidem, 936-945.

>> Collationes Spirituales [Wadding, >>; Zawart, 344]

literature

Introducción a los orígenes de la Observancia en España. Las reformas en los siglos XIV y XV, pubblicaciones de `Archivio Ibero-Americano’ (Madrid, 1957); M. Andrés Martin, Historia de la teologia en España, 1470-1570 (Rome, 1962), 91-97, 101-106, 110-111, 124-129; DSpir IX, 993-996; Dietrich Briesmeister, ‘Lope de Salazar y Salinas OFM (1393/94-1463)’, Lexikon des Mittelalters V (1991), 2110

 

 

 

 

Lucas Baglioni (Luca Baglioni/Baglione, fl. later sixteenth cent.)

Observant preacher and author of an influential preaching manual>>>

editions

L’arte del predicare contenuta in tre libri, secondo i precetti rhetorici (Venice: A. Torrisano, 1562).

literature

John O’Malley, ‘Form, Content, and Influence of Works about Preaching before Trent: The Franciscan Contribution’, in: I frati minori tra ‘400 e ‘500, Atti del XII Convegno Internazionale Assisi, 18-19-20 ottobre 1984 (Assisi, 1986), 44; Larissa Taylor, Preachers and People in the Reformations and Early Modern Period, 165; Mouchel, Rome franciscaine, 409ff.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Luca Belludi (Lucas de S. Antonio, d. 1285) beatus (1927)

Born ca. 1195 in Padua (correct?). Not to be confused with Luca lettore, lector and preacher (d. 1287) and Lucas de Bitonto (Cf. Sbaralea, Supplementum II, 1178 (n. 2611)). Entered the Franciscan order in 1220, when he probably had spent some years at the schools of Padua. Was ordained priest and came in contact with St. Anthony (one of his close companions) After Anthony's death Luca was one of the editors of his sermons. Also author of Sermones Dominicales and Sermones de Adventu et Festivis of his own. Famous preacher, lector and several times provincial minister (1267, 1281-1284)

manuscripts

Sermones Dom. & Sermones de Fest.: Padua Anton. Mss 417, 418, 419, and partly also in 466 and 527; Clm 14281

Sermones in Evangelia & Epistolas: Washington D.C., Holy Name College, no. 34

editions

V. Gamboso, `Cinque sermoni inediti di fra Luca lettore (d. 1287) in lode di S. Antonio', Il Santo, 9 (1969), 233-281 (deals predominantly with the other Luca.

literature

AF, IV (1906), 274; Wadding, Annales, IV (ed. Quaracchi, 1931), 335n.X; Oliviero Ronchi, ‘Cenni storici sulla Cappella del Beato Luca Belludi’, Il Santo. Rivista francescana di storia, dottrina e arte 1 (1928/29), 283-294; Luigi Guidaldi, ‘Decreto per la beatificazione equipollente del servo di Dio Luca Belludi, compagno del Santo (n. 1200 c. - m. dopo il 1285) . - Due codici sconosciuti dei Sermoni di frate Luca ; Documenti: I. Testimonianze del sec. XIII su "Luca de S. Antonio" (B. Luca Belludi), "Luca lettore", "Fra Antonio da Lucca". Francescani contemporanei vissuti nella Provincia del Santo. II. Arredi sacri della Cappella Conti (ora B.Luca Belludi)’, Il Santo. Rivista francescana di storia, dottrina e arte 1 (1928/29), 253-258, 344-347, 358-364; Schneyer, IV, 72-94; A. Blasucci, `Belludi, beato', Bibliotheca Sanctorum, II, 1085f.; Francesco Lazzari, ‘Belludi, Luca’, Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani VIII (1966) [ http://www.treccani.it/enciclopedia/luca-belludi_%28Dizionario_Biografico%29/]; Antonio Rigon, ‘Una ignorara deposizione testimoniale del B. Luca’, Atti e Memorie dell’Accademia Patavina di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti 90 (1977-1978), 43-51; Luca Baggio, ‘Aspetti della committenza e della decorazione pittorica nella capella del beato Luca Belludi’, Il Santo. Rivista francescana di storia, dottrina e arte 2nd Ser. 28 (1988), 177-206; Ekkart Sauser, ‘Belludi, Lukas, hl. Franziskaner (um 1200-1285)’, Biographisch-bibliographisches Kirchenlexikon XVI (1999), 97-98; Emanuele Fontana, ‘Luca lettore da Padova (d. ca. 1287) e i sermoni del Codice Antoniano 466’, Il Santo 47 (2007), 7-104.

 

 

 

 

 

Lucas Espinosa (fl. c. 1750)

OFM. Latinist and philologist in the Cartagena province.

literature

AIA 38 (1935), 81-82; Manuel de Castro, Bibliografía de las bibliografias franciscanas españolas e hispanoamericanas, Publicaciones de Archivo Ibero-Americano (Madrid: Ed. Cisneros, 1982), 110 (no. 289).

 

 

 

 

 

Lucas Franciscus (Luc François Claude/Frère Luc, 1614-1685)

French Recollect friar and painter. Known for his altar pieces and other religious paintings executed in France and Canada.

literature

Ch.-Ph. De Chennevières-Pointel, Recherches sur la vie et les ouvrages de quelques prêtres provinciaux de l’ancienne France (Paris, 1847-1862) III, 305-306; H. Lemay, ‘Un peintre de renom à Quebec en 1670: le diacre Luc François, récollet’, Royal Society of Canada Transactions 3rds., 26 (1932), 65-82; Gérard Morisset, La vie et l’oeuvre de Frère Luc (Quebec, 1944); Dictionary of Canadian Biography I (Toronto-Qquebec, 1966), 312-315; R. Aubert, ‘François (Claude), dit Frère Luc’, DHGE XVIII, 796; Frère Luc. Un peintre, un religieux, un voyageur. Journée d’étude organisée par le Centre d’Étude du Pays Sézannais, ed. Jacqueline Touchais-Yanca (Péas: Centre d’Étude du Pays Sézannais, 2012). Signaled in AFH 106:3-4 (2013), 687-688.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lucas de Bitonto (Lucas Bituntinus/Lucas Apulus d. in or shortly after 1242)

Italian friar, possibly from Bitonto (near Bari). Probably studied for some time theology at Paris (the manuscripts Vienna Staatsbib. 1349, Vienna, Staatsbib. 1364, as well as Sbaralea, Supplementum II, 175 give him the surname ‘parisiensis/parisinus’). Some thirteenth-century sources, including Salimbene, Cronica, ed. Holder-Egger MGH Scriptores XXXII (Hanover, 1905), 182 call him an eminent doctor: ‘Et tunc vivebat frater Lucas Apulus ex ordine fratrum Minorum, cuius est sermonum memoria, qui fuit scholasticus et ecclesiasticus et litteratus homo et in Apulia in theologia eximius doctor, nominatus, sollemneis atque famosus; cuius anima per misericordiam Dei requiescat in pace, amen.’ Not known however, whether he actually reached the magisterium. Entered the Franciscan order before 1220. In that year, Francis of Assisi appointed him provincial minister of the oriental province (as successor of friar Elias). A Luke of Bitonto is further mentioned in some letters of Honorius III from December 1220 and February 1221 (BF I, 7-8) as provincial minister of Rumania, Greece and the Holy Land. After his return to Italy, a friar called Luke of Bitonto became lector (cf. Dialogus de Gestis Sanctorum Fratrum Minorum, ed. F.-M. Delorme (Quaracchi, 1929), 117) and became quite renowned for his learning and homiletic eloquence. This might be the same friar (although Rasolofoarimanana (2002), 240-241 has his doubts). According to Salimbene, Lucas Apulus held a sermon (taking as biblical them ‘Arripuit Abraham gladium, ut immolaret filium suum’) at the funeral of the son of Emperor Frederick II 1242 (Salimbene, Cronica, ed. Holder-Egger 87-88). Lucas Apulus died shortly thereafter. He left behind a lengthy collection of Sermones Domenicales, with an interesting prologue, which doubles as a treatise of moral theology and a rudimentary ars praedicandi. Luke’s sermones, written around 1233, follow the sermo modernus-structure, something that he might have picked up at Paris. His Sunday sermons in general amount to veritable commentaries on the gospel and epistle readings for Sun- and feast days and exhibit a sound theological learning. They also contain a lot of doctrinal and moral instruction, with ample recourse to etymological and symbolical explanations, and at times have an ad-status approach.(with attention to social issues (urban virtues and vices) and the stratified society of the French and Italian urban landscape). In between can be found several important sermons address Franciscan saints. Pierre Péano, DSpir IX, 1122 remarks: ‘Cette oeuvre dénote chez son auteur une vraie culture. Celui-ci fait preuve de sa parfaite maîtrise par la sûreté de sa doctrine, basée sur de nombreuses citations, bibliques et patristiques, à l’occasion empruntées aussi à l’antiquité et à l’histoire romaine. Il cite saint Anselme, Hugues de Saint-Victor, Pierre le Mangeur et principalement saint Bernard. Il agrémente son exposé d’allusions aux Lieux saints et à la situation religieuse de l’Orient; il rapporte des traits de la vie de saint François. La forme reste scolastique, un peu rigide et didactique; les divisions se présentent claires et logiques. Il célèbre les mérites de la vie religieuse, vitupérant parfois contre les clercs et les laïques illettrés.’ The work, which, as Lucas signals in his prologue, was written on request of his provincial minister and the minister general, is devised to function as a model-sermon collection and as instrument and aide for friars in training at the study houses of the order. Luke’s sermons have this in common with those of Anthony of Padua. Like Anthony, Luke gives a full sunday and quaresimal cycle. Only Luke is more ‘modern’ in his division of the text in accordance with the latest developments as taught in the artes praedicandi, and are more lively in his examples dwelling on the realities of life. As such they circulated widely, probably even wider than the celebrated sermons of Anthony of Padua: ‘…some preachers almost forgotten now were important and influential in the Middle Ages: it seems likely that the sermons of the obscure Luca da Bitonto were more used and read than those of Antony of Padua.’ (D’Avray (1985), 156). Rasolofoarimanana (2002), 246 remarks that the most important source for Luke seem to be the Postillae of Hugues de Saint-Cher OP (d. 1263), which were written shortly after 1235 (how does this fit in with the date of Luke’s Sermones Dominicales, on which he embarked in or shortly after 1233?).

manuscripts

Sermones Dominicales, Quadragesimales et de Festis: a.o. MS Naples, VIII.A.6; VIII.A.14; VIII.AA.36; Paris BN Lat 3738 (?); Paris BN Lat. 15958; Paris, BN Nouvelles Acquisitions 410; Rome Casanat 17; S. Florian 226 & 352; Padua, Sacro Conv. 417 & 418 & 419 13th cent.) & 527 (14th cent.); Uppsala, UB, C. 634 (ca. 1450), ff. 43-48 & C. 665 (ca. 1400) ff. 45-46v; Rome, BAV Chigi C.VI.164; BAV Vat. Lat 6010; Vienna, Österreichische Nationalbibliothek 1356 (13th c.); MS Avignon, B.M., Lat 83 (The prologue on f. 3a: ‘Quare cum insufficentiam meam videam et impericiam cognoscam ad insipientiam mihi mandato superioris urgente, necnonet quorumdam fratrum desiderio impellente, opusculum sermonum dominicalium coactus sum annotare.’ probably refers to the request by the Franciscan minister general Elia da Cortona, Luke’s provincial minister and fellow friars by 1233 to put into writing his sermons for the instruction of the friars:therewith turning the spoken word into an authorised Latin text.); Würzburg, Franziskanerkloster cod. I.85; Florence, Bibl. Naz. Conv. Soppr. C-7-236 [=Laurenz. Plut. XXXIV Sin Cod 5; [; >>>more than 100 mss? For an initial overview (that probably will change somewhat after further study), see Schneyer, Repertorium der lateinischen Sermones des Mittelalters, BGPhThM XLIII (Münster, 1972) IV, 49-71.

Semones Domenicales (s.l., 1483)

editions

Sermones Dominicales, Quadragesimales et de Festis (s.l. 1483) [a copy of this incunable edition is found in the Public library of Bruges, Belgium (Stedelijke Openbare Bibliotheek).

The prologue to the Sermones Dominicales (Narraverunt mihi iniqui) has been edited in: B. Sderci da Gaiole, L’apostolato di S. Francesco e dei francescani, I (Quaracchi, 1909), 374-381; A. Barzon, ‘Saggio dei sermoni di frate Luca’, Il Santo 1,4 (1930), 348-357; Moretti, Lucas Apulus, 162-172. The sermon for the first Sunday of Advent (Universe vie Domini) has been edited in A. Barzon, ‘Saggio dei sermoni di frate Luca’, Il Santo 3 (1930), 77-88. The sermon for sexagesima Sunday (Exiit qui seminat) has been edited in C. Delcorno, ‘La predicazione volgare in Italia (sex. XIII-XIV): teoria, produzione, ricezione’, Revue Mabillon 65 (1993), 104-105. The sermon for Ash Wednesday (In domo pulueris) and of the Feria VIa after the first Sunday of the Passion (Domine, omes, qui) can be found in Moretti, Lucas Apulus, 187-190, 190-196. A complete edition of Luke’s sermons is presently being prepared by Rasolofoarimanana. See for additional editions of individual sermons also the more recent articles of this author mentioned below.

literature

Wadding, Script., 162; Sbaralea, Supplement II, 174-175; Zawart, 285; B. Sderci, L’apostolato di S. Francesco e dei Francescani (Quaracchi, 1909), 372-381; G. Golubovich, Biblioteca bio-bibliografica della Terra Santa I, 97, 99, 109, 128-129, 135 & II, 283-284; R. Zanocco, ‘I Sermoni ‘Narraverunt’ sono del b. Luca Belludi?’, Il Santo 1 (1929), 337-343; L. Guidaldi, ‘Due codici sconosciuti del sermoni di fr. Luca’, Il Santo 1 (1929), 344-347; A. Barzon, ‘Saggio dei Sermoni ‘Narraverunt’ (…)’, Il Santo 1 (1929), 348-357 & 3 (1930), 77-88; L. Guidaldi, ‘Il vero autore dei Sermoni ‘Narraverunt’, Il Santo 3 (1930), 59-76; A. Murray, ‘Piety and impiety in thirteenth century Italy’, Popular Belief and Practice, Studies in Church History 8 (Cambridge, 1972), 83-106; Schneyer, Repertorium der lateinischen Sermones des Mittelalters IV, 49-71; D. Forte, Itinerari Francescani in terra di Bari (Bari, 1973), 12-15, 261-263; Pierre Péano, ‘Luc de Bitonto’, DSpir IX, 1121-1122; David L. D’Avray, The Preaching of the Friars. Sermons diffused from Paris before 1300 (Oxford, 1985), 156; Nicola Pice, ‘I Sermones LXXVI e XXXI di Luca da Bitonto’, Studi Bitontini 68a (1999), 61-80; Felice Moretti, ‘I sermoni di Luca da Bitonto, francescano del Duecento’, Studi Bitontini 68a (1999), 39-60; Felice Moretti, Luca Apulus, un maestro francescano del secolo XIII (Bitonto, 1985); Felice Moretti, ‘I sermoni di Luca da Bitonto fra cattedra e pulpito’, Il Santo 40 (2000), 49-69; Jean Désiré Rasolofoarimanana, ‘Une interpolation dans un sermon de Noël de Luca de Bitonto, OMin. survenue au cours de la tradition manuscrite’, Archivum Franciscanum Historicum 95 (2002), 185-203; Jean Désiré Rasolofoarimanana, ‘Luc de Bitonto, Omin, et ses sermons’, in: Predicazione e società nel medioevo. Riflessione etica, valori e modelli di comportamento/Preaching and Society in the Middle Ages: Ethics, Values and Social Behaviour, Atti/Proceedings of the XII Medieval Sermon Studies Symposium Padova, 14-18 Iuglio 2000, ed. Laura Gaffuri-Riccardo Quinto (Padua, 2002), 239-247; F. Moretti, ‘I sermoni di Luca da Bitonto, francescano del Duecento’, in: Studi di storia sociale e religiosa, 39-60; N. Pice, ‘I “Sermones LXXVI e XXXI” di Luca da Bitonto’, in: Studi di storia sociale e religiosa, 61-79; Jean Désiré Rasolofoarimanana, ‘Luca da Bitonto e Servasanto da Faenza. Sermoni contenuti nel Cod. Vat. Lat. 6010’, in: Revirescunt chartae. Codices documenta textus. Miscellanea in honorem P. Caesaris Cenci OFM, ed. Alvaro Caciotti & Pacifico Sella (Rome: Edizioni Antonianum, 2002), 171-262; Jean Désiré Rasolofoarimanana, ‘Sermons anonymes de Sanctis attribués à Luca de Bitonto, Omin’, Archivum Franciscanum Historicum 96:3-4 (2003), 301-372; Felice Moretti, ‘Le rappresentazioni animali nei sermoni di Luca da Bitonto, Omin.’, Il Santo. Rivista francescana di storia, dottrina e arte 2nd. Ser. 43 (2003), 263-309; Felice Moretti, ‘Il mondo animale nei sermoni di Luca da Bitonto’, Studi Bitontini 74 (2002), 17-50; Jean Désiré Rasolofoarimanana, ‘La tradition manuscrite des sermons de fr. Luca de Bitonto, OMin.’, Archivum Franciscanum Historicum 97 (2004), 229-274 & 99 (2006), 33-132; Jean Désiré Rasolofoarianana, ‘Un sermon anonyme et inédit attribué à Luca da Bitonto’, Archivum Franciscanum Historicum 102 (2009), 391-418 [with critical edition on pp, 397-418]; Jussi Hanska, ‘Mendicant Preachers as Disseminators of Anti-Jewish Literary Topoi: The Case of Luca da Bitonto’, in: From Words to Deeds: The Effectiveness of Preaching in the Late Middle Ages, ed. Maria Giuseppina Muzzarelli,Sermo, 12 (Turnhout: Brepols, 2014), 117-138.

With thanks to dr. Stefano de Luca for his corrections.

 

 

 

 

Lucas de Caltanisetta (fl. first half 18th cent.)

OFMCap.

editions

Ristretto dell'arte di predicare (Palermo, 1738).

literature

Lexicon Capuccinum, 532.

 

 

 

 

Lucas de Gaitán (fl. c. 1500)

Observant friar, author of a treatise to recapture the Holy Land (compiled between 1504 and 1506), insights of which were incorporated in the poposals of Fra Mauro Hispano and in the thought of Cardinal Cisneros.

literature

García Oro, El Cardenal Cisneros (Madrid, 1992) II, 580-585.

 

 

 

 

 

Lucas de Sansepolcro (d. 1517)

OMConv [see also Luca Pacioli, CF, Bibl. 18 n. 2232!]

editions

Traité des comptes et des écritures, ed. P. Jouanique (Paris, 1995) [=Tractatus XI of his Summa de Arithmetica]

literature

J. Richard Edwards & B.S. Yamey, in: Accounting, Business and Financial History, 4 (1994), 1-235; A. Donnini, Studi Franc., 92 (1995), 127-141

 

 

 

 

Lucas de San Gemignano (fl. second half 15th cent.)

A friar who, between 1442 and 1494, carried a notebook around, in which he copied prophecies, trying thus to understand his own time and to unravel the mysteries of the future.

manuscripts

Florence, Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale Magl. X, no. 50, provenienza Strozzi. 4o, #652.

literature

Marjorie Reeves, Prophecy, 434.

 

 

 

 

 

Lucas de San José Angulo (fl. first half 18th cent.)

Probably a native from Granada, Nicaragua and a preacher in that area. His Ensayo devoto de la muerte refer to him as a friar who had studied in the Colegio de Cristo Crucificado de Guatemala.

manuscripts

Siete Tomos de Sermones de Tempore y de Sanctis

Doctrinas Morales

Tratados de ortografía y de retórica

editions

Ensayo devoto de la muerte, para estar el Christiano bien prevenido, quando se llegare su Muerte verdadera (Guatemala, 1724).

literature

J.M. Beristain y Souza, Biblioteca Hispano Americana Septentrional, 5 Vols (Mexico, 1816-1821/Amecameca, 1883/Mexico, 1947), >>; D. Sánchez García, Catálogo de los escritores franciscanos de la Provincia Seráfica del Santísimo Nombre de Jesús de Guatemala (Guatemala, 1920), 9; G. Valenzuela, La imprenta en Guatemala (Guatemala, 1933), 110; Eleanor B. Adams, A Bio-bibliography of Franciscan Authors in Colonial Central America (Washingthon D.C.: Academy of American Franciscan History, 1953), 9.

 

 

 

 

Lucas Franciscus Assisiensis (fl. c. 1428)

Italian friar. Bacc. Sententiarum in Paris in 1422. Received the licence in 1426 and became magister on 20 october 1427. Regent master between 1427 and 1429. [CHUP IV, 447 no. 2264; 478 no. 2315; 486 no. 2331; 592 no. 2491; Paris BN 5494 f. 78; Paris BN Lat. 5657a f. 16v] Taught some form of Scotism as regent master of the Franciscan studium. Among his students were Gerard Feuleti (Seuleti) and Guillelmus Vorilongus. After 1429 he returned to Assisi. Became guardian of the Assisi convent and inquisitor for the valley of Spoleto in Umbria.

manuscripts

In I-IV Sent.: Assisi Bibl. Com.>> [check!]

literature

Wadding, Scriptores 160; Gonzaga, De Origine Seraph. Rel., 83; Sbaralea Supplementum II, 174; Murphy, ‘A History of the Franciscan Studium Generale at the University of Paris in the Fifteenth Century’, Diss. U. of Notre Dame (Notre Dame Indiana, 1965), 130, 240

 

 

 

 

Lucas Lector (Luca Lettore di Padova, d. 1278)

Franciscan friar, lector and preacher, frequently confused with Luca da Bitonto and with Luca Belludi (d. 1285).

manuscripts/partial editions

Padua, Biblioteca Antoniana MS 466 (29 sermones de tempore and 107 sermones de sanctis) and a series of sermones ad status and for specific occasions (11 ad status et de circumstantiis). For the sermones de sanctis, see also the work of Gamboso. One of the latter sermons concerns a sermon for teachers and students (ad magistros et scolares) and two sermons ad introitum et commendationem theologiae perhaps connected with the minorite studium of Padua and providing an introduction to the scholarly year [edited in Fontana, Luca Lettore da Padova, 94-112]. It is clear that Luca Lettore used the sermons of Anthony of Padua.

