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Mahusius (Mahusius van Oudenaerde, fl. mid 16th cent.) 

Malachias Hibernicus (Malachy of Limerick, ca. 1300)

Malachias Tschamser (d. 1742)

Manfredus de Tortona (Terdonensis; Dertonensis/ thirteenth century)

Manfredus Vercellensis (Manfredo da Vercelli)

Mansuetus de Novocastro (de Neufchâteau, fl. 17th cent.)

Manuel Biedma (fl. late seventeenth cent.)

Manuel Carvajal (fl. c. 1700)

Manuel da Ilha (fl. c. 1630)

Manuel de Anduaga (fl. later 17th cent.)

Manuel de Arceniega (d. 1796?)

Manuel de Argüello (fl. c. 1700)

Manuel de Cenaculo (Manuel do Cenáculo)

Manuel de Harco Portillo (Manuel de Harce y Portillo, fl. c. 1770)

Manuel de Jean (1676-1739)

Manuel de Monzabal (fl. c. 1680)

Manuel de Najera (fl. later 18th cent.)

Manuel de Sancto Ludovico (Manuel de S. Luís, d. 1742)

Manuel de Sancto Martino (Manuel de San Martín, fl. c. 1670)

Manuel de Sobreviela (fl. late 18th cent.)

Manuel de Valladolid (fl. c. 1430)

Manuel de Yangües (1630-1675)

Manuel Espino (fl. later 18th cent.)

Manuel Fernández Sidrón (d. 1747/48)

Manuel González (fl. c. 1708)

Manuel Guardiola y Rueda (fl. c. 1760)

Manuel Joseph de Villegas (fl. early 17th cent.)

Manuel Maria de Sanlucar (Manuel Maria de Sanlúcar/de Barrameda, 1781-1851)

Manuel Navarrete (d. 1802)

Manuel Negrete (fl. ca. 1800)

Manuel Pérez de Quiroga (fl. early eighteenth cent.)

Manuel Rodríguez (1546-1613, Salamanca)

Manuel Trujillo (Manuel María Trujillo y Jurado, fl. late 18th cent.)

Marcel Ribadeneira (fl. early 17th cent.)

Marcellianus Dalhover, ca. 1655-1707)

Marcellianus von Auer (Marzellianus von Auer, fl. first half 18th cent.)

Marcellinus Brugensis (Marcel van Brugge/Marcellien de Bruges/Juan Pardo, c. 1580-29 november 1637)

Marcellinus De Pisa (Marcellino da Pisa, fl. first half 17th cent.)

Marcellus de Palermo (Marcello da Palermo)

Marcellus Harclius (Marcellus Harcly/Hardy, 1581-1662)

Marchesinus de Regio Lepidi (Marchesio da Reggio/Johannes Marchesinus, fl. late 13th cent.)

Marcus [fra Marco] (

Marcus a Bauduen, see: Marcus de Baudunio

Marcus Aguado (fl. 16th cent.)

Marcus Antonius Capelli

Marcus Antonius Galitius de Carpenedolo (Marcantonio Galizzi, 1599-1665)

Marcus de Alcala (Marco de Alcalá, fl. c. 1730)

Marcus de Aviano (17th cent.)

Marcus de Bethania, see: Marcus de Lissabon

Marcus de Bocanegra (Marcus Jaramillo de Bocanegra, fl. early 18th cent.)

Marcus de Baudunio OFMCap (Marc de Baudun/Antoine Bec, 1606-1692)

Marcus de Bononia (Marco da Bologna, fl. 15th cent.), beatus

Marcus de Broduno (1590-1660)

Marcus de Lissabon (ca. 1511-1591)

Marcus de Montefeltre (fl. ca. 1270)

Marcus de Montegallo (1425-1496) beatus

Marcus de Nicia (Marcos de Niza/Nizza, d. 1558)

Marcus de Orvieto (fl. late thirteenth century)

Marcus de Summa Ripa (de Sommario, d. ca. 1419)

Marcus de Summa Riva (Marco di Sommariva del Bosco/Somariva dël Bòsch, fl. first half 15th cent.)

Marcus de Viterbo (d. 1369)

Marcus Jaramillo, see: Marcus de Bocanegra

Marcus Kloz (d. 1763)

Marcus Ordoñez (Marcos Ordóñez, fl. c. 1760)

Marcus Trevisanus?

Marcus Ulmensis (fl.ca. 1400)

Marcus Vigerius de Savona (d. 1516)

Mare de Alvernia (d. ca. 1430)

Maria de Agreda, see: Maria de Jesu

Maria de Antigua (Maria de la Antigua, 1566-1617)

Maria de Jesu (Mariade Gésu/Maria d’Agreda)

Maria de Oisterwijk (d. 1547)

Maria Domitilla Galluzzi (1595 - ca. 1650?)

Maria Magdalena Martinengo (1687-1737)

Marianus de Florentia (Mariano di Firenze)

Marianus de Jeziorko

Marianus de Koscian (d. 1651)

Marianus Josephus Herrarte (Mariano José Herrarte, d. 1792)

Marianus López y Pimentel (18th cent>?)

Marianus Morone (Mariano Morone da Maleo, fl. 17th cent.)

Marianus Senensis (Mariano da Siena, fl. c. 1460)

Marinus de Castignano (fl. 15th cent.)

Marinus de Venetia (Marino da Venezia, d. 1564)

Marinus Panger, see: Martinus Panger

Marius Bignoni (Mario de’Bignoni, 1601-1660)

Marius de Calasio (Mario da Calascio, 1550-1620)

Marius Fabiani a Mercato Sarraceno

Marquardus Herwart (fl. later seventeenth cent.)

Marquard de Lindau (d. 1392)

Martialis de Brive (d. 1650)

Martialis d’Étampes (1575-1635)

Martinus Aleman (Martino Aleman, d. 1727)

Martinus Alvevicus (Martin of Alnwick, d. 1336)

Martinus Borner, see: Martinus de Lucerna

Martinus Bordetus (Martín Bordet, fl. ca. 1480)

Martinus Bracarensis

Martinus de Abbatisvilla (Martin de Abbéville, fl. early 14th cent.)

Martinus de Aguirre (18th cent.)

Martinus de Alva (Martín de Alva, fl. c. 1500)

Martinus de Castañega (fl. early 16th cent.)

Martinus de Castello (Martín del Castillo, fl. mid 17th cent.)

Martinus de Cochem (1634-1712)

Martinus de Corona (Martin de la Coruña/Jesús, fl. mid 16th cent.)

Martinus de Cueva (Martín de la Cueva, fl. first half 16th cent.)

Martinus de Cunis (fl. early 15th cent.)

Martinus de Fano (thirteenth cent.)

Martinus de Hojacastro (Martín, fl. mid 16th cent.)

Martinus de Huydrobo de Montalván (Martín de Huydrobo, fl. c. 1730)

Martinus de Jesu (Martín de Jesús/Martín de La Coruña, d. 1568)

Martinus de La Peña (Martín de La Peña, fl. mid 16th cent.)

Martinus de Lilio (Martín de Lilio, fl. mid 16thcent.)

Martinus de Lucerna (Martin Borner, 1680-1731)

Martinus de Sancto Antonio (Martín de San Antonio Moreno, fl. early 18th cent.)

Martinus de Sancto Felicio (Martin of St Felix), see: Joannes Farington

Martinus de Sancto Josepho (Martín de San José, fl. first half 17th cent.)

Martinus de Torrecilla (d. 1709)

Martinus de Valentia (1474-1434?)

Martinus Doycius (Martín Doyca, fl. c. 1600)

Martinus Frontius (Martin Frontí, d. 1712)

Martus Ignatius de Loyola (Martín Ignacio de Loyola, fl. c. 1600)

Martinus Lombardus (fl. ca. 1230)

Martinus Lobo (Martín Lobo, d. 1641)

Martinus Meurisse (Martin Meurisse, 1584- Metz, 1664)

Martinus Myricanus (Martin vander Heyden, ca. 1524-1604)

Martinus Panger (Marinus Panger, fl. eighteenth cent.)

Martinus Perez de Guevara (Martín Pérez de Guevara, fl. mid 17th cent.)

Martinus Rosellus (Martín Rosillo, d. 1731)

Martinus Ruiz (Martín Ruiz, fl. ca. 1600)

Martinus Sarmiento de Hojacastro (fl. 16th cent.)

Martinus Tornacensis (Martinus van Turnhout/Martin van der Keele; d. 1540)

Martinus vander Keele, see: Martinus Tornacensis

Masseus Poenen (Masseo Poenen van Grave, 1551-1622)

Massimo, see: Maximus

Matthaeus Bellintani, see: Matthias Bellintani

Matthaeus Bocciolonus (Mateo Boccioloni, 1631-1695)

Matthaeus Botius (Mateo Botija, fl. early 17th cent.)

Matthaeus Ciaccheri (mid 14th cent.)

Matthaeus Cosmerovius (mid 17th cent.)

Matthaeus Dardalla (Mateo Dardalla, fl. early 18th cent.)

Matthaeus de Agnone (1563-1616)

Matthaeus de Agrigento (Matth. de Cicilia)?

Matthaeus de Aquasparta (ca. 1240-1302)

Matthaeus de Bascio (Matteo da Bascio, ca. 1495-1552)

Matthaeus de Bouzigues (Mathieu de Bouzigues, fl. c. 1300)

Matthaeus de Burgos (Mateo de Burgos, 1548-after 1611)

Matthaeus de Heredia (Mateo de Heredia, fl. later 17th cent.)

Matthaeus/Mateo de la Natividad (ca. 1650)

Matthaeus de Oviedo (Mateo de Oviedo, d. 1610)

Matthaeus de Sancto Francisco (Matías de San Francisco, fl. c. 1640)

Matthaeus de Sosa

Matthaeus de Velasco

Matthaeus Giéguez (Matiás Diéguez, fl. first half 18th cent.)

Matthaeus Le Heurt (Matthieu Le Heurt, d. 1620)

Matthaeus Lemmers (Matthieus Lemmers, 1739-1818)

Matthaeus Osiecki (Mateusz Osiecki, d. 1741)

>> Check: Matthaeus Ripa (Matteo Ripa):Giornale (1705-1724), ed. M. Fatica 3 Vols. (1997). Cf. review in AFH 91 (1998), 578f.

Matthaeus Sylvagius (Matteo Silvaggi, fl. first half 16th cent.)

Matthias Alonso (Matías Alonaso, fl. first half 18th cent.)

Matthias Baldi (second half 17th cent.)

Matthias Bellintani (1534-1611)

Matthias Boccioloni (1631-1695)

Matthias Cats (Felicius/Felisius/Matthias van Brouwershaven, d. 1576)

Matthias Croonenborch (1622-1684)

Matthias de Pinedo (Matías de Pinedo, fl. later 17th cent.)

Matthias de Saarburgo(Matthias von Saarburg, d. 1681)

Matthias de Salò(>>>>)

Matthias de Saspow (Maciej ze Saspowa, d. 1473)

Matthias Doering (d. 1469)

Matthias Keul (1656-1703)

Matthias Ortiz de Pinedo (Matías Ortiz de Pinedo, fl. later 17th cent.)

Matthias Parmensis (fl. mid 17th cent.)

Mattias Ruiz Blanco (Matías Ruiz Blanco, 1643-1708)

Matthias Svezzia (geen minderbroeder, wel invloedrijk voor Bernardinus van Siena) (ca. 1281-1350)            

Matthias Valvekens (d. 1682)

Matthias Weynsen (ca. 1480-1547)

Maturino Giberti (1498-1585)

Maturinus Lebret (fl. early 16th cent.)

Mauritius Centini (Maurizio Centini, d. 1640)

Mauritius Gallus (first half 13th cent.)

Mauritius Hibernicus (Mauritius de Provins, Belvacensis, Pruvinensis/ d. after 1275)

Mauritius Hibernicus (de Portu/Maurice O’Fihely, d. 1513)

Mauritius Kielkowski (fl. c. 1720)

Mauritius Poehm (d.1803)

Mauritius Schrembgen (d. 1732)

Maurus Sanchez (Mauro Sánchez, 1587-1650)

Maximianus de Bernezay (Maximien de Bernezay, fl. 17th cent.)

Maximilianus Badoud (d. 1767)

Maximilianus Kolbe

Maximilianus Lenglez (1590-1651)

Maximus Bertani (Massimo Bertani, fl. first half 18th cent.)

Maximus Guisolan (Maxime Guisolan, 1735-1814)

Maximus Veronensis (Massimo da Verona, 1607-1679)

Melchior de Cetina (fl. c. 1610)

Melchior de Flavin (Melchior Flavius, d. 1580)

Melchior de Frizzolis de Parma (d. 1520)

Melchior de Huelamo (Melchor de Huélamo, d. 1621)

Melchior de los Angeles (17th cent.)

Melchior Lussy (1529-1606)

Melchor de Jesu (Melchor de Jesús, 1639-1698)

Melchor de Yebra (d. 1586)

Merardus Wolff (Medardus, 1687-1745)

Michael Angelus (Miguel Angelus Buongiorno de Sambuca, 17th cent.)

Michael Angelus a Neapoli (Michelangelo di Napoli, d. 1668)

Michael Angelus Bosdari (Michelangelo Bosdari da Ragusa, 1653-1729)

Michael Angelus (Diethelm von Schorno, 1631-1712)

Michael Angelus Carmeli (Michelangelo Carmeli, 1704-1766)

Michael Angelus de Agrigento (Michelangelo d’Agrigento)

Michael Angelus de Partinico (Michelangelo da Partinico, d. 1789)

Michael Avelanus (Miguel Avellán, fl. c. 1615)

Michael Beltranus (Miguel Beltrán, fl. ca. 1630)

Michael Bergomasco (Michele Bergomasco, d. 1642)

Michael Bonsi (Michele Bonsi, 1563-1623)

Michael Burguera (Miguel Burguera, d. 1725)

Michael Cerviae (Miguel Cerviá, d. 1574)

Michael Carcano, see: Michael de Carcanis de Mediolano

Michael Dawnay (fl. first half 15th cent.)

Michael de Acqui (Michele d'Acqui, fl. late fifteenth cent.)

Michael de Agia (Miguel de Agia/de Axia/de Valencia, fl. ca. 1600)

Michael de Ascasubi (Miguel de Ascasubi, fl. late 18th cent.)

Michael de Bononia (Michele da Bologna, 1500-1580)

Michael de Calco (Michele da Calci, d. 1389)

Michael de Carcanis de Mediolano

Michael de Cessena (d. 1342)

Michael de Dole (fl.1620)

Michael de Herrera (Miguel de Herrera, d. 1722?)

Michael de Hungaria (d. 1480, Budapest)

Michael de Kildare (early fourteenth century)

Michael de Medina (Miguel de Medina, 1489-1578)

Michael de Molina, see: Michael Molina

Michael de Monsalve (Miguel de Monsalve, fl. early 17th cent.)

Michael de Neapoli (Miguel de Nápoles, c. 1580)

Michael de Oerderen

Michael de Platia (Michele da Piazza, second half 14th cent.)

Michael de Salas (Miguel de Salas, fl. later 17th cent.)

Michael de Villaverde (Miguel de Villaverde, fl. mid 17th cent.)

Michael Fanalis (Miguel Fanals, fl. late 15th cent.)

Michael Gadea (Miguel Gadea, fl. c. 1800)

Michael Garcia (Miguel Garcia, fl. early 18th cent.)

Michael Hieronymus Terrero (Miguel Jerónimo Terrero, d. 1750)

Michael Hillebrant (d. 1550)

Michael Landívar Caballero (fl. first half 18thcent.)

Michael Menot (`Lingua Aurea’, d. 1518)

Michael Minorita, see: Michael de Calco

Michael Molina (Miguel Molina, fl. mid 17th cent.)

Michael Monachus (Michel le Moin, fl. first half 14th cent.)

Michael O'Cleirigh, see also under Franciscus O' Mahony

Michael Ordoñez (Miguel Ordóñez, fl. early 18th cent.)

Michael Raenerii de Perusio (fl. 14th cent.)

Michael Servius (Miguel Serviá. Fl. 16th cent.)

Michael Victoriano (Miguel Victoriano, fl. early 17th cent.)

Miguel, see: Michael

Mikolaj Laurinowicz (d. 1651)

Modestus de Roviano (Modesto da Roviano, 1580-1654)

Modestus Gavazzi (Modesto Gavazzi, d. 1657)

Monaldus (d. ca. 1340)

Monaldus Beneventanus (first half 14th cent.)

Monaldus de Iustinopoli (da Capodistria/ d. ca. 1280)

Monaldus Monaldeschi (d. 1322)

Müller, Berard (18th century)

 

  



 

 

 

 

Mahusius (Mahusius van Oudenaerde, fl. mid 16th cent.)

Took part in the Council of Trent. Was appointed bishop of Deventer by Pius IV, at the recommendation of Philips II. Yet he was refused by the clergy of the diocese and by the urban authorities. Active editor of works by John Chrysostom, Bonaventure and Erasmus. For more information, see Joannes Mahusius (Letter J).

literature

Archief van het Aartsbisdom Utrecht 9 (1881), 123-132; Dirks, 68; W. Schmitz, Het aandeel der minderbroeders, 105-106. For more information, see Joannes Mahusius (Letter J).