Padua, Biblioteca Antoniana, MS 512. See: Emanuele Fontana, ‘Sermonari da bisaccia. Le raccolte del ms. 512 della Biblioteca Antoniana di Padova e del ms. 193 della Bibliothèque Municipale di Besançon’, Il Santo 53:3 (2013), 263-314.

Besançon, Bibliothèque Municipale, MS 193. See: Emanuele Fontana, ‘Sermonari da bisaccia. Le raccolte del ms. 512 della Biblioteca Antoniana di Padova e del ms. 193 della Bibliothèque Municipale di Besançon’, Il Santo 53:3 (2013), 263-314.

literature

Luigi Guidaldi, ‘Decreto per la beatificazione equipollente del servo di Dio Luca Belludi, compagno del Santo (n. 1200 c. - m. dopo il 1285) . - Due codici sconosciuti dei Sermoni di frate Luca; Documenti: I. Testimonianze del sec. XIII su "Luca de S. Antonio" (B. Luca Belludi), "Luca lettore", "Fra Antonio da Lucca". Francescani contemporanei vissuti nella Provincia del Santo. II. Arredi sacri della Cappella Conti (ora B.Luca Belludi)’, Il Santo. Rivista francescana di storia, dottrina e arte 1 (1928/29), 253-258, 344-347, 358-364; Luigi Guidaldi, ‘Gli "exempla" del Santo nei suoi sermoni: Lilia, Apes, Amygdalus, Qui recte loquitur . - Gli "ornamenta" del Santo: Exclamatio, Apostrophe, Epanalepsis; I lodatori del Santo (sec. XIII): Francesco d'Assisi, papa Gregorio IX, Tommaso Gallo, fra Bartolomeo da Trento, fra Luca lettore da Padova, Rolandino da Padova, fra Tommaso da Celano, fra Giuliano da Spira, Bonaventura da Bagnoregio’, Il Santo. Rivista francescana di storia, dottrina e arte 1 (1928/29), 99-102, 177-180; 67-68, 139-140, 233-234; Vergilio Gamboso, ‘Cinque sermoni inediti di fra Luca lettore (d. 1287) in lode di S. Antonio’, Il Santo 9 (1969), 233-281; Vergilio Gamboso, ‘‘Franciscus paduanus’. I quattro sermoni sanfrancescani di frate Luca lettore da Padova (c. 1270)’, Il Santo. Rivista francescana di storia, dottrina e arte, 2nd S. 30 (1990), 3-76; Emanuele Fontana, ‘Luca lettore da Padova (d. ca. 1287) e i sermoni del Codice Antoniano 466’, Il Santo 47 (2007), 7-104; Emanuele Fontana, Frati, libri e insegnamento nella provincia minoritica di S. Antonio (secoli XIII-XIV), Centro Studi Antoniani, 50 (Padua: Centro Studi Antoniani, 2012), 67-68, 147-152.

 

 

 

 

Lucas Pacioli (Luca Pacioli, c. 1445-1514)

Italian friar, innovative mathematician, accounting and game theorist.

editions

Summa de Arithmetica, Geometria, Proportioni et Proportionalita (Venice, 1494/Venice, 1523)

Tractatus de Computu

La Divina Proportione (Venice, 1503); La Divina Proportione, ed. C. Winterberg (Vienna, 1889/reprint 1950); Luca Pacioli, De divina proportione (Cinisello Balsamo (Milan), 2010).

Tractatus Mathematicus ad Discipulos Perusinos, ed. G. Calzoni & G. Cavazzoni (Perugia-Città di Castello, 1996).

De Viribus Quantitatis: MS. Bologna, Archiginnasio 173. Issued as: Luca Pacioli, De viribus quantitatis (Sansepolcro, 2009).

De Ludis in Genere/De Scacchis/Schifanoia.

literature

Sbaralea, Supplementum II 176-178; L. Pungileone, ‘Cenni sulla vita ed opere di Fra Luca Paciolo’, Giornale Arcadio 62-64 (Rome, 1834-35); F; Barciulli, Memorie intorno a fra Luca Paciolo e Pietro della Francesca (Rome, 1852); E. Narducci, Intorno a due edizioni della Somma di arithmetica di fra Luca Pacioli (Rome, 1863); Constantin Winterberg, ‘Der Tractat des Piero de' Franceschi über die fünf regelmässigen Körper, und Luca Pacioli’, Repertorium für Kunstwissenschaft 5 (1882), 33-41; K. Evelyn, ‘Alcune curiose notizie su Fra Luca Pacioli’, L'arte. Rivista di storia dell'arte medievale e moderna 17 (1914), 224-226; G. Mancini, ‘‘De Corporibus Regularibus’ di Pietro Franceschi detto Della Francesca, usurpata da fra Luca Pacioli’, Memorie della classe di scienze morali e filosofiche della Regia Accademia dei Lincei ser. 5, 114 (1916); A. Agostini, ‘Il ‘De viribus quantitatis’, di Luca Pacioli’, Periodico di matematica 4 (1924); A. Agostino, ‘Sopra un preteso plagio di Luca Pacioli’, Archivio di storia della scienza 6 (1925); D. Ivano Ricci, Fra Luca Pacioli, l’uomo e lo scienziato (Sansepolcro, 1940); Lorenzo Di Fonzo, ‘Un insigne matematico: fra Luca Pacioli (Ofmconv., 1517)’, Miscellanea Francescana 43 (1943), 294-301; Robert Emmet Taylor, No Royal Road: Luca Pacioli and His Times (Chapel Hill, 1942) Review by L. Di Fonzo in Miscellanea Francescana 66 (1947), 623; P. Speziali, ‘Léonard de Vinci et la "Divina proportione" de Luca Pacioli’,Bibliothèque d'Humanisme et Renaissance 15 (1953), 295-305; T.R. Castiglione, ‘Luca Pacioli e Leonardo da Vinci: a proposito del manoscritto ginevrino "De divina proportione"’, Miscellanea Francescana 54 (1954), 636-650; O. Puletti, Fra Luca Pacioli e le sue opere (Viterbo, 1955); Carlo Antinori, ‘Luca Pacioli e la computistica medievale’, Rivista Italiana di Ragioneria e di Economia Aziendale 59 (1960/61), >>; John David North, ‘Apian and Pacioli's Polyhedra’, Physis. Rivista internazionale di storia della scienza 7 (1965), 211-214; Augusto Marinoni, ‘Leonardo, Luca Pacioli e il "De ludo geometrico"’,Atti e Memorie della Accademia Petrarca di Lettere, Arti e Scienze N.S. 40 (1970/72), 180-205; Raymond de Roover, ‘The Development of Accounting prior to Luca Pacioli according to the Account Books of Medieval Merchants’, in: Idem, Business, Banking, and Economic Thought in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe: Selected Studies, ed. Julius Kirshner (Chicago etc., 1974), 119-180 [previously issued as: ‘The Development of Accounting prior to Luca Pacioli according to the Account Books of Medieval Merchants’, in: Studies in the History of Accounting, ed. A.C. Littleton & B.S. Yamey (London: Sweet & Maxwell, 1950), 114-174, see http://www.mgh-bibliothek.de//etc/dokumente/a146439.pdf]; Basil Selig Yamey, ‘Luca Pacioli's 'Scuola Perfetta': A bibliographical puzzle’, Gutenberg-Jahrbuch 49 (1974), 110-116; Derek Ashdown Clarke, ‘The First Edition of Pacioli's 'Summa de arithmetica' (Venice, Paganinus de Paganinis, 1494)’, Gutenberg-Jahrbuch 49 (1974), 90-92; Basil Selig Yamey, ‘Two typographical ambiguities in Pacioli's "Summa" and the difficulties of its translators’, Gutenberg-Jahrbuch 51 (1976), 156-161; Byrna Rackusin, ‘The Architectural Theory of Luca Pacioli: "De Divina porportione", Chapter 54’, Bibliothèque d'Humanisme et Renaissance 39 (1977), 479-502; Basil Selig Yamey, ‘Pacioli's Pioneering Exposition of Double-entry Bookkeeping: A belated review’, in: Studi in memoria di Federigo Melis, ed. Luigi De Rosa, 5 Vols. (Naples, 1978) III, 569-580; Carlp Antinori, Un'edizione anomala della Summa 1494 di Luca Pacioli (Pariam, 1980); Basil Selig Yamey, ‘Two Typographical Ambiguities in Pacioli's Summa: Further notes’, Gutenberg-Jahrbuch 55 (1980), 363-364; Dante Bernini, ‘Luca Pacioli alla Corte Ducale di Urbino’, Antichità Viva 21:2-3 (1982), 36-41; I. Schneider, ‘Luca Pacioli und das Teilungsproblem: Hintergrund und Lösungsversuche’, in: Mathemata: Festschrift für Helmuth Gericke, ed. Menso Folkerts & Uta Lindgren (Stuttgart, 1985), 237-246; Peter R. Ramsey, ‘The Unimportance of Double-Entry Bookkeeping: did Luca Pacioli really Matter?’, in: L'impresa industria commercio banca, secc. XIII - XVIII. Atti della "Ventiduesima Settimane di Studi" 30 aprile - 4 maggio 1990, ed. Simonetta Cavaciocchi (Florence, 1991), 189-198; G. Calzoni, ‘L’insegnamento della matematica applicata agli affari nel secolo XV a Perugia: l’inedito ‘Tractatus mathematicus ad discipulos perusinos’’, Rivista di Ragioneria e di Economia Aziendale (1992); G. Cavazzoni, ‘Tractatus mathematicus ad discipulos perusinos’, Rivista di Ragioneria e di Economia Aziendale (1992); Maria Grazia Ciardi Dupré Dal Poggetto, ‘Il ritratto di Luca Pacioli e di Guidobaldo da Montefeltro’, in: Piero e Urbino, Piero e le Corti rinascimentali: [Urbino, Palazzo Ducale e Oratorio di San Giovanni Battista, 24 luglio - 31 ottobre 1992], ed. Paolo Dal Poggetto (Venice, 1992), 197-204; Alberto Jori, ‘Nel segno dell'armonia cosmica: la casa del Mantegna e le teorie di Luca Pacioli; il codice segreto della "divina proporzione"’, Civiltà Mantovana 27:5 (1992), 181-187; Jacques Sesiano, ‘Pacioli (Paciuolo), Luca (de Borgo) OFM, Mathematiker (um 1447-1517)’, Lexikon des Mittelalters VI (1993), 1610-1611; Maria Paola Negri, ‘Luca Pacioli e Daniele Gaetani. Scienze matematiche e retorica nel Rinascimento’, Annali Bibl. Statale e Libreria Civica di Cremona 45 (1994), 11-144; Carlo Antinori, Luca Pacioli e la Summa de arithmetica, dopo 500 anni dalla stampa della 1. edizione (1494-1994): la vita, le opere, il Trattato XI de computis et scripturis (Rome, 1994); Carlo Antinori & Esteban Hernández-Esteve, 500 anni di partita doppia e letteratura contabile, 1494-1994: due recenti studi sulla Summa di fra' Luca Pacioli (Rome, 1994); Augusto Marinoni, ‘Luca Pacioli e il "De divina proportione"’, in: Legenda di Piero della Francesca, ed. Massimiliano Giuseppe Rosito (Florence, 1994), 113-117; Laura Ricci, ‘Il lessico matematico della "Summa" di Luca Pacioli’, Studi di lessicografia italiana 12 (1994), 5-72; Basil Selig Yamey, ‘Notes on Pacioli's First Chapter’, Accounting, Business and Financial History 4 (1994), 51-66; Esteban Hernández-Esteve, ‘Luca Pacioli's Treatise "De Computis et Scripturis": A composite or a unified work?’, Accounting, Business and Financial History 4 (1994), 67-82; Ambrogio Donnino, ‘Fra Luca Pacioli: memoria di un anniversario’, Studi Francescani 92 (1995), 143-148; Arnaldo Canziani, ‘Antecedenti teoretici e practici della 'Summa' di Luca Pacioli: I Rationatores del '300 Visconteo’, in: Convegno internazionale straordinario per celebrare Fra' Luca Pacioli/Special World Conference to Celebrate Fra' Luca Pacioli, Venezia, Centro Zitelle 9 - 12 Aprile 1994, ed. Antonio Amaduzzi (Milan, 1995), 139-145; Cynthia M. Pyle, Milan and Lombardy in the Renaissance. Essays in cultural history (Rome, 1997), passim; John M. Ganim, ‘Double Entry in Chaucer's Shipman's Tale: Chaucer and bookkeeping before Pacioli’, The Chaucer Review 30 (1996), 294-305: Margaret Daly Davis, ‘Luca Pacioli, Piero della Francesca, Leonardo da Vinci: tra "proportionalità" e "prospettiva" nella Divina proportione’, in: Piero della Francesca tra arte e scienza: atti del convegno internazionale di studi, Arezzo, 8-11 ottobre 1992, Sansepolcro, 12 ottobre 1992, ed. Marisa Dalai Emiliani (Venice, 1996), 355-362; Takao Nakamura, ‘Leonardo e Luca Pacioli: lo studio della proporzione’, Bijutsushigaku 19 (1997), 83-87; Alberto Pérez-Gómez, ‘The Glass Architecture of Fra Luca Pacioli’, Architectura. Zeitschrift für Geschichte der Baukunst 28 (1998), 156-180; Menso Folkerts, ‘Luca Pacioli and Euclid’, in: Luca Pacioli e la matematica del rinascimento (Città di Castello, 1998), 219-231; Luca Parisoli, Volontarismo e diritto soggettivo. La nascita medievale di una teoria dei diritti nella scolastica francescana. Con prefazione di Andrea Padovani, Bibliotheca seraphico-capuccina, 58 (Rome, Istituto Storico dei Cappuccini, 1999); Fenella K.C. Smith, ‘Pacioli, Luca’, Encyclopedia of the Renaissance IV (1999), 357-358; Jos Tomlow, ‘Eine physikalische Interpretation des gläsernen Objekts auf dem Portrait Luca Paciolis von Jacopo de'Barbari (1495)’, Architectura. Zeitschrift für Geschichte der Baukunst 30 (2000), 211-213; Carlo Maccagni, ‘Augusto Marinoni, Luca Pacioli e Leonardo’, in: ‘Hostinato rigore’. Leonardiana in memoria di Augusto Marinoni (Milan, 2000), 55-60; Sigrid Kelsey, ‘Pacioli, Luca (c. 1445-1515)’, in: The Late Medieval Age of Crisis and Renewal, 1300-1500: A Biographical Dictionary, ed. Clayton J. Drees (Westport CN etc., 2001), 383-384; Paolo Cerami, ‘Luca Pacioli "maestro" di Duerer?’, Pagine Altotiberine 5:15 (2001), 7-14; Argante Ciocci, Luca Pacioli e la matematizzazione del sapere nel Rinascimento (Bari, 2003); Monica Azzolini, ‘Anatomy of a Dispute: Leonardo, Pacioli and Scientific Courtly Entertainment in Renaissance Milan’, Early Science and Medicine 9 (2004), 115-223; Javier Docampo Rey, ‘Reading Luca Pacioli's Summa in Catalonia: An Early 16th-Century Catalan Manuscript on Algebra and Arithmetic’, Historia Mathematica 33 (2006), 43-62; Menso Folkerts, ‘Luc Pacioli and Euclid’, in: Idem, The Development of Mathematics in Medieval Europe: The Arabs, Euclid, Regiomontanus (Aldershot: Variorum, 2006) XI, 219-231; Maria Gioia Tavoni, ‘Sommario e indici nel fascicolo del "De arithmetica e geometria" di Luca Pacioli fra Quattro e Cinquecento’, Rara Volumina 13:1 (2006), 5-13; Vico Montebelli, ‘Due manoscritti autografi trovati di recente: il De ludo scachorum (?) di Luca Pacioli e l'Archimede di Piero della Francesca’, Quaderni dell'Accademia Fanestre 6 (2007), 177-194; Duilio Contin, ‘Scacco alla storia: torna alla luce, dopo 500 anni, il manoscritto autografo di Luca Pacioli sulla scacchiera’, Etruria Oggi 25:68 (2007), 52-57; Gli scacchi di Luca Pacioli. Evoluzione rinascimentale di un gioco matematico (Florence: Gabinetto Disegnio e Stampa della Galleria degli Uffizi - Sansepolcro: Aboca museum, 2007); Warren van Egmond, ‘The Study of Higher-Order Equations in Italy before Pacioli’, in: "Mathematics celestial and terrestrial": Festschrift für Menso Folkerts zum 65. Geburtstag, ed. Joseph W. Dauben et al., Acta historica Leopoldina, 54 (Halle, 2008), 303-322; Philippe Braunstein, ‘La Summa de Luca Pacioli’, in: Histoire du monde au XVe siècle, ed. Patrick Boucheron (Paris, 2009), 494-499; Elisabetta Ulivi, ‘Documenti inediti su Luca Pacioli, Piero della Francesca e Leonardo da Vinci, con alcuni autografi’, Bollettino di storia delle scienze matematiche 29:1 (2009), 15-18; Argante Ciocci, Luca Pacioli tra Piero della Francesca e Leonardo (Sansepolcro: Aboca Museum, 2009); Quirino Bortolato, ‘1509-2009: una riflessione in occasione dei 500 anni della Divina proportione di Luca Pacioli’, Atti e memorie dell'Ateneo di Treviso N.S. 27 (2009/10), 45-70; Caterina Tristano, ‘Costruire la scrittura, costruire la pagina. Dai trattati di scrittura a Luca Pacioli’, in: Dal libro manoscritto al libro stampato: atti del Convegno internazionale di studio, Roma, 10-12 dicembre 2009, ed. Outi Merisalo & Caterina Tristano, Incontri di studio, 8 (Spoleto, 2010), 67-90; Silvia Toniati, ‘Luca Pacioli e il quattordicesimo numero perfetto’, Humanistica 6:1 (2011), 73-80; Dario Bressanini & Silvia Toniato, I giochi matematici di fra' Luca Pacioli: trucchi, enigmi e passatempi di fine Quattrocento (Bari, 2011); Alessandra Angelini, ‘Leonardo da Vinci e Luca Pacioli. Una tipografia aurea’, in: Approfondimenti sull'uomo vitruviano di Leonardo da Vinci: atti delle giornate di studi, Accademia di belle arti di Brera, Sala napoleonica, 9 febbraio 2010, 4-5 maggio 2011, ed. Paola Salvi (Poggio a Caiano, 2012), 191-202; Mate-magica: i giochi di prestigio di Luca Pacioli, ed. Vanni Bossi, Antonietta Mira & Francesco Arlati (Sansepolcro, 2012); Erin M. Black, ‘La prolusione di Luca Pacioli del 1508 nella chiesa di San Bartolomeo e il contesto intellettuale veneziano’, in: La Chiesa di San Bartolomeo e la comunità tedesca a Venezia, ed. Natalino Bonazza, Isabella Di Leonardo & Gianmario Guidarelli (Venice, 2013), 87-104; Francesca Aceto, ‘Les nombres et les gestes. Une etude de cas - Les jeux pedagogiques du mathematicien franciscain Luca Pacioli’, in: Religiosus Ludens: das Spiel als kulturelles Phänomen in mittelalterlichen Klöstern und Orden, ed. Jörg Sonntag, Arbeiten zur Kirchengeschichte, 122 (Berlin etc., 2013), 211-218; Alan Sangster, ‘Using Pacioli's pedagogy and medieval text in today's introductory accounting course’, Journal of Accounting Education 32 (2014), 16-35; Gino Benzoni, ‘Venezia, 11 agosto 1508: mille orecchie per Luca Pacioli’, Studi veneziani NS 69 (2014), 59-326; Luca Pacioli a Milano, ed. Matteo Martelli, Quaderni. Supplementi. Biblioteca del Centro studi Mario Pancrazi, 8 (s.l., 2014); Enrico Gamba, ‘Luca Pacioli, Raffaello Sanzio e la Scuola di Atene: possibili ‘intersezioni”, in: L'Umanesimo nell'Alta Valtiberina: arte, letteratura, matematiche, vita civile, Andrea Czortek & Matteo Martelli, Ricerca e didattica Biblioteca Centro Studi Mario Pancrazi: Supplementi, 10 (Sansepolcro, 2015), 471-487.

 

 

 

 

Lucas Parisiensis

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manuscripts

Postilla: MS Prague, National Museum XIV B 7 (cat. no. 3428) [Liber venerabilis Luce doctoris fr. Minorum scriptura a.d. 1412 et per procopium, plebanum in Skopecz, comparatus]. Inc. Narraverunt mihi iniqui…

 

 

 

 

Lucas Ramírez Galán (1715-1774)

OFM. Friar from the Los Angeles province. Bishop of Cartagena (1761-1769), and thereafter bishop of Chiapa, Santa Fe de Bogotá y Tuy. Died in ofice in 1774.

literature

AIA 25 (1926), 215, 240, 241-244; Manuel Rodriguez Pazos, ‘El obispo P. Lucas Ramirez Galán, OFM (1715-1774)’, AIA 2 (1942), 281-306; AIA 15 (1955), 407-409; AIA 31 (1971), 338-339, 356; Manuel de Castro, Bibliografía de las bibliografias franciscanas españolas e hispanoamericanas, Publicaciones de Archivo Ibero-Americano (Madrid: Ed. Cisneros, 1982), 168 (no. 708).

 

 

 

 

Lucas van der Heij (fl. c. 1508-1520)

Franciscan friar from Holland, active in Leiderdorp, Diest and Emmerik. He published in 1508 a Dutch translation of the Stimulus Amoris (which Lucas still ascribed to Bonaventure) under the title Den Prickel der Minnen Gods (Leyden: Jan Severszoon, 1511). In 1517, he publishes Den spinrocken ghegeven voer een nyeuwe iaer den religiosen ioncfrouwen van mariendael binnen diest mitten naycorf, samen met een Sermoen van de Moeder ons Heeren op een gedaente van een naycorf (Leyden: Jan Seversz., 1517). These texts were based on sermons held before the female Augustinians of Mariëndaal (Diest). Around 1520, he produced een Bouxken van den Oflaeten (Leyden: Jan Seversz, c. 1520), which was based on a sermon held in the Calvary monastery of Emmerik in 1518.

literature

W. Schmitz, Het aandeel der minderbroeders, 76-78, 90; B. de Troeyer, Bio-Bibliographia Franciscana Neerlandica Saeculi XVI, I: Pars Biographica (Nieuwkoop, 1969), 25-26.

 

 

 

 

Lucas Wadding (1588-1657)

OFMRec. Franciscan historian, editor and diplomat. Born in Ireland (Waterford) in an affluent Irish Catholic family on October 16, 1588. His brother Ambrose became a Jesuit, and he had Augustinian friars and other Jesuits among his cousins. Wadding's parents died when he was 14 years old. His brother Matthew took over the responsibility for his upbringing, and sent him to the Jesuit Irish college in Lissabon, and a short while thereafter, Luke entered the Franciscan order at Matozinhos near Oporto in 1604 (friary of the Immaculate Conception). Luke took his solemn profession and he received minor orders a year later. Further studies in the Franciscan study houses of Leiria, Lissabon, and afterwards in Coïmbra (under Suárez), to study Scotist philosophy. In Leira, Luke Wadding met up with his fellow friar Ricrad Synott of Wexford, who later became guardian at the Irish College of Saint Isidore, Rome (and still later died as a Catholic martyr in England during the Cromwell years). Luke Wadding was was greatly influenced by the teachings of Francisco Suárez, but he also benefitted from the teachings of Diego Limadensis, and the Augustinian friar Gill de Presentacion. By 1613, Wadding was ordained priest, and he started his first preaching ministry, preaching in Portuguese and Catalan. In the same year, Luke started building a personal preaching scrapbook of his own, centred on a long list of scriptural quotations, passages taken from the church fathers, saints lives and compable forms of religious and devout literayure. These materials (or sylva) have been preserved in two manuscripts in Dublin, Ireland. After his first stint as a preacher, Luke was sent to the university of Salamanca on the order of General Vicar Antonio a Trejo. In Salamanca, Luke Wadding studied Hebrew. Afterwards, he held a chair of theology at the College of San Francisco.

Wadding was sent to Rome in 1618 by King Philip III as theological counsellor of a Spanish delegation to the papal court of Paul V to promote the doctrine of the Immaculate Conception (which would have been in line with Wadding's Scotist leanings). The delegation's leader was the same Antonio a Trejo, who had promoted Luke Wadding to study at Salamanca university. After Luke Wadding's arrival in Rome, he was asked to prepare the documentation for the delegation's task, which caused him to visit many libraries in Rome, Assisi, Perugia, and Naples (related in the so-called Acta legationis). While in Rome, Wadding stayed in the Fransican San Pietro in Montorio friary, When Antonio a Trejo returned to Spain, Wadding stayed behind, to continue his search and writings on the immaculate conception. In the mean time, he started on his multi-volume history of the order, supported in this by the Franciscan Minister General Benigno da Genova, who made him the order's oficial historian and asked all order provinces to send materials to Rome. In addition, Wadding received a number of assistents, the most important of whom were Bartolomeo Cimareli and Jacobus Polius. The former worked his way through a number of archives and librariesa in North and Central Italy. The latter visited archives and libraries in the German speaking lands. The first fruit of this collaboration was Wadding's Beati Patris Francisci Assisiensis Opuscula, a new, and rather well-researched edition of the works of Francis of Asisi. He also issued in sixteen volumes al the works of Scotus (replete with the commentaries of Francesco Lechetto (Lychetus), Anthony Hickey (Hicquaeus) and Hugh McCaghwell (Cavellus)), a life of Scotus, a Hebrew concordance, grammar and dictionary on the basis of the notes by the recently deceased Franciscan Hebraist Mario da Calasio (a work that Wadding had already started in Salamanca), the famous Annales Minorum (eight volumes under his editorial command, the remaining 24 by his collaborators and successors), and the Scriptores Ordinis Minorum.

Alongside of his literary and editorial works, Wadding was also very much involved with order issues and with matters concerning Irish friars in particular. He took initiatives to support he Irish (the confederation of Kilkenny), and in 1625, he participated in the foundation of St. Isidore's College, where he was guardian four times and also leading lector. Between 1632 and 1634, Wadding was the Order's procurator, and he also held the position of the order's lector jubilatus of theology. In the midst of all this, he became involved with the struggle against Jansenism. Although highly respected in papal circles, Wadding refused to accept important ecclesiastical offices. He died on 18 November 1657 and as buried in the church of St. Isidore's Irish College, Rome.

Oeuvres>>> a.o.:

Beati Patris Francisci Assisiatis Opuscula (Antwerp, 1623).

Annales Minorum (latest ed. in 32 Vols: Quaracchi, 1931-1941).

Scotus, Opera Omnia (Lyon, 1639, Paris (Vives), 1891-1895) 26 vols.

Immaculatae Conceptioni B. Mariae Virginis non adversari ejus mortem corporalem (Rome, 1655).

De redemptione B. Mariae Virginis (Rome, 1656).

De Baptismo B. Mariae Virginis (Rome, 1656)

Scriptores Ordinis Minorum (Rome, 1650; latest ed. 1906).

Apologeticum de praetenso monachatu Augustiniano S. Francisci (Madrid 1625).

Wadding also edited the biblical commentaries of Angelo de Paz (Franciscan friar living in S. Pietro in Montorio), the Promptarium Morale of Thomas Hibernicus, the Vitae Paparum of Alphonsus Ciacconius, the Oculus Moralis of John of Wales, De Hebraicae linguae origine, praestantia et utilitate ad ss. litterarum interpretes of Mario da Calasio, and several other works.

literature

Vita Fratris Lucae Waddingi, ed. F. Harold (Quaracchi, 1931 (third ed.); Atanasio López, ‘Correspondencia epistolar de Waddingo con el P. Fr. Jerónimo de San José, carmelita’, AIA 15 (1921), 219-225; B. Jennings, Wadding Papers 1614-1638, Irish Manuscript Commission (Dublin, 1955); F. Casolini, Luca Wadding, l'analista dei Francescani (Milan, 956); B. Pandzic, `Gli Annales Minorum de P. Luca Wadding', Studi Francescani, 54 (1957), 275-287; C. Mooney, `The Writings of Fr. Luke Wadding', Franciscan Studies, 18 (1958), 225-239; Father Luke Wadding Commemorative Volume (Dublin, 1957) [a.o. Manuel de Castro, ‘Wadding and the Iberian Peninsula’, pp. 119-170]; Manuel de Castro, ‘El analista P. Lucas Wadding, OFM (1588-1657) y sus relaciones con la Península Ibérica’, Salmanticensis 5 (1958), 107-162; M. O'Carrol, `Wadding', Dict. de Spir., 16 (1994), 1281-3; Justin Lang, ‘Wadding, Lucas’, LThK3 X, 918; Herman H. Schwedt, ‘Wadding, Luke’, in: Biographisch-Bibliographisches Kirchenlexikon XIII, 139-146; Ignatius Fennesey, ‘Printed Items among the Wadding Papers (FLK, MS D 1-10 and others)’, in: Coll. Hibernica 39-40, 32-95 [papers in the Franciscan library of Killiney]; Maria Gabriela Oliveira, ‘A reedição dos ‘Annales Minorum’ de Lucas Wadding e a figura de Fr. Joseph Maria da Fonseca e Évora, in: Frei Marcos de Lisboa: cronista franciscano e bispo do Porto. Actas do Colóquio patrocinado por la Facultade de Letras do Porto, Série ‘Linguas e Literaturas’, 12 (Porto: Centro Interuniversitario de Historia da Espiritualidade – Istituto de Cultura Portuguesa, 2002), 93-104; Salezy Bogumil Tomczak, ‘Lukasz Wadding OFM (1588-1657). Zycie i dzielo’, Studia Franciszkanskie 19 (2009), 347-386; Joseph MacMahon, ‘Irish Franciscan Scotists of the Seventeenth Century', Canterbury Studies in Franciscan History 2 (2009), 85-112; Noel Muscat, ‘A famous Franciscan Historian: Fr. Luke Wading OFM (1588-1657)' (electronic publication: http://www.franciscan-sfo.org/hland/Luke%20Wadding.pdf); Benjamin Hazard, ‘The conservation, cataloguing and digitization of Fr. Luke Wadding’s papers at University College Dublin’, Franciscan Studies 69 (2011), 477-490; P. Mocciaro, ‘La penna del santo: l’edizione dei B.P. Francisci Opuscula di Luke Wadding (1623)’, Franciscana 14 (2012), 205-254 [An analysis of the editorial method and importance of Wadding in relation to Francis’s writings. Signalled AFH 106:3-4 (2013), 674-675]; J. MacMahon & J. McCafferty, ‘The Wadding library of Saint Isidore’s College Rome, 1622-1700’, Archivum Franciscanum Historicum 106:1-2 (2013), 97-100; A. Bellardini & C., Costacurta, ‘I volti di Luca Wadding’, Frate Francesco 79:2 (2013), 425-439..

 

 

 

 

Lucio Fabri (Lucio Fabbri da Rimini, fl. first half 17th cent.)

OFMConv. Studied at the Collegium S. Bonaventurae in Rome in 1637. Later magister studium in Bologna and lector of philosophy in the Tossignano studium.

editions

Panegirico in onore della Gloriosissima Vergine e Martire Caterina protettrice (...) (Cesena: Neri, 1647).

Il Giglio prodigioso di Padoa, Descritto dal Padre Maestro Fra'Lucio Fabbri da Rimini Min. Con., Dedicato agl'Illustrissimi, ed Ecclentissimi Signori Il Sig. Marchese Federico Mirogli e Signora Marchesa Fulvia Parati Mirogli (Ferrara: Gioseppe Gironi, 1649). Accessible via Google Books.

La lucerna di Diogene. Never printed?

literature

Giovanni Franchini, Bibliosofia e memorie letterarie di scrittori Francescani conventuali Ch'hanno scritto dopo 'Anno 1585 (Modena: Eredi Soliani Stampatori, 1693), 402-403.

 

 

 

 

Lucio Ferrarensis (d. 1763)

Franciscan canonist>>

editions

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literature

Dict. Droit Canonique, 5 (Paris, 1953), 831; >>>

 

 

 

Ludolphus Nicolai (d. 1541)

OFMObs. Friar from Zwolle (Netherlands). Vicarius in Kampen (1530) and Brussels (1540). Spiritual author. His works show a heavy didactical approach, and aim to instill in every christian the proper moral and ascetical dispositions, as well as a proper understanding of the workings of divine love. 

editions

Dit is een oeffeninghe ende verclaringhe van dat eerste en alder opperste ghebot der liefden Gods (waer toe alle kersten menschen die tot haren jaren van discretien, oft tot volcomen gebruyck der reden ghecomen zijn verbonden zijn somtiden metten wercken te volbrenghen). Het is ghemaect eerst in latijn ende na in duytsche vanden eerweerdighen pater, broeder Ludolphus Nicolai van zwol (Antwerp: Willem Vorsterman, before 1540 (2x)). The work might have been issued as early as 1530. For 21 October 1530 is the date mentioned with regard to the permission obtained from the Bishop of Kamerijk and the Imperial octroy granted by the Emperor (...ende gheapprobeert by dye ghecommitteerden vanden Bisscop van Camerijk ende by octroy van dye Keyserlijcke maiesteyt, Anno XV hondert ende XXX, den lesten dach Octobris). Still, the oldest known (and as far as known only two) editions date from shortly before 1540.

Die beduydinghe der Missen nae die meyninghe der heyliger Apostelen, ende der discipulen Christi, ende van die oude ende eerste Doctoren der heyligher kercken. Ende die drie oeffeninghen der missen. Waerom die Misse ende dat ambacht der missen alder eerst vanden heyligen Apostelen ingheset is, ghenomen wt die oudste doctoren der heyliger Kercken, te weten: Dionisius, Origenes, Chrysostomus, Augustinus, Gregorius, Gelasius, Rupertus, ende meer andere. Ghemaect vanden Eerwaerdighen Pater Broeder Ludolphus (Antwerp: Michael Hillen van Hoochstraten, 1530/Antwerp: Willem Vosterman, 1530/Antwerp: Wed. van Hendrik Peetersen, 1551/Antwerp: ed. van Hendrik Peetersen, 1554/Louvain: Jan Bogaerts, 1568/etc.)  [A detailed vernacular mass explanation, independent from and more thorough that the famous Boexken vander Missen of Gerardus de Gouda. The remark in the title concerning drie oeffeninghen der missen does not mean that the work includes three additional Mass exercises, but probably refers to the three ways in which communion can be received (unworthy, spiritual and sacramental). From the 1551 edition onwards, the title is slightly changed: Die declaracie vander Missen nae die meyninghe der heyliger Apostelen, ende der discipulen Christi, ende van die oude ende eerste Doctoren der heyligher kercken. Ende die drie oeffeninghen der missen. Waerom die Misse ende dat ambacht der missen alder eerst vanden heyligen Apostelen ingheset is, ghenomen wt die oudste doctoren der heyliger Kercken, te weten: Dionisius, Origenes, Chrysostomus, Augustinus, Gregorius, Gelasius, Rupertus, ende meer andere. Uutghegeven by brueder Ludolphus (...) int iaer ons Heeren M.CCCCC. ende XXIX. This would suggest that the work had been issued for the very first time in 1529, but the 1530 editions seems to be the oldest printed edition. Cf. B. de Troeyer, Bio-Bibliographia Franciscana Neerlandica Saeculi XVI, I: Pars Biographica (Nieuwkoop, 1969), 119.]

Een tractaetken van vier wercken der liefden dye Christus aent cruyce volbracht heeft daer hem oock een kersten mensche dicwil in sal oeffenen bisonder onder die misse ghemaect ende ghepreect vanden selven Pater Ludolphus vice-gardiaen van de minderbroederen van Brussele. Int iaer ons Heeren M.CCCCC ende XL. (Antwerp: Weduwe van Hendrik Petersen, 4 April, 1551/Antwerp: Weduwe van Hendrik Petersen, 24 April, 1554/Louvain: Jan Bogaerts, 1568) [This work presents Christ’s four works of love, namely the: Versoeninghe van die heel werelt; Gesontmakinge van alle geestelike crancheden; Heilichmakinghe van die heel kersten kercke; Een versadinghe van alle goddelijcker begheerten. The work concludes with a prayer, confirming one’s faith: O Vader inder godheyt ic bekenne door mijn gelove…’]

Een devote oeffeninge ende een rechte conste omme God te dienen om door een oprecht kersten leven te comen tot een salich sterven (Antwerp: Willem Vorsterman, after 31 October 1530/Antwerp: Willem Vorsterman, ca. 1535) [There are some doubts concerning the authenticity of this work, although a work of the same title is announced at the end of some editions of the Oeffeninghe van dat eerste Ghebot der liefden Gods. For more information, see B. de Troeyer, Bio-Bibliographia Franciscana Neerlandica Saeculi XVI, I: Pars Biographica (Nieuwkoop, 1969), 119-120.]

literature

W. Schmitz, Het aandeel der minderbroeders, 75-76, 90-91; D. van Heel, ‘Het minderbroedersklooster te Kampen’, Bijdragen voor de Geschiedenis van de Provincie der Minderbroeders in de Nederlanden 1 (1947), 213, 217-219; P. Polman, L'élément historique dans la controverse religieuse du XVIe siècle (Gembloers, 1932), 421; J. Nouwens, De veelvuldige H. Communie in de geestelijke literatuur der Nederlanden vanaf het midden van de 16e eeuw (Bilthoven-Antwerpen, 1952), 18-20; Axters, Vroomheid III, 298; B. de Troeyer, Bio-Bibliographia Franciscana Neerlandica Saeculi XVI, I: Pars Biographica (Nieuwkoop, 1969), 118-121.

 

 

 

Ludolphus Osterwoldi (Ludolph Osterwolt, fl. ca. 1444)

Franciscan friar from the Saxony province. Studied in Rostock and from 1444 active in the Franciscan friary of Hannover. Author of an Apocalypse commentary.

literature

Stephan Gutowski, 'Die Minderbrüder in Hannover', in: Franziskanisches Leben, ed. D. Berg (1994), 93-103 (94).

 

 

 

Ludovicus (late thirteenth-early fourteenth century)

Probably a German friar, active around 1300. Not much is known concerning his life except that he was an important preacher, who left impressive series of Latin sermones de tempore (56 sermons) and Latin sermones de sanctis (38 sermons). Several remarks in these sermon collections make clear that Ludovicus was alive during the pontificate of Boniface VIII and the deposition of King Adolf of Nassau (1298), that his mother tongue was German, and that he might have been active in Saxony. In some respects, his sermons are rather akin to those of Conrad of Saxony (somewhat different evaluation by Honemann (2015)) and Berthold of Regensburg, who worked a generation before him. Like the sermons of these earlier preachers, Ludovicus’ sermons are meant for a wide audience. They deal with moral themes (greed, avarice, treachery, violence), and address all layers of the population in their moral admonitions (some scholars therefore speak of sermones ad status). Ludovicus’ sermons betray some sympathy for the peasants and the poor, and lament the contemporary state of the church, which is in decay and beset with heresies. This lamentable position is placed within an eschatological context: the end of times is drawing near, replete with the approaching tribulatons by the Devil and Antichrist. Some role is given to the new mendicant orders as last forces of renewal, but there are no traces of overt Joachimism (for a different verdict on this, see Franz (1907), 65ff.).

manuscripts

Sermones de Tempore: a.o. Trier Stiftsbibl. 759/306; Munich, clm 2983; Klosterneuburg 285; Leipzig UB, 637 & 719; Graz UB, 730 f. 52 [in all 15 known manuscripts, listed by Franz (who describes the two Leipzig manuscripts), and Schneyer, Rep. IV, 112-117 (description of an additional 12 manuscripts)]

Sermones super Commune Sanctorum: Leipzig UB, 639; Rome BAV, Lat. 4405 (14th cent.) ff. 2ra-81rb [Etzkorn, IVF, 134-6];

editions:

No editions available, only some short fragments and manuscript descriptions in the secundary literature

literature:

A. Franz, Drei deutsche Minoritenprediger aus dem xiii. und xiv. Jahrhundert (Freiburg-im-Breisgau, 1907), 49-103; Zawart, 313-314; Schneyer, Repertorium IV, 112-116; Quellen zur Geschichte des deutschen Bauernstandes im Mittelalter, ed, G. Franz (1967), 412-415 (no. 155: Ludovicus’ sermon on peasants); D'Avray, Preaching of the Friars, p. 153, n.1.; K. Ruh, ‘Frater Ludovicus OFM’, VL² V, 988-990; Etzkorn, IVF, 134-146; Volker Honemann, ‘Das mittelalterliche Schrifttum der Franziskaner der Sächsischen Ordensprovinz unter besonderer Berücksichtigung deutschsprachiger Zeugnisse’, in: Geschichte der Sächsischen Franziskanerprovinz, 1: Von den Anfängen bis zur Reformation, ed. Volker Honemann (Paderborn: Ferdinand Schöningh, 2015), 689-690.

 

 

 

 

Ludovicus Aleardi (Ludovico Aleardi, fl. ca. 1600)

OFM. Observant Franciscan friar and preacher. Known for his sermon cycles held in the Cathedral of Vicenza from 1593 onwards. Between 1596 and 1600, he was active as professor of theology at the San Francesco studium of Padua, and during the same period he also was consultant for the local committee for the Index of Forbidden Books. He should not be confused with his contemporary namesake, the Italian poet Ludovico Aleardi.

editions

Quaresimale (Vicenza, 1608) [based on a quaresimal cycle held at Vicenza during ent 1607].

literature

Angiolgabriello di Santa Maria, Biblioteca, e storia di quei scrittori cosi della città come del territorio di Vicenza, 6 Vols. (Vicenza: G.B.V. Mosca, 1772-1782) VI, xl; Codices Vaticani Latini: Codices 11266-11326, ed. Maria Magdalena Lebreton et Aloisius Fiorani, Inventari di biblioteche religiose italiane alla fine del cinquecento (Vatican City: Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, 1985), 112.

With thanks to Prof. Dr. Leen Spruit, who furnished me with essential information about this friar.

 

 

 

 

Ludovicus Argentus (Louis d’Argentan, 1615-1680)

OFMCap.

editions

Les grandeurs de Jésus Christ>> also translated into Castilian

Les grandeurs de Marie>>

literature

Jerzy Florian Duchniewski, ‘Ludwik Franciszek z Argentan OFMCap’, Encyclopedia Katolicka XI, 177-178; Annamaria Valli, ‘Louis-François d’Argentan [OFMCap, d. 1680], ‘Le chretien interieur’ et l’‘Ermitage; di Jean de Bernières’, Collectanea Franciscana 79 (2009), 573-602.

 

 

 

 

Ludovicus Balbeus (Ludovico Balbi, 1545-1604)

OFMConv. Composer.

editions

Ludovico Balbi OFMConv (1545-1604), Ecclesiasticae cantiones, mottetti a 4 voci (Venezia, 1578), Corpus Musicum Franciscanum, 19:1 (Padua: Centro Studi Antoniani, 2010).