 

 

 

 

Malachias Hibernicus (Malachy of Limerick, ca. 1300)

Irish friar, moral theologian and preacher. Produced a treatise De Veneno Septem Peccatorum Mortalium Eorumque Remedia, which has survived in at least 36 manuscripts (frequently together with Grosseteste’s De Oculo Morali). The work, meant ‘ad informare populum’ about the poision of sins, contains sixteen chapters [i.) Quod triplici ratione omne peccatum veneno comparatur; ii.) Triplex remedium contra peccatum in generali; iii.) De primordiali veneno peccati et principali, scilicet superbia; iv.) Triplex superbie remedium; v.) De veneno invidie; vi.) De triplici remedio invidiae et quibus invidia comparetur et quanta mala ex ea sunt orta; vii.) De veneno irae; viii.) Remedium contra iram; ix.) De veneno acidie; x.) De remedio acidie; xi.) De avaritie veneno; xii.) De remedio avaritie; xiii.) De veneno gule; xiv.) De remedio gule; xv.) De veneno luxurie; xvi.) De remedio luxuriae]. Aside from a systhematic treatment of the vices, the work also harbours a range of interesting (albeit merely fantastical and mytholigical) statements about Ireland and the moral inclinations of its people. According to the 1518 edition of the work, as well as according to Wadding and John Bale’s Index (Basel, 1559), 242-3, Malachy would have been master of theology at Oxford. There is no further evidence to support this. Malachy’s work shows a wide reading and a firm grounding in theology, yet refers almost exclusively to authors from before 1200 (Aside from the Bible and Augustine, Malachy cites for instance Pliny’s Historia Naturalis, Aristotle’s De Animalibus and Ethics, Avicenna, Isidore, Boetius, Papias’ Commentator super Boetium de Disciplina Scholarium. Seneca’s Epistulae, the Moralia and the Pastorale of Gregory the Great, works by Jerome, Ambrose, and Orosius, the Apologi of Aesop, Cicero’s De Officiis and De Tusculanis Quaestionibus, Martianus Capella, the Historia Alexandri Magni de Proeliis, works by Fulgentius, Beda, Dioscorides, Galen, Chrysostom, Valerius Maximus, the Physiologus, Bernard of Clairvaux’s Epistolae, Constantonus Africanus, and Alexander Nequam). This does not indicate a degree course in scholastic theology. Maybe, Malachy had followed a lectorate course or an equivalent form of theological education at one of the studia generalia (in Oxford or Cambridge) or at one of the more important custodial schools in the English province. Our friar probably should be identified with the franciscan friar Malachias of Limerick who in 1286 was in the picture for the position of Archbishop of Tuam [cf. Sbaralea Supplementum, I, 507 & Bullarium Franciscanum III (Rome, 1763), 573; Sweetman, Calendar of Documents relating to Ireland II (1877), 311-312, 340; Esposito, The English Historical Review 33 (1918), 362-3].

manuscripts

De Veneno (…): Augsburg, UB, Cod. II.1.2° 68 ff. 146ra-148va (an. 1448).>> A lengthy listing of the other MSS (36 in all) is given by Espito. Op. Cit., 364-366. The majority of these manuscripts was ascribed to more famous authors, such as Robert Grosseteste and John of Wales.

editions

F. Malachie Hibernici, ordinis minorum , doctoris theologie, strenui quondam divini verbi illustratoris necnon vitiorum obiurgatoris acerrimi Libellus, septem peccatorum mortalium venena eorumque remedia describens: qui dicitur Venenum Malachiae (Paris: In Officina Henrici Stephani, 1518)

Conciones>>?

literature

Wadding, Script., 168; Wadding, Annales Minorum VI, 198-199 (ad. an. 1310); Sbaralea, Suppl. (ed. 1921) II, 201; J. Bale, Index Britanniae Scriptorum, ed. R.L. Poole (Oxford, 1902), 286; Zawart, 309; M. Esposito, `Friar Malachy of Ireland’, The English Historical Review, 33 (1918), 359-366; E.B. Fitzmaurice & A.G. Little, Materials for the History of the Franciscan Province of Ireland (Manchester, 1920), 46, 56-58; R.J. Hayes, Manuscript Sources for the History of Irish Civilisation III (Dublin, 1965), 289-290; F. Cotter, The Friars Minor in England>>>; Mario Esposito, `Friar Malachy of Ireland’, in: Idem, Studies in Hiberno-Latin Literature, ed. Michael Muray Gorman, Variorum Collected Studies Series, 810 (Aldershot: Ashgate Variorum, 2006).

 

 

 

 

Malachias Tschamser (d. 1742)

OFMConv. In Thann, in the province of Strasbourg. Historian. Wrote an interesting order history, also filled with popular lore.

editions

Anales oder Jahres-Geschichten der Baarfüseren oder Minderen Brüdern S. Franc. Ord. insgemein Conventualen genannt, zu Thann (Colmar, 1864); Annales des Franciscaines de Thann au XVIIIe siècle ou Grande chronique (1701-1742) du frère Malachias Tschamser (Thann: Société d’Histoire ‘Les Amis de Thann’, 2001). [cf. AFH 95 (2002), 223f]

literature

Cl. Schmitt, `L'Italia Francescana vista dal cronista conventuale di Thann in Alsazia Malachias Tschamser (d. 1742)', Studi Francescani, 94 (3-4) (1997), 479-498; Clément Schmitt, ‘La cronique du conventuel Malachias Tschamser (d.1742): Son apport historique sur les Capucins’, in: Negotium fidei. Miscellanea di studi offerti a Mariano D’Alatri in occasione del suo 80°compleanno, ed. Pietro Maranesi, Bibliotheca seraphico-capuccina, 67 (Rome-Bravetta, 2002), 365-371.

 

 

 

 

Manfredus Vercellensis (Manfredo da Vercelli)

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literature

Daniele Solvi, ‘Il dialogo mancato. Il trattato di Manfredi da Vercelli contro i “fratres de opinione”’, Franciscana 2 (2000), 229-257; Daniele Solvi, ‘Dialogare ‘contro’ I Fraticelli. Manfredo da Vercelli e Giacomo della Marca’, Picenum Seraphicum 20 (2002), 49-74.

 

 

 

 

Manfredus de Tortona (Terdonensis; Dertonensis/ thirteenth century)

Franciscan friar, theologian and canonist. Pupil of Alexander of Hales and John of La Rochelle. Lector in Bologna. Took part in the Synod of Ravenna (March 1268). Author of the Polylogium de Expositione Vocabulorum Sacrae Scripturae, of biblical commentaries and of several penitential works.

manuscripts

Ferrara?

Comm. on Mt: Bologna, Conv.??

Summa de Casibus in Foro Poenitentiali ?:>>

Summa de modo Procedendi Contra Apostatos?:>>

Polylogium>>>

Summa/Summula/Tractatus de Restitutione Male Ablatorum: Toledo 22-31 ff.307v-312v

literature

Stegmüller, RB, III, 5447-5447,1; F.M. Henquinet, `Le canoniste fr. Manfroid de Tortona, O.F.M., disciple d’Alexandre de Hales et Jean de la Rochelle’, AFH, 33 (1940), 221.

 

 

 

 

Mansuetus de Novocastro (de Neufchâteau, fl. 17th cent.)

OFMCap. French friar, preacher and spiritual author. Several of his works became rather popular in German translation (made by his fellow Capuchin Leonard von Aachen).

editions

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.

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.

 

 

 

 

Manuel Biedma (fl. late seventeenth cent.)

Franciscan friar from the Twelve Apostles province in Mexico. Was sent on missions into Peru (1663 and after). Worked there as a missionary among various Indian tribes. Also engaged in geographical and ethnographical explorations, founding several churches and missionary outposts in the process (such as Santa Bonaventura de Savini (1682). In the 1680s, he was asked by his superiors from Lima to lead a missionary and scientific mission into the Tambo and Ucalayi regions. Back in Lima, he composed an autobiographical and historical account of his journeys and missionary activities. On his return to the Tambo region, he was attacked by the Piros indians and died in July 1687.

editions

El Peru, ed. A. Raimondi (Lima, 1876).

literature

Joseph Skinner, The Present State of Peru (London, 1805), 444-449; J. Amich, Compendio histórico de los trabajos, fatigas, sudores y muertes que los ministros evangelicos de la serafica religion han padecido por la conversion de las almas de los gentiles en las montañas de los Andes, pertenecientes a las provincias del Perú (Paris, 1854); M. da Civezza, Storia universale delle missioni francescane (Florence, 1895) VII, 2nd part, 255; H. Holzapfel, Manuale Historiae Ordinis Fratrum Minorum (Freiburg i. Br., 1909), 460-461; B. Izaguirre, Historia de las misiones franciscanas y narracion de los progresos de la geografia en el oriente del Perú (Lima, 1922) I, 138-292; L. Lemmens, Geschichte der Franziskanermissionen (Munster, 1929), 292-293; A. Van den Wyngaert, ‘Biedma’, DHGE VIII, 1426-1427; B.H. Slicher van Bath, De bezinning op het verleden in Latijns Amerika 1493-1820. Auteurs, verhalen en lezers (Groningen, 1998), passim.

 

 

 

 

Manuel Carvajal (fl. c. 1700)

OFM. Member of the Andalucia province.

literature

AIA 21(1924), 207; AIA 25 (1926), 241; Manuel de Castro, Bibliografía de las bibliografias franciscanas españolas e hispanoamericanas, Publicaciones de ArchivoIbero-Americano (Madrid: Ed. Cisneros, 1982), 99 (no. 204).

 

 

 

 

 

Manuel da Ilha(fl. c. 1630)

Franciscan historian, active in Latin America

literature

B.H. Slicher van Bath, De bezinning op het verleden in Latijns Amerika 1493-1820. Auteurs, verhalen en lezers (Groningen, 1998), passim

 

 

 

 

Manuel de Anduaga (fl. later 17th cent.)

OFMDisc. Member of the San Diego province (Mexico).

literature

José Simón Díaz, Bibliografía de la literatura hispánica, 11 Vols. (Madrid, 1960-1976), V, nos. 267,2750-2754; Manuel de Castro, Bibliografía de las bibliografias franciscanas españolas e hispanoamericanas,Publicaciones de Archivo Ibero-Americano (Madrid: Ed. Cisneros, 1982), 84

 

 

 

 

Manuel de Arceniega (d. 1796?)

OFMDisc. Friar of the San José province.Ascetical author.

literature

AIA19 (1923), 315; AIA 21 (1924), 322-323; AIA 29 (1928), 235-236; Manuel de Castro, Bibliografía de las bibliografias franciscanas españolas e hispanoamericanas, Publicaciones de Archivo Ibero-Americano (Madrid: Ed. Cisneros, 1982), 88 (no. 118).

 

 

 

 

Manuel de Argüello (fl. c. 1700)

OFM. Preacher in the Santo Evangelio province in Mexico.

literature

AIA15 (1955), 229-230; José Simón Díaz, Bibliografía de la literatura hispánica, 11 Vols. (Madrid, 1960-1976) V, nos. 468, 473, 4277-4308; Manuel de Castro, Bibliografía de las bibliografias franciscanas españolas e hispanoamericanas, Publicaciones de Archivo Ibero-Americano (Madrid: Ed. Cisneros, 1982), 88 (no. 123).

 

 

 

 

Manuel de Cenaculo (Manuel do Cenáculo/Frei Manuel do Cenáculo de Vilas-Boas Anes de Carvalho, 1724-1814)

Franciscan tertiary. Theologian and natural philosopher. Bishop of Beja and Archbishop of Évora (1803). Important author and intellectual opinion maker in Portugal. For more biographical info, se http://www.arqnet.pt/dicionario/vilasbcenaculo.html

manuscripts

Diário de Frei Manuel do Cenáculo: Biblioteca Pública de Évora, Códice CXXIX/1-17.

editions

D. Frei Manuel do Cenáculo, Instruções Pastorais, Projectos de Bibliotecas e Diário, Intr. & ed. Francisco António Lourenço Vaz, Colecção Ciência e Iluminismo (Porto: Porto Editora, 2009).

literature

Francisco António Lourenço Vaz, ‘Jansenismo e Regalismo no pensamento e na obra de D. Frei Manuel do Cenáculo’, Eborentia, 35 (2005), 61-81.[available as pdf on http://home.uevora.pt/~fvaz/2005-%20Jansenismo%20e%20Regalismo%20no%20pensamento%20e%20na%20obra%20de%20D.pdf]; D. Frei Manuel do Cenáculo Construtor de Bibliotecas, ed. Francisco António Lourenço Vaz & José António Calixto (Vale de Cambra: Caleidoscópio, 2006); Os Livros e Bibliotecas no Espólio de D. Frei Manuel do Cenáculo,, ed. Francisco António Lourenço Vaz, Patrícia Monteiro & Márcia Oliveira (Lisbon: Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal, 2009); Francisco António Lourenço Vaz, ‘A Censura na Obra de D. Frei Manuel do Cenáculo’, Elvas Caia - Revista Internacional de Cultura 5 (2007), 23-36 [available as pdf on http://www.projectos.uevora.pt/cenaculo/pub_pdf/VAZ7_2007_ACensura.pdf]; Francisco António Lourenço Vaz, ‘Ciência, religião e instrução na obra de Frei Manuel do Cenáculo’, in: D. Frei Manuel do Cenáculo, Instruções Pastorais, Projectos de Bibliotecas e Diário, Intr. & ed. Francisco António Lourenço Vaz, Colecção Ciência e Iluminismo (Porto: Porto Editora, 2009); A.G. Malta, ‘Ciência e Fé na filosofia da natureza de frei Manuel do Cenáculo’, Itinerarium 59:207 (2013), 433-440.

 

 

 

 

Manuel de Harco Portillo (Manuel de Harce y Portillo, fl. c. 1770)

OFM. Preacher and canonist in the Burgos province.

literature

AIA38 (1935), 365-367; Manuel de Castro, Bibliografía de las bibliografias franciscanas españolas e hispanoamericanas, Publicaciones de Archivo Ibero-Americano (Madrid: Ed. Cisneros, 1982), 127 (no. 400).

 

 

 

 

 

Manuel de Jaén (1676-1739)

OFMCap. Spanish friar, popular missionary in the Spanish realm, author. Took the habit in the Alcalá de Henares friary (Madrid) on 4 June 1697 in the Capuchin Castilla province. Was ordained priest in 1704. Fulfilled several charges as guardian, and became heavily involved with preaching, confession and religious instruction rallies in villages around Toledo, León, Valladolid, Castilla la Nueva and Tierra de Campos. Also known for his devotion to prayer and spiritual retreat. He died in Valladolid on November 11, 1739. He wrote a range of confessional, historical, and meditational works that had considerable success.

editions

Instrucción utilísima y fácil para confesar particular y generalmente, y prepararse y recibir la sagrada Comunión (Madrid, 1718). Many more editions followed.

More info to follow

literature 

DSpirX, 233-234.

 

 

 

 

Manuel de Monzabal (fl. c. 1680)

OFM. Friar from the Concepción province.

literature

AIA 26 (1926), 189-190; AIA 17 (1957), 547-548.

 

 

 

 

Manuel de Sobreviela (fl. late 18th cent.)

Franciscan author, active in Latin America

literature

B.H. Slicher van Bath, De bezinning op het verleden in Latijns Amerika 1493-1820. Auteurs, verhalen en lezers (Groningen, 1998), passim.

 

 

 

 

Manuel de Valladolid (fl. c. 1430)

Franciscan friar from Valladolid. Known preacher throughout Castile. Not much known about his literary production.

literature

Bullarium Franciscanum NS I, 85-85; Atanasio López, ‘El franciscanismo en España durante los pontificados de Eugenio IV y Nicolás V a la luz de los documentos vaticanos’, Archivo Ibero-Americano 35 (1932), 206-207; Francisco Javier Rojo Alique, ‘Fifteenth-Century Franciscan Preachers in Castile’, in: Franciscans and Preaching. Every Miracle from the Beginning of the World Came about through Words, ed. Timothy Johnson, The Medieval Franciscans, 7 (Leiden-Boston: Brill, 2012), 355-356.

 

 

 

 

Manuel de Najera (fl. later 18th cent.)

OFM. Mexican friar.

literature

AIA25 (1926), 211; Manuel de Castro, Bibliografía de las bibliografias franciscanas españolas e hispanoamericanas, Publicaciones de Archivo Ibero-Americano (Madrid: Ed. Cisneros, 1982), 153 (no. 604).

 

 

 

 

Manuel de Sancto Ludovico (Manuel de S. Luis/Manoel de S. Luís, d. 1742)

OFMObs. Portuguese friar

literature

Manuel Cândido Pimentel, ‘Frei Manoel de S. Luís, escritor e orador açoriano dos sécolos XVII-XVIII (1669-1736)’, Rev. Portug. Filos. 52 (1996), 667-690.

 

 

 

 

Manuel de Sancto Martino (Manuel de San Martín, fl. c. 1670)

OFMDisc. Preacher of the San José province.

literature

AIA22 (1962), 364-365; Manuel de Castro, Bibliografía de las bibliografias franciscanas españolas e hispanoamericanas, Publicaciones de Archivo Ibero-Americano (Madrid: Ed. Cisneros, 1982), 144 (no. 539).

 

 

 

 

Manuel de Yangües (Yanguas, 1630-1675)

Spanish friar. Natural brother of Lucas de Yangües, who wrote a chronicle of the Castile province (and who included a biography of his missionary brother in that work). Manuel was born in Guadalajara (Spain) on 14 April 1630. Entered the Franciscan order in the Castile province, where he became novice master in the San Francico friary of Madrid. In 1669, twelve clerical friars, including Manuel, and two lay friars departed for Venezuela, partaking in the second missionary expedition of Francisco Gómez Laruel (apostolic commissioner for the missions). Between late March 1664 and November 1671, Manuel fulfilled missionary tasks in Píritu, Venezuela. In this period, in 1667, he created two pueblos (San Antonio de Clarines & Jesús Marúa y San José de Caigua), with the support of governor Juan Bravo de Acuña. Manuel died on May 14 1676 in the San Francisco friary of Caracas. Apparently ell-versed in cumanagota.

manuscripts

Catecismo en la lengua de Cumaná?