 

 

 

 

Ludovicus Béreur (Louis Béreur/de Dôle, d. 1636)

OMCap. Capuchin theologian from Dole. Entered the order in the Burgundy province at the age of 16. Known as a preacher, philosophy and theology lector and provincial (1635). Known for his Disputatio quadripartita de modo coniunctionis concursum Dei et creaturae ad actus liberos ordinis naturalis, which deals with divine intervention in the created world and adopts the positions of Duran of St. Pourçain to fight the determinism of scholars like Domingo Báñez as well as more scientific evaluations. In his own time, the work of Louis Béreur caused a theological controversy (for instance with Jean de Launoy. Béreur’s idees had some aftermath, as Leibniz quoted him in his Théodicée I, § 27.

editions

Thesis theologica, unde profecta sit dissensio inter Praedeterminantes ex una parte, et modernos Assertores Scientiae Mediae seu Conditionatae ex altera, et quod es finiri possit ac debeat (1632), included in: Théophile Raynaud SJ, Opera omnia, Vol. 18 (Lyon, 1665), 98b-101a.

Disputatio quadripartita de modo coniunctionis concursum Dei et creaturae ad actus liberos ordinis naturalis (Lyon: Sumptibus Iacobi & Petri Prost fratr., 1634), dedicated to the Archbishop Ferdinand III of Austria, since 1637 Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire.

literature

Jan Bernd Elpert, ‘Kein Bruder soll sich anmassen, ein eigentliches Studium zu verfolgen. Die Kapuziner und die Philosophie – ein Streifzug durch die intellektuelle, philosophische Entwicklung des Kapuzinerordens im 16. und frühen 17. Jahrhunderts’, in: Sol et homo. Mensch und Natur in der Renaissance. Festschrift zum 70. Geburtstag für Eckhard Keßler, 391-393.

 

 

 

 

Ludovicus Biscardi (Luigi Biscardi, ca. 1735-1816)

OFMCap. Tuscan friar from Livorno. Entered the order when he was ca. 20 years old. Professed on June 3rd, 1755. Active as a lector and definitor. Strong polemicist against Jansenist tendencies in Tuscany. Most of his polemic works on this issue have remained anonymous, and it is difficult to ascribe any anonymous surviving Tuscan text related to this with certainty to Luigi (as there were other polemicists at works as well). Maybe a linguistic analysis would offer some results. Yet some of the polemics bear his name. He also left behind some basic ecclesiological works. His uncompromising anti-Jansenist stance brought him many enemies. Eventually, due to the intervention of Grand Duke Leopold I of Tuscany, Luigi was forced to retire to the Cortona convent. Luigi wrote on this ‘persecution’ by his Jansenist enemies a Memoriale, in which he depicted himself as a sufferer of Jansenist iniquities. He sent a copy of this text to the Grand Duke. After the Jansenists’s position in Tuscany weakened and one of their ringleaders (Scipio Ricci) had to flee from Tuscany in April 1791, Luigi was able to leave Cortona. He became the theological advisor of the bishops of Imola, Perugia and Arezzo. In this period, he wrote several works on the defense of Catholic marriage, against anti-clerical measures taken in Revolutionary France and a preaching handbook (Discorsi). It would seem that all these works have remained unedited and can be found in the provincial Capuchin archives of Tuscany. In addition, Luigi wrote annotations to a Foligno edition of the sermons of the Capuchin bishop of Parma Adeodato Turchi. Luigi died on February 16, 1816.

manuscripts/editions

Polemical works against the Jansenists:>>>>

Confutazione di sei casi, istorico-liturgico-canonico-dommatico-morali decisi e stampati nel calendario della diocesi di Pistoia (1786) [Another anti Jansenist work]

Può egli un vescovo con il suo presbitero ordinare a’suoi parrochi particolari divise:>>>

Cosa è un cardinale:>>>>

Memoriale:>>>>

Trattato sulla matrimonio:>>>>

Discori su varie materie predicabili:>>>>

literature

Sisto da Pisa, Storia dei cappuccini toscani II, 487, 508-510, 515-520, 542; A. Teetaert, ‘Biscardi’, DHGE VIII, 1544-1545. 

 

 

 

Ludovicus Bolanus (Luis de Bolaños/Bolayos, 1539-1629)

OFM. Spanish friar from Mancia/Marchena. Entered the order in the Andalusian province. Traveled to South America, to work as a preacher and missionary in the Assompción province (Paraguay and Tucuman) for more than half a century. Ordained priest in 1585. Died on 11 Octoberb 1629 in the San Francisco friary of Buenos Aires. Active catechetical writer and knowledgeable in local languages (such as Guarani, for which he wrote a grammar).

manuscripts/editions

Oraciones, en la lengua guaraní.

Catecísmo de la doctrina cristiana, en lengua guaraní.

Gramática guaraní.

Vocabulario guaraní-español y español-guaraní.

literature

Wadding, Annales Minorum (ed. Quaracchi, 1934) XXVII, 136-137; A Fr. Luis de Bolaños, apostel de la fe, fundador de pueblos, heroico en virtudes y en obras prodigioso, la provincia franciscana del Rio de la Plata (Buenos-Aires, 1913); AIA 1 (1914), 407-410, 20 (1923), 99-101, 30 (1928), 64-65 & 33 (1930), 461-463; Rómulo D. Carbia, Fr. Luis de Bolaños (Buenos Aires, 1929); José Torre Revello, ‘Contribución documental para la biografía de Fr. Luis Bolaños’, Boletín del Instituto de Investigaciones Históricas 21 (1936-1937), 1-13; Raúl A. Molina, ‘La obra franciscana en el Paraguay y Río de la Plata’, MH 11 (1954), 329-400, 485-522; Manuel de Castro, Bibliografía de las bibliografias franciscanas españolas e hispanoamericanas, Publicaciones de Archivo Ibero-Americano (Madrid: Ed. Cisneros, 1982), 94 (no. 173); Manuel de Castro y Castro, ‘Lenguas indigenas americanas transmitidas por los Franciscanos del siglo XVI’, in: Actas del II Congreso Internacional sobre los Franciscanos en el Nuevo Mundo (siglo XVI) (Madrid: DEIMOS, 1988), 555/Archivo Ibero-Americano 48 (1988), 555; Jos Luis Salas Lizaur, ‘El catecismo guaraní de Fray Luis Bolaños’, Archivo Ibero-Americano 60 (2000), 87-106.

 

 

 

 

 

Ludovicus Bonesi (Lodovico Bonesio/Luigi Therin, 1705-1780)

OFMCap. Italian friar from Turin. Joined the Capuchins in the Piedmonte province around 1725 after studies in the liberal arts and classical philology. In 1740, the Capuchin minister general Maria-Giuseppe da Terni chose him to become his secretary. On the provincial chapter of 1746, he was elected provincial of Piedmonte, and on the general chapter of May 1747, he was elected definitor and general procurator for the order. On top of these order positions, he was appointed by pope Benedict XIV in the position of episcopal visitator and counsellor of the congregation for indulgences and relics. He guided the first stages of the beatification of the Capuchin nun Veronica Giuliani. At the recommendation of King Carlo-Emmanuel III of Sardegna, he was appointed bishop of Bobbio by Clement XIII in January 1766. He died on 28 July 1780. Author.

editions

Compendium Doctrinae Christianae (Cremona, 1780).

literature

Boniface de Nice & Michelangelo da Rossiglione, Cenni biografiche e ritratti di padri illustri dell’ordine capuccine sublimati alle dignità ecclesiastica (Rome, 1850) I, 98-100; Johann-Maria von Regensburg, Appendix ad Bibliothecam Scriptorum Ordinis Minorum Capuccinorum (Rome, 1852), 31; Bullarium Ordinis Minorum Capuccinorum (Rome, 1883), 402-403; Analecta Ordinis Minorum Capuccinorum 8 (1892), 170; P.B. Gams, Series episcorum Ecclesiae catholicae (Leipzig, 1931), 813; DHGE IX, 842-843; LexCap>>>>

 

 

 

 

 

Ludovicus Boroius (Luis Borojo, d. 1609?)

OFMRif. Theologian from South Tirol, active at the Council of Trent.

editions

De Civitate et Civibus Dei ac de Civitate Civibusque Satanae

literature

Claudia Maria Pecher, Das Weltkonzil von Trient in franziskanischer Vermittlung. Eine Studie über das Werk ‘De Civitate et Civibus Dei ac de Civitate Civibusque Satanae’ des Südtiroles Franziskanergelehrten Ludovicus Boroius (O.F.M.), Kulturgeschichtliche Studien, 28 (Munich: Herbert Utz Verlag, 2007).

 

 

 

 

 

Ludovicus Carvajensis (Luis de Carvajal, ca. 1500, Baeza-1552, Ubeda)

OMObs. Of noble Andalusian ancestry (Orosio family), Luis joined the Observants in the Andalucia province at the age of fifteen. He studied for thirteen years at Salamanca, Alcalá and Paris, partly helped by the patronage of the Spanish nobleman Lorenzo Suaréz de Figuera. Luis was a pupil of Etienne Formon and Petrus de Cornibus. Preacher at the court of emperor Charles V. Lector of theology, and subsequently guardian of the convent of Jerez (1535) and of Seville (1541, and again between 1548-51). Visitator of the Extremadura province (1541) and the province of Flanders (1548). Provincial of Andalusia in 1551. Between 1528 and 1533, Carvajal engaged in bitter controversy with Erasmus. Some kind of reconciliation in 1533. In 1546-1547, Luis attended the early sessions of the council of Trent, where he defended the immaculate conception of Mary. He died at Jódar, in August 1552.

editions:

Apologia Monasticae Religionis Diluens Nugas Erasmi (Salerno/Salamanca, 1528/Basel, 1529/Antwerp, 1529) [Defense of the religious life of monks and friars against the ridicule of Erasmus]

Dulcoratio Amarulentiarum Erasmicae Responsionis ad Apologiam Fratris L.C. (Paris, 1530). This book came on the index.

De Restituta Theologia Liber Unus (Cologne, 1545: re-issued as Theologicarum Sententiarum Liber Unus (Antwerp, 1548) [regarded as Luis’ major work; consisting of a methodical inventory of the sources of Christian belief, followed by a synopsis of Christian dogma]

Declamatio Expostulatoria pro Immaculata Conceptione Genetricis Dei Mariae (Sevilla, 1533/Paris, 2nd edition with refutations of objections, 1541).

Oratio Habita in Concilio Tridentino/Oratio Loisii Carvajali Ordinis Minorum Habita in Concilio Tridentino, Dominica Secunda Quadragesimae 1547 (Antwerp, 1548) [delived on 6 March 1547]

literature:

Wadding, Scriptores >>; Sbaralea, Supplementum (ed. Rome, 1921) II, 184f; DThCat. II, 1811ff; Concilium Tridentinum. Diariorum, Actorum, Epistularum, Tractatuum Nova Collectio I, Diarium Prima Pars (Freiburg in  Breisgau, 1901), 460, 463, 607, 614; Concilium Tridentinum. Diariorum, Actorum, Epistularum, Tractatuum Nova Collectio V, Actorum Pars Altera (Freiburg in  Breisgau, 1911), 631, 858, 931; AIA 4 (1915), 474-476; Concilium Tridentinum. Diariorum, Actorum, Epistularum, Tractatuum Nova Collectio XII, Tractatuum Pars Prior (Freiburg in Breisgau, 1930), 502, n.3; M. Sancho, Fr. Luis de Carvajal en Jerez de la Frontera (1532-1541) (Madrid, 1943); Pio Sagüés, ‘Doctrina de Immaculata B.V. Mariae Conceptione apud Ludovicum de Carvajal, OFM (d. 1552)’, Antonianum 18 (1943), 141-162, 245-270; M. Bataillon, Erasme et l'Espagne (Paris, 1936 & 1991), Vol 1, 228, 318-328, 345-356; Hipólito Sancho, ‘Fr. Luis de Carvajal en Jerez de la Frontera (1532-1541). Documentos y notas para su biografía’, AIA 3 (1943), 50-89; AIA 15 (1955), 248-249; AIA 20 (1960), 122; E. Rummel, Erasmus and his Catholic Critics (Nieuwkoop, 1989), Vol. 2, 99-104; William B. Jones & T.B. Deutscher, ‘Luis de Carvajal’, in: Contemporaries of Erasmus, A Biographical Register I, 275-276; LThK 3rd ed. II (1994), 963.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ludovicus Castri (Ludovic Castri/Louis de Liège, d. 1632)

OFMConv. Belgian frier. Active as interim administrator of friaries, as provincial minister, and as visitator within the Bonaventura province (o.a. 1623), in the Cologne and Westphalia provinces (1625). He died in Liege in 1632.

editions

De institutione Montium Pietatis in Principatu Leodien. et Comitatu Lossensi (Liège, 1618).

La division des Calvinistes en Belgique (Liege: Christophor Onuuerse, 1619). Polemical work.

Antivigneum, idest contra Praedicantum celeberrimum nomine Vigneum (Liège, 1610).

Castrum Monasticum, seu apologia opposita Turri Babel Danielis Stochede Caluiniani (Liège, 1622).

Vindictae Montis Pietatis Leodiensis contra Ioannem de Lillers Advocatum Cameracensem (Liège, 1627).

literature

Giovanni Franchini, Bibliosofia e memorie letterarie di scrittori Francescani conventuali Ch'hanno scritto dopo 'Anno 1585 (Modena: Eredi Soliani Stampatori, 1693), 403-404; Sbaralea, Supplementum (ed. 1806), 496.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ludovicus Coll (Luis Coll, d. 1694)

Observant friar from Palma de Majorca. Took the habit in the local San Francisco de Asis friary. Lector of theology, guardian, provincial definitor and custodian, as well as synodal examiner. Known for his homiletic prowess, for his burlesque poetry, and for his musical talents. He apparently translated vernacular works of Ramon Lull into Latin at the request of the canon Pedro Bennassar in the context of Llull's beatification process.

manuscripts

Comentarios literales y conceptuales sobre los Santos evangelios MS?

Comentarios sobre la sagrada escrituraMS?

Vida del V. siervo de Dios P. Antonio Magnamagra, Religioso observante, que murió en esta ciudad en 29 de agosto de 1685 MS?

Poesias burlescas MS?

literature

Biblioteca de Autores Baleares, ed. Joaquin María Bover (Palma: P.J. Gelabert, 1868) I, 205-206 (no. 295).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ludovicus Comitini (Ludovico Comitini da Ragusa, 1642-1730)

Francesco Costa, ‘Il P.M. Ludovico Comitini da Ragusa (1642-1730) e il ‘Compendium Theologiae Moralis’ a lui attribuito’, in: Francescanesimo e cultura negli Iblei. Atti del Convegno di studio Ragusa, Modica, Comiso 10-13 Ottobre 2004, ed. Carolina Miceli & Diego Ciccarelli (Palermo: Officina di Studi Medievali – Biblioteca Francescana, 2006), 35-54.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ludovicus Davalos (Luis Dávalos, fl. ca. 1680)

Friar from Guatemala. He took the habit in the Guatemala friary in 1672. By 1690 he lived in the San Pedro de Laguna friary. He was known for his language skills.

manuscripts

Sermones de Cuaresma y Festividades en Idioma Kiche

literature:

Vázquez, Crónica IV, 28; Beristain II, 190; A Bio-Bibliography of Franciscan Authors in Colonial Central America, ed. Eleanor B. Adams (Washington D.C.: Academy of American Franciscan History, 1953), 27; Manuel Castro y Castro, ‘Lenguas indigenas transmitidas por los Franciscanos del S. XVII’, in: Los Franciscanos en el Nuevo Mundo (siglo XVII), La Rábida, 18-23 septiembre de 1989 (Madrid: Editorial Deimos, 1992), 459.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ludovicus de Alcala (Luis de Alcalá, fl. ca. 1540)

OFM. Member of the Castilia province.

editions/literature 

José Simón Díaz, Bibliografía de la literatura hispánica, 11 Vols. (Madrid, 1960-1976) V, nos. 474-475.

 

 

 

 

 

Ludovicus de Arboribus (later 14th cent.)

Master of theology>> surviving works?

literature

BF, VI, no. 920A

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ludovicus de Bononia (=Ludovicus de Venetiis?/ later 14th century)

Mentioned in 1372 as one of the friars who argued to bestow the magisterium on Nicolas Muzio de Venetiis OFM.>>> author?

literature

BF, VI, no. 1235;

 

 

 

 

Ludovicus de Bononia (Lodovico da Bologna/Lodovico Severi, fll. mid 15th cent.)

Italian friar.Papal legate in the East between 1455 and 1457.

literature

Benvenuto Bughetti, ‘Nuovi documenti intorno a fr. Lodovico da Bologna ofm, missionario e nunzio Apostolico in Oriente: (1460-1461)’, Studi Francescani 35 (1938), 128-146; Angelo Bargellesi Severi, ‘Nuovi documenti su fr. Lodovico da Bologna, al secolo Lodovico Severi, Nunzio Apostolico in Oriente (1455-1457)’, AFH 69 (1976), 3-22; Paolo Evangelisti, ‘Politica e credibilità personale. Un diplomatico francescano tra Tabriz e la Borgogna (1450 - circa 1479)’, Quaderni Storici 1 (2005), 3-40; A.M. Piemontese, ‘L’ambasciatore di Persia presso Federico da Montefeltro, L. Bononiense O.F.M. e il cardinal Bessarione’, in: Miscellanea Bibliothecae Apostolicae Vaticanae XI (Città del Vaticano, 2004), 539-565.

 

 

 

 

 

Ludovicus de Castro (Louis de Chateau, d. 1632)

OFMConv. Polemical author

literature

DTHCat II, 2318-2319

 

 

 

 

Ludovicus de Cruce (Luis de la Cruz, fl. c. 1630)

OFMDisc. Member of the San Pedro de Alcántara province (Naples).

literature

AIA 29 (1928), 155-156; Manuel de Castro, Bibliografía de las bibliografias franciscanas españolas e hispanoamericanas, Publicaciones de Archivo Ibero-Americano (Madrid: Ed. Cisneros, 1982), 141 (no. 520).

 

 

 

 

Ludovicus de Deya (Luis de Deyá/Gabriel Bauzá, fl. first half 18th cent.)

Capuchin friar from Deyá (Majorca). Took the habit at the age of 21 in the Capuchin friary outside Palma on October 6, 1737, and he took his solemn profession on October 7, 1738, taking the name Luis de Deyá. Active as lector of theology and acknowledged language scholar, known for his translations of several Capuchin classics.

manuscripts

La pobresa capuchina, obra del P.F. José Maria de Bérgamo, capuchino de la provincia de Bresa, traducida del italiano MS, kept in the Capuchin friary of Palma?

Pensamientos sobre la novena de la Purísima Concepcion, del nacimiento de Jesus &tc. del P. José Maria de Bérgamo, traducidos librementre del italiano 2 Vols., MS, kept in the Capuchin friary of Palma?

Prado florido de varios ejemplos, traducidos del italiano MS, kept in the Capuchin friary of Palma?

Pensamientos sobre la pasion de Jesucristo, del P. José Maria de Bérgamo capuchino, traducidos del italiano MS, kept in the Capuchin friary of Palma?

Los Santos pensamientos de sufragar à las almas del Purgatorio, escritos por el P. Oliveri, traducidos del italiano MS, kept in the Capuchin friary of Palma?

Vida del siervo de Dios Fr. Gerónimo de Corleon religioso capuchino de la provincia de Palermo. Dada à luz por el R.P.Fr. Angel Maria Salcedo, traducida del italiano al castellano (1769) MS, kept in the Capuchin friary of Palma or in the Provincial Library of Palma?

Vida de San José de Cupertino, traducida del Italiano MS, kept in the Capuchin friary of Palma?

Vida, virtudes y milagros del B. Lorenzo de Brindis, traducida de la que escribió en italiano el P. Angel Maria de los Rubeos (1774) MS, kept in the Capuchin friary or in the Provincial Library of Palma?

Ceremonial del convento de Capuchinas de Mallorca, escrito por el P. Luis de Deyá, religioso de la misma órden MS, kept in the Capuchin friary of Palma?

literature

Biblioteca de Autores Baleares, ed. Joaquin María Bover (Palma: P.J. Gelabert, 1868) I, 236-237 (no. 340).

 

 

 

 

Ludovicus de Escobar (Luis de Escobar, 1475 - in or after 1551)

OFMObs. Born in Sahagún (León). Friar of the Castilia province (Concepción), and regular inhabitant of the Medina de Rioseco convent(Valladolid). Known as advisor for the Castilian admiral Don Fadrique Enríquez. Luis might have been the co-author (with the Observant friar Francisco Tenorio)of the Passio Duorum/Tratado de devotíssimas y muy lastimosas contemplaciones de la pasión del Hijo de Dios e compasión de la Virgen sancta Maria su madre, por esta razón llamado Passio duorum (Valladolid, 1526 etc.: See elsewhere in this catalogue under Francisco Tenorio). More secure is the ascription of his other works, listed below.

manuscripts

Poesía: Madrid, Nac. 1804 ff. 85v-88

editions

Historia de Guadalajara (Saragossa, 1522).

Officium Transfixionis Beatae Maria Virginis (Saragossa, 1522).

Carro de las Donas, cf. AIA 41 (1981), 517-518.

Las quatrocientas respuestas a otras tantas preguntas que el yllustrissimo señor don Fadrique Enríquez, almirante de Castilla y otras personas (...) embiaron a preguntur al autor, con quinientos proverbios de consejos y avisos a manera de letanía o las respuestas quinquagenas (Valladolid: Francisco Fernández de Córdoba, 1545/Madrid, 1545/Saragossa, 1545/Valladolid, 1550/Antwerp, 1550/Valladolid, 1552/Munich, 1603 [German translation]) [A lengthy gnomic poem/series of poems, describing the author’s experiences in the world and in which he attacks in a satyrical fashion the various social classes and all kinds of actual subjects (a.o. the interpretation of free will, and the use of corpses for anatomical lessons). Some parts/individual poems have become well-known in their own right, such as the: Tiempos de miseria, the Peligros del mundo, the Trabajo del mundo, and the poetic reflections on the Miserere, Ora pro Nobis and the Libera nos Domine]

literature

Sbaralea, Supplementum II, 21-22; Romancero y cancionero sagradas, Biblioteca de Autores Españoles XLII (Madrid, 1857), 549-550; Revista Franciscana 22 (1894), 118-125, 155; Eijan, La poesía franciscana (Santiago, 1935), 101-107; Rodríguez, Autores espirituales, RHCEE III, 478; Christoph E. Schweitzer, ‘La parte de Albertino, Escobar y Guevara en el ‘Zeitkürtzer’, AIA 18 (1958), 217-223; Hispania 19 (1959), 230-240; Juan meseguer Fernández, “Passio duorum’, Autores ediciones, la obra’, AIA 29 (1969), 217-268; M. de Castro, Manuscritos franciscanos de la Biblioteca nacional (Valencia, 1973), 106, n. 99; AIA 37 (1977), 394-397; Antonianum 56 (1981), 173-178; DSpir XV, 193.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ludovicus de Ezura (fl. 1466)

OMObs. (or Conv?) Lector of theology & provincial of Castille

manuscripts

Conciones de B.Virg. Maria: Toledo, Bib. S. Franc. FF. N. 15

literature

Zawart, 298

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ludovicus de Fontibus (fl. 1383)

Aragonese Friar. Sent to Cambridge in 1383 by the general chapter to read the Sentences. He is known as the author of a Scala Perfectionis, which was reworked in English by Hilton, and also influenced the latter's Scale of Perfection.

literature

AFH, 17 (1924), 165.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ludovicus de Fossombrone (Ludovico da Fossombrone/Tenaglia d. c. 1560)

OFMObs & OFMCap. One of the founding fathers of the Capuchin order, and co-author of the Costituzioni di Albacina. Later dischanted with the direction in which the order was developing, and he left the order in 1536, to retire to a hermitage under the protection of the Camaldolese and/or the Carthusians.

literature

Ludovico da Fossombrone e l'Ordine dei cappuccini. Atti del Convegno di Fossombrone, 1993, ed. V. Criscuolo (Rome, 1994); Dario Busolini, ‘Ludovico da Fossombrone’, DBI 66 (2006), 414b-417b; Jerzy Florian Duchniewski, ‘Ludwik z Fossombrone OFMObs, wlasc. Tenaglia’, Encyklopedia Katolicka XI, 177.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ludovicus de Fuensalida (Luis de Fuensalida, d. 1545)

Friar from the Santiago province. After his transfer to the San Gabriel province, he went with the famous group of twelve to Mexico/New Spain in 1524, where he learned loal vernacular languages and became active as a missionary. He returned to Spain after a number of years. Plans to embark on a missionary journey in Africa was thwarted. Thereafyter, he returned to New Spain and again became active as a missionary. He would have died on the island of San Germán (Puerto Rico) in 1545.

editions

Sermones en lengua mejicana?

Diálogos o coloquios en lengua mejicana entre la Virgen María y el arcángel san Gabriel. This work was apparently consulted by José Mariano Beristain y Martin de Souza, when he was working on his Biblioteca hispano-americana septentrional. Cf. AIA 11 (1951), 141-142.

literature

Manuel de Castro y Castro, ‘Lenguas indigenas americanas transmitidas por los Franciscanos del siglo XVI’, in: Actas del II Congreso Internacional sobre los Franciscanos en el Nuevo Mundo (siglo XVI) (Madrid; DEIMOS, 1988), 497-498.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ludovicus de Imola (d. ca. 1500)

OMConv. Lector at Bologna and provincial of Bologna>>

editions

Oratio ad Populum Bononiensem (Bologna, 1494) [=sermon for the general chapter at Bologna, 1494]

Oratio in Funere Petri Ferrici Cardinalis (Rome, 1478?)

Oratio in Die S. Stephani (Rome, ca. 1480 [two editions?]) [held for the body of cardinals]

Orazione de Nomine Jesu (Rome, 1486?) [before pope Innocent VIII & cardinals]

literature

Zawart, 294

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ludovicus de Ionata de Anglono

>>>

manuscripts

Breve dell'anima fr. Ludov. De Ionatha de Anglono ad utilitatem suorum filiorum: Naples, Naz. XII.F.11 ff. 81v-99v

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ludovicus de L’Aquila (Luigi della Genga, c. 1390 - c. 1452)

OFMObs. Italian friar from Genga (Assergi, near L’Aquila). Entered the order at the San Giuliano friary in L’Aquila. Was two times provincial vicar of the Observant Abruzzi province (1446 and 1449; cf. AFH 21 (1928), 564). Known to be the author of a Carmen de Miraculis S. Bernardini Senensis, relating no less than 30 intercessory miracles that took place in Siena in the first 52 days after the death of Bernardine of Siena. Was on friendly terms with John of Capistran, to whom Luigi sent two letters, and to whom he dedicated a Carmen de S. Cruce. Luigi’s poetic style betrays some humanist leanings. He probably died c. 1452 in the San Giuliano convent of L’Aquila.

editions

Littera, ed. in AFH 60 (1967), 320-323.

Carmen de S. Cruce, ed. in AFH 60 (1967), 320-323.

Carmen de Miraculis S. Bernardini Senensis (Venice, 1572); Bullettino della Deputazione Abruzzese di Storia Patria (L’Aquila, 1944), 121-132. Cf. also AASS Maii V, 284-287. The work is dedicated to cardinal Giovanni di Tagliacozzo.

literature

Mariano de Florentia, Compendium Chronicarum, AFH4 (1911), 130; A. Chiappini, Reliquie letterarie Capestranesi (L’Aquila, 1927), 47-48 (no. 62-64); P. Aniceto Chiappini, ‘Ludovico della Genga, umanista Aquilano del sec. xv’, AFH 60 (1967), 317-324; Aniceto Chiappini, ‘Ludovico della Genga umanista aquilano del sec. XV’, Rivista Abruzzese 20 (1967), 145-153; Claude Schmitt, ‘Genga (Luigi Della), Luigi de L'Aquila’, DHGE XX (1984), 467-468.

 

 

 

 

 

Ludovicus de Maluenda (Luis de Maluenda, c. 1488-c. 1547)

OFMObs. Spanish friar. Born at Burgos (Huerta del Rey), from a conversos family. Studied at the university of Salamanca. There he took the Franciscan habit around 1505, becoming a member of the Santiago province. Due to family connections, Luis was able to cultivate the friendship of several high Church dignitaries in the Castilian kingdom, and to maintain relatively close relations with the royal courts of Castille and Portugal. Was heavily influenced by the anti-erasmian friar Francis de Castillo and the Observant vicar of the Santiago province, Diego de Bobadilla. They strengthened him in his anti-judaic, anti-Erasmian, and anti-protestant feelings, thereby also feeding his innate tendency to overreact. This latter tendency eventually made him somewhat of a liability for the Santiago province, for which reason he was more or less forced to move over to the province of Burgos. He died c. 1547.

editions

Tratado Llamado excelencias de la fe ayuntado de muchas flores de los libros de los excelentes varones, así santos como paganos & Tratado Llamado mysterios de la devoción (Burgos, 26 June, 1537) [ Both works composed at the convent San Francisco à Toro. The first work amounts to a educational treatise for crown prince Philip (Later Philip II of Spain), in the form of an anti-erasmian and anti-‘alumbrados’ pamphlet. He defends traditional religion against all novelties, interspersing doctrinal arguments from the church fathers with ideosyncratic personal interpretations. Interestingly enough, and without admitting it, Luis uses Erasmus’ Quaerela Pacis to deplore and attack the laxity of the pope and the bishops, and their failure to attack heresies and reform the Church. He adamantly defends the position and practices of the inquisition (esp. in chapters 23 and 66), representing inquisitors as surgeons, who operate on the ailing body of the Church. The second work is an introduction to devotional excercises, and describes the fruits of veritable devotion, namely the tranquility of the soul that allows for contemplation and the chance to unite with God]

Vergel de virginidad con el edificio espiritual de la caridad y los mysterios de la Virgen sin par & Tratado Llamado mysterios de los ángeles, con trece servicios que hace el ángel custodio (Burgos, 2 june, 1539) [The first work extolls virginity, denouncing the ‘new doctrines’ and forges a strong link between virginity and charity. The work also highlights the mediation qualities of the Virgin Mary. The second, rather curious, work holds not only that everyone has a guardian angel, and that those working in church or with public responsibilities have two guardian angels, but that all cities, regions, realms and other social and political bodies have their own heavenly protectors.]

Tratado llamado leche de la fe del principe christiano. Con 62 milagros de Jesucristo nuestro Dios y Redentor. Y con los mysterios del Antecristo. Y con las ropas de las virtuded morales y teologales (Burgos, 16 January, 1545) [This work is a diatribe against the sins of the time (oppression of the poor, the negligence of priests, the baseness of high court officials etc.), and puts all this in an apocalyptic perspective not unlike of that of contemporary spirituals. Luis sees the coming of Antichrist in the near future, enumerating many ‘signs’ that would herald his coming.]

literature

M. de Castro, Impresos raros de la provincia franciscana de Santiago en el siglo XVI (Madrid, 1978); M. Avilés Fernandez, Una mistica de la intransigencia en la España de los eramistas y alumbrados (Madrid, 1978); Manuel de Castro, 'El franciscano fray Luis de Maluenda, un alguacil alguacilado de la Inquisición', in: La Inquisición española: Nueva visión, nuevos horizontes, ed. J. Pérez Villanueva (Madrid: Siglo XXI de España Editores, S.A., 1980), 797-814; Estrella Ruiz-Gálvez Priego, 'Instruir al príncipe: La teología política de Luis de Maluenda', Libros de la Corte.es. Monográfico 3 (2015), 169-218.

 

 

 

 

Ludovicus de Miranda (Luis de Miranda, fl. c. 1617)

OFM. Friar from the Santiago province. Biblical author and Immaculist theologian.

literature

AIA 30 (1928), 353-371; AIA 32 (1929), 34-35; AIA 34 (1931), 34; AIA 15 (1955), 346-347; AIA 25 (1965), 435-442; AIA 28 (1968), 426-427; Luis Maria Diéguez, ‘Los escritores piadosos y laa Inmaculada’, Liceo Franciscano 7 (1954), 149-163; Bernardo Aperribay, ‘La Inmaculada según Fr. Luis de Miranda, OFM’, in: Virgo Inmaculata VII/2 (Rome, 1957), 166-181; Baltasar Suárez Andrade, ‘Los sentidos bíblicos según el P. Luis de Miranda’, Liceo Franciscano 13 (1960), 69-90; Manuel de Castro, Bibliografía de las bibliografias franciscanas españolas e hispanoamericanas, Publicaciones de Archivo Ibero-Americano (Madrid: Ed. Cisneros, 1982), 149 (no. 578); Enrique Llamas, ‘La Inmaculada Concepción y el desarrollo de la Mariología española en el siglo XVII’, Estud. Marianos 71 (2005), 241-267; Enrique Llamas, ‘El siglo XVII, Siglo de Oro de la Corredención Mariana’, Salmanticensis 52 (2005), 213-253.

 

 

 

 

Ludovicus de Padua (later fourteenth century)

Taught in Paris. Forced in 1362 to withdraw 14 articles of his Vesperes (evening disputations)>>

manuscripts

>>>

literature

Denifle-Cahetelain, Chartularium Universitatis Parisiensis (Paris, 1894), III, n. 1270; Paul Marangon!!>

 

 

 

 

Ludovicus de Parra (Luis de la Parra, fl. 16th cent.)

Spanish friar. Took the habit in the Santiago province and departed for New Spain in 1542 with 11 or 12 other friars from the same province, guided by Jacobo de Testera. In 1542, he was part of the expedition sent out to Guatemala by Toribio Motolinia. In 1552, he is mentioned as visitating commissioner of Yucatán. He would have died by the later 1550s. Known to have ameliorated the grammars and dictionaries of Pedro de Betanzos. Also issued Guamaltec dictionaries of his own. Whether or not these were pubished is unknown.

manuscripts/editions

Vocabulario trilingüe Guamalteco, de los tres idiomas kachiquel, quiché y zutugil. Cf. the studies of Miguel Angel, Lopez, Viñaza & Adams mentioned below.

literature

Miguel Angel, ‘La vie franciscaine en Espagne’, Revista de Archivos, Bibliotecas y Muesos 26 (1912), 372-373; Cipriano Muñoz y Manzano, conde de la Viñaza & Carmelo Sáenz de Santa Maria, Bibliografia Española de Lenguas Indigenas de America (Madrid, 1892/Reprint Madrid: Ediciones Atlas, 1977), 253; A Bio-Bibliography of Franciscan Authors in Colonial Central America, ed. Eleanor B. Adams (Washington D.C.: Academy of American Franciscan History, 1953), 62-64; Manuel de Castro y Castro, ‘Lenguas indigenas americanas transmitidas por los Franciscanos del siglo XVI’, in: Actas del II Congreso Internacional sobre los Franciscanos en el Nuevo Mundo (siglo XVI) (Madrid: DEIMOS, 1988), 543.

 

 

 

 

Ludovicus de Pirano (de Strassoldo/de Foro Iulii/de Udine/Ludovico da Cividale, d. 1447/1452)NOTA BENE: this lemma needs work: it is now clear to me that Ludovico de Pirano (ars memoria specialist) and Ludovico da Cividale (Ludovico da Strassoldo/da Cividale, da Forum Iulii, da Udine, author of work on papal power) are two different persons!

OMConv. Friar from Forlì, theologian and preacher. Later also bishop of Forlì. Took an active part in the council of Ferrara (a.o. the filioque discussion with the Greeks). Renowned for his innovative ars memorativa.

manuscripts

Feriales Sermones:>>?

Regulae Memoriae Artificialis: MS Marc. Lat. VI 274 [2885]

Dialogus de Papali Potestate [to Eugene IV]: BAV Vat.Lat. 4143

Dialogus de Regia ac Papali Potestate [to the emperor Sigismund]: BAV Chigi D IV 97; British Museum Add. 19063

Super Commune Sanctorum:>>?

De Angelis:>>?

De Quibusdam Sanctis:>>?

Sermones Extraordinariae de B.V. Maria:>>?

[check, Venice S. Marco>>]

literature

Zawart, 323; Sbaralea Supplementum II, 192-193 ; B. Ziliotto, ‘Frate Lodovico da Pirano (1390?-1450) e le sue ‘Regulae memoriae artificialis’’, in: Atti e Memorie della Società Istriana di Archeologia e Storia Patria 49 (1937), 185-225; B. Ziliotto, ‘Frate Lodovico da Cividale e il suo ‘Dialogus de papali potestate’, Memorie storiche forogiuliesi 33-34 (1937-1938), 151-191; G. Mercati, ‘A proposito di frate Lodovico da Cividale e del suo ‘Dialogus de papali potestate’’, Memorie Storiche Forogiuliesi 35/36 (1939/40) p. 217-222; A. Campana, ‘Un nuovo dialogo di Lodovico di Strassoldo OFM (1434) e il ‘Tractatus de Potestate regia et Papali’’, in: Miscellanea Pio Paschini (Rome, 1949) II, 127-156; Cesare Cenci, ‘Ludovico da Pirano e la sua attività letteraria’, in: Storia e cultura al Santo, ed. A. Poppi, Fonti e studi per la storia del Santo a Padova 1 (Vicenza, 1976), 265-278; Francis Yates, ‘Lodovico da Pirano’s Memory Treatise’, in: Cultural Aspects of the Italian Renaissance. Essays in Honour of P.O. Kristeller, ed. C.H. Clough (New York, 1976), 111-122; Luciano Cova, ‘‘Super septem vitia’ e ‘De proportionibus’. Due opuscoli inediti di Ludovico da Pirano’, in: Atti del Centro di Ricerche Storiche Rovigno 17 (1986/87), 82-90; Lorenzo Di Fonzo, ‘Ludovico da Pirano, OFMConv. (ca. 1380-1450) maestro scolastico e oratore padre conciliare e vescovo di Forlí’, Miscellanea Francescana 99 (1999), 603-699 [also published separately, in the series Quaderni Francescani 29 (Rome, 1999).]; Lorenzo Di Fonzo, ‘Ludovico da Pirano OFMConv. Ca. 1380-1450, grande maestro e vescovo conciliare nel 550° della morte’, Comm. O.F.M.Conv. 97 (2000), 118-125; Lorenzo Di Fonzo, ‘Il Maestro Ludovico da Pirano, OFMConv (ca. 1380-11450)’, in: Sedem stoletij minoritskega samostana sv. Franciska Asiskega v Piranu: 1301-2001, ed. Urednika France M. Dolinar et al. (Ljuljana: Slovenska monoritska provinca sv. Jozefa, 2001), 159-177;  Bruno Figliuolo, ‘Sul dialogo “De regia ac papali potestate” di Ludovico di Strassoldo (de Cividale, de Foro Iulii, de Udine), min. (1434)’, in: Medioevo. Mezzogiorno. Mediterraneo. Studi in onore di Mario Del Treppo, ed. Gabriella Rossetti & Giovanni Vitolo, GISEM, Europa mediterranea Quaderno 13 (Naples: Liguori Editore, 2002) II, 231-246; Dieter Girgensohn, ‘Lob des tüchtigen Staatsmannes: der Panegyrikus von Ludovico da Pirano ofm auf den Venezianer Adeligen Francesco Corner und dessen Testamente’, in: Margarita amicorum. Studi di cultura europea per Agostino Sottili, ed. Fabio Forner et al., 2 Vols. (Milan: Vita e Pensiero, 2005) I, 429-461; Tommaso Caliò, ‘Ludovico da Strassoldo (da Cividale, da Forum Iulii, da Udine)’, DBI 66 (2006), 444a-446b; Tommaso Caliò, ‘Ludovico da Pirano’, DBI 66 (2006), 427b-430b.

 

 

 

 

 

Ludovicus de Poix (Louis de Poix, 1714-1782)

OFMCap since 1736. Born at Croixrauh, near Amiens. Studied and worked in Paris (couvent rue Saint- Honoré). Renowned language scholar (Greek, Hebrew, Chaldean etc.). Founder and president of the Parisian Capuchin Société des Etudes Orientales, the later Clementine Academy (Academia Clementina/Societas Hebraico-Clementina). This academy produced an important body of exegetical work, based on detailed philological and linguistic studies.

editions

Les principes discutés pour faciliter l'intelligence des Livres prophétiques, et spécialement des Psaumes, 15 Vols. (Paris, 1755-1764). This work was issued in an Italian version in 13 volumes in Macerata between 1789 and 1795. This Italian version also contained a translation of the Nouvelle version des Psaumes sur le texte hébreu mentioned below.

Psalmorum versio nova ex hebraeo fonte (Paris, 1762).

Nouvelle version des Psaumes sur le texte hébreu, 2 Vols. (Paris, 1762). An Italian version appeared in 1779.

Essais sur Job, 2 Vols. (Paris, 1768).

Les Prophéties d'Habacuc traduites, précédées d'analyses, 2 Vols. (Paris, 1775).

Les Prophéties de Jérémie et de Baruch, trad. de l'hébreu et du grec, 6 Vols. (Paris, 1780).

literature

Emmanuel de Lanmodez, Société Royale des Etudes Orientales et Académie Clémentine... (Nogent-le-Rotrou, 1892); Ubald d'Alençon, 'Travaux des Capucins de Paris sur l'Ecriture Sainte', Etudes Franciscaines 13 (1905), 433-439; Daniel d'Allanche, 'La Correspondance du P. Louis de Poix avec l'Abbé Proyart', Franciscan Educational Conference 6 (1924), 66-67 & 7 (1925), 105-106; Lexicon Capuccinum 3-4;

 

 

 

Ludovicus de Prussia (Ludovicus Prutenus/Ludwich von Preußen/Joannes Wohlgemuth, late 15th century)

Born in Hilsberg/Heilsberg an der Alle (Eastern Prussia). Received the degree of doctor in theology at the U. of Cologne in 1457. Active as teacher in the schools of Görlitz, Posen, Thorn and elsewhere. Between 1464-66 he entered the Observant Francicans in Austria. Ludwich held several teaching positions in the order and took part in the 1493 general chapter of the Cismontan Observants in Florence, where he held a general lecture. At this general chapter, Ludwich also received permission to publish his Trilogium Animae, which he had written in the studium/convent of Brünn. For three years, the work remained in the hands of the censor Louigi della Torra, the provincial vicar of the Venetian Observants. Eventually, Glassberger assisted with production of the printed edition (two letters (dating from February 1496 and February 1498) to that extent can be found at the beginning of the 1498 edition). According to Minges (1914), 303, the work is ‘eine Art Enzyklopädie fast des gesamten Wissens, das ein Pristerkandidat speziell ein junger Franziskanerkleriker damals wissen sollte’. The Trilogium Animae, which is divided in three parts, pays much attention to the human soul (its essence, passions and habitus), and contains a wide gamut of basic theological knowledge, guidelines pertaining to confession and liturgical matters, an explanation of the rule of Francis (following the verdicts of the council of Vienne), concise introductions to biblical books (canonical and apocryphical), the Sentences of Lombard, canon and civil law, and the arts (artes liberales & artes mechanicae). For the 1498 edition, Glassberger added genealogical materials on several important dynasties. Wohlgemut’s main sources are Aristotle, Augustine, Alexander of Hales, Bonaventure and Thomas, Nicholas of Lyra, and Jean Gerson. Pawis (VL² V, 1032) suggests that the work betrays a sympathy for mystical theology (along Bonaventurean lines) and provides an indication for the quality of education within the mendicant orders at the end of the fifteenth century.

manuscripts

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editions

Trilogium animae non solum religiosis verum etiam saecularibus, praedicatoribus, confessoribus, contemplantibus, et studentibus lumen intellectus et ardorem affectus amministrans (Nürnberg: Anton Koberger, 1498) [Hain 10315 & 10008. See Minges for a lengthy introduction and analysis of the work]

literature

Nikolaus Glassberger, Chronica, AF II, vi-ix; Wadding, Annales Minorum XV (ed. Quaracchi, 1933), 103 (ad. an. 1494, n. 63); Sbaralea, Supplementum II, 193; P. Minges, `Das Trilogium Animae des L. v. Preußen', Franziskanische Studien 1 (1914), 291-311; B. Kruitwagen, `Bio-bibliografisches zu Ludovicus de Prussia und seinem Trilogium animae', Franziskanische Studien 12 (1925), 347-363; E. Wegerich, Franziskanische Studien 29 (1942), 180-182; L. Hardick, LThK² (1961), VI, 1195; C. Schmitt, DSpir IX (1976), 1058; Reinhard Pawis, 'Ludwig von Preußen (Wohlgemuth, Johannes)', Die deutsche Literatur des Mittelalters. Verfasserkexikon² V (1985), 1030-1033; Jerzy Duchniewski, ‘Ludwik z Prus, Ludwik z Heilsbergu, OFMObs, wlasc Johannes Wolghemut’, in: Enclyklopedia Katolicka XI, 179.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ludovicus de Rocha >>>

Provincial minister of Genua>>

manuscripts

Tractatus de Praedicatione: Bologna, Coll. Hisp. S. Clemente, 50 ff. 135ra-144ra [This manusript also contains an other Ars, namely the Libellus de arte praedicatoria by a Dominican friar. see also Charland, Artes Praedicandi, 48-50 and C. PIANA, 'Descriptio Codicum franciscalium necnon S. Thomae Aquin. in Bibliotheca Albornotiana Collegii Hispani Bononiae asservatorum', Antonianum 17 (1942), 116-117. Inc. in Bologna manuscript: Reverendissimo in Christo patri et domino franisco dei gratua et apostolice sedi astench. frater lodovicus de rocha ord. min. minister provincie Ians. et inter doctores sacre pagine minimus et quasi neophitus discipulus (...) Nuper rogatus a vestra dominatione et a multis fratribus aliis varias formas sermocinandi colligere et quasi species in unum tractaticulum componere]; MS Munich, lat. 3865 ff. 86-94v [expl.: Et ista regula memorativa ad habendam memoriam omnium auctoritatum. Et hec sermocinandi dicta sufficiant.' This explicit is followed by yet another ars praedicandi, which resembles in its beginnings somewhat the ars written by Alphonso de Alprão].

literature

Zawart, 373; Piana, Antonianum, 17 (1942), 117.