Poesías varias al nacimiento de Cristo, al Santíssimo Sacramento, a María Santísima y a otros santos, en la lengua cumanagota? Probably the work of Mattias Ruiz Blanco.

editions

Principos y reglas de la lengua cumanagota, general en varias naciones que habitan la provincia de Cumaná, en las Indias Occidentales (Burgos (?), 1680)/Principos y reglas de la lengua cumanagota, general en varias naciones que habitan la provincia de Cumaná, en las Indias Occidentales, Compuestos por el R. P. Predicador Fr. Manuel de Yangues, del orden de N. P. S. Francisco, hijo de la S. Provincia de Castilla, y missionero en las vivas conversiones de los cummanagotos, píritus y otras naciones... (Burgos: Iuan de Viar, 1683) [copy available in Madrid, Biblioteca nacional R-2232/Principos y reglas de la lengua cumanagota. Por el R. P. Fr. Manuel de Yangues, con un diccionario compuesto por el P. Fr. Mathias Blanco, ed. Julius Platzmann, Facs. Edition of the 1683 edition (Leipzig: Teubner, 1888).

literature

Bibliotheca Universa Franciscana I, 330; Matías Ruiz Blanco, Conversión de Píritu, ed. Fidel de Lejarza (Caracas, 1965), 71-72, 90-91; Beristain V, 182; Juan Catalina García, Biblioteca de escritores de la provincia de Guadalajara (Madrid, 1899), 554-446; Manuel Castro y Castro, ‘Misioneros de la provincia de Castilla en América. Siglos XVI y XVII’, Archivo Ibero-Americano 47 (1987), 247-249, 252-256; 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), 466-468.

 

 

 

 

Manuel Espino (fl. later 18th cent.)

OFM. Member of the Andalucia province.

literature

AIA21 (1924), 81-82; AIA 15 (1955), 278; Manuel de Castro, Bibliografía de las bibliografias franciscanas españolas e hispanoamericanas, Publicaciones de Archivo Ibero-Americano (Madrid: Ed. Cisneros, 1982), 110 (no. 286 & no.290).

 

 

 

 

 

Manuel Fernández Sidrón (d. 1747/48)

Observant friar. Latin and vernacular poet, known for his Carta apologética (1735).

literature

José Antonio González Marrero, ‘La ‘Carta Apologética’ de Manuel Fernández Sidrón de 1735: una versión castellana del texto de J. Colgan ‘De egressione familie sancti Brendani’, Revista de filología de la Universidad de La Laguna 15 (1998), 71-86; F. Salas Salgado, ‘Poemas latinos en la ‘Carta apologética’ de Manuel Fernández Sidrón’, Revista de Filología de la Universidad de La Laguna 25 (2006), 549-558; F. Salas Salgado, ‘La ‘Carta apologética’ (1735) de Manual Fernández Sidrón y la cultura latina de su tiempo’, Fortunae 18 (2007), 183-199; Francisco Salas Salgado, ‘Sobre los ‘marginalia’ en la ‘Carta apologética’ de Manuel Fernández Sidrón: Lectoras en Latín y vernáculo de un Franciscano Canario’, Hispania Sacra 61:124 (2009), 621-647.

 

 

 

 

 

Manuel González (fl. c. 1708)

OFM. Preacher in the Santiago province.

literature

AIA 12(1919), 432-434; Manuel de Castro, Bibliografía de las bibliografias franciscanas españolas e hispanoamericanas, Publicaciones de Archivo Ibero-Americano (Madrid: Ed. Cisneros, 1982), 122 (no. 370).

 

 

 

 

Manuel Guardiola y Rueda (fl. c. 1760)

OMDisc. Friar in the Immaculada Concepcion de Castilla la Nueva province. Theology lector, provincial definitor, Preacher in the S. Pascual Bailón custory (Murcia), and guardian of the Santa Ana del Monte de Jumilla and the Virgen de los Llanos (Albazete) friaries.

editions

Novenario mariano doloroso: sermones para la novena de los Dolores de Maria Santissima (Madrid: Imprenta de la Causa de la V.M. Maria de jesus de Agreda, 1761);Novenario doloroso de María Santísima señora nuestra: sermones para la novena de sus dolores, 2nd Ed. (Madrid: por Cano, 1804). Both editions are available via Google Books.

literature

AIA 27 (1927), 137-138; AIA 20 (1960), 132; Manuel de Castro, Bibliografía de las bibliografias franciscanas españolas e hispanoamericanas, Publicaciones de Archivo Ibero-Americano (Madrid: Ed. Cisneros, 1982), 124 (no. 383).

 

 

 

 

Manuel Joseph de Villegas (fl. early 17th cent.)

Franciscan author, active in Latin America…

literature

B.H. Slicher van Bath, De bezinning op het verleden in Latijns Amerika 1493-1820. Auteurs, verhalen en lezers (Groningen, 1998), passim

 

 

 

 

Manuel Maria de Sanlucar (Manuel Maria de Sanlúcar  de Barrameda,1781-1851)

OFMCap. Missionary

literature

Carlos García Cortés, ‘Fray Manuel Ma de Sanlúcar de Barrameda (1781-1851) misionero capuchino autor espiritual y obispo auxiliar de Compostela (Hacia un catálogo completo de sus escritos)’, Archivo Ibero-Americano 60 (2000), 307-336 & Compostellanum 45 (2000), 783-812.

 

 

 

 

Manuel Navarrete (d. 1802)

OFM Mexican friar and poet. Working in the San Pedro y San Pablo province.

literature

AIA 15 (1955), 365; Manuel de Castro, Bibliografía de las bibliografias franciscanas españolas e hispanoamericanas, Publicaciones de Archivo Ibero-Americano (Madrid: Ed. Cisneros, 1982), 153 (no. 608).

 

 

 

 

Manuel Negrete (fl. ca. 1800)

OFM. Provincial in the Andalucia province.

literature

AIA21 (1924), 79-80; Manuel de Castro, Bibliografía de las bibliografias franciscanas españolas e hispanoamericanas, Publicaciones de Archivo Ibero-Americano (Madrid: Ed. Cisneros, 1982), 154 (no. 619).

 

 

 

 

Manuel Trujillo (Manuel María Trujillo y Jurado, fl. late 18th cent.)

OFM. Friar from the Granada province. Bishop of Albarracín between 1792 and 1800.

literature

AIA 21 (1924), 342-344; AIA 12 (1952), 451-457; AIA 15 (1955), 464; Manuel de Castro,Bibliografía de las bibliografias franciscanas españolas e hispanoamericanas, Publicaciones de Archivo Ibero-Americano (Madrid: Ed. Cisneros, 1982), 186 (no. 841).

 

 

 

 

Manuel Pérez de Quiroga (fl. early eighteenth cent.)

OFM Obs. Spanish friar and Scotist theologian. Lector at the Valladolid convent and author of several Scotist theologcal works in which he confronts Dominican viewpoints, as well as (in his opinion) dissenting Scotist opinions, like those presented by Bartholomaeus Mastrius et.al..

editions

Disputationes theologicae in primum librum sententiarum ad mentem doctoris subtilis Ioannis Duns Scoti, 3 Vols. (Segovia-Valladolid, 1704 - 1708).

Disputationes theologicae in secundum librum sententiarum ad mentem doctoris subtilis Ioannis Duns Scoti (Valladolid, 1715).

Disputationes theologicae in tertium librum sententiarum ad mentem doctoris subtilis Ioannis Duns Scoti, 3 Vols. (Valladolid 1709 - 1714).

Quaestiones theologicae selectae ad mentem doctoris subtilis Ioannis Duns Scoti(Valladolid, 1716).

Bellum de sanguine Christi (Valladolid, 1721).

Domestica bella philosophica (Valladolid, 1721).

Varia argumenta theologica (Valladolid, 1721).

Vera axiomatum explicatio (Valladolid, 1723).

 

 

 

 

Manuel Rodríguez (1546-1613, Salamanca)

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editions

Exposición de la Bula de la santa cruzada (Salamanca, 1599)

Summa de casos de conciencia (Salamanca, 1594)

Quaestiones Regulares et Canonicae, 2 Vols (Salamanca, 1598-1600)

Nova Collectio et Compilatio Privilegiorum Apostolicorum Regularium Mendicantium et non Mendicantium (Salamanca, 1605)

literature

P. Borges, `Rodriguez, Manuel’, Diccionario de Historia de la Iglesia de España(Madrid, 1973), 2103.

 

 

 

 

Marcel Ribadeneira (fl. early 17th cent.)

OFM. Member of the Santiago province. Missionary in Japan and historian.

literature

Manuel de Castro, ‘Fr. Marcelo de Ribadeneira, OFM, vida y escritos’, AIA 38 (1978), 181-240; Manuel de Castro,Bibliografía de las bibliografias franciscanas españolas e hispanoamericanas, Publicaciones de Archivo Ibero-Americano (Madrid: Ed. Cisneros, 1982), 169 (no. 717).

 

 

 

 

Marcellianus Dalhover (ca. 1655-1707)

OFMRef.

literature

Manfred Knedik, ‘Dalhover (Dalhofer), Marcellian, ref.’, Biographisch-Bibliographisches Kirchenlexikon XX, 355-357.

 

 

 

 

 

Marcellianus von Auer (Marzellianus von Auer, fl. first half 18th cent.)

OFMCap.

literature

Johannes Vogt vom Kreuz, Gründliche Glaubenslehre von P. Marzellianus von Auer OFMCap. Aus Waging (Waging am See, 1998). Cf. Bote Tirol. Kap. 82 (1999), 35.

 

 

 

 

Marcellinus Brugensis (Marcel van Brugge/Marcellien de Bruges/Juan Pardo, c. 1580-29november 1637)

OFMCap. Born at Bruges (Belgium) in a Spanish family. Novice master and Dutch/Flemish spiritual author. Especially known for his work Dit is een geestelijc pepelken and for his translations of mysticalworks of John of the Cross.

literature

Franciscaansch Leven 14 (1931), 205-212; Franciscaansch Leven 16 (1933), 17-24, 239-247; DSpir V, 1382-1385; P. Hildebrand, De kapucijnen in de Nederlanden en het prinsbisdom Luik,10 Vols. (Antwerp, 1945-1956), passim; K. Porteman, Verslagen en Mededelingen van de Koninklijke Academie voor Nederlandse Taal- en Letterkunde (Amsterdam, 1973), 103-186; Ephemerides Carmeliticae 26 (1975), 252-254; DSpir X, 295-296.

 

 

 

 

Marcellinus De Pisa (Marcellino da Pisa, fl. first half 17th cent.)

Capuchin friar and preacher, Active in the Lyon province. Continuator of Boverio's Annali dei Cappuccini, and author of the multi-volume Moralis encyclopaedia, id est, Scientiarum omnium chorus, expendens moraliter sacrosancta Euangelia, alongside of other works.

editions

Vita R.P.F. Hieronymi Marniensis, totius ordinis Capucinorum vicarii generalis (Rome: typis Manelfi Manelfii, 1647). Available via Google Books.

Moralis encyclopaedia, id est, Scientiarum omnium chorus, expendens moraliter sacrosancta Euangelia, 4 Vols. (Apud Ioannem Iost, via Iacobaea sub signo sancti Spiritus, 1641/Lyon: sumptibus Laurentii Anisson, 1656). At least the second and third volume of several editions available via Google Books.

Annalium seu sacrarum historiarum ordinis Minorum S. Francisci, qui Capucini nuncupantur, tomus tertius (sumpt. C. Landry, 1632).

 

 

 

 

Marcellus de Palermo (Marcello da Palermo)

Salvatore Scuto, ‘Fra Marcello da Palermo e S. Maria del Gesù a Ragusa’, 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), 253-268.

 

 

 

 

 

Marcellus Harclius (Marcellus Harcly/Hardy/de Belfort, 1581-1662)

OFMCap.

literature

Christian Schweizer, ‘Harcly (Hardy), Marcellus (de Belfort), cap. (ca. 1581-1662)’, Dizzionario storico della Svizzera VI, 284.

 

 

 

 

 

Marchesinus de Regio Lepidi (Marchesio da Reggio/Johannes Marchesinus/Marchesino da Reggio, fl. later 13thcent)

Italian friar from Reggio. Joined the order in the Bologna province and was predominantly active in the Ferrara custody. Probably received a lectorate training at the Bologna Studium Generalein the early 1270s. According to archival documents lector at Imola in 1275, thereafter possibly lector in Faventia (1280) and designated lector in Bologna (See AF IX, Quaracchi, 1927, 58,n. 158 & 584 (n. 1154)). Later sources sometimes call him ‘Giovanni Marchesini’, but medieval sources do not include the given name ‘Giovanni’ (first traceable use of ‘Giovanni’ is in Fulvio Azzari, Compendio dell'historie della città di Reggio, Reggio Emilia: Bartoli, 1623), hence it is possibly apocryphical. Marchesino is the author of a series of De Temporesermons as well as a cycle of sermons for the feast days of Franciscan saints. He also wrote treatises on the punishments of hell and on vices, a Centiloquium (once attributed to Bonaventure), and the (in)famous biblical dictionary known as the Mammotreptus/ Mamotractus/ Mammotrepton, which also is known as the Opusculum de accentibus verborum, de orthographia, de interpretibus Sacrae Scripturae, de modo eam exponendi, et de dignitate ejusdem (For an explanation of the name Mammotreptus (the nourishment, nourisher) see the article of Teetaert mentioned below, which traces the name back to passages in Augustine’s Enarrationes in PsalmosXXX or to a passage in Papias Grammaticus. Cf. also Du Cange, Glossarium ad Scriptores Mediae et Infimae LatinitatisIV, 362). The Mammotreptus, written between 1279 and 1297, was meant to be an adequate introduction to the Bible, exegetical methods and the use of biblical materials for preaching. It was geared to the needs of young friars going through the (sub)provincial Franciscan school network after their noviciate training. It probably is very representative for the character and level of teaching in custodial schools. In that sense, the Mammotrectus probably is one of the most important Franciscan school texts for sub-provincial education. The Mammotreptus consists of three parts, the first of which contains information on matters concerning biblical ortography and pronuncation (from Genesis to the Apocalypse). Part two gives word explanations related to liturgical matters and feasts of saints. It also contains an explicatio regulae. The third part contains information on Hebrew months, feasts and the vestments of the Jewish clergy. The Mammotreptus was hugely popular in the later medieval period. Yet another work once ascribed to Marchesino and also disseminated as a work of Bonaventure, namely a Confessionale, probably should be ascribed to a certain friar Gosselinus, about whom nothing else is known.

manuscripts

Mammotreptus: many manuscripts, a.o. MSS Florence, Bibl. Naz. A.6.1792; Florence, Bibl. Laurenz. S. Croce Sin.7; Naples, Bibl. Naz. V.C.32; VII.A.30; XII.F.11 ff. 154v-200d; Prague, National Museum, XII C 7 [Prologus in Mammetractum]; Prague, National Museum XIII C 14 [Mammotractus et Lucianus]; Prague, National Museum XIII C 16 ff. 169-225; Prague, National Museum XIII D 11 ff. 304-411; Prague, National Museum, MS XVI D 7 [3683] ff. 2-111 [Mamotraktbiblik. Like MS XIII C 14 together with the Lucianus of Henricus de Ratisbona. See on these Prague MSS Catalogus codicum manuscriptorum musei nationalis pragensis, pars prior: Codices bohemicos complectens, ed. F.M. Bartós (Prague, 1926) & Catalogus codicum manu scriptorum musei nationalis pragensis, pars secunda: codices praeter bohemicos, orientales, palaeoslavicos complectens, ed. F.M. Bartós (Prague, 1927)]; Klosterneuburg, Stiftsbibliothek 192; BAV Vat.Lat. >> [cf. A. pelzer, Codices Vatic. Latini II.a.: Codices 679-1134 (Rome, 1931), 619-620]; Assisi, Bibl. Comm. cod. 488; Madrid, Nac., 148 (thirteenth cent., with tabulae on ff. 96a-110v) [Castro, Madrid, no. 17] (see Stegmüller); Nürnberg, Stadtbibl. Theol. Cent. I.28 (an. 1431); Florence, Med. Laurenz. Calci 27 ff. 1ra-254vb; Vienna, Österr. Landesbibl. 3946 (an. 1425); Besançon, Bibl. Mun. 22 (1458); Hamburg, S. Petrus Kirche MS Jacobi 16 ff. 206r-313r (15th cent.) &MS Jacobi 17 ff. 1r-106v (14th cent.). [Work consists of three main parts. The first provides explanations for difficult biblical words and passages; the second contains a series of digressions on orthography, the accents of Latin words, the seven feasts of the Old Law, the clothing of priests, principles of exegesis and translation, divination, the names of God according to the Hebrews, the qualities and properties of Scripture, and a short treatise on the four main eucumenical councils; the third part deals in more details with liturgical books and related materials (de responsoriis et antiphonis, de hymnis, de legendis sanctorum, de sermonibus et homiliis de communi sanctorum et domenicalibus). The whole work closes with an exposition of the Franciscan rule].

Centiloquium. For manuscripts, see Bonaventura, Opera Omnia (Quaracchi,1891), V, prolegomena, xlviii-xlix, liii). This work is also printed in older Opera Omnia collections of Bonaventure, such as the edition of Jehan petit (Paris 1510) and Van Os (Zwolle, 1480).

Sermones fr. Marchesini super omnia festa nostri kalendarii, id est ordinis fr. Minorum: MS Todi, S. Fortunatus, 129.

Sermones Mammotrecti super dominicas a 1a adventus ad 24am post pentecostem (inc. "Veniet desideratus... karissimi hodie incipimus illud sacrum tempus"): MS Bamberg Staatsbibliothek MS misc. theol. 156 [Cf.F. Leitschuh, Katalogus der Handschriften der königlichen Bibliothek zu Hamberg (Hamberg, 1895-1906), I, 739.]

Tractatus de Poenis Peccatorum diversimode Nuncupatis: Assisi Bibl. Comunale 488ff. 3-43 [inc.: Pena debita peccatori nunc censetur nomine perditionis ettermine…’expl: ‘Non parcas tue verecundie et confusioni, ut Deus parcat tue malitie et transgressioni. Amen. Explicit utile opus de poenis peccatorum editum a fr. Marchesino, lectore ordinis minorum.’]

Opus de Vitiis: MS Assisi, Bibl. Commun. 488. ff. 59-130. [inc.: ‘Incipit opus de vitiis a fr. Marchesino compositum (…) De superbia est loquendum quantum ad causam defectivam. Oritur enim superbia ex stoliditate intellectus.’]

Spurious: Confessionale (inc.:"In dei tabernaculo”): a.o. MSS Munich, Bayer. Staatsbibliothek, lat 6023 (attributed to fr. Gosselinus); St. Gallen, 789 (mentions in the explicit: ‘Explicit libellus de simplici informatione simplicium sacerdotum in confessionibus audiendis; nomine Goelinus, conscriptus et completus a fr. Ulrico de Ahusen, sacerdote ordinis S. Johannis sacrosanctae domus hospitalis jerosalimitanae anno dominicae incarnationis, 1000° 300° 15°, indictione 13…’); Klosterneuburg Stiftsbibliothek St. Augustin 323; Stuttgart, Würtemb. Landesbibl. HBI 164 ff. 128ra-139vb. For more information, see Bonaventura, Opera Omnia (Quaracchi, 1891), VIII, prolegomena cxi & x, p. 23).

editions

Mammotreptus (Munster, 1470 ed. Helias Hélie de Lauffen). Many editions followed in the late 15thand 16th centuries. See for instance Mammotrectus/Dictionarium Vocabulorum (Mayence, 1470/ Metz, 1509/Paris, 1510 & 1521 etc.) Cf. Hain, Repertorium n. 10551-10574. Many of these old editions contain only parts, and more often than not do not correspond closely with the materials found in the earliest manuscripts. A new critical edition is very necessary.

Centiloquium, edited in Bonaventura, Opera Omnia (Venice, 1596). Printed as well in several other old editions of Bonaventure’s Opera Omnia. See on this the info in Bonaventura, Opera Omnia (Quaracchi, 1891), V, prolegomena, xlviii-xlix, liii).

Confessionale, edited in Bonaventura,Opera Omnia (Venice, 1564). Also printed in other Opera Omniaeditions (such as (Strasbourg, 1495/Venice, 1504/ Rome, 1596 and the Peltier edition). For info see Bonaventura, Opera Omnia (Quaracchi, 1891), VIII, prolegomena cxi & x, p. 23.

Opera, ed.Jacobus Pontius de Leuco (Venetië,1596).

literature

Wadding, Scriptores, 247-248 (ed. 1806 p. 166)); Sbaralea, Suppl.,II, 204-205; C. Oudin, Comment. De Scriptoribus Ecclestiasticis, III (Leipzig, 1722), 2562-2563; H. Hürter, Nomenclator Litterarius Theologiae, II, 3rd ed. (Oeniponte, 1903-1913), 414-415; S. Berger, La Bible au XVIe siècle (Paris, 1879), 15-28; Idem, De Glossariis et Compendiis Exegeticis Quibusdam Medii Aevi (Paris, 1879); L. Oliger, in: Antonianum, 7 (1932), 438-439, 499; A. Kleinhans, in: Antonianum, 7 (1932), 438-439; A. Teetaert, ‘Reggio (Marchesinus de)’, Dictionnaire de Théologie Catholique, XIII-2 (Paris, 1937), 2102-2104. L. Messedaglia, `Varietà e curiosità folenghiane. Serie prima. VI.I `Mamotreti 'mostri infernali', in: Atti dell' Accademia Pontaniana, n.s., 2 (1948-49), 160-163; Dorothy Schullian, ‘A misprinted sheet in the 1479 "Mammotrectus super Bibliam" (Goff M-239)', The Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America 61 (1967), 51-52; Martin Germann, 'Mittelalterliche Hilfsmittel zum Bibelstudium: wie benutzte man eine karolingische Glossenhandschrift und den "Mammotrectus", Beromünster 1470?', Librarium 47 (2004), 134-148 [An English version of this article was published in Organizzazione del sapere: studi in onore di Alfredo Serrai, ed. Maria Teresa Biagetti (Milan, 2004), 129-145]; Frans van Liere, 'Tools for Fools: Marchesinus of Reggio and his Mammotrectus', Medieval Perspectives 18 (2003), 192-206; Martin Germann,‘Mittelalterliche Hilfsmittel zum Bibelstudium: wie benutzte man eine karolingische Glossenhandschrift und den ‘Mammotrectus’?, Beromünster, 1470)’, Librarium 47 (2004), 134-148; Frans van Liere, ‘Marchesino da Reggio’, Dizzionario Biografico degli Italiani 69 (2007), 626b-628a; Luigi Pellegrini, ‘Alla scoperta del mammotrectus’, in: ‘Una strana gioia di vivere’: a Grado Giovanni Merlo, ed. Marina Benedetti & Maria Luisa Betri (Milan, 2010), 333-348; María Eugenia Díaz Tena & José Carlos Martín-Iglesias, 'Il Mammotrectus super Bibliam de Marchesino da Reggio (OFM) en España: fragmentos conservados en el Real monasterio de Santa María de Guadalupe', Archivo Ibero-Americano 74:279 (2014), 561-621.

With thanks to: Dr. Frans van Liere, Department of History, Calvin College, 1845 Knollcrest Circle SE

 

 

 

 

Marcus [fra Marco] (

Friar Minor from Venice. Author of a Chronicon, an urban chronicle on Venice and its surroundings.

editions

>>Elisa Paladin??

literature

Elisa Paladin, 'Osservazioni sulla inedita cronaca veneziana di Marco.' Atti dell' Istituto veneto. 128 (1970) 429-461; F. Fossier, `La ville dans l’historiographie franciscaine de la fin du xiiie et du début du xive siècle’, MEFRM, 89 (1977), 641-655.

 

 

 

 

Marcus Aguado (Marcos Aguado, fl. 16th cent.)

Castilian friar. Active in Mexico. Author.

manuscripts/editions

Historia de las indias

Catecismo en lengua de los indios

literature

Juan de San Antonio BUF II, 314-315; Beristain I, 78; Pedro de Salazar, Crónica y historia de la provincia de Castilla (Madrid, 1971), 130; 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), 326; 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), 540.

 

 

 

 

Marcus Antonius Capelli

OFMConv. Born at Este (Italy). Entered the Conventuals in the Milan province. Became master of theology, and taught at Udine and Padua. When pope Paul V placed the Venetian republic under interdict in 1606, Marco took up the defense of Venice in a series of publications. Later, pressured by the ecclesiastical authorities, and possibly disappointed by some of the policies of Venice, Marco retracted and sought reconciliation with the pope. Marco’s submission was accepted. He received the position of qualificator of the Santo Officio, and the curia lobbied with the Conventuals to bestow on Marco the title of provincial of the Oriental province. Thereafter, Marcobecame a very vocal spokesman for papal authority.

manuscripts/editions 

Trattato dell’interdetto (…) nel quale si dimostra che egli non è legitimamente pubblicato (Venice, 1606). Marco wrote this work in collaboration with several other theologians. A Latin version of this work appeared in Frankfurt a.M (Germany) in 1607.

Parere delle controversie tra il sommo Pontefice Paolo V e la serenissima republica di Venetia (Venice, 1606).

Risposta al discorso del P. Teol. Lelio piacentino sopra le ragioni de’signori Veneziani intorno all’interdetto di Paolo V (Venice, 1606).

Lettera del P. Antonio Possevino gesuita al P. maestro M.-A. Capello min. conventuale, con la risposta di detto padre (Venice, 1606). This work was also included in the Collectio Scripturarum Super Controversia inter Paulum V et Venetos II, 239.

Le mentite filoteane, ovvero Invettiva di Giovanni Filoteo d’Asti contra le serenissima republica di Venezia, confutata da Fulgentio Tomaselli filosofo albanese chiamato alias il Capeletto, a favore della istessa serenissima republica (Padua, 1607).

De Absoluta omnium Rerum Sacrarum Immunitate a Potestate Principum Laicorum ex Lege Naturae, Moysis et Christi ad Paulum V: MS BAV Barber. 426. In this work, Marco retracted his former positions. The same Vatican manuscript apparently contains other works by Marco.

Adversus Praetensum Primatum Ecclesiasticum Regis Angliae(Bologna, 1610/Cologne, 1611).

Disputationes Duae: Prior de Summo Pontificatu B. Petri, Posterior de Successione Episcopi Romani in Eumdem Pontificatum, Adversus Anonymos Duos, Alterum Cui Titulus, Papatus Romanus, Alterum de Suburbicariis Regionibus et Ecclesiis, seu de Praefectura et Episcopi Urbis Romae Dioecesi, Coniectura(Cologne, 1620).

De Appellationibus Ecclesiae Africanae ad Romanam Sedem (Paris, 1622). A revised version by the author appeared in the  Bibliotheca Maxima Pontificia (Rome, 1698/3rd ed. Rome, 1722) XVI. This work was also published, together with a Protestant refutation, in Christoforus Pfaffius, Introductio in Historiam Literariam III, 40-174.

Ragionamento funebre per l’esequie di Lucrezia Tomaselli, duchessa di Paliano(Rome, 1623).

Regole di S. Agostino, S. Benedetto e S. Chiara dichiarate co’ decreti del concilio di Trento (Bologne, 1623).

De Coena Christi Suprema, deque Praecipuis Eius Vitae Capitalibus Dissertatio Adversus Aegyptium Authorem Anni Primitivi (Paris, 1625).

literature

Wadding, Annales Ordinis Minorum (ed. Quaracchi, 1934) XXIV, 219-220, XXV, 264, 423-424, 479, XXVI, 484; Wadding, Scriptores (ed. Rome, 1906), 25 (under Antonius Capelli); Sbaralea,Supplementum (ed. Rome, 1921) II, 205-206; DThCat II, 1683-1684; DHGE XI, 852-853.

 

 

 

 

Marcus Antonius Galitius de Carpenedolo (1599-1665)

OFMCap. Order general between 1662 and 1665. Pupil of Teodoro Foresti da Bergamo and known for a summa of Bonaventurean philosophical thought for use in the Capuchin school network.

editions

Summa totius Philosophiae aristotelicae ad mentem s. Bonaventurae, Doctoris Seraphici, ex eiusdem scriptis majori, qua fieri potuit, diligentia excerptae (Rome, 1634-1636). [contains: Prima pars, quae dialecticam comprehendit; secunda de physico auditu; tertia de caelo et mundo, de generatione et corruptione; quarta de anima; quinta de metaphysica]

literature

Evaristo Ceriali da Ombriano, Filosofia e Filosofi nei conventi cappuccini Lombardi (Cremona, 1947), 10; Evaristo Ceriali da Ombriano & Serafino Leonardi, L’araldo bonaventuriano tra i Cappuccini: Marcantonio Galizzi da Carpenedolo (1599-1665) (Brescia, 1965); Ch. Lohr, ‘Renaissance Latin Aristotle Commentaries: Authors G-K’, Renaissance Quarterly 30 (1977), 681-741 (689-690).

 

 

 

 

Marcus de Alcala (Marco de Alcalá, fl. c. 1730)

OFMDisc. Provincial order historian in the San José province.

literature

AIA21 (1924), 307-312; AIA 32 (1929), 363; AIA 22 (1962), 239-243.

 

 

 

 

 

Marcus de Aviano (Carlo Domenico Cristofori, 1631-1699)

OFMCap. Italian friar. Born as Carlo Domenico Cristofori on November 17, 1631 in Aviano (Venetian Republic. He was educated at the Jesuit College of Gorizia, and at the age of 16 he would have tried to reach Crete, to preach the Gospel to the invasion force of the Ottoman Turks. While he was on the road, he stayed over at the Capuchin friary of Capodistria. The guardian there, who apparently knew his family, convinced him to return home. Yet this episode convinced Carlo Domenico to join the Capuchins. By 1548, he was a Capuchin novice and he adopted the name Marco at his profession. Following a clerical education, he received licence to preach during the Lent and Advent seasons throughout the Republic of Venice and in other Italian states. He also functioned as guardian of the Capuchin friaries of Belluno (1672) and Oderzo (1674). In 1674 his blessing of a bed-ridden nun supposedly cured her, and he became known as a medical miracle worker. Among those who asked for his intercession was also Emperor Leopold I, whose wife had not yet given him a male heur. This was the starting point of a life-long counsellor relation, in which Marco gave advise on many different political, military and economic, as well as religious issues. A number of Marco's spiritual letters to the Emperor survive. In the context of the ongoing struggles with the expanding Ottoman Empire, Marco was also appointed the Pope’s personal envoy to the Emperor by Innocent XI. As such, Marco played a role in the organisation of the ‘Holy League’ alliance of Austria, Venice, the Papal States and Poland, in part under the military leadership of the Polish King John III Sobieski. Under Sobieski, the armies of the League were able to defeat the Turks in 1683 at the battle of Viena, which inaugurated the end of Turkish expansion. Marco took part in several follow-up military campaigns, to help internal relations within the Imperial Army and to provide support to soldiers. In this capacity, Marco was involved with the liberation of Buda (1686) and Belgrade (1688). Marco died of cancer on August 13, 1699 in Vienna. He was beatified by Pope John Paul II in 2003. Spiritual author>>>

editions

Marco d'Aviano, Corrispondenza epistolare, ed. Arturo Maria Basso, 5 Vols. (Abano Terme: Piovan, 1986-1991).

vitae

Cosmo da Castelfranco, Vita di Marco d’Aviano, frate cappuccino, e Appunti di Viaggi, ed. & trans. Mary Cusin Frattin & Paolo Miotto’ saggi introduttivi Giacinto Cecchetto & Paolo Miotto (Castelfranco Veneto: Parochia del Duomo, 2005) [review in CF 75 (2005), 760-766 & Il Santo 45/3 (2005), 786-787.].

literature

M. Héyret,P. Markus von Aviano O.M.Cap., Apostolischer Missionär und päpstlicher Legat beim christlichen Heere. Zur Erinnerung an die dritte Jahrhundert-Feier seiner Geburt (Munich, 1931); M. Héyret, ‘Die gedruckten Schriften des Marcus von Aviano und deren Verbreitung’, Collectanea Franciscana 10 (1940), 29-65, 219-238, 494-509; A. Coreth, ‘Unbekannte Briefe P. Marco d’Avianos am P. Gabriel Pontifeser aus Klausen’, Mitteilungen des Oesterreichischen Staatsarchiv 9 (1956), 23-47; Positio Super Virtutibus (Rome, 1966);DSpir X, 264-265; Servus Gieben, ‘Die‘letzte Predigt’ des P. Markus von Aviano. Augsburg, 18 November 1680’, Collectanea Franciscana 49 (1979),>>>>;Marco d’Aviano e il suo tempo: un cappuccino del Seicento, gli Ottomani e l’Impero. Atti del convegno storico internazionale Pordenone 12-13 novembre 1993, ed. Ruggero Simonato (Pordenone: Concordia Sette, 1993); Vindobonen. seu Venetiarum, beatificationis et canonizationis venerabilis Servi Dei Marci ab Aviano (in saec: Caroli Dominici Cristofori) sacerdotis professi Ordinis Fratrum Minorum Capuccinorum (1631-1699). Positio super miraculo, Congregatio de Causis Sanctorum P.N. 435 (Rome, 1997); Peter Nissen, ‘Gebed, berouw en volksvermaak. Het optreden van pater Marcus van Aviano in Roermond in 1681’, Spiegel van Roermond (1997), 19-35; Marco d’Aviano, Gorizia e Gradisca. Dai primi studi all’evangelizzazione dell’Éuropa. Raccolti di studi e documenti dopo il Convegno storico-spirituale del 14 ottobre(Gorizia, 1998) [Cf. review in CF68 (1998), 719-721.]; Marco d’Aviano, Prediger und Diplomat. Katalog der 238. Wechsel­ausstellung der Wiener Stadt- und Landesbibliothek im Wiener Rathaus Juni-Dezember 2000, ed. Johanna Pisa, Isabella Wasner-Peter & Walter Obermaier (Wien, Rathaus, Stadtbibliothek, 2000); Francesco Basaldella, L’abito fa o non fa il monaco? Due figure del Seicento veneto. Marco d’Aviano e Mariano da Venezia. Con cenni storici su Aviano e del suo castello, Quaderno di cultura giudecchina, 14 (Venezia, 2000); Vincenzo Criscuolo, ‘Markus von Aviano, Christophorus und Retter Europas (1631-1699)’,in: Faszinierende Gestalten, 11-34; Hildebrand van Hooglede, ‘Marcus van Aviano te Mechelen (1681)’, in: Idem, Miscellanea II, 1014-1028; Hildebrand van Hooglede, ‘Marcus van Aviano te Antwerpen (1681)’, in: Idem, Miscellanea II, 1030-1044; Venanzio Renier, ‘Vicepostulazione/2: p. Marco d’Aviano’, Atti Prov. Veneta Fr. Min. Cap. 78 (2000), 182-194; Pietro Zarrella, ‘Padre Marco d’Aviano missionario e operatore di pace’, Campania Serafica 33:6 (2001), 8-10; Padre Marco d’Aviano e il suo tempo. Il Seicento e la spiritualità di Marco d’Aviano. Atti del corso di aggiornamento insegnanti, Pordenone, 26-27 novembre 1999 (Pordenone: Comitato P. Marco d’Aviano, 2002); Arturo M. Basso, Beato Marco d’Aviano. Dare un’anima all’Europa. Profilo biografico riveduto e corretto da Venanzio Renier (Padua: Edizioni Messaggero, 2003); Die Bedeutung des P. Markus von Aviano für Europa, ed. Jan Mikrut (Vienna, 2003); Bernard Dompnier, ‘Strategia pastorale e spiritualità alla fine del XVII secolo. La predicazione di Marco d’Aviano tra invito alla penitenza e diffusione di devozioni’, in: Un castellano in Europa. Padre Cosmo da Castelfranco, cappuccino (1647-1715) compagno e biografo del Beato Marco d’Aviano. Atti del Convegno di studi (Castelfranco Veneto: Parroccchia del Duomo, 2005), 81-110; Venanzio Renier, Beato Marco d’Aviano [d. 1699]. Il suo contributo all’opera del Beato Innocenzo XI in difesa della cristianità in Europa, ed. Guliana V. Fantuz (Venezia-Mestre: Prov. Veneta dei Frati Cappuccini-Comitato P. Marco d’Aviano, 2005); Cosmo da Castelfranco, Vita di Marco d’Aviano, frate cappuccino, e Appunti di Viaggi, ed. Mary Cusin Frattin & Paolo Miotto (Castelfranco Veneto (TV): Parocchia del Duomo, 2005). See CF 75 (2005), 760-766; Il Santo 45 (2005), 786f; Cesare Mozzarelli, ‘La corte, il Consiglio e la Grazia. Riflessioni sulla politica seicentesca in margine al caso di padre Marco’d’Aviano’, in: Tra terra e cielo. Studi su religione, identità e società moderna (Rome: Bulzoni Editore, 2005); Massimo Viglione, ‘La figura di Marco d’Aviano fra fede politica e crociata: ritratto ricavato dai documenti della ‘positio”, Ricerche di storia sociale e religiosa 68 (2005), 35-73; Sebastiano Esposito, ‘Un gesuito napoletano del ‘600 chiede l’intervento di Marco d’Aviano in difesa dell’Immacolata Concezione’, Immaculata Mediatrix 5 (2005), 383-392; Un Castellano in Europa, Padre Cosmo da Castelfranco, cappuccino (1647-1715)compagno e biografo del Beato Marco d'Aviano, Atti del Convegno di Studi Castelfranco Veneto 22 aprile 2005, ed. Vincenzo Criscuolo, Paolo Miotto, Giacino Cecchetto, Jan Mikrut & Bernard Dompnier (Veneto, Castello di Godego: Unità di Ricerca della Parrocchia del Duomo di Castelfranco, 2005); Venanzio Renier & Giuliana V. Fantuz, Marco d’Aviano e Innocenzo XI in difesa della Cristianità in Europa (Edizioni Segno, 2006); Walter Arzaretti, ‘Vicepostulazione/2: Beato Marco d’Aviano’, Atti della Provincia Veneta dei Frati Minori Cappuccini 85 (2009), 288-298; Andrew Wheatcoft, The Enemy at the Gate, Habsburgs, Ottomans and the Battle for Europe (Basic Books, 2010). Also with central role for Maro Cristoforo d’Aviano OFMCap; M. Miszczynski, ‘Atto di dolore perfetto secondo beato Marco d’Aviano OFMCap’, Studia Franciszkanskie 23 (2013), 189-200; O. Schmucki, ‘Der selige Kapuziner Marco d’Aviano und die Schweiz. Zeugnisse zu seinem Wirken und Veröffentlichungen von ihm und über ihn’, Helvetia Franciscana 42:2 (2013), 183-235

 

 

 

 

Marcus de Bocanegra (Marcus Jaramillo de Bocanegra, fl. early 18th cent.)