 

 

 

 

Ludovicus de Saburra (Louis de Seurre/Legrand, fl. early 18th cent.)

OFMCap. Member of the Lyon province. Astronomer.

literature

Lexicon Capuccinum (1951), 142.

 

 

 

 

Ludovicus de Sancto Augustino (Luis de San Agustín, fl. c. 1660)

OFMDisc. Member of the San José province.

literature

AIA 21 (1924), 291; Manuel de Castro, Bibliografía de las bibliografias franciscanas españolas e hispanoamericanas, Publicaciones de Archivo Ibero-Americano (Madrid: Ed. Cisneros, 1982), 141 (no. 521).

 

 

 

 

Ludovicus de Sancto Josepho (d. 1737)

Alcantarine friar.

literature

Martiniano Casero Martín Nieto, ‘Fray Luis de San José, alcantarino inmaculista’, Verda y Vida 58 (2000), 589-604.

 

 

 

 

 

Ludovicus de Sancto Josepho Meliano (Luis de San José Melián de Betancurt, d. 1642)

Born in an important family from Tenerife (Canary Islands), Luis traveled to Guatemala in 1611 as the secretary of Governor Conde de la Gomera. When his employer frowned upon his intended marriage with a Guatemalan woman, Luis joined the Franciscans at Guatemala in 1614, at the age of 37. He made his full profession in 1615, changing his name to Luis de San José. He took part in Cristóbal Martínez’s first missionary journey to Tegucigalpa in 1616. After their return, Luis became the secretary of the Franciscan provincial minister and later fulfilled comparable functions for other order dignitaries.

manuscrips

A series of poems, one of which has been included in Vázquez III, 107.

literature

Francisco Vázquez, Crónica de la Provincia del Santísimo Nombre de Jesús de Guatemala, 2nd Ed., Bibliotea “Goathemala”, 14-17, 4 Vols (Guatemala, 1937-1944) III, 107; A Bio-Bibliography of Franciscan Authors in Colonial Central America, ed. Eleanor B. Adams (Washington D.C.: Academy of American Franciscan History, 1953), 53.

 

 

 

 

 

Ludovicus de Saxonia (Ludwich von Sachsen, 1554-1608)

OFMCap.

literature

Christian Schweizer, ‘Ludwich von Sachsen, cap. (1554-1608)’, in: Dizionario storico della Svizzera 7 (2008), 885/Dictionnaire historique de la Suisse 7 (2008), 245/Historisch Lexikon der Schweiz 8 (2009), 72.

 

 

 

 

 

Ludovicus de S.Martino de Venetiis

>>> author?

literature

BF, VI, no. 1185, 1247, 1450

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ludovicus de Tolosa (Louis de Toulouse/Louis d’Anjou, 1274-1297) Sanctus

Second son of Charles II of Anjou and Mary of Hungary. Was educated at Brignoles, where he frequented the friars minor and had the Franciscan Francis Brun as confessor. Took the Franciscan habit after having been held hostage (together with his younger brothers) for seven years by the king of Aragon. Dduring this hostage period (1288-1295), he kept up a correspondence with Peter Olivi, and had close contacts with other Franciscan friars with spiritual leanings. Made bishop of Toulouse by Boniface VIII in December 1296. Died on 19 August 1297. Buried in the convent church of the Friars Minor at Marseille (but later (1433) transported to the cathedral of Valencia). Louis was known for his saintly and ascetical lifestyle and love of spiritual learning. This, as well as some political motivations, stimulated his quick canonisation (7 April, 1317) by Pope John XXII. Louis left behind ca. 15 sermons (on the feasts of the Apostles and on several saints), several letters, hymns, explicatory notes on the mass and other liturgical elements, and a testament (19 August, 1297).

manuscripts

Sermones de S & de T: Venice Marc. Lat. Fondo antiquo 91-1775 ff. 1-16;>>>

Hymni: Naples, Naz. VII.D.4 ff. 6r-7v

Litterae:>>

In Breviario & In Missali: several manuscripts in Naples, see Cenci, Napoli, II, 1084

Testament:>>

editions

A. Amelli, ‘Di uno scritto inedito di S. Lodovico vescovo di Tolosa intorno alla musica’, AFH 2 (1909), 378-383.

vitae

AFH 1 (1908), 278-290, 569-576; AFH 40 (1947), 118-142; AASS August, III, 775-797 [or 775-822 in ed. Antwerp, 1737]; BHL II, 750-751 (no. 5054-5057); Vies des saints VIII (Paris, 1949), 345-351; Processus Canonizationis, AF, 7 (1951); Bibliotheca Sanctorum VIII, 300-307; Cf. also the studies of M.R. Toynbee, J. Paul and L. Carolus-Barré below

literature

Sbaralea, Supplementum II, 187; V. Verlaque, S. Louis d’Anjou (…) et la famille d’Anjou au XIIIe siècle (Paris, 1885); B. Kleinschmidt, ‘St. Ludwig von Toulouse in der Kunst’, AFH 2 (1909), 197-215; Zawart, 300; M.R. Toynbee, S. Louis of Toulouse and the Process of Canonisation in the Fourteenth Century (Manchester, 1929); C. Vielle, S. Louis d’Anjou (…) Sa vie, son temps, son culte (Vanves, 1930); M.-H. Laurent, Le culte de S. Louis d’Anjou à Marseille au XIVe siècle (Rome, 1954); E. Pasztor, Per la storia di San Ludovico d’Angio (Rome, 1955); Schneyer, Repertorium (…) Sermones IV, 117-118; J.Paul, `Saint Louis d'Anjou, franciscain et évêque de Toulouse (1274-1297)', CFanj, 7 (1972), 59-90; J. Paul, ‘Evangélisme et franciscanisme chez Louis d’Anjou’, Cahiers de Fanjeaux 8 (1973), 375-401; J. Paul, ‘Témoignage historique et hagiographique dans le procès de canonization de S. Louis d’Anjou’, Provence Historique 23/93-94 (1973), 305-317; J. Paul, ‘Le ‘Liber Miraculorum’ de saint Louis d’Anjou’, AFH 69 (1976), 209-219; Pierluigi Leone de Castris, ‘Une attribution à Lando di Pietro: le bras-reliquaire de saint Louis de Toulouse’, Revue du Louvre 30:2 (1980), 71-76; Pierre Péano, ‘Louis d’Anjou (saint)’, DSpir, IX, 1038-1039; L. Carolus-Barré, Le procès de canonisation de saint Louis (1272-1297) Essai de réconstruction, École Française de Rome (Rome, 1994); Roest, Reading the Book of History, 87; Christian Humbert, ‘Saint Louis d’Anjou, un évêque mal connu’, Petite Bibliothèque de l’Association Les amis des archives de la Laute-Garonne 85 (1997); Michael Henry, ‘Saint Louis d’Anjou à Marseille’, Lettres des Amis des archives de la Haute Garonne 149 (dec. 1997), 9-11; Religion in Geschichte und Gegenwart V4, 543; William Chester Jordan, ‘Saint Louis in French epic and drama’, in: Idem, Ideology and Royal Power in Medieval France: Kingship, Crusades and the Jews, Variorum Collected Studies Series, 705 (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2001), Essay VI: 174-194; William Chester Jordan, ‘The case of Saint Louis’, in: Ideology and Power in Medieval France: Kingship, Crusades and the Jews, Variorum Collected Studies Series, 705 (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2001), Essay IV: 209-217; Jérôme Pédraïta, L’image de Saint Louis de Toulouse en Italie à la fin du Moyen Age, un instrument de propagande, 2 Vols. (Paris: Université Panthéon-Sorbonne, 2001-2002). [cf. review in AFH 95 (2002), 463f]; M. Roncetti, ‘Appendix Ludoviciana. Nuove acquisizioni sull’iconografia di san Ludovico di Tolosa’, Bollettino della Deputazione di Storia Patria per l’Umbria 99 (2002), 5-40; Christine Gadrat, ‘La bibliothèque de Saint Louis d'Anjou, évêque de Toulouse’, Revue Mabillon N.S. 14 (2003), 179-202; Francisco García Mota, ‘San Luis Obispo de Tolosa, patrón de Málaga’, in: Hagiografía y archivos de la Iglesia, 2: Santoral hispano-mozárabe en las diócesis de España. Actas del XVIII Congreso de la Asociación celebrado en Orense, 9 al 13  septiembre de 2002, ed. Agustín Hevia Ballina, Memoria  Ecclesiae, 25 (Oviedo: Asociación de Archiveros de la Iglesia en España, 2004), 99-109; Mario Roncetti, ‘Iconografia ludoviciana. Altre testimonianze ed immagini di san Lodovico di Tolosa’, Bollettino della Deputazione di Storia Patria dellUmbria 103:2 (2006), 5-36; André Vauchez, ‘Ludovico d’Angiò (Ludovico di Tolosa), santo’, DBI 66 (2006), 397b-401a; Perla Cappellini, San Ludovico di Tolosa: un santo francese a Serravalle Pistoiese (Pistoia, 2006); Melanie Brunner, ‘Poverty and Charity: Pope John XXII and the Canonization of Louis of Anjou’, Franciscan Studies 69 (2012), 231-256; Holly J. Grieco, ‘The boy bishop and the "uncanonized saint" St. Louis of Anjou and Peter of John Olivi as models of Franciscan spirituality in the fourteenth century’, Franciscan Studies 70 (2012), 247-282; Sophie Delmas, ‘L’habit fait-il le frère ? Enquête autour de Louis d’Anjou, évêque de Toulouse d’après un sermon de Bertrand de la Tour’, in: Portraits de maîtres, volume collectif en l’honneur d’Olga Weijers, C. Angotti, M. Calma & M. Teeuwen, FIDEM, Textes et Études du Moyen Âge, 65 (Turnhout: Brepols, 2013), 107-116; Holly J. Grieco, “Some Way Even More than Before’: Approaches to understanding St. Louis of Anjou, Franciscan Bishop of Toulouse’, in: Center and Periphery: Studies on Power in the Medieval World in Honor of William Chester Jordan, ed. Katherine Ludwig Jansen, Guy Geltner & Anne Elisabeth Lester (Leiden: Brill, 2013), 135-156; Sophie Delmas, ‘La parole franciscaine autour de Louis de Toulouse’, in: La parole sacrée. Formes, fonctions et sens (XIe-XVe siècles)=Cahiers de Fanjeaux 47 (2013), 269-289; Anna Tüskes, ‘Le culte de saint Louis d'Anjou (ou saint Louis de Toulouse) en Hongrie aux XIVe-XVIIIe siècles’, in: Espace sacré, mémoire sacrée. Le culte des évêques dans leurs villes (IVè - XXè siècle). Actes du colloque de Tours, 10 - 12 juin 2010, ed. Christine Bousquet-Labouérie & Yossi Maurey, Hagiologia, 10 (Turnhout: Brepols, 2015), 235-241; Sophie Delmas, ‘‘Entre l'Eglise et l'Etat’. Les vertus disputées de Louis d’Anjou, prince, franciscain et evéque’, in: Models of Virtues: The roles of virtues in sermons and hagiography for new saints' cult (13th to 15th century): international meeting, Porto, 22-23 March 2013, ed. Eleonora Lombarda (Padua, 2016), 137-152.

 

 

 

Ludovicus de Turro (Ludovico della Torre, d. 1502)

OFMObs. Italian friar from Verona.

literature 

Rino Avesani, ‘Per l’antica biblioteca del convento di S. Bernardino a Verona. Il codice di S. Agostino donato da Costanzo Sforza a Ludovico della Torre e utilizzato dal card. Angelo Mai’, in: Revirescunt chartae. Codices documenta textus. Miscellanea in honorem P. Caesaris Cenci OFM, ed. Alvaro Cacciotti & Pacifico Sella, Medioevo, 5, 2 Vols. (Rome: Edizioni Antonianum, 2002) I, 401-417; Ennio Sandal, ‘Di alcuni libri di Fra Ludovico della Torre veronese’, in: Revirescunt chartae. Codices documenta textus. Miscellanea in honorem P. Caesaris Cenci OFM, ed. Alvaro Cacciotti & Pacifico Sella, Medioevo, 5, 2 Vols. (Rome: Edizioni Antonianum, 2002) I, 419-429.

 

 

 

Ludovicus de Venetiis (Ludovicus de S. Martino de Venetiis/Ludovico Donati/da Venezia, excuted in 1386)

Friar from Venice (and probably not from San Martino da Venezza, near Rovigo. Cf. Miscellanea Francescana 36 (1936), 524). Member of the Venetian St. Anthony province. Made doctor of theology on 15 March 1363 by papal bull (Urban V; BF VI, n. 856). At that moment Ludovicus was lector of theology in the general studium of Pisa (since 17 June 1362. Cf. Miscellanea Francescana 36 (1936), 531-532 [on appointment by minister general Marcus of Viterbo]). In 1364, Louis is among the nine founding professors of the new theology faculty of Bologna. Probable active as inquisitor in Venice and the Marca Trevigiana in between 1366-1370, and in 1373 (BF VI, no. 1247). Provincial minister in Venice (in 1370, and 1376). Later procurator general, and appointed vicarius general by Pope Urban VI in 1378 after the deposition of minister general Leonard Giffoni/Grifonio (who supported the Avignon papacy). Minister general in 1379 (chosen on the general chapter of Esztergom (Hungary), which was obedient to Rome). Papal diplomat in Hungary. Made cardinal in 1381 (with support of the Senate of Venice). Lost the favor of the pope after a failed diplomatic mission at the court of the neapolitan king Charles I of Durazzo. Arested with five other cardinals, and taken into captivity at Genua. Executed in December 1386, together with other cardinals suspected to conspire against the pope. According to Sbaralea, Louis is the author of several homiletic, disciplinary and exegetical works, which thus far have not been found. Some of his letters do survive.

manuscripts/editions

Conciones et Orationes:>>?

Litterae (from the archives of Mantua and the Biblioteca Comunale of Assisi), partly edited in: AFH 58 (1965), 37-39, 45, 201-202; C. Cenci, Documentazione di Vita assisiana, 1300-1530 Vol. I (Grottaferrata, 1974), 168.

Liber Exhortationum ad Fratres:>>?

Sermones de Tempore:>>?

Commentarius in Septem Psalmos Poenitentiales:>>?

literature

Sbaralea, Suppl., II, 187; B. Pergamo, AFH, 27 (1934), 10-11; G. Abate, ‘Il minorita Ludovico Donati di Venezia, lettore a Pisa nel 1362-1363, e l’inaugurazione nel 1364 della facoltà teologica di Bologna’, Miscellanea Francescana 36 (1936), 524-532; Le Venezie Francescana 6 (1937), 98-105; C. Albasini, ‘L’ambasciata del P. Lodovico Donati da Venezia presso la corte ungarica nel 1379’, Le Venezie Francescane 18 (1951), 5-66, 99-114, 151-159; DHGE XIV (1960), 1511-1514; U. Betti, I cardinali dell’ordine dei Frati Minori (Rome, 1963), 46-47; C. Piana, Chartularium Studii Bononiensis S. Francisci, AF XI (Quaracchi, 1970), 87*, 262, 266; Clément Schmitt, ‘Louis de Venise’, DSpir IX, 1067-1068; Annamaria Emili, ‘Ludovico da Venezia (Ludovico Donati, Ludovicus de S. Martino de Venetiis)’ [card. Min. d. 1386], DBI 66 (2006), 446b-450a.

 

 

 

 

 

Ludovicus de Viadana (Lodovico da Viadana/Lodovico Grossi, d. 1627)

OFMObs.

literature

Augusto Petacchi, ‘Grossi, Lodovico (Lodovido da Viadana)’, DBI LIX, 811-814. 

 

 

 

Ludovicus de Vicentia (Ludovico da Vicenza, Volpe?, d. c. 1507)

Vicarius General in 1461.>>>

manuscripts

Vita S. Bernardi (=Officium?): Naples, Naz., VII.G.59; VIII.B.30 f 108a-c

editions

Vita S. Bernardi, ed. Z. Lazzeri, in: Bullet. di Studi Bernardiniani, 1 (1935), 112ff.

literature

Tommaso Caliò, ‘Ludovico da Vicenza’, DBI 66 (2006), 450a-452a.

 

 

 

 

 

Ludovicus Franciscus Felix (Ludovico Francesco Felici da Cremisiria)

OFMConv. Of Moravian descent. Member of the Austria province. Studied in Siena and wrote the 'history' of the staff of Francis, planted in the ground in Siena by the saint himself, developed into a large tree.

editions

Scipio Francisci sive de ortu, et pogressu arboris S. Fra[n]cisci historica Relatio (...) (Rome: Typis Michaelis Herculis, 1676). Accessible via Google Books.

literature

Giovanni Franchini, Bibliosofia e memorie letterarie di scrittori Francescani conventuali Ch'hanno scritto dopo 'Anno 1585 (Modena: Eredi Soliani Stampatori, 1693), 404.

 

 

 

 

 

Ludovicus Hennepin (17th cent.)

OFMRec. Missionary in the Mississippi region. He left an account of his travels and missionary encounters. Belgian friar from Ath (then in the Spanish Netherlands). He had joined the Franciscan order in 1659, when Bethune, the town where he lived, was taken by the armies of Louis XIV. He became army chaplain, and was present at the siege of Maastricht. On 11 August 1674, he was present at the battle of Seneffe (the French against William of Orange). There, he met Daniel Greysolon du Lhut, who would come to Hennepin's aid much later in the Americas. At the request of the French king, the Franciscan recollects sent four missionaries to Nouvelle-France in May 1675. Hennepin was part of this small missionary taskforce and ended up in Quebec. When Louis XIV asked Cavelier de La Salle to extend the French presence in the New World with new conquests, and was promised a monopoly on the fur trade in newly conquered territories, La Salle asked the Recollects for a few friars to accompany his expedition, and the provincial chose hennepin and two other friars to participate in this expedition, which led from Fort Frontenac in September 1678 to the Nagara Falls and beyond, with an improvised ship (Le Griffon), on Lake Erie, Lake Huron and Lake Michigan. When the expedition suffered from desertions, La Salle returned to Niagaea, yet Hennepin apparently pushed on, together with his two companions Michale Accault and Antoine Auguel (Le Picard Du Guay). They apparently reached the location of the present-day town Minneapolis, where they coined the local waterfall the Saut Saint Antoine. On 11 April 1680, Hennepin and company were taken by yhe Sioux and later that year Daniel Greysolon Duluth obtained their freedom. Supposedly, if one can belief Hennepin, he continued his journey towards the mouth of the Mississippi, but this is disputed by modern historians (notably Francis Parkman, who accuses Hennepin of falsifications and fabrications). In any case, Hennepin was back in Europe in the course of 1681. In 1683, he published in Paris his first work: Description de la Louisiane, nouvellement découverte au Sud’Oüest de la Nouvelle France. It is the first work that mentions on a map the name Louisiane. This was followed by Nouvelle découverte d'un très grand pays situé dans l'Amérique entre le Nouveau-Mexique et la mer glaciale, an English version was issued in London in 1698: A New Discovery of a Vast Country in America, and Nouveau voyage d'un pays plus grand que l'Europe. Only the first of these works was published in France. The other two works were published in Utrecht, as Hennepin was accused of malversations and inventions and found himself exiled from France. He died in Rome around 1701.

manuscripts

Obras: Madrid, Nac. 1379 [Castro, Madrid, n. 189]

editions

Description de la Louisiane (Paris, 1683),

Nouvelle découverte d'un très grand pays situé dans l'Amérique entre le Nouveau-Mexique et la mer glaciale (Utrecht, 1697) [to be found on Gallica: http://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/bpt6k57910g ]/A New Discovery of a Vast Country in America (London, 1698)/A New Discovery of a Vast Country in America, Reprinted from the second London issue of 1698 with facsimiles of original title-pages, maps, and illustrations, and the addition of Introduction, Notes, and Index, ed. Reuben Gold Thwaites (Chicago: A.C. McMlurg & Co., 1903). The 1697 work of Hennepin possibly contains the oldest image of the Niagara Falls. This image was later included in maps by Nicolas de Fer and Herman Moll.