OFM. Preacher in the San Francisco de Michoacán province.

literature

AIA15 (1955), 491; Manuel de Castro, Bibliografía de las bibliografias franciscanas españolas e hispanoamericanas, Publicaciones de Archivo Ibero-Americano (Madrid: Ed. Cisneros, 1982), 131 (no. 443).

 

 

 

 

Marcus a Baudunio OFMCap (Marc de Baudun/a Bauduen/Antoine Bec, 1606-1692)

Capuchin friar and preacher, active in the St. Louis province. Important Bonaventurian scholar and author of for instance the Paradisus theologicus unius et trium Doctorum, Angelici, Seraphici, subtilis, horumque conciliatoris, fonte irriguus.

editions

Paradisus philosophicus unius et trium Doctorum, Angelici, Seraphici, subtilis, horumque conciliatoris, fonte irriguus (Marseille, 1654).

Paradisus theologicus unius et trium Doctorum, Angelici, Seraphici, subtilis, horumque conciliatoris, fonte irriguus, 2 Vols. (Lyon: Apud Ioannem Molin, 1661-1663). Available on Google Books.

literature

Lexicon Capuccinum, 1038-1039.

With thanks to Brother Alexis Bugnolo from the Franciscan Archive (http://www.franciscan-archive.org/)

 

 

 

 

Marcus de Bononia (Marco da Bologna/Marco Fantuzzi, fl. 15th cent.), beatus

Observant friar. Disciple of Bernardino da Siena. Later general vicar of the regular Observance (Cismontan section). Officially beatified by Pius IX in 1868.

He was born at Bologna in 1409, possibly as a member of the noble Fantuzzi family. Yet according to his main biographer, the Observant friar Alessandro Ariosto, he was the son of Bartolomeo di Giacomo de la Vezzola and the tertiary Lisia di Basotto di Argile. Marco probably entered the Observant friary of S. Paolo in Monte (Bologna) in 1435, possibly after having reached the status of Baccalaureus artium and after prolonged studies of civil and canon law. He began his novitiate in 1435/6. Shortly after his profession he was made guardian of an Observant friary in Emilia and in 1444 he was already provincial vicar. Following appointments by Eugenius IV (1445) and later Calixt III (1355), he was one of seven preachers officially empowered to preach the crusade against the Turks. Known for his preaching rallies in Norcia in 1448. In 1449, he took part in the general chapter of Bosco di Mugella, and a year later, he apparently preached in L'Aquila. In 1452, when Giovanni di Capistrano was sent to the German lands to preach against the Hussites, Marco was asked to preside over the Observant general chapter at L'Aquila. Marco retained that office until 1455. During this period, he had to deal with conflicts between the Dalmation and Bosnian order provinces (1452), and he also was heavily involved in the conflicts between Observants and Conventuals over the autonomy and freedom of Observant order officials. During these conflicts Marco found an enemy in Roberto Caraccioli, who transferred back to the Conventuals. After 1455, Marco preached in Milan and later, in 1463, he visited the Holy Land vicariate. In 1464, he was again elected vicar general for the Cismontan Observants, staying in office until 1467. During this second stint as vicar general, he again faced conflicts with the Conventuals and the Franciscan minister general, Francesco della Rovere. As vicar general he also traveled through Eastern Europe, which faced the threat of Turkish expansion. Marco was again vicar general between 1469 and 1472. During this last stint he preached in Perugia and Ascoli and was again heavily involved with the protracted struggles between the Observants and the Conventuals over the autonomy and rights of the Observants within the order as a whole. He later preached in Mantua (1476) and spoke at an Observant gathering in Padua in April 1478. He died at Piacenza on April 10, 1479, and was buried in the local Santa Maria di Nazarath church. His remains were translated to the Santa Maddalena church in 1626 (in the Santa Maria di Campagna sanctuary). After his death, he became the object of a cult, due to his alleged miraculous cures of ill and dying people. His cult was approved on March 5, 1868. We do not have a large corpus of written works by Marco, but mostly documents and remarks that testify to his preaching activities (for instance concerning the sermons held in the Santa Croce of Florence in 1461 and the request by the authorities to come back for the lenten preaching during the subsequent year). There are also several 'reportationes' of exempla used by Marco in his sermons. See on all this the studies of Piana and Rosa Maria Dessi mentioned below.

literature

Celestino Piana, ‘Documenti intorno al B. Marco Fantuzzi da Bologna († 1479)’, Studi Francescani 50 (1953), 224-235; Celestino Piana, ‘Per la biografia del Beato Marco da Bologna (+ 1479) e per la storia del suo convento di S. Paolo in Monte nel ‘400’’, Atti e Memorie (Romagna) 22 (1971), 85-265; Celestino Piana, Il beato Marco da Bologna e il suo convento di S. Paolo in Monte nel quattrocento (Bologna, 1973); Candido Mesini, ‘La più antica biografia del Beato Marco da Bologna: (1409 - 1479)’, Il Carrobbio 7 (1981), 274-291; Celestino Piana, ‘Due rilievi sulla biografia del b. Marco da Bologna (OFM) scritta dal Melloni’, in: Giovan Battista Melloni agiografo (1713-1781) nel suo tempo e nel suo ambiente, ed. Aldo Berselli & Antonio Samaritani (Pieve di Cento, 1984), 205-221; Rosa Maria Dessi, ‘Marco da Bologna’, Dizionario Biografico degli 69 (2007) [http://www.treccani.it/enciclopedia/marco-da-bologna_(Dizionario-Biografico)/]; Rosa Maria Dessi, ‘Usura, Caritas e Monti di Pietà. Le prediche antiusurarie e antiebraiche di Marco da Bologna e di Michele Carcano’, in: I frati osservanti e la società in Italia nel secolo XV. Atti del XL Convegno internazionale (Assisi - Perugia, 11-13 ottobre 2012) (Spoleto: CISAM, 2013), 169-226.

 

 

 

Marcus de Broduno (1590-1660)

Friar in the S. Bernardine province. Entered the order in 1608. Provincial minister between 1644 and 1648. Confessor of the Clares of Béziers, for whom he wrote several spiritual works. Some of these works apparently are still available in the Béziers convent. Other spiritual works are found in Avignon, Bibliothèque du Musée Calvet. Marcus is also known as a polemicist and chronicler. Parts of his chronicle (containing info on the Recollect reformation) survived in the historical works of Césaire Cambin.

manuscripts

meditations/sermons: Avignon, Musée Calvet 350

Devotion au très saint mystère de la filiation (…):Avignon, Musée Calvet 1850

Vie exemplaire du dévot et vertueux frère Yves de la Roque: Avignon, Musée Calvet 2140

>> other devotional works in the Béziers convent>>>

literature

P. Péano, `Les Chroniques et les débuts de la réforme des Récollets dans la Province de Provence', AFH, 65 (1972), 157-224; Catalogue général des Manuscrits des Bibliothèques publiques de France, Départements, XXVII (Paris, 1894), 271 & XXVIII (Paris, 1895),162 & 304.

 

 

 

 

Marcus de Lissabon (Marco de Lisboa/Marco de Betania, ca. 1511-1591)

OFMRec and bishop of Porto after 1581. Born in Lisbon as the son of Salvador Luis da Silva (mother’s name unknown). Received initial schooling in Latin at Lisbon and entered the Franciscan order at the age of 16, taking his profession at the St. Christina friary (Tentugal, near Coïmbra). Shortly thereafter, he was given the position of order historian, which resulted in the three-volume Chronista general da ordem dos frades menores do seraphico Padre San Francisco. Marcus was on good terms with King Sebastião and accompanied him to Africa in 1574. When the bishop of Miranda Antonio Pinheiro displeased the King with one of his sermons and offered to step down, the King wanted Marco for this episcopal see. This fell through when Antonio Pinheiro decided to stay on. Not long thereafter, the King offered Marco the episcopal see of Porto (vacant since the death of Simão de Sá Pereira (1581)). Marco received his appointment on November 1st 1581 and was consecrated on 21 January 1582 in the church of Saint Francis in Lisbon. Once he was properly installed in the diocese in Spring 1582, he re-organised the parish structure and embarked on a significant building program. In order to implement the disciplinary decrees of the Council of Trent, he organised a diocesan synod in February 1585. Marco died on September 3, 1591, and was buried in the Nostra Senhora da Saude chapel, built by him in the Porto Cathedral.

editions

Primeira parte das Chronicas da ordem dos frades menores do seraphico Padre San Francisco (Lisbon, 1556); Segunda parte das Chronicas a ordem dos frades menores do seraphico Padre San Francisco (Lisbon, 1562); Tercera parte de las Chronicas da ordem dos frades menores (Salamanca, 1570 (In a Castilian version)). Crónicas da Ordem dos Frades Menores. Primeira parte – Segunda parte – Terceira parte, Ed. Anastatica Lisbon 1614/1615/1615, Ed. Faculdade de Letras da Universidade do Porto, Fontes et Monumenta, I-III (Porto: Universidade do Porto MMI, 2001). For a German version of this whole work, see: Cronicken der eingesetzten Orden deß heiligen Vatters Francisci (…), III Vols. (München, 1620). An Italian version appeared as: Cronache degli Ordini Instituiti dal P. S. Francesco, III Vols. (Venice, 1581/Naples, 1680); [cf. Collectanea Franciscana 72 (2002), 409-411; Frate Francesco 69 (2003), 635-640]

Translation: Croniche de gli ordini instituiti da Padre San Franceasco. See on this Italian translation, made by Orazio Diola in the later 16th century, and its massive success in Italy, the 2015 study of Federica Dallasta in Collectanea Franciscana 85:3-4 (2015), 523-393.

Translation: Exercicio a uma devota meditacão da vida e paixão de Nosso Senhor Jesus Christo (Vizeo, 1571).

Translations:Tratado do seraphico doutor S. Boaventura chamado a perfeição da Vida; Tratado do mesmo santo, em forma breve para ensino de noviços na religião; Um breve A B C spiritual do mesmo santo (Lisbon, 1572).

Livro insigne das horas e perfeicae sãos vidas dos gloriosos santos do Velho e Novo Testamento (Lisbon, 1579).

Constituições synodaes do bispado do Porto (Coimbra, 1585). These constitutions reflected the decisions of his reform synod held in 1585.

Vida de santa Coleta>>

literature

Rodrigo da Cunha, (Porto, 1623); Wadding, Scriptores, 212f; Fortunato de Almeida, Historia da Igreja em Portugal (Coïmbra, 1917) III, 2ndpart>>>; Andrés Ivars, ‘Una versión castellana de la vida de santa Coleta, por el P. Marcos de Lisboa’, AIA 20 (1923), 124-133 & AIA 21 (1924), 385-390; A. Pimenta, ‘Bethania (Marcos de)’, DHGE VIII (1935), 1245-1246; M. de Olivieria, in: LThK, 7 (1962), 13-14; DSpir X, 272-274; Manuel de Castro, Bibliografía de las bibliografias franciscanas españolas e hispanoamericanas, Publicaciones de Archivo Ibero-Americano (Madrid: Ed.Cisneros, 1982), 139 (no. 497); Quandos frades faziam história. De Marcos de Lisboa a Simao de Vasconcellos, ed. José Adriano de Freitas Carvalho, Via Spiritus. Anexos, 5 (Porto CIUHE, 2001); Frei Marcos de Lisboa: cronista franciscano ebispo 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) [With interesting essays by José Adriano de Freitas Carvalho, Giuseppe Bestini, Zulmira C. Santos, Agustí Boadas Llavat, Bernard Dompnier, Pedro Vilas Boas Tavares, Felice Accrocca, Jacobo Sanz Hermida, Roberto Rusconi (available as pdf on the internet), and Fausto S. Martins. See o.a. review in Frate Francesco 69 (2003), 635-640]; Gioacchino d’Andrea, ‘L’edizione 1680 delle Croniche dell'Ordine dei Frati Minori di Fra Marco da Lisbona’, AFH96 (2003), 431-446; José Adriano de Freitas Carvalho, ‘La representación de la Observancia en las crónicas de fray Marcos de Lisboa. Una fidelidad y un sueño’, in: El Franciscanismo en La península Ibérica. Balance y perspectivas. I Congreso Internacional, Madrid, 22-27  de septiembre de 2003, ed. María del Mar Graña Cid (Barcelona: C.B.G. Editora, 2005), 389-402; José Adriano de Freitas Carvalho, ‘Les ‘Chroniques’ de Marc de Lisbonne ou la ré-écriture d’une fidélité’, in: Ecrire son histoire. Les communautés régulières face à leur passé. Actes du 5e Colloque International du C.E.R.C.O.R.,C.E.R.C.O.R. Travaux et Recherches, 18 (Saint-Etienne: Publ. de l’Université Jean-Monnet de Saint-Etienne, 2005), 611-623; Montserrat Casas i Nadal, ‘Models feminins franciscans a les ‘Crónicas de los Frayles Menores’ de fra Marcos de Lisboa’, Acta Historica et Archaeologica Mediaevalia 26 (2005), 1141-1154; Antonel-Aurel Ilie, ‘Los Conventuales de España en las crónicas de Marcos de Lisboa’, in: Los Franciscanos Conventuales en España. Actas del II Congreso Internacional (..), ed. Gonzalo Fernández-Gallaro (Barcelona: Asociación Hispánica de Estudios Franciscanos, 2006), 177-186; Luis Cabral, ‘A ‘livreria’ de Dom Frei Marcos de Lisboa, bispo de Porto’, in: Estudos de Homenagem ao Profesor Doutor José Marques, 3 Vols. (Porto: Faculdade de Letras da Universidade do Porto, 2006) III, 73-83; Federica Dallasta, ‘Orazio Diola traduttore delle ‘Croniche degli ordini instituiti da Padre San Francesco‘ di Marcos de Lisboa (1581-1591) e la sua biblioteca‘, Collectanea Franciscana 85:3-4 (2015), 523-593.

 

 

 

 

 

Marcus de Montefeltre (fl. ca. 1270)

Secretary of Bonaventure, compiled sermons on Bonaventure into collections, such as that found in MS Milan, Ambros. A.11.sup 22

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Marcus de Montegallo (1425-1496) beatus

OFMObs. Born in Fonditore di S. Maria in Gallo (Mons Sacra Maria in Lapide, Ascoli Piceno, 1425). Studied (also under the direction of the humanist Enoch of Ascoli) at the universities of Perugia and Bologna, where he became doctor of law and medicin. Active as medical doctor in Ascoli from 1448 onwards. At the urging of his father he married in 1451 with Chiara de’Tibaldeschi. The year thereafter, when Marco’s father had died, Chiara entered the poor Clares in Ascoli, whereas Marcus joined the local OFMObs. Marcus had his noviciate in the Eremita convent of Valdissaso, near Fabriano. In 1454-55 he became guardian of the convent of S. Maria de San Severino. Also active as preacher (under the direction of Giacomo della Marca?) and peace maker in Ascoli, Camerino, Fabriano, and elsewhere. He became involved in the struggle against usury and became one of the most fervent propagators of the so-called Montes Pietatis. He established them in Fabriano (1470), Fano (1471), Arcevia (1483), Vicenza (1486) and helped with the reorganisation of the Mons Pietatis in Fermo (1478). He apparently had some sympathy for the spiritual cause, and at times took some responsibility for the religious guidance of the famous Poor Clare Camille Battista Varani (cf. AFH 8 (1915),265). Died in the harnas on 19 March 1496, while preaching during Lent in Vicenza. Buried in Vicenza in the Franciscan church San Biagio Vecchio. His grave site received a cult and a canonisation process followed suit (official confirmation of his cult finally was given on 20 September 1839 by Pope Gregory XVI). Shortly after his death several hymns were composed for his liturgical commemoration. These hymns (Hymnus rythmicus in eius laudem) have been edited at several juntures. See for instance B. Cimarelli, Delle croniche dell’Ordine de’Frati minori, istituto dal S.P.S. Francesco, parte quarta, volume secondo (Venice, 1621), 821-824; Wadding, Annales Minorum (Ad Claras Aquas 1933), Vol. XVI, 340; AASS Martii III (Paris-Rome, 1865), coll. 73-74; Miscellanea Francescana 338 (1938), 490. Marco published the gist of his homiletic, penitentiary and catechetical instructions in his Tabula de la salute humanaand his Libro dei commandamenti di Dio. He apparently did not publish separate sermon collections [unlike Bernardine of Siena, who kept his religious teachings in the sermon format]

manuscripts and editions

Tabula de la salute humana, corporale, temporale, spirituale et eterna (Venice: Nicolò Balaguer, 1486 & Florence: Antonio Miscomini, 1494). There exist several other old editions of later date. A modern (partial) reprint is found in L.J. Rosenwald, The 19th Book Tesoro de Povero (Washington D.C, 1961). [The Tabula consists of 15 chapters on the articles of faith, the works of charity (esp. focusing on the Montes Pietatis), councils for the wellbeing of the soul, descriptions of eternal life etc. The work also included a list of necessary books for those who want to live a truly Christian life. For a more detailed discussion, see V. Meneghin, Bernardino da Feltre ed i Monti di Pietà (Vicenza, 1974), 175-181; Pietro Rossi, La Tavola della salute del beato Marco da Montegallo e cenni storici di Montegallo (Fermo, 1976) & Elide Mercatili Indelicato,‘Marco da Montegallo: Aspetti e problemi della vita e delle opere’, in: Marcoda Montegallo (1425-1496). Il tempo, la vita, le opere, 164-178]

Libro delli commandamenti di Dio, del Testamento Vecchio et Nuovo et anche de Sacri Canoni. This work is found after the Tabula de la salute humana in the 1486 Venetian edition and in the 1494 Florentine edition. Apparently, the Libro delli commandamenti has also received a separate Florentine edition (Antonio Miscomini, 1494). According to its colophon, it is a miscellaneous work, consisting of a so-called fascicoletto, an Exempio notabile, and three opuscoli. The fascicoletto consists of a list of necessary books, ‘figure’ of the eternal life and related issues, all of which can also can be found in the Tabula de la salute humana. The Exempio is an elaborated exemplum, presenting ‘el figliuolo d’uno cittadono’, and is meant to ask attention for the necessity to know and observe the commands of God. The three opuscoli are a Libro delli comandamenti di Dio del Testamento vecchio [a modified re-issue of his Libro intitulato], a Tractato delli comandamenti et consigli evangelici o vero del Testamento nuovo[a prohemio, a Tabula di tutta l’opera, and 10 chapters on the evangelical counsels. See Elide Mercatili Indelicato, Op.Cit., 182ff], and a Tractato de sacri canoni ordinationi et regole o vero comandamenti della sancta madre ecclesia christiana catholica romana[a prohemio and three chapters, reflecting on the ecclesiological authority structure of the church, the sacrements and the major commandments, and rules]

Libro intitulato de la divina lege de esso omnipotente Dio, MS Florence Ricc. 341 ff. 165v-181r. This is a manuscript copy of the printed edition, which also is entitled: Libro intitulato de la divina lege de esso omnipotente Dio (Venice: Nicolò Balaguer, 1487 & Siena, 1494). See also AFH, 2 (1909), 127; AFH, 40 (1957), 231. It is a catechetical work, based on Marco's sermons held in Venice in December 1486. It was printed to be read in schools, parishes etc. The 1487 edition consists of seven chapters [I: De tutti li divini comandamenti del testamento vecchio la diversità o vero diversificatione; II: De li diece comandamenti morali la ordinatione; III: De quelli medesimi la dimostratione; IV: De li dieci comandamenti morali la rationale assignatione; V: De li observatori di essi la certa premiatione, overo retributione; VI: De li transgressori, et non observatori di quelli la infallibile et acerba punitione; VII: De la transgressione de essi la multiplice auctentica et approbata modificatione, cioè in quanti modi principali se po fare contra de essi diece comandamenti di Dio.]

La corona de la gloriosa Vergene Madre Maria (Venice, ante 1494) A devotional work on the life, suffering and crowning in heaven of the Virgin, with intermittent prayers (Pater Noster, Ave Maria etc.)

His sermons did not survive separately. See also G. Gantalamessa, p. 16

Statutes of various Montes Pietatis: E. Menghetti, `I primitivi capitoli del Monte di Pietà di Fano’, Archivi, 2e série, 23 (1956), 323-342; A. Anselmi, `Il Monte di Pietà di Arcevia’, Miscell. Francesc., 5 (1890), 165-179.

Note:Throughout Marco’s various works (and particularly in La tabula and La corona)can be found vernacular and Latin versions of important prayers, laude, and formula (such as: Ave Colonna, Ave Maria, Ave Templo, Concede nos famulos tuos, Credo in (unum) Deum, Deus pater omnipotens, Deus venie largitor, Dignare me laudare, Dio ti salvi Maria, Gloria Patri et Filio et Spiritui Sancto, O altissima gloriosa regina, O alto et ineffabile, Omnipotens sempiterne Deus, O signore Yesu Christo adoro te, Padrenostro, Requiem eternam dona ei Domine, Sancta Maria domina mea, Vergine benedicta). Cf. E. Mercatili Indelicato, Op. Cit., 205-229 [detailed analysis of the various texts, their lineage and the relative importance of Marco’s versions]. The works of Marco are not alone in this, an indication that the Franciscans (maybe unlike the OP) might not have had a strong tradition of independent prayer books, but habitually included prayer collections in their catechetical and devotional works .

literature

Martyrologium Franciscanum (Vicenza, 1939), 102 (19 march); AASS, March III (Antwerp, 1668), 71-74; Sbaralea, Suppl., II, 209-210; G. Gantalamessa, Notizie storiche per servire alla biografia di fr. Marco da Montegallo, medico, teologo, edoratore (Ascoli, 1843); C. Mariotti, Il B. Marco da Montegallo (Quaracchi,1896); Il beato Marco da Montegallo (Ascoli Piceno, 1903); AFH, 8 (1915), 265; G. Fabiano, Gli Ebrei ed il monte di Pietà in Ascoli (Ascoli 1942) [anti-semitic?>check!]; Studi Francescani, 19 (1947), 172-173; Studia Picena, 23 (1955), 149-155; Bibliotheca Sanctorum VIII (Rome, 1967), 739-740; Pietro Rossi, La Tavola della salute del beato Marco da Montegallo e cenni storici di Montegallo (Fermo, 1976); Elide Mercatili, ‘L’attività sociale di Marco da Montegallo’, Picenum Seraphicum 13 (1976), 353-414; Cl. Schmitt, `Marc de Montegallo’, Dict. de Spir., X (Paris, 1980), 283-4; Francesco Lomastro Tognato, Legge di Dio e Monti di Pietà. Marco da Montegallo, 1425-1496(Vicenza, 1996); Marco da Montegallo (1425-1496). Il tempo, la vita, le opere. Atti del convegno di Studio Ascoli Piceno 12 ottobre 1996 e Montegallo 23 agosto 1997, ed. Silvano Bracci (Padua, 1999) [includes: Elide Mercatili Indelicato, ‘Marco da Montegallo, aspetti e problemi della vita e delle opere’, 71-229; Mario Sensi, ‘Marco da Montegallo apostolo dei Monti di pietà’, 231-254]; Philine Helas, ‘Die Predigt in der Weltenlandschaft: zur Agitation von Fra Marco da Montegallo für den Monte di Pietà in einem Stich von Francesco Rosselli (ca. 1485)’, Marburger Jahrbuch für Kunstwissenschaft 31 (2004), 105-144; Philine Helas, ‘Fürsorge und Seelsorge – Die Predigt von Fra Marco da Montegallo für den ‘Monte di Pietà’ und seine Marienbruderschaft in einem Stich von Francesco Rosselli (ca. 1485)’, in: Inklusion/Exklusion. Studien zu Fremdheit und Armut von der Antike bis zur Gegenwart, ed. Andreas Gestrich & Lutz Raphael (Frankfurt a.Main: Peter Lang, 2004), 423-449 (on the depiction of Marco’s preaching by Rosselli and the comments by Marco on the woodprint made thereof, dealing with the visualisation of preaching, the monte di pietà, the Gregory mass, the Mary confraternity and the prayer cycle in La corona de la gloriosa Vergene Madre Maria).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Marcus de Nicia (Marcos de Niza/Nizza, d. 1558)

OFM. Franciscan missionary in Mexico…

editions/literature

Adolph F. Bandelier, The Discovery of New Mexico by the Franciscan Monk Friar Marcos de Niza in 1539, trans. Madeleine T. Rodack (1982); Aleksander Krzysztof Sitnik, ‘Marek z Nizzy, Marcus a Nicia, OFMObs’, Encyklopedia Katolicka XI, 1279-1280.

 

 

 

 

 

Marcus de Orvieto (fl. late thirteenth century)

Italian friar. Compiler of the Tractatus Septiformis de Moralitatibus Rerum,also known as the Liber de Moralitatibusor the Ampliatio Bartholomaei Anglici. This work, written between ca. 1281-1291 amounts to a moralization for preaching purposes of (seven books of) Bartholomaeus Anglicus’s De Proprietatibus Rerum. The seven chapters of Marcus' work deal with (1) De Corporibus Celestibus; (2) De Elementis; (3) De Avibus; (4) De Piscibus; (5) De Animalibus; (6) De Arboribus, Plantis et Herbis; (7) De Lapidibus Preciosis et Mineralibus. Marcus of Orvieto's moralization of De Proprietatibus Rerum is one of the first in a series of comparable (either or not abbreviated) moralizations of De Proprietatibus Rerum for preaching purposes. In this context we can also point at the Liber de Exemplis et Similitudinibus Rerum of Johannes de Sancto Geminiano (OP, ca. 1320), the anonymus Multifarium (one MS in Wolfenbüttel HAB, Gud.Lat. 200 (ca. 1326)), the Reductorium Morale of Petrus Berchorius (OFM & OSB, ca. 1340), and comparable works by Henricus de Schüttenhofen, Ulricus de Lilienfeld, Berengarius de Landorra, and Jacobus de Lausanne (OP).

manuscripts

Tractatus Septiformis de Moralitatibus Rerum (Liber Moralitatibus sive Ampliatio): In all ca. 16 mss. Aarau, Kantonsbibliothek Muri F 14 ff. 1ra-187va (XV saec.); Assisi, Bibl. del Sacro Conv. 243 ff. 1ra-151vb (14th saec.); Barcelona, Bibl. Catalunya 5 ff. 1v-143v; Bologna, Bibl. Univ. 1099; Burgo de Osma, Bibl. Santa Iglesia Catedral 123 ff. 1r-293r; Munich, Bayerische Staatsbibl. Clm 8809 (14th cent.); Oxford, New College 157 (14th cent.); Padua, Antoniana 388 Scaff. XVIIIff. 1r-22v (14th cent.); Paris, BN Lat. 3332 ff. 1r-246r (14th cent.); Paris, BN Nouv. Acq. Lat. 1403; Rome, Bibl. Angelica 750 (Q.5.26; XIII Saec.); Rome Vat.Lat., 5935 (13th cent.); Rome Vat.Lat. Chigi E.VII.230 ff. 1r-387r (15th. Cent.); Rome Vat. Ottob. Lat. 636; Tarragona, Bibl. Munic. de Santes Creus 118; Tortosa, Bibl. Catedral 157; Wolfenbüttel, Landesbibliothek 3292, 130; Florence, BN Conv. Soppr. B.1.1537; Cologne, Historisches Archiv der Stadt W 375 [This list as well as the incipit-explicit information is based on information kindly provided by dr. G. Etzkorn]

Inc: Quoniam, sicut scribitur Sapientia XIIIa: vani sunt omnes homines in quibus non subest scientia Dei; et de his quae videntur bona non potuerunt intelligere eum qui est, oportet volentem uti salubriter creaturis aciem intelligentiae supernaturaliter figere in ipsorum mysteriis et ipsa mysteria applicare moribus sacris.

Expl: …nobis in fine operis praestare dignetur Dominus noster Christus amantissimus qui est superbenedictus Dei Filius, imperator universalis aeternus, qui cum Patre et Spirito Sancto vicit et regnat per infinita saecula saeculorum. Amen.

Editions

Liber de Moralitatibus, ed. Girard J. Etzkorn, 3 Vols. (St. Bonaventure: Franciscan Institute Publications, 2006).  For some articles on the Pelican and the Lion, see Meyer (2000), 304-317.

literature

J. Ruyschaert, `la bibliothèque des franciscains observants de Tuscanella’, Revue d’Histoire des Textes, 15 (1967-68), 256; J. Friedman, `Peacocks and Preachers: Analytic Technique in Marcus of Orvieto’s Liber de Moralitatibus, Vat. Lat. 5935’, in: Birds and Beasts of the Middle Ages. The Bestiary and its Legacy, ed. W.B. Clark & M.T. McMunn (Univ. of Pennsylvania, 1989), 179-196; Girard J. Etzkorn, `Marcus of Orvieto's Liber de Moralitatibus’, Mediaevalia. Textos e Estudos 23 (2004), 171-176; Baudoun van den Abeele, Fortune et mutations des encyclopédies latines durant le Moyen Âge tardif (Louvain, 2007).

 

 

 

 

 

 

Marcus de Summa Ripa (de Sommario, d. ca. 1419)

Master of theology and lector. As lector he wrote a series of Sermones Quadragesimales. Should he be identified with Marco di Sommariva del Bosco/Marcus de Summa Riva?

manuscripts

Sermones Quadragesimale: New York, Conv. S. Francisci W 31 Street, Unnumbered ff. 117-224 (224-228: index)

literature

Zawart, 292

 

 

 

 

 

Marcus de Summa Riva (Marco di Sommariva del Bosco/Somariva dël Bòsch, fl. first half 15th cent.)

A Franciscan preacher who obtained a doctorate in theology at Turin, and then was chair holder at the same university, apparently also incorporating the works of Dante in his teachings of moral theology. At least for a while Marco also lived in the Alba friary (Genova province), as can be derived from remarks in this Lenten sermons (MS Turin, Biblioteca Nazionale G.II.30, f. 4v.). Marco wrote sermons for Bona of Savoy, widow of Prince Ludovico di Acaia (d. late 1418), inviting her on a penitential and spiritual growth course interspersed with the cultivation of social and charitable obligations; a case of noble and royal 'widow'-building' by a mendicant friar (see the study of Laura Gaffuri below). At least in some format, Marco had preached these sermons to her, as he assisted her spiritually when she had settled temporarily, early in her widowhood, at the Stupinigi castle, outside Turin. Marco apparently went there every morning 'causa predicandi, while he resided in Turin as the lector of the Franciscan studium. For the whole 1419 Lenten season, starting at 8 March, the preacher expounded to the widow in 40 sermons a message of spiritual consolation and recreation: 'causa sue spiritualis consolationis et recreations'. Marco later put these texts together in a book, called the Bonum quaternarium, which in a way is also an allusion to Bona's name, and which discusses the good virtues of the widow-princess and how these virtues make her Martha as well as Mary Magdalen, both directed towards social responsibilities, charity etc., and towards spiritual growth and contemplation.

manuscripts

Sermones Quadragesimales/Bonum quaternarium: MS Turin, Biblioteca Nazionale G.II.30. At least two other manuscript copies contain his sermon collection, both of which were damaged by fire in 1904, but were later restored, namely MS Turin, Biblioteca Nazionale K2.V.3 & H.V.31 (f. 121 and after). The latter MS is a copy by the hand of the Franciscan Ludovico da Chieri. If Marcus de Summa Ripa, known for a quadragesimal collection in MS New York, Conv. S. Francisci W 31 Street, Unnumbered ff. 117-224 is the same friar, we would have another manuscript witness. This is something to check out.

literature

Lucas Wadding, Scriptores Ordinis Minorum (ed. Roma, 1906), 167a; J.H. Sbaralea, Supplementum II (ed. Rome, 1921/1978), 210; T. Vallauri, Storia delle Università degli studi in Piemonte, 2nd Ed. (Torino, 1875), 54; Celestino Piana, Chartularium Studiii Bononiensis S. Francisci (saec. XIII-XVI), Analecta Franciscana, 9 (Quaracchi-Florence, 1970), passim; A. Vitale Brovarone, 'Per la fortuna di Dante in Piemonte. La testimonianza di Marco da Sommariva', Studi Piemontesi 4 (1975), 322-324; 'Alma felix Universitas Studio Taurinensis'. Lo studio general dalle origini al primo Cinquecento, ed. I. Naso (Turin, 2004), 33, 157, 170, 281, 302, 304; Laura Gaffuri, 'Monasticum Regnum: La Religio Politica Medievale fra Testo e Contesto', in: Monasticum regnum. Religione e politica nelle pratiche di governo tra Medioevo ed Età Moderna, ed. Giancarlo Andenna, Laura Gaffuri & Elisabetta Filippini, Vita regularis - Ordnungen und Deutungen religiosen Lebens im Mittelalter. Abhandlungen, 58 (Berlin: LIT-Verlag, 2015),9ff.

 

 

 

 

 

Marcus de Viterbo (d. 1369)

Minister general of the order before he became cardinal in 1366>>>

manuscripts

Sermones de T.: >>>? See Fabricius, V, 25; Zawart, 287; G. Mollat, ‘Deux frères mineurs, Marc de Viterbe et Guillaume de’Guasconi au service de la papauté’, AFH 48 (1955), 52-72.

 

 

 

 

Marcus Kloz (d.1763)

Austrian friar. Professor of theology and provincial minister of Austria. Canonist.

editions

Jus Canonicum Universum Theoretico-Practicum, 5 Vols. (Vienna, 1742).

literature

Hurter, Nomenclator V, 1610; R. Aubert, ‘Kloz’, DHGE XXIX, 314.