Nouveau voyage d'un pays plus grand que l'Europe (Utrecht, 1698). [To be found on Gallica: http://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/bpt6k57911t ]

Description of Louisinana, By Father Louis Hennepin, Recollect Missionary: Translated from the Edition of 1683, and compared with the Novella Decouverte, The La Salle Documents and other Contemporaneous Papers, ed. John Gilmary Shea (New York, 1880).

Louis Hennepin, Par-delà le Mississippi. Aventures en Amérique, ed. Catherine Broué (Toulouse: Ed. Anacharsis, 2012), [Review AFH 106:3-4 (2013), 647-650]

literature

Francis Parkman, La Salle and the Discovery of the Great West, The Works of Francis Parkman, 5 (Little, Brown, and Company, 1897); M. da Civezza, Saggio di bibliografía geografica, storica, etnografica sanfrancescana (Prato, 1879), 231-236, no. 283; S. Dirks, Histoire litt. Et bibliogr. des frères mineurs (...) en Belgique (Antwerp, 1885), 329-337; J. Goyens, ‘Le P. Louis Hennepin, O.F.M., missionnaire au Canada au XVIIe siècle. Quelques jalons pour sa biographie’, AFH 18 (1925), 318-345, 473-510. Also issued separately as a monograph; DHGE, 23 (1990), 1027-1029; A. Muntaner Picazo, ‘El viaje por el Mississipi de fray Luis Hennepin…’, Archivo Ibero-Americano 59 (1999); Catherine Broué, ‘En filigrane des récits du Père Louis Hennepin: “trous noirs” de l’exploration louisianaise 1679-1681’, Revue d’Histoire de l’Amérique Française 53 (2000), 339-366;

 

 

 

 

Ludovicus de Vidales (Luis de Vidales, fl. c. 1645)

Friar of the San José de Yucatán province. According to Beristain, he Would have been the author of four handbooks/manuals of Mayan grammar and medicine, which he would have composed between 1644 and 1648.

manuscripts

Vocabulario hispano-maya?

Vocabulario maya-hispano?

Sintaxis de la lengua maya

Florilegio medicinal proprio e la provincia de Yucatán?

literature

Beristain V, 146; Rafael Heliodoro Valle, Bibliogragfía maya (Mexico, 1949), 382; Manuel Castro y Castro, ‘Lenguas indigenas transmitidas por los Franciscanos del S. XVII’, in: Los Franciscanos en el Nuevo Mundo (siglo XVII), La Rábida, 18-23 septiembre de 1989 (Madrid: Editorial Deimos, 1992), 443.

 

 

 

 

Ludovicus de Villalpando (d. c. 1552/3)

Spanish friar from Villalpando (Zamora). Studied theology at Salamanca, where he joined the Franciscans in the San Francisco friary (Santiago province). Traveled to new Spain in 1540 in the mission organised by Jacobo de Testera/ He accompanied Toribio Motolinia into Guatemala and worked at his request with four friars in Yucatán. In 1549 he was the first custos of Yucatán, but he died in 1552 or 1553, near the end of his erm in office. Known linguist.

manuscripts/editions

Arte de la lengua maya. Cf. Viñaza, 150.

Doctrina cristiana, en lengua maya.

Vocabulario de la lengua maya. According to Viñaza, this work was printed.

literature

Juan de San Antonio, BUF I, 308 Cipriano Muñoz y Manzano, conde de la Viñaza & Carmelo Sáenz de Santa Maria, Bibliografia Española de Lenguas Indigenas de America (Madrid, 1892/Reprint Madrid: Ediciones Atlas, 1977), 150, 260; Manuel de Castro y Castro, ‘Lenguas indigenas americanas transmitidas por los Franciscanos del siglo XVI’, in: Actas del II Congreso Internacional sobre los Franciscanos en el Nuevo Mundo (siglo XVI) (Madrid: DEIMOS, 1988), 543-544.

 

 

 

 

Ludovicus de Zbasinio (Ludwik ze Zbaszynia/Zbaszyn, d. 1662)

OFMObs. Polish friar.

literature

Andrzej Obrusnik, ‘Ludwik ze Zbaszynia, Zsbasinius, Zbaski, Zbaszynius, OFMObs’, Encyclopedia Katolicka XI, 179-180.

 

 

 

 

Ludovicus Esparzaeus (Luis Esparza Mateu, 1744-1825)

Secular priest and later OFMDisc. Spanish Franciscan from Beniganim, Valencia region. Studied philosophy and theology at the university of Valencia and became a parish priest. At the age of 52, he took the Franciscan habit (15 May 1796) in the Nuestra Señora de Orito de la huerta de Alicante friary. Thanks to a papal dispensation, he was able to take his solemn profession after a novitiate of six months. Was involved with renovations at the Beniganim friary and later was sent to Palestine (1802), where he was the guardian/superior of Bethehem (1803) and later of San Sepulcro (1806) and Nazareth (1812, 1821). He died in Nazareth on August 31, 1825.

manuscripts/editions

Prior to his entry in the order:

Siete semanas de meditaciones para la mañana y tarde, con otras devociones, 2 Vols. (Valencia: Imp. Benito Monfort, 1789-1790).

Devoto septenario para los días de la semana en honor de María Santísima Señora nuestra, y provecho de sus devotos, en verso (Murcia: Viuda de Teruel, s.a.).

Entrega del corazón á Dios, glosando con décimas algunos lugares de la Sagrada Escritura (Murcia: Viuda de Teruel, 1794).

After his entry in the order:

Una Semana de Meditaciones para antes y después de la comunión, con un ejercicio de ayudar á bien morir, con otras devociones. This work apparently never reached the printing press.

Diálogo de la explicación práctica de las virtudes y vicios (Valencia: Imp. Benito Monfort, 1801).

To this should probably be added other non-published works, including a Año cristiano de meditaciones, a Historia de la Iglesia, and a Defensio Ecclesiae Catholicae.

vitae

Vita et mors Venerabilis Servi Dei Fr. Ludovici Esparza, Confessoris et Predicatoris, a manuscript of 13 pages apparently present in the Beniganim friary.

literature

J.V. Benavent, Apuntes biográficos del Venerable P. Doctor Luis Esparza, alcantarino de San Juan de la Ribera de Valencia (Valencia: Impr. De José M.ª Alpuente, 1900) [a short and rather hagiographical biography of 13 pages]; G. Boluda, 'El venerable P. Fray Luis Esparza', Archivo Ibero-Americano 12 (1925), 233-282; A. Arce, 'Franciscanos españoles en Tierra Santa', Archivo Ibero-Amerericano 7 (1947), 299. See also: https://jtudela12.wordpress.com/2015/01/05/venerable-doctor-pare-frai-luis-esparza-mateu-1744-1825/ [last checked on 11 December 2016]

 

 

 

 

Ludovicus Filicaia (Ludovico Filicaia, fl. mid 16th cent.)

OFMObs and later OFMCap. Florentine friar, with a rich literary culture (probably obtained in Observant studia). Became as Capuchin a prolific writer of biblical translations and versified saints’ lives, which he was able to publish, notwithstanding the difficulties to publish for capuchin friars, due to stringent order regulations. Maybe as a result of his literary style and culture, most Capuchin sources remain silent about him (probably because such ‘culture’ was frowned upon in the early Capuchin order).

editions

La Vita del nostro salvatore Jesu Christo, overo sacra storia evangelica tradotta non solo di latino in volgare, ma etiam in verso per dare materia al lettore di più suavemente côrre el frutto necessario alla vita di ciascuno fedel christiano dallo evangelico arbore, per me inutile servo di Christo frate Lodovico da Filicaia da Firenze, frate capuccino (Venice: Nicolò de Buscarini, 1548).

Gli Atti degli Apostoli secondo san Luca, tradotti in lingua volgare in terza rima, la Vita anchora et morte de dodici Apostoli di Jesu in quarta rima (Venice, 1549). [Also includes a Vita di san Giovanni Battista and several Laude]

Legenda overo Vita del dispregiator del mondo christofero santo Francesco, composta in ottave rime per lo inutile servo di Iesu Christo Lodovico da Filicaia da Firenze, frate capuccino indegno figiuolo del sopradetto (Venice, 1549). This text was re-edited in: Sisto da Pisa, ‘La Vita di santo Francesco del p. Ludovico Filicaia da Firenze, capuccino’, L’Italia francescana 12-15 (1937-1940). This Legenda is an Italian versified version of Bonaventure’s Legenda Major. Another vernacularisation of Bonaventure’s Legenda Major from this period is for instance the 1477 translation of the Legenda Major, published in Milan by Antonio Zaroto. See esp. Stanislao da Campagnola, ‘Un cinquecento francescano che contesta ‘novelle, poesie, historie e li prurienti canti’’, in: San Francesco e il Francescanesimo nella letteratura italiana dal rinascimento al romanticismo. Atti del Convegno Nazionale (Assisi, 18-20 maggio 1989), ed. Silvio Pasquazi (Rome, 1990), 57-89 (65, note 27& pp. 76ff.)

literature

Francesco Gonzaga, De Origine Seraphicae Religionis, 88.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ludovicus Henning (Ludwig Henning, fl. early 16th cent.)

German friar. Probably entered the Franciscan order in Danzig (Gdansk). Probably began his degree studies in theology at the Studium Generale of Padua before 1498, where he obtained the licence of theology in January 1503. Doctor theologiae in November of the same year. In 1504 he held the chair of theology at the Universsity of Wittenberg (also dean in 1505), where he read the Sentences of Lombard and engaged in several publication activities. Discovering that his students found Scotus difficult to understand (one wonders why), he edited for the printing press the Scotus compendium of Antonius Sirecti and the Additiones of his own teacher from Padua, Mauritius Hibernicus (de Portu). Henning, who also had some humanistic leanings, became involved with the further development of Franciscan theology at the new universities of Wittenberg and Frankfurt a.d. Oder. Provincial minister of the Saxony province between 1507 and 1515. Quite a lot of his activities as provincial minister well-documented, also thanks to the chronicle-activities of his secretary (discussed in Honemann (2015), 822f., and edited and studied in Doelle (1915), 2-32, 35-89). Thanks to that information and additional references in other order chronicles, we know, for instance, that he was active in reforming female religious houses of Poor Clares. In 1507 and 1508, he produced a series of religious rules for the Poor Clares of Breslau. For the Poor Clares of Weißenfels, he wrote in March 1513 a series of new statutes (which he previously had communicated orally). For his other activities in the Saxonia province, which saw much division on issues of reform (Martinians, versus Observantes sub vicariis, reform under a visitator regiminis and Conventuals etc.), see esp. the study of Bernd Schmies and the shorter sketches of Honemann and Schlageter.

manuscripts/editions

Statutes for the Nuns of Weißenfels: MS Dresden, Staatsarchiv Or.Ur. 9964. These statutes have been edited by Ferdinand Doelle, Franziskanische Studien 1 (1914), 359-362. [Apparently, the Weißenfels statutes are the only surviving medieval/early modern statutes of Poor Clares communities in the Saxony province. Many elements of these statutes are directly concerned with the maintenance of religious life (taken from the Doelle edition, 360-362): ‘Et quidem imprimis moneo et hortor vos omnes et singulas sorores in visceribus Jesu Christi, ut mutuam pacem, concordiam et charitatem fovere et conservare studeatis, quod, ut melius observeretur, sub pena excommunicationis mando, ne aliqua sororum altere detrahat, aut quippiam mali de ea loquator, aut infirma aliqua secularibus personis revelet. Item nulla soror temere loquatur contra edificia erecta aut erigenda, cum ex mea ordinatione et beneplacito fiant pro bono monasterii vestri. Item mando, ut nulla soror loquatur cum artificibus aut edificatoribus quemadmodum, nec cum aliis quibuscumque personis secularibus, nisi exigente necessitate et opportunitate, et tunc fiat de licentia domine abbatisse iuxta modum vobis prescriptum in regula. Ad id districte mando, ut nulla soror sola loquatur talibus personis secularibus aut religiosis, sed ordinentur et deputentur due mature sorores, que ambo, aut ad minus una earum, sint presentes, audientes et attendentes, ut verba sororum sic loquentium religiosa sint et honesta statui et ordini earum non derogancia. Et sorores, que sic licentiate personis talibus loquuntur, non debeat submurmurare aut silenter auribus insusurrare, sed patenter, que necessaria et oportuna fuerint, loqui, ita ut auscultatrices presentes id valeant audire. Item statuo, ordino et mando, ut puelle seculares nequaquam maneant aut retineantur in monasterio vestro, nisi forte ordinem et religionis vestem assumere velint, in quo casu anuo, ut uno anno aut dimidio vobiscum in monasterio manere et in hiis, que honestatis religionisque sunt, inbui valeant, antequam ordinem et religionis vestem assumant. Et nunc quidem consensi et consentio, ut sex poelle investiantur, deinceps vero nulla assumetur ad ordinem aut investiatur sine consensu meo speciali. Item, ut sorores novicie et alie iuvencule studiosius in disciplina regulari educantur, ordino et precipio, ut per dominam abbatissam deputetur una honesta et matura soror, cuius directioni (p. 361) omnes predicte novicie et iuvencule subsint. Et ipsa sit communis magistra et informatrix omnium talium. Et nulla soror aliquas novitias specialiter sibi deputare aut in curam suam suscipere amplius presumat. (…) Item mando, ut clausura monasterii diligentissime observetur. Nec sub horis divinis aperiatur, nisi magna id exigerit necessitas. Super quod venerabilis domina abbatissa et seniores singulariter invigilare debent unacum patribus confessoribus, quibus id sub eterne maledictionis pena, quemadmodum per ordinationes apostolicas michi iniungitur, mando. (…) Item mando sub pena excommunicationis, ut nulla soror quicquam, sive magnum fuerit sive parvum, extra monasterium et ordinem personis secularibus dare aut vendere presumat, cum iuxta statum, ordinem et professionem vestram sic passim dare aut vendere minime potestis, eo quod nullam proprietatem in speciali habere debitis. Item ordino et mando, ut omnes et singule sorores, quas causa rationabilis et manifesta non excusat, die noctuque ad persolvendum divinum officium in choro conveniant. Et si alique frequenter Matutinum neglexerint, puta bis aut eo amplius in ebdomada, puniantur, ut tempore prandii sedeant in terra. (…) Item ordino et sub pena excommunicationis districte precipio, ut nulla soror litteras seu brevia, aut dirigat principibus, aut aliis quibuscunque secularibus sive religiosis personis, nisi prius domina abbatissa ad hoc consensum prebuerit et ipsas litteras viderit et legerit. (…) (p. 362) Hec sunt, charissime sorores, que, dum presens fui, vive vocis oraculo vobis tradidi, et jam in hiis scriptis trado monendo, hortando, rogando et districte precipiendo, ut ea studiose adimplere curetis, quo tandem per viam mandatorum et consiliorum Christi, que servare vovistis ad terminum felicitatis supreme pervenire sine offensa valeatis.’

Edition of Antonius Sirecti Scotus compendium and the Additiones of Mauritius Hibernicus. See Schmies.

Edition of the Statuta Julii (October, 1509).

literature

L. Lemmens, ‘Die Provinzialminister der alten sächsischen Provinz’, Beiträge zur Geschichte der sächsischen Franziskanerprovinz vom hl. Kreuze 2 (1909), 10f; Ferdinand Doelle, ‘Die Statuten der Klarissen zu Weißenfels aus dem jahre 1513’, Franziskanische Studien 1 (1914), 356-362; Ferdinand Doelle, Reformtätigkeit des Provinzials Ludwig Henning in der sächsischen Ordensprovinz (1507-1515), Franziskanische Studien. Beiheft, 3 (Münster i.W., 1915); J. Schlageter, 'Das Franziskanerkloster zu Wittenberg bei der Gründung der Universität (1502) und im Beginn der Reformation (1517/25)', Wissenschaft & Weisheit 65 (2002), 82-111 (esp. 93); Bernd Schmies, ‘Ludwig Henning Provinzialminister 1507 bis 1515’, in: Management und Minoritas. Lebensbilder sächsischer Franziskanerprovinziale vom 13. bis zum 20. Jahrhundert, ed. Dieter Berg, in Saxonia Franciscana. Beiheft, 1 (Kevelaer 2003), 89-143; Volker Honemann, ‘Die Reformbewegungen des 15. und frühen 16. Jahrhunderts in der Saxonia’, Geschichte der Sächsischen Franziskanerprovinz, 1: Von den Anfängen bis zur Reformation, ed. Volker Honemann (Paderborn: Ferdinand Schöningh, 2015), 136-145; Johannes Schlageter, ‘Franziskanische theologie des Mittelalters in der Saxonia’, in: Geschichte der Sächsischen Franziskanerprovinz, 1: Von den Anfängen bis zur Reformation, ed. Volker Honemann (Paderborn: Ferdinand Schöningh, 2015), 518; Volker Honemann, ‘Franziskanische Geschichtsschreibung’, in: Geschichte der Sächsischen Franziskanerprovinz, 1: Von den Anfängen bis zur Reformation, ed. Volker Honemann (Paderborn: Ferdinand Schöningh, 2015), 822-824.

 

 

 

 

Ludovicus Hieronymus de Oré (Luis Jerónimo de Oré, 1554-31 January 1629)

OFM. Franciscan preacher and chronicler from Peru. Born in the Ayacucho district of the Guamanga region/province in a conquistador family. Active in the Doce Apóstoles province. He studies in the Franciscan friaries of Ayacucho and Lima, and he was ordained priest by Archbishop Toribio on December 31, 1582. Fulfilled several teaching assignments and subsequently he was engaged in missionary endeavors, known for his linguistic prowess. Worked as a missionary in Peruvian and Bolivian regions (such as Cailloma, Valle de Jauja, Andamarca, Potosí, Cuzco). Around 1604 (and possibly already earlier), he traveled to Italy and Spain to recruit missionaries for expeditions and work in Florida. Subsequently active as visitator of Franciscan friaries in Cuba and Florida. Once again in Spain between 1617 and 1620. In 1620, he was appointed bishop of Concepción, Chili, where he entered his see in 1623 and where he died after an active apostolate in 1629 (or 1630?). Expert in Quechua and Aymara, the Indian languages of the Andes region. Productive author.

editions

Symbolo Cathólico Indiano, en el cual se declaran los misterios de la fe contenidos en los tres symbolos cathólicos, apostólico, niceno y de san Athanasio. Contiene asi mesmo una descripción del nuevo orbe y de los naturales. Y un orden de enseñarles la doctrina christiana en las dos lenguas generales, quichua y aymamrá, con un fonfesionario breve y cathecismo de la comunión (Lima: Antonio Ricardo, 1598)

Ritual o manual de Párrocos (Naples, 1602). A second, revised edition appeared as Rituale seu Manuale Peruanorum (Naples: apud Io. Iacobum Cartinum et Constantinum Vitalem, 1607)

Relación de los Mártires de la Florida (Madrid, 1617)

Relación histórica de la Florida, escrita en el siglo XVII, ed. Atanasio Lopez, 2 Vols. (Madrid, 1931). Also published in Erudición Ibero-Americana 1 & 2 (1930-1931).

Arte y vocabulario en las dos lenguas quechua y aimará. No edition known.

Sermones de las dominicas y fiestas del año, en las dos lenguas quechua y aymará Not clear whether this work has been printed.

literature

Odilo Gómez, ‘El conocido misionero franciscano, historiador y obispo, Fr. Luis Jerónimo de Oré, conduce en 1613 una expedición de su orden a Venezuela’, AIA 30 (1970), 513-515; Manuel de Castro, Bibliografía de las bibliografias franciscanas españolas e hispanoamericanas, Publicaciones de Archivo Ibero-Americano (Madrid: Ed. Cisneros, 1982), 156 (no. 635); Manuel de Castro y Castro, ‘Lenguas indigenas americanas transmitidas por los Franciscanos del siglo XVI’, in: Actas del II Congreso Internacional sobre los Franciscanos en el Nuevo Mundo (siglo XVI) (Madrid: DEIMOS, 1988), 553-554.

With thanks to dr. Robin Vose.

 

 

 

 

Ludovicus Hyacinthus de Platea (Louis Hyacinthe de la Place/Jean-Claude de La Place, 1673-1737)

OFMRec from Rouen. Entered the Recollects in 1691. Ordained priest in 1696 and professor of theology at the Saint Denis friary of Paris, as well as guardian of the Vitry-le-François friary between 1706 and 1709. Then provincial commissioner for the mission in Canada. He arrived in Quebec on 8 September 1710, where he worked until October 1720. Then he returned yo Paris, where he became provincial of the Saint Denis province in 1725 and agein in 1734. He died at Versailles on 30 January 1737. Author?

literature

Odoric Jouve, Les Franciscains et le Canada: aux Trois-Rivières (Paris, 1934), passim; Bulletin des recherches historiques (de Quebec) 17 (1911), 175 & 29 (1923) 239; Dictionary of Canadian Biography II (Toronto, 1969), 345; DHGE XXX, 573; Dictionary of Canadian Biography (http://www.biographi.ca/en/bio/la_place_louis_hyacinthe_de_2E.html.)