 

 

 

 

Marcus Ordoñez (Marcos Ordóñez, fl. c. 1760)

OFM. Scotist theologian from the Concepción province.

literature

AIA 2 (1942), 455-462; Manuel de Castro, Bibliografía de las bibliografias franciscanas españolas e hispanoamericanas, Publicaciones de Archivo Ibero-Americano (Madrid: Ed. Cisneros, 1982), 156 (no. 633).

 

 

 

 

Marcus Trevisanus (Marco da Treviso, fl. 15th cent.)

Italian friar, possibly from Padua, acolite and auditor of the Camera Apostolica and possibly provincial minister of the Romania province (Greece)

manuscripts

Privilegia Fratrum Minorum: Naples, Naz., VI.F.15 ff. 23a-28d; VII.G.50 ff.107r-112r; Ferrara [cf. Little in AF V (Ad Claras Aquas, 1912), LIV

editions

Privilegia et Indulgentie Fratrum Minorum Ordinis Sancti Francisci Tracta ex Registro Apostolico per Marcum tunc Acolitum et Auditorem Apostolicae Curiae(Milan, 1490).

 

 

 

 

Marcus Ulmensis (fl. ca. 1400)

Author of a Dictionarium in Sacram Scripturam (an alphabetical dictionary for preaching purposes. The work actually refers to these activities in the Introduction)

manuscripts

>> Fabricius, V, 25f; Zawart, 362

literature

Wadding, Script., (1906), 167; Sbaralea, II, 212; Stegmüller, RB, III, 5453.>

 

 

 

 

 

Marcus Vigerius de Savona (Emmanuele Vigerio, 1446-18 July 1516)

OMConv. Grandnephew of Francis de la Rovere. Emmanuele joined the Conventuals in 1462 or 1464 and received the name Marcus. He taught theology at Padua at the university and in the internal Franciscan school. When Francis de la Rovere became Pope (Sixtus IV), Marcus went to Rome, to teach at the Papal University (1474). In October 1476 he was appointed bishop and prefect of Sinigallia (a position he held until his resignation in 1513). Became master of the sacred palace in 1484 and governor of the Sant’Angelo castle in November 1503. Was appointed cardinal in 1505 by Pope Julius II and defended the Pope at the fifth Lateran council against the acccusations raised at the schismatic council of Pisa. Promoted the calender reform.

editions

Homiliae>>?

Decachordum Christianum (Fano: G. Soncino, 1507/Paris, 1517/Hagenau, 1517/Douai, 1607) [dealing with the virtues of the Holy Family]

Controversia de Excellentia Instrumentorum Dominicae Passionis (Rome: M. Silber, 1512/ Paris, 1517/Hagenau, 1517/Douai, 1607)

Litterae

literature

Sbaralea Supplementum II, 211-212; Zawart, 339; Antonio Niccolini, De cardinale Vigerio O.F.M. (Rome, 1930); LThK X² 785; Enciclopedia Cattolica XII, 1411-1412; New Catholic Encyclopaedia XIV, 663; David Frapiccini, 'Cantieri e maestranze in Castel Sant'Angelo ai tempi di Marco Vigerio, castellano e cardinale di Giulio II', in: I cardinali di Santa Romana Chiesa: collezionisti e mecenati, ed. Harula Economopoulos, 2 Vols. (Rome, 2003) II, 33-46

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mare de Alvernia (d. ca. 1430)

Bacc. In Logic in 1399. Lector at Cortona in 1429

manuscripts

Quadragesimale Prati Peractum [1385]: Florence Ricc. 3192 ff. 56-121 [check!]

literature

Zawart, 323

 

 

 

 

 

Maria de Antigua (Maria de la Antigua, 1566-1617)

Poor Clare. Spanish nun from Sevilla. Visionary and author. Her many writings were published as the Desengaño de religiosos y almas que tratan de virtud (Sevilla, 1678 & 1690/Barcelona, 1697 & 1720)

literature

DSpirX, 483. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Maria de Jesu (Maria de Gésu/Maria d’Agreda)

Spanish Franciscan nun. Important spiritual author. Especially known for her Mistica Ciudad de Dios.

literature

DSpirX, 508-513; La Madre Ágreda. Una mujer del siglo XXI, Monografias Universitarias (Soria, 1999); Antonio Castillo Gómez, ‘La pluma de Dios. María de Ágreda y la escritura autorizada’, Via Spiritus 6 (1999), 103-119; Gaspar Calvo Moralejo, ‘Congresso sobre la Madre María de Jesús de Ágreda (Ágreda, 2-5 agosto 1999)’, Marianum 61 (1999), 349-354; Gaspar Calvo Moralejo, ‘La Iglesia de la Trinidad y de Maria en la Vble. M. Ágreda’, Estudios Trinitarios 33 (1999), 385-409.

For more information see the Franciscan Women Internet Database.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Maria de Oisterwijk (d. 1547)

Franciscan female tertiary. Kept close relations with Petrus Canisius, Nicholas Eschius and the Colone Carthusians. Maria’s best known work is her Der rechte wech zo der evangelischer volkomenheit, which was edited for publication by G. Kalckbrenner in 1532. It is a mystical work, relating in a series of exercises the way towards union with the Divine, focusing on Christ as the spiritual spouse.

editions

Der rechte wech zo der evangelischer volkomenheit, ed. by G. Kalckbrenner (Cologne, 1532).

literature

Willibrord Lampen, ‘Maria van Oisterwijk,tertiares van S. Franciscus’, Franciscana: Bijdragen voor de geschiedenis der Franciscanen in Nederland 26 (1957), 219-238.

For more information see the Franciscan Women Internet Database.

 

 

 

 

 

Maria Domitilla Galluzzi (Severetta Galluzzi, 1595 - ca. 1650?)

Capuchin nun from Pavia. Born at Acqui on 25 May 1595. Of noble descent, Maria Domitilla entered the Capuchins in the Santa Franca convent in Pavia. During her life, she had numerous mystical experiences, several of which she wrote down at the request of her confessor. In this context she also embarked on several of her larger works, such as her spiritual commentary on the rule of Clare of Assisi, her Passione, her Quarant’hore di meditatione mentale (written for the instruction of novices), the Ponti di perfettione and an autobiographical Vita. Apparently, none of these works were published during her lifetime. A running theme in her works is the total union with the Divine through the negation of the will and the annihilation of the self. Important instruments in this process are rigorous asceticism and mental obedience to the Divine will at all times

manuscripts

Vita[autobiography]: in all six manuscripts. For a listing and description of these see E. Ann Matter (1993). See also under the manuscripts of the Passione mentioned below.

Passione [book of visions]: Pavia, Biblioteca Universitaria Aldini 306; Pavia, Biblioteca Universitaria Aldini 145; Milan, Biblioteca Trivulziana 268& 490; Acqui Terme, private collection of Dr. Massimo Archetti-Maestri; Milan, Ambrosiana D 77, sussidio (together with the Vita); Milan, Ambrosiana G97, sussidio (together with the Vita); Milan, Ambrosiana H 47, sussidio (together with the Vita); Milan, Ambrosiana 141, sussidio (together with the Vita); Milan, Amrbosiana H 91, sussidio (together with the Vita). For more information, see the studies of E. Ann Matter (1993 & 1994).

Quarant’ore [a forty-hour passion devotion exercise, commemorating the passion of Christ, written in her capacity as novice master]: It survived in one manuscript. Cf. E. Ann Matter (1993).

Ponti di perfettione (1652).

Vero lume del modo d’osservare l’anticaregola di Santa Chiara/Lune sopra l’osservanza della prima Regola di Santa Chiara data gli dal P. S. Francesco e confirmata da Papa Innocenzo IV: Pavia, Biblioteca Universitaria, Aldini 306; Pavia, Biblioteca Civica MS I, II; Milan, Biblioteca Trivulziana 491. In this work, Maria Domitilla expressed the wish to: ‘…possedere Dio nostro infinito oggetto e vivere come morto ad agn’altra cosa fuori di lui che a tal fine ne ha chiamato a tal vita evangelica’

literature 

G. Romano, ‘Suor M. Domitilla d’Acqui, cappuccina in Pavia’, Bollettino storico pavese 1 (1893), 9-40, 119-150, 197-222; Maria Grazi Bianchi, ‘Una ‘illuminata’ del secolo xvii: Suor MariaDomitilla Galluzzi, Cappucina a Pavia’, Bollettino della Società Pavese di Storia Patria n.s. 20-21 (1968-1969),3-69; M. Maarcocchi, ‘Galluzzi’, DHGE XIX, 902; E. Ann Matter, ‘Interior Maps of an Eternal External: The Spiritual Rhetoric of Maria Domitilla Galluzzi d’Acqui’, in: Maps of Flesh and Light: Aspects of the Religious Experience of Medieval Women Mystics, ed. Ulrike Wiethaus (Syracuse, 1993), 60-73; E. Ann Matter, ‘The Commentary on the Rule of Clare of Assisi by Maria Domitilla Galluzzi’, in: Creative Women in Medieval and Early Modern Italy. A Religious and Artistic Renaissance, ed. E. Ann Matter & John Coakley (Philadelphia, 1994), 201-211.

For more information see the Franciscan Women Internet Database.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Maria Magdalena Martinengo (1687-1737)

OFMCap. Capuchin nun from Brescia. Important autobiographical and spiritual author.

literature

DSpir X, 575-576.

For more information see the Franciscan Women Internet Database.

 

 

 

 

Marianus de Florentia (Mariano da Firenze, d. 1523)

OFMObs. Early sixteenth century Franciscan historian and compiler of educational treatises. His large Fasciculus Chronicarum Ordinis Minorum Divisus in 5 Libros, written in the first quarter of the sixteenth century, has not fully survived. Wadding apparently still had the full text autograph at his disposal (and made ample use of it for his own Annals), yet later only abbreviations remained, which were edited by T. Domenichelli. Mariano also wrote humanist works, hagiographical works and ideologically charged defenses/histories of the third order and the Clarissan order.

manuscripts

Tractatus de Origine, Nobilitate et de Excellentia Tuscie [written between 1516-17]: Archivio Prov. O.F.M., Firenze, no. 334 I F 16 [cf. D. Cresi, `Elenchi di illustri Frati minori in un'opera inedita di Mariano da Firenze', AFH, 57 (1964), 191-199. Contains a partial edition of the chapters V, VII, X, XI]

Trattato del Terz’Ordine: MS Florence Bib. Naz. Palatino 147 ff. 1r-196v [probably an autograph ms]

Libro delle degnità et excellentie del ordine della seraphica madre delle povere donne sancta Chiara da Asisi: MS Volterra, Biblioteca Guarnacchi 6146 (written by sister Dorotea Broccardi).

editions

Fasciculus Chronicarum Ordinis Minorum>> lost.

Compendium Chronicarum Ordinis FF. Minorum, ed. Domenichelli, in: AFH, 1 (1908), 98-107; 2 (1909), 92-107, 305-318, 457-472, 626-641; 3 (1910), 294-309, 700-715; 4 (1911), 122-137, 318-339, 559-587/also separately as a book (Ad Claras Aquas, 1911).

Libro delle degnità et excellentie del ordine della seraphica madre delle povere donne sancta Chiara da Asisi, ed. Giovanni Boccali, Studi Francescani, 83 (Florence-S. Maria degli Angeli, 1986).

Tractatus de origine, nobilitate et de excellentia Tusciae, fragments edited in: Domenico Cresi, ‘Elenchi di illustri Frati Minori in un’opera inedita di Mariano da Firenze’, AFH 57 (1964), 191-199.

Brevis Chronica Provinciae Tusciae. This work as susch has been lost, yet parts of it found their way in: Dionisio Pulinari, Cronache dei Frati Minori della Provincia di Toscana, secondo l'autografo di Ognissanti, ed. P. Saturnino Mencherini (Arezzo, 1913).

Gloriosus Franciscus Redivivus sive Chronica Observantiae Strictionis (…) (Ingolstadt, 1625).

Officium S. Francisci, edited in: Domenico Cresi, ‘Un piccolo ‘ufficio’ di S. Francesco in un volume autografo di Mariano da Firenze’, Studi Francescani 60 (1963), 100-106.

Vita S. Francisci, partial edition and analysis in: Domenico Cresi, ‘La vita di S. Francesco scritta da Mariano da Firenze’, Studi Francescani 64:1 (1967), 48-90. Another part published in: Biblioteca bio-bibliografica della Terra Santa e dell'Oriente francescano, ed. Girolamo Golubovich (Quaracchi, 1906-1921) I, 77-80. Chapter 31 partly published in Zeffirino Lazzeri, ‘Le stimmate di S. Francesco nel racconto di fra Mariano da Firenze’, Studi Francescani 21 (1924), 229-232; Zeffirino Lazzeri, ‘Fra Mariano da Firenze. La storia della traslazione dell'abito di S. Francesco da Montauto a Firenze’, AFH 17 (1924), 545-559.

Dialogo del Sacro Monte della Verna di fra Mariano da Firenze, ed. Ciro Cannarozzi (Pistoia: Pacinotti, 1930). This work, written between 1510 and 1522, should be situated in the context of contemporary polemics between Franciscans, Dominicans, and Augustinians concerning the authenticity of the stigmata of St Catherine of Siena. See on this work Massimo D. Papi, ‘Il Sacro Monte della Verna’, in: Sacri Monti: Devozione, Arte e Cultura della Controriforma, ed. Luciano Vaccaro and Francesca Ricardi (Milan: Jaca, 1992), 435-445, as well as Marianne Petra Ritsema van Eck, Custodians of Sacred Space: Constructing the Franciscan Holy Land through texts and sacri monti (ca. 1480-1650), PhD Thesis, University of Amsterdam (Amsterdam, 2017), passim. The latter author suggess that Mariano was the first to devote a work completely to the Sacred Mountain of La Verna as a Holy Place on a par with Jerusalem.

Vita S. Bonaventurae, edited in: Zeffirino Lazzeri, ‘Una piccola vita inedita di S. Bonaventura’, Studi Francescani 12 (1914-1915), 115-137.

Vita di B. Paoluccio Trinci, ed. & analysis in: Michele Faloci Pulignani, ‘Il B. Paoluccio Trinci da Foligno’, Miscellanea Francescana 6 (1896), 97-128 (text on 103-111).

Vita e leggenda del B. Tommaso Bellaci da Firenze, ed. Saturnino Mencherini (Arezzo, 1916). Also published in La Verna - Studi Francescani 10-13 (1913-1915).

Vita inedita di fra Iacopone da Todi, edited in: Livario Oliger, ‘Per VI centenario della morte del B. Iacopone da Todi (d. 1306). Vita inedita di fra Iacopone scritta da fra Mariano da Firenze’, Luce e Amore 4 (1907), 418-428, 473-489.

Vita di Amedeo Menez de Sylva, edited in: Paolo Sevesi, ‘B. Amedeo Menez de Sylva dei Frati Minori, fondatore degli Amadeiti (Vita inedita di fra Mariano da Firenze e documenti inediti)’, Luce e Amore 8 (1911), 529-552, 586-605, 681-710.

?Domenico Cresi, ‘Un viaggio oltre tomba con S. Bernardino’, Studi Francescani 64:4 (1967), 58-72. Part of one of Mariano's larger works?.

?Zeffirino Lazzeri, ‘‘L’istoria del cimento del fuoco’ tra Girolamo Savonarola e i Francescani di fra Mariano da Firenze’, Studi Francescani 12 (1914-1915), 402-414 & 13 (1915-1916), 12-28 [analysis and edition].

Itinerarium Urbis Romae di fra Mariano da Firenze con introduzione e note illustrative, ed. E. Bulletti, in: Studi di Antichità Cristiana pubblicati per cura del Pontificio Istituto di Archeologia Cristiana II (Rome, 1931) [cf. Weiss, The Renaissance Discovery of Classical Antiquity (1969), 86]

Defensorio della Verità, cf. Domenico Cresi, ‘L’opusculo ‘Defensorio della verità’ di Mariano da Firenze’, Studi Francescani 61 (1964), 3-47, 168-212 [analysis and text edition].

Il Trattato del Terz’Ordine o vero ‘Libro come Santo Francesco istituì et ordinò el Tertio Ordine de Frati et Sore di Penitentia et della dignità et perfectione o vero Sanctità Sua’ di Mariano da Firenze, ed. M.D. Papi, Analecta TOR 18 (1985), 257-588. Cf. A. vanden Wijngaert, ‘De Tertio Ordine S. Francisci iuxta Marianum Florentium’, AFH13 (1920), 3-77 & 14 (1921), 3-35; Ciro Cannarozzi, `Due vite della B. Antonia da Firenze’, Studi Francescani 57(1960), 319-342 [study and edition]; Faustino Ghilardi, ‘Vivaldo, eremita del Terz’Ordine di S. Francesco, nominato santo’, AFH 1 (1908), 521-535; Gregorio Giovanardo, ‘Vitae duae B. Galeoti Roberti de Malatestis, Tertii Ord. S. Francisci (d. 1432) a fr. Mariano Florentino conscriptae‘, AFH 21 (1928), 62-85; Accursi Luigi Patrizi, ‘Vita del B. Antonio Vico da Stroncone dei Frati Minori (1381-1461)’, La voce di S. Antonio 14 (1909-1910), 198-203 & seperately as a stand-alone edition (Rome, 1910) [on the basis of MS Rome, Biblioteca Nazionale Cod. Sessoriano 412, 2063] etc.