 

 

 

 

Ludovicus Iglesias González (1767-1834)

OFM. Born in Santa Maria de Asados, Rianjo (La Coruña). Member of the Santiago province. Minister general of the order. Died in Aranjuez.

literature

Manuel de Castro, ‘Luis Iglesias González, OFM’, in: Gran enciclopedia gallega XVI, 210-213; Manuel de Castro, Bibliografía de las bibliografias franciscanas españolas e hispanoamericanas, Publicaciones de Archivo Ibero-Americano (Madrid: Ed. Cisneros, 1982), 130 (no. 434).

 

 

 

 

Ludovicus Jacobili

Mario Sensi, `Il Trattato del terz'Ordine di S. Francesco di Lodovico Iacobilli', Analecta TOR, 29 (1998), 87-142 (= Santi e Santità nel Movimento Penitenziale Francescano dal Duecento al Cinquecento. Atti del Convegno di Studi Francescani Assisi, 11-12 febbraio, 1998, ed. Lino Temperini (Rome: Editrice Analecta TOR, 1998).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ludovicus Kellen (Louis Kellen, 1617-1694)

OFM. Friar from Luxemburg. Order administrator in German and Belgian provinces; author and translator of catechetical, ascetical, and hagiographical works….

literature

Juan de San Antonio, Bibliotheca Universa Franciscana II, 299; Sbaralea, Supplementum III, 272; Unsere Toten (=Rhenania Franciscan Sondernummer 1941), 108-109; Franziskanische Studien 37 (1955), 201-217; DSpir VIII, 1695-1696

 

 

 

 

Ludovicus Luzanus (Luis Lozano, fl. c. 1700)

OFM. Member of the Santiago province.

literature

AIA 15 (1955), 336-337; Manuel de Castro, Bibliografía de las bibliografias franciscanas españolas e hispanoamericanas, Publicaciones de Archivo Ibero-Americano (Madrid: Ed. Cisneros, 1982), 141 (no. 517).

 

 

 

 

Ludovicus Maria Sinistrari (Ludovico Maria Sinistrari, 1632-1701)

OFMRif. Italian friar from the Milan province. Active as preacher and theology professor. Wrote several large books for inquisitors and confessors. His De Demonialibus, one of the last major works on demonology to appear in the Early Modern Period recapitulates a lot of lore concerning demons, incubi and succubi. The work was used by Joris-Karl Huysmans (d. 1907) for his roman on Satanism (1891).

manuscripts and editions

Practica Criminalis illustrata (Rome, 1693).

Formularium Criminale & De Delictis et Poenis (…) (Venice, 1700).

De Demonialibus et Animalibus Incubis et Succubis (…): MS Milan, Ambrosoana>>l London, British Library>>. Only one part of this text was published by Ludovico himself in the De Delictis. A first full edition with French translation was provided by Isidore Liseux in 1872, based on a manuscript from London. Other French and English editions followed in the late 19th century. A new issue of Liseux’s edition/translation appeared as: De la Démonialité et des animaux incubes et succubes, où l’on prouve qu’il existe sur terre des créatures raisonnables autres que l’homme… rachetées  par N.S. Jésus-Christ et capables de salut ou de damnation. Traduit du Latin par Isidore Liseux. Traduction revue et annotée par Isabelle Hersant, ed. Xavier Carrère (Toulouse: Editions Ombres, 1998). Cf. review in AFH 91 (1998), 596f.

literature

Sbaralea, Supplementum III, 273; AFH 18 (1925), 131, 139; Collectanea Franciscana 13 (1943), 185; Collectanea Franciscana, Bibliographia Franciscana X, 164; Studi Francescani, 3rd ser. 23 (1951), 93-100.

 

 

 

 

Ludovicus Maria Vidua (Vedova/Lodovico Maria Vedova di Venetia, fl. early 18th cent.)

Observant friar.

editions

Essercitii spirituali da farsi per i giorni della settimana (Venice: P. Baglioni, 1706)

Considerazioni morali (Parma, 1695).

literature

 DSpir XVI, 338-339.

 

 

 

 

 

Ludovicus Masnaghus (Ludovico Masnaghi da Varese, d. 1661)

OFMConv. He did his first studies of theology in Florence, where he stood out because of his public defense of Scotist theological positions. He was accepted into the Collegium S. Bonaventurae in 1628 and subsequently became regent lector in Pavia. He soon was also made public professor of metaphysics at Pavia university by the Pavia senate. In 1633, he was elected provincial minister of the Milan province, still at a relatively young age. He helped reconstruct the Varese friary, which had collapsed in 1634. After his provincialate, Masnaghi returned to Milan, where he also became a counselor of the Archbishop, and where he went in spiritual retreat. He was appointed general procurator for his order in Rome in 1653 by Pope Alexander VII (with whom Masnaghi apparently had amical contacts). He died on 14 October 1661, at the age of 56.

editions

Theoscholion Theologicum pars prima, ad Card. Pamphilium (Milan: Ludovico Monza, 1653).

Bivio dell'umana operazione (Milan: Ludovico Monza, 1659).

literature

Giovanni Franchini, Bibliosofia e memorie letterarie di scrittori Francescani conventuali Ch'hanno scritto dopo 'Anno 1585 (Modena: Eredi Soliani Stampatori, 1693), 405-407.

 

 

 

 

 

Ludovicus Miske (d. 1768)

Chronicler.

literature

Witold Henryk Gral, ‘Kroniki franciszkanskie Zakonu Braci mniejszych Konwentualnych w Polsce’, Lignum Vitae 6 (2005), 361-379.

 

 

 

 

 

Ludovicus Mondellus (d. after 1510)

Italian friar. Edited Mario Filelfo’s Novum Epistolarium sive Ars Scribendi Epistolas (1481) [and no less than 17 later editions).

 

 

 

Ludovicus Nicolaus (Ludovic/Louis Nicolas du Puy, fl. second half 17th cent.)

OFMConv. Member of the Saint Bonaventure province and guardian of the Puy friary. Known for a rule commentary/explanation that caused some discussion in the order because of the position that transgressions of equivalent requirements in the rule of Francis were not necessarily a case of mortal sin.

editions

Quaestiones, Et Observationes quaedam circa Regulam Sancti Francisci (Le Puy-en-Velay [Anicium]: P. Delagarde, 1685). Accessible via Google Books.

literature

Giovanni Franchini, Bibliosofia e memorie letterarie di scrittori Francescani conventuali Ch'hanno scritto dopo 'Anno 1585 (Modena: Eredi Soliani Stampatori, 1693), 408.

 

 

 

Ludovicus Nutus (Ludovico/Luigi Nuti da Porte Ferraio, 1627-1668)

OFMConv. Born in San Miniato on 29 February 1627. Took the habit in the Piombino friary and later moved to San Miniato. Active as Magister Studium in Pisa and student (collegialis) at the Padua college in 1650. Lector in the Colle friary the same year (as well as teacher of logic in the public school of the town). After finishing his college studies, he was made Baccalauereus conventus in Venice in 1653, regent lector in Pisa in 1654 (a position he kept until 1658). Subsequently regent in Genoa and Venice, until he was made regent of the Padua College in the course of 1662. The same year, Duke Ferdinand II of Tuscany called him to Pisa, to teach theology at the University. He stayed there until his rather sudden death on 3 July, 1668, while preparing for press his Chronica Minoritici sodalitii in Provincia Etruriae, for which he had made several archival journeys throughout the order province.

manuscripts

Chronica Minoritici sodalitii in Provincia Etruriae: Incomplete manuscript, kept in the library of S. Miniato (Florence).

Episcopi Minoritici e Provincia Thusciae: Incomplete manuscript, kept in the library of S. Miniato (Florence).

literature

Giovanni Franchini, Bibliosofia e memorie letterarie di scrittori Francescani conventuali Ch'hanno scritto dopo 'Anno 1585 (Modena: Eredi Soliani Stampatori, 1693), 408-409; Miscellanea Francescana 25 (1925), 92.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ludovicus Rhenensis (Ludovicus van Reyn van Duinkerke, d. 1718)

OFMCap

literature

Hildebrand van Hooglede, ‘Ludovicus de Reyn van Duinkerke’, in: Idem Miscellanea II, 993-996.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ludovicus Rinieri (Luigi Rinieri, fl. 18th cent.)

OFM. Chronicler

editions

Memorie del convento dell’Osservanza di Bologna 1712-1784, ed. Marco Poli & Manuela Rubbini, Collana di Cronache bolognesi d’epoca medioevale, moderna e contemporanea, 3 (Bologna, 1999). 

literature 

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Ludovicus de Sancto Francisco (Luis de San Francisco, fl. later 16th cent.)

OFM. Portuguese friar. Member of the Santiago province. Professor of Hebrew at Salamanca.

editions

Globus Canonum et Arcanorum Linguae Sanctae (1586)

literature

A. Kleinhans, ‘De grammatica Hebreica P. Ludovici S. Francisci’, Antonianum 1 (1926), 102-108; Manuel de Castro, Bibliografía de las bibliografias franciscanas españolas e hispanoamericanas, Publicaciones de Archivo Ibero-Americano (Madrid: Ed. Cisneros, 1982), 141 (no. 522).

 

 

 

 

Ludovicus Rodriguez (Luis Rodríguez, fl.mid 16th cent.)

OFM. Friar from the Santiago province. Traveled in 1542 to New Spain and fulfilled several administrative functions (including provincial minister of the Santo Evangelio province between 1561 and 1566. Returned to Spain after 1566, where he became provincial minister of the San Miguel province. Would have translated the Proverbs of Salomon, Ecclesiastes, parts of Thomas a Kempis's De imitatione Christi, and a treatise De Contemptu Mundi into Mexican. Besides he supposedly rote a few catechistic texts in the same language.

literature

Juan de San Antonio, BUF II, 304; Cipriano Muñoz y Manzano, conde de la Viñaza & Carmelo Sáenz de Santa Maria, Bibliografia Española de Lenguas Indigenas de America (Madrid, 1892/Reprint Madrid: Ediciones Atlas, 1977), 254-255; Manuel de Castro y Castro, ‘Lenguas indigenas americanas transmitidas por los Franciscanos del siglo XVI’, in: Actas del II Congreso Internacional sobre los Franciscanos en el Nuevo Mundo (siglo XVI) (Madrid: DEIMOS, 1988), 518-519.

 

 

 

 

Ludovicus Rodriguez (Luis Rodríguez, fl. early 17th cent.)

OFM. Friar from Noya (la Coruña). Scotist theologian in the Santiago province.

literature

AIA 5 (1945), 81-83; Manuel de Castro, Bibliografía de las bibliografias franciscanas españolas e hispanoamericanas, Publicaciones de Archivo Ibero-Americano (Madrid: Ed. Cisneros, 1982), 170 (no. 730).

 

 

 

 

Ludovicus Schönmerlin (fl. 1485)

OMObs. Lector in the convent of Than (1483). In 1483-1485 he compiled and rewrote in Solothurn a liturgical-catechetical collection [Jahrzeitenbuch: MS Munich cgm 4700 (autograph)].

manuscripts

Calendarium: MS Munich cgm 4700, ff. >>

Orationes: MS Munich cgm 4700, ff. >>

Ludwich Schönmerlin’s German version of Robertus Caracciolus’ lengthy Good Friday Sermon De Doloribus, Anxietatibus et Amaritudinibus Christi [Sermo 69 of Robert’s Quadragesimale]: MS Munich cgm 4700, ff. 15r-145v.

Ludwich Schönmerlin’s reworking of a confession treatise, dating from 25 Sept, 1483, and dedicated to ‘frow Elß von Mosack’. It amounts to a reworking of a fourteenth-century Bihtebuochs that he had encountered in a now lost manuscript kept in Straßburg, Johanniterbibl. (of which we have a partial 18th-century manuscript copy in Straßburg, Bibl. Municip. 810b that does not contain the Bihtebuochs, however. We still have a 1784 printed version of that work, included in the work of Oberlin. by Oberlin). Schönmerlin's reworking can be found in: MS Munich cgm 4700, ff. 201r-260v.

Register on a biblical commentary by Petrus de Tarantasia: MS Munich clm 5622 ff. 220r-223v (an. 1469)

literature

J.J. Oberlin, Bihtebuoch, dabey die Bezeichenunge der hl. Messe (Straßburg, 1784), 1-74; L. Pfleger, ‘Fr. Ludwich Schönmerlin, ein Thanner Franziskaner des ausgehenden 15. Jahrhunderts’, Straßburger Diözesanblatt 4 (1902), 107f.; F. Landmann, ‘Zum Predigtwesen der Straßburger Franziskanerprovinz in der letzten Zeit des Mittelalters’, Franziskanische Studien 15 (1928), 107f; Alemania Franciscana Antiqua III (1957), 112; Alemania Franciscana Antiqua VIII (1962), 215f; K. Berg, Der Tugenden Buch, MTU 7 (1964), 66f, 225-227; Nigel Palmer, ZfdA 108 (1979), 174; Karin Schneider, ‘Schönmerlin, Ludwig OFM’, Die deutsche Lit. des MA, Verfasserlexikon, VIII (1992), 827-828 & XI (2004), 1384.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ludovicus Scotus (Ludovico/Luigi Scoti da Catania, fl. later 17th cent.)

OFMConv. Taught at several Italian study houses (Casale Monserrato, Palermo, Perugia Genoa, and also at the Franciscan collegium of Bologna). Also active as visitator in the Sardegna province in 1685. Appointed provincial minister of Sicily in 1690 by papal decision. He is first and foremost know as a preacher, who left behind three volumes of lectures/sermons on the Gospel readings for the Sun- and feast days of the liturgical year.

editions

Lezioni, o esposizioni letterali, e morali supra gl'Evangelii delle Domeniche, e Feste di tutto l'anno 3 Vols. (Venice: Giovanni Battista Tramontini, 1688).

literature

Giovanni Franchini, Bibliosofia e memorie letterarie di scrittori Francescani conventuali Ch'hanno scritto dopo 'Anno 1585 (Modena: Eredi Soliani Stampatori, 1693), 410-411.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ludovicus Silvester (Ludovico Silvestri da San Angelo in Vado fl. late 16th-early 17th cent.)

OFMConv. Regent lector at the studia of Fano, Brescia, Milan and Padua. Personal theologian of the Bishop of Ivrea in Piedmont and later counselor/personal theologian of the Duke of Urbino. He re-edited and corrected works of Richard of Middleton. Based on manuscript research, Ludovico corrected mistakes present in the 1489 and 1507/1509 Venice editions of Richard's works, and added conclusions and comments. Ludovico Silvestri apparently died in 1622 (in San Angelo in Vado?).

editions

Clarissimi Theologi Magistri Riccardi de Mediavilla Seraphici Ord. Min. Convent. Super Quatuor Libros Sententiarum Petri Mombardi Quaestiones subtilissimae, 4 Vols. (Brescia: Apud Vincentium Sabbium, 1591). The second, third and fourth volumes are accessible via Google Books.

Quolibeta Doctoris Eximii Ricardi de Mediavilla Ordinis Minorum, Quaestiones Octuaginta Continentia (Brescia: 1591). Accessible via Google Books.

literature

Giovanni Franchini, Bibliosofia e memorie letterarie di scrittori Francescani conventuali Ch'hanno scritto dopo 'Anno 1585 (Modena: Eredi Soliani Stampatori, 1693), 413-414.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ludovicus Solaris (Ludovico Solari/Louis Solaire de Nice, fl. second half 17th cent.)

OFMConv. Born in Nice or elsewhere in the Provence, he made his profession in Turin. He was a preacher of renown, who held Lenten cycles in the the Duomo of Turin, the Duomo of Orvieto (1688), Santa Maria in Bergamo (1689), and elsewhere. He was public professor of metaphysics at the University of Turin, as well as guardian of the local friary, titular provincial of the Dania province, as well as order secretary between 1683 and 1689.

editions

Orazione funebre, alla morte del Conte Filippo d'Agliè, detta nelle solenni esequie fatte al medesimo nella Chiesa di S. Francesco di Torino (Turin, 1665).

Orazione funebre alla morte di Filippo Quarto Re di Spagna?

General chapter sermon held at the occasion of the election of the General Minister Binus Hispellensis (Pavia: Marco, 1665).

Pudicitiae triunphus, de immaculata Conceptione B.M.V., Poema heroicum (Turin: Zappata, 1666).

Epitalamio per le nozze del Conte Gioseffe Antonio Castelli, e Contessa Vittoria Margarita Solari, Epistola heroica (...) (Turin: Zappata, 1672).

literature

Giovanni Franchini, Bibliosofia e memorie letterarie di scrittori Francescani conventuali Ch'hanno scritto dopo 'Anno 1585 (Modena: Eredi Soliani Stampatori, 1693), 411-413; Francesco Saverio Quadrio, Della Storia, e della Ragione d'Ogni Poesia, Volume Secondo (...) (Milan: Francesco Agnelli, 1741), 584;Miscellanea Francescana 31 (1931), 99.

 

 

 

 

 

Ludovicus Sotelo (d. 1624), beatus)

OFMDisc.

literature

Gerold Fussenegger, ‘Sotelo, Luis’, Lexikon für Theologie und Kirche 3IX, 741.

 

 

 

 

 

Ludovicus Tregliottus (Ludovico Tregliotta da Castellana, fl. early 17th cent.)

OFMConv. Friar from Puglia.

editions

Dell'incendio del Vesuvio succeduto l'anno 1631, e de'mirabili suoi effetti (Naples: Lazaro Scorrigia, 1632).

literature

Giovanni Franchini, Bibliosofia e memorie letterarie di scrittori Francescani conventuali Ch'hanno scritto dopo 'Anno 1585 (Modena: Eredi Soliani Stampatori, 1693), 414.

 

 

 

 

 

Ludovicus Zapata de Cardena (Luis Zapata de Cárdenas, d. 1590)

OFMObs. Missionary and Bishop. Author of catechetical works. Born in Llereba (Badajos) in or around 1510 within a noble household. Became a soldier in the armies of Emperor Charles V, active in the German land and Flanders. He became a kight of Alcantará prior to entering the Franciscan order in the Hornachos friary (San Miguel province) when he was more or less 40 years old. Fulfilled several charges as guardian and in 1560 was appointed general commissarius for Peru, traveling to the New World with a group of 51 franciscan friars. Would stay in South America until 1566, when he returned to Spain and was elected provincial minister of the San Miguel province. He was appointed to the episcopal see of Cartagena de Indias in Colombia, accepting this post after his three year stint as provincial minister had ended. In 1570, he was transferred to the archepiscopal see of Santa Fe de Bogotá (Colombia). Known for his emphasis on religious discipline, religious instruction of adolescents and for his engagement with the spiritual welfare of converted indigenous people. He died in Bogotá on 24 January 1590.

editions

Catechismo (1576). It was edited in modern times as: Fray Luis Zapata de Cárdenas, O.F.M. Segundo Arzobispo de Santa Fe de Bogotá (1573-1590). Primer Catecismo en Santa Fe de Bogotá. Manual de Pastoral Diocesana del siglo SVI, ed. & trans. Alberto Lee López (Bogotá, 1988).

literature

John Jairo Marin Tamayo, Une stratégie de construction d’une nouvelle indentité socioculturelle chez les indigènes du Nouveau-Royaume de Granade au XVIe siècle: la production du ‘Catéchisme de Fray Luiz Zapata de Cardenas’, Diss. (Laval, 2002); Marin Tamayo, J. (2012/2). 'Disciplina y disciplinamiento social en el Catecismo de Fray Luis Zapata de Cárdenas (1576)', Tiempos Modernos 7:25 (2012), 1-31; Martha Lucia Pulido Correa, 'El Catecismo de Fray Luis Zapata de Cárdenas (1576), traducción cultural: Tentativa de comprensión de la historia cultural y religiosa de Colombia', Mutatis Mutandis. Revista latinoamericana de Traducción 8:1 (2015), 148-162.

 

 

 

Luetke Namens (Lütke Namens, 1498-1574)

Francisan educator and counterreformatory activist.

literature

Detlev Kraack, ‘Die gegenreformatorischen Pläne des Franziskanermönchs Lütke Namens (1498-1574) und die Gründung der Flenzburger Lateinschule (1566)’, in: Konfessionelle Pluralität als Herausforderung. Koexistenz und Konflikt in Spätmittelalter und Früher Neuzeit. Winfried Eberhard zum 65. Geburtstag, ed. Joachum Bahlcke, Karen Lambrecht & Hans-Christian Maner (Leipzig: Leipziger Universitätsverlag, 2006).

 

 

 

Luigi Antonio Sabbatini (1732-1809)

Italian Franciscan friar, composer and musical theorist. In Bologna he studied in the school of music of Father Giovanni Battista Martini. Subsequentlym he entered the Bologna San Francesco monastery. Became maestro di cappella at the S. Barnaba Basilica in Marino (1767) and later fulfilled a comparable function first at the Franciscan Basilica dei Santi XII Apostoli in Rome (1772) and thereafter at the Basilica of S. Antonio in Padua (from 1786 until his death). He wrote sacred music and engaged in musical theory.

editions

Trattato sopra le Jughe (Venice, 1802), an analysis of Vallotti’s fugues.

Elementi teorici della musica (Rome 1789-90).

Proprium de tempore Adventus. Introito, graduale, offertorio communio mottetti a 4 voci, Corpus Musicum Franciscanum, 15:4 (Padua: Centro Studi Antoniani, 2010).

 

 

 

Luigi lo Verde

Conventual friar. A number of his letters have been edited.

editions

Luigi lo Verde frate minore conventuale, Epistolario, ed. F. Rotolo (Palermo, 1999).

 

 

 

Luzzo Amadeus de Venetia (Luzzo Amadeo da Venezia, d. 1748)

OFMObs.

literature

Ludovico Antonio Muratori, Carteggi con Aa … Amadio Maria di Venezia, ed. Gianni Fabbri & Daniela Gianaroli, Edizione Nazionale del Carteggio di L.A. Muratori 1 (Florence, 1997). [Cf. Aevum 71 (1997), 894-895.]