La vita spirituale, edited and studied in: Domenico Cresi, ‘Una compilazione ascetica di Mariano da Firenze ‘La vita spirituale’’, Studi Francescani 62 (1965), 3-31.

literature

Paul Sabatier, ‘Fr. Mariano de Florence’, in: Collection d’études et de documents sur l’histoire religieuse et littéraire du Moyen age, II: Appendice (Paris, 1900), 137-164; Roberto Razzoli, ‘Fra Mariano da Firenze e le sue opere’, Luce e Amore 1 (1904), 26-34, 72-78, 123-126, 268-274, 313-317; Anonymus, ‘Un‘opera sconosciuta di fra Mariano da Firenze’, Miscellanea Francescana 10 (1906), 57-62 [also published in Bollettino del Terz’Ordine Francescano, organo delle congregazioni del Veneto 5 (1906), 124-127 [discusses a codex of the Compendium Chronicarum and discusses the (alleged) origin of the Franciscan tertiary order in Tuscany in 1221]; Enrico Bulletti, ‘Il cod. G.H. della biblioteca del convento di Giaccherino’, Luce e Amore 4 (1907), 550-554 [study on the saints'lives and lives of beati in this codex of Mariano da Firenze]; Livario Oliger, ‘Il cod. 2063 (Sess. 412) della Bibl. Naz. di Roma, opera di fra Mariano da Firenze’, Luce e Amore 4 (1907), 361-368; Livario Oliger, ‘Per VI centenario della morte del B. Iacopone da Todi (d. 1306). Vita inedita di fra Iacopone scritta da fra Mariano da Firenze’, Luce e Amore 4 (1907), 418-428, 473-489 [with edition of the text]; Anonymus [Michele Faloci Pulignani?], ‘Fr. Marianus a Florentia, Compendium chronicarum Ordinis Fr. Minorum, Quaracchi, 1911’, Miscellanea Francescana 13 (1911), 156-161 [review of the edition of the Compendium chronicarum]; Adamo Pierotti, ‘Di una nuova opera di Fra Mariano da Firenze (il dialogo antico della Verna)’, Studi Francescani 3 (1914), 165-200; Anastasius Van den Wyngaert, ‘De Tertio Ordine S. Francisci iuxta Marianum Florentinum’, AFH 13 (1920), 3-77; Anastasius Van den Wyngaert, ‘De Sanctis et Beatis Tertii Ordinis iuxta codicem Fr. Mariani Florentini’, AFH 14 (1921), 3-35; Anonymus [Zeffirino Lazzeri?], ‘Un capitolo di fr. Mariano da F. (Saggio di testo)’, Studi Francescani 18:2-3 (1921), 123-128 [chapter 23 of the Tractato del Tertio Ordine on the vestment of illustrious lay people]; Ciro Cannarozzi, Fra Mariano da Firenze (Vita, pensiero e opere), Tesi di laurea (Università di Firenze, 1927) [unpublished PhD]; Ciro Cannarozzi, `Storia dell'abito col quale S. Francesco ricevette le stimmate’, Studi Francescani 21 (1924), 262-282 & abbreviated in Frate Francesco 1 (1924), 255-261; Ciro Cannarozzi, `Il pensiero di Fra Mariano da Firenze’, Studi Francescani 26 (1929), 4-28, 121-179, 295-326; Ciro Cannarozzi, Dialogo del Sacro Monte della Verna di fra Mariano da Firenze (Pistoia, 1930); Ciro Cannarozzi, `Ricerche sulla vita di fra Mariano da Firenze’, Studi Francescani 27 (1930), 31-71; Ciro Cannarozzi, `Una fonte primari degli Annales del Wadding’, Studi Francescani 27 (1930), 251-285; Ciro Cannarozzi, ‘La ‘Corona B.M. Virginis’ e la ‘Corona Domini Nostri Jesu Christi’ in due opere inedite di fra Mariano da Firenze’, Studi Francescani 28 (1931), 14-32; Giuseppe Abate, ‘Le fonti storiche della Cronaca di fra Mariano da Firenze’, Miscellanea Francescana 34 (1934), 46-52; Giuseppe Abate, ‘Rassegna Francescana’, Miscellanea Francescana 40 (1940), 272-277 & 669; Florio Banfi , ‘Le fonti per la storia di S. Giovanni da Capestrano’, Studi Francescani 53 (1956), 299-344 [info from the works of Mariano da Firenze]; Domenico Cresi, ‘Le origini dell’Ordine Minoritico nella narrazione di Mariano da Firenze’, Studi Francescani 56 (1959), 139-147; Ciro Cannarozzi, `Due vite della B. Antonia da Firenze’, Studi Francescani 57(1960), 319-342 [study and edition]; S. da Campagnola, Le origini francescana come problema storiografico (Perugia), 94-95; Martino Bertagna, `Per un nuovo incontro con fra Mariano da Firenze’, Studi Francescani, 79 (1982), 473-479; Emanuele Barletti, ‘Appunti di viaggio tra Oriente ed Occidente sulla via di Damasco e una testimonianza inedita di Fra' Mariano da Firenze su Cosimo il Vecchio per tacere di Michelozzo’, in: Michelozzo: scultore e architetto (1396-1472), ed. Gabriele Morolli (Florence, 1998), 303-307; Chiara Mercuri, Santità e propaganda. Il terz’ordine francescano nell’agiografia osservante,Bibliotheca Seraphico-Capuccina, 59 (Rome, 1999), esp. chapters 2 & 3; Ottaviano Giovanetti, ‘Uno storiografo a S. Salvatore al Monte di Firenze’, Studi Francescani 98 (2001), 331-347; Enrico Menestò, ‘La Vita latina di Iacopone da Todi compilata da fra Mariano da Firenze’, in: Curiositas. Scritti di cultura classica e medievale in onore di Ubaldo Pizzani, ed. Antonino Isola, Enrico Menestò & Alessandra Di Pilla, Bibliotheca. Collana di Studi del Dipartimento di Studi paleocristiani, tardo-antichi e medievali dell'Università degli Studi di Perugia, 1 (Naples, 2002), 467-498; M. Papi, ‘Mariano da Firenze e la ‘superiorità’ della sua Toscana’, in: Una ‘Gerusalemme’ toscana sul sfondo di due Giubilei: 1500-1525. Atti del Convegno di studi (San Vivaldo, 4-6 ottobre 2000), ed. Sergio Gensini, La Gerusalemme in Occidente, 1, SISMEL (Florence: Edizioni del Galluzzo, 2004),69-81; Marco Bartoli, ‘La costruzione della memoria di Caterina: Illuminata Bembo, Sabadino degli Arienti e Mariano da Firenze’, in: Caterina Vigri: la santa e la città; atti del Convegno ; Bologna, 13-14 novembre 2002, ed, Claudio Leonardi, 5 Vols. (Florence: Edizioni del Galluzzo, 2004) V, 195-209; C. Mercuri, ‘L’Itinerarium Urbis  Romae di Mariano da Firenze: un vademecum per il pellegrino degli inizi del Cinquecento’, in: Una ‘Gerusalemme’ toscana sul sfondo di due Giubilei: 1500-1525. Atti del Convegno di studi (San Vivaldo, 4-6 ottobre 2000), ed. Sergio Gensini, La Gerusalemme in Occidente, 1, SISMEL (Florence: Edizioni del Galluzzo, 2004), 83-92; 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; Johannes Schneider, ‘‘Wie die heilige Klara manche Gleichförmigkeit mit der Jungfrau Maria hatte’: zur Klara-Maria-Typologie im ‘Libro delle degnità’ des Mariano da Firenze’, in: Religioni et doctrinae: miscellanea di studi offerti a Bernardino de Armellada in occasione del suo 80. compleanno, ed. Aleksander Horowski, Bibliotheca seraphico-capuccina, 89 (Rome, 2009), 413-449; Anna Benvenuti, ‘Memoria agiografica regionale nel Tractatus de origine et nobilitate Tusciae di Mariano da Firenze’, in: Italia sacra: le raccolte di vite dei santi e l'inventio delle regioni (secc. XV-XVIII), ed. Tommaso Caliò, Maria Duranti & Raimondo Michetti, Studi e ricerche Università degli studi Roma Tre, Dipartimento di studi umanistici, area di studi storici, geografici antropologici, 31 (Rome, 2014), 429-468.

With thanks to dr. Leslie Knox

 

 

 

 

Marianus de Jeziorko (d. 1492)

literature

Andrzej Obrusnik, ‘Marian z Jeziorka OFMObs’, Encyklopedia Katolicka XI, 1352-1353

 

 

 

 

Marinus de Venetia (Marino da Venezia, d. 1564)

OFMConv. Inquisitor in Venice between 1544 and 1550.

literature

Anne Jacobson Schutte, ‘Un inquisitore allavoro: Fra Marino da Venezia e l’Inquisizione Veneziana’, in: I Francescani in Europa tra Riforma e Controriforma, Atti del XIII Convegno Internazionale, Assisi, 17-18-19 ottobre 1985 (Assisi-Perugia: Società Internazionale di Studi Francescani-Università degli Studi di Perugia-Centro di Studi Francescani, 1987),165-196.

 

 

 

 

Marianus de Koscian (d. 1651)

OFMObs. Polish friar.

literature

Andrzej Obrusnik, ‘Marian z Kosciana OFMOBS’, Encyclopedia Katolicka XI, 1353.

 

 

 

 

Marianus Josephus Herrarte (Mariano José Herrarte, d. 1792)

Friar from Guatemala? Theologian and missionary. Worked at the Colegio de Cristo Crucificado.

editions

Devocionario al Santisimo, y Dulcisimo Nombre de Jesus, dirigido a excitar El amor y frequente invocacion de este Sacratisimo Nombre en quien está depositada la salud de las almas. Divido en dos exercicios, el uno para todos los Domingos de cada mes, y el otro para todos los dias del año (Guatemala, 1787).

literature

J.T. Medina, La Imprenta en Guatemala (Santiago de Chile, 1910), 222; A Bio-Bibliography of Franciscan Authors in Colonial Central America, ed. Eleanor B. Adams (Washington D.C.: Academy of American Franciscan History, 1953), 38-39.

 

 

 

 

 

Marianus López y Pimentel (18th cent>?)

Proyecto de un colegio de misiones: Madrid, Nac. 3652 [Castro, Madrid, no. 200]

 

 

 

 

 

Marianus Morone (Mariano Morone da Maleo, fl. 17th cent.)

Franciscan friar active in the Holy Land. Author of the Terra Santa Nuovamente Illustrata (Piacenza: Giovanni Bazachi,1669). Cf. http://bibliothecaterraesanctae.org/600/1669-mariano-morone-da-maleo-ofm.html The work is accessible via Archive.org

editions

Marianne Petra Ritsema van Eck, Custodians of Sacred Space: Constructing the Franciscan Holy Land through texts and sacri monti (ca. 1480-1650), PhD Thesis, University of Amsterdam (Amsterdam, 2017), passim.

 

 

 

 

 

Marianus Senensis (Mariano da Siena, fl. c. 1460)

OFMObs. Franciscan preacher and papal ambassador (in the 1450’s and 1460’s). Died in 1476 at la Capriola. Known for his lengthy and interesting Lenten sermon cycle, as well as for his donation of a breviary to the library of the Sienese San Francesco convent. He should not be identified with Mariano di Graziano, who for a short while resided in Siena in 1484 [cf. Moorman, Medieval Franciscan Houses]

manuscripts

Sermones: Siena Biblioteca Comunale cod. G.IX.26.

literature

K.W. Humphreys, The Library of the Franciscans of Siena in the Late Fifteenth Century (Amsterdam, 1978), 47 & note 47; Bernadette Paton, Preaching Friars and the Civic Ethos: Siena, 1380-1480 (London, 1992), 42ff.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Marinus de Castignano (fl. 15th cent.)

Author of several logical writings.

manuscripts

BAV, Lat. 3037; Jena GB d 1

 

 

 

 

 

Marius Bignoni (Mario de’Bignoni, 1601-1660)

OFMCap. Friar from the Venetian province. Born at Venice on 23 ecember 1601, where he studied at the local seminary. Entered the order at the age of 18. Studied philosophy ad theology, specialising in Thomism, the doctrines of which he taught once he was admitted into the lectorate. Due to his failing health, he had to stop teaching quite early in life, and was forced to keep his bed for long periods of time. During these bouts of illness, he wrote at least three homiletic works (Domenicale; Quadragesimale; Santuario). Although all of these were placed on the index of forbidden books in 1672, 1673 and 1674, and still figured in the Indice dei libri proibitipublished at the order of Pius XI in 1929, they received a Latin translation by Bruno Neusser OFMObs, publishing them together as the Encyclopaedia, seu Scientia Universalis Concionatorum (Cologne, 1663/1676).

editions

Quadragesimale/Serafici splendori da gli opachi delle più celebri academie relucenti tra l’ombre di vaghi geroglifici compartiti in concetti tratti dalle divine lettere, contrapuntati dalle professioni humane per li giorni ordinarii di Quaresima. Opera scritturale, erudita, curiosa, sacra, morale e utile (Venice, 1649/1651/1654/1660).

Santuario/Elogii sacri nelle solemnità principali de nostro Signore, delle beata vergine Maria et altri santi, celebrati dalla santa Chiesa (Venice, 1652/1655). This work was dedicated to the Capuchin minister general Fortunato di Cadoro.

Domenicale/Prediche sopra le ventiquattro domeniche doppo la Pentacoste(Venice, 1661). This work was dedicated to the provincial minister of Venice Serafino da Brescia.

Conciones in reliquis anni dominicis et inadventu. This work is mentioned by Bernardo di Bologna. Yet it has not yet been found.

literature

Wadding, Scriptores (ed. Rome, 1906), 167; Sbaralea, Supplementum (ed. Rome, 1921), II, 218; Bernardo di Bologna, Bibliotheca Scriptorum Ordinis Minorum Capuccinorum(Venice, 1747), 181-182; A. Zawart, ‘The History of Franciscan Preaching and of Franciscan preachers (1209-1927). A bio-bibliographical study’, The Franciscan Educational Conference/Franciscan Studies 9 (1927), 462; A. Teetaert, ‘Bignoni’, DHGE VIII, 1460.

 

 

 

 

Marius de Calasio (Mario da Calascio, 1550-1620)

OFM. Observant grammarian and biblical lexicographer from Calascio. He died in Rome.

literature

Massimo Pazzini, ‘Padre Mario da Calascio grammatico e lessicografo (Calascio 1550 – Rome 1620)’, Studium Biblicum Franciscanum, Liber annus 55 (2005), 217-238; G. Claudio Bottoni, ‘Studio e lettura della Bibbia al tempo di Mario da Calascio (1550-1620). Protagonista del secolo d’oro dell’esegesi biblica’, Studium Biblicum Franciscanum Liber annuus 59 (2009), 231-250; Massimo Pazzini, ‘I Carmi siriaco ed ebriaco di Francesco Donati in onore di P. Mario da Calascio’, Studium Biblicum Franciscanum Liber annuus 59 (2009), 251-262

 

 

 

 

Marius Fabiani a Mercato Sarraceno (Marius Fabiani a Foro Sarsinio/Mario Fabiani da Mercato Saraceno, fl. c. 1540)

OFMCap. Transferred to the Capuchin order from the Augustinians. Became minister general. Also active as spiritual author and historian.

editions

Relationes de Origine Ordinis Minorum Capuccinorum, ed. Melchior a Probladura, Monumenta Historica Ordinis Minorum Capuccinorum, 1 (Assisi, 1937).

Poemetti, ed. Melchior da Pobladura & Sisto da Pisa, L’Italia francescana 12 (1937), 315-325,409-414 & 13 (1938), 27-32, 418-423. Cf. also: N. Mancini, ‘Un poemetto mariano di p. Mario Fabiani?’, L’Italia francescana 9 (1934), 195-208, 309.; 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), 78ff. His religious poetry does not really fit in with the Capuchin scorn of poetic embellishment. Most impressive is his sonnet on Mary Magdalen, which starts: ‘Una donna vidi io, anzi una stella/più lucente che ’lsole, in trecce d’oro,/a piè del legno a noi largo tesoro/mostrarsi a un più bel sol fervente ancella (…)’, and ends: ‘O Maddalena ogn’hor ben grata a Dio,/deh! Fa s’o t’ami ch’io ti veggia in cielo/e teco goda il Signor tuo e mio!’ [cited from the text found in 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), 80.]

literature

Melchior da Pobladura, ‘De vita et scriptis p. Marii Fabiani a Foro Sarsinio’, Collectanea Franciscana 6 (1936), 580-589; M. D’Alatri, ‘la riforma cappuccina vista da due cronisti del Cinquecento’, Collectanea Franciscana 48 (1978), 399-411; Vittorio Mandelli, ‘Mario da Mercato Saraceno (al secolo Andrea Fabiani)’, DBI 70 (2008), 562a-564a.

 

 

 

 

 

Marquardus Herwart (fl. later seventeenth cent.)

OFMRif. Bavarian friar and Scotist philosopher. From noble Bavarian descent, he joined the Riformati in the Bavarian province. Spent the last period of his life in Rome, as penitentiary of the Lateran Basilica. He also was a counsellor of Maria Casimira Ludovica, the widow of the King of Poland John III (whose daughter became the second wife of the Bavarian Prince Elect Maximilian Emmanuel. Marquardus died in Rome in 1700.

editions

Physica Decus N. Subt. Scoti, ex VIII Libris Auscultationis Physicae Aristotelis (Amberg, 1693).

literature

Karl Werner, Geschichte der katholischen Theologie VI, 63 ; Th. A. Rixner, Geschichte der philosophie bei den Katholiken in Altbayern, bayerisch Schwaben und bayerisch Franken ( München, 1835), 152f.; V. Greiderer, Germania Franciscana (Augsburg-Freiburg in Breisgau, 1777), 81; A.D. Biographie XIII, 175-176’; R. Aubert, ‘Hoerwart’, DHGE XXIV, 756.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Marquard of Lindau (Marquardus Funke, d. 1392)

German friar. Probably born at Lindau (Lake of Konstanz). Probably active as reading master at the Studium Generale of Strasbourg (1372/1373) and possibly also lector in Würzburg (according to Malachias Tschamser, Annales (Colmar, 1864), p. 445f.). In 1377 custos of the custody of Konstanz. Was offered the magisterium by the Avignon Pope Clement VII in 1379 (BF VII, n. 589), but it seems that Marquard kept his allegance to the Roman pontiff and declined the honour. Later, when Marquard was custos of the Bodensee custody (between 1382 and 1383), he did not succumb to pressures of the Franciscan provincial Liephard von Regensburg, who had Clementine sympathies (AFH 55(1962), 97, 101). On the 1389 provincial chapter of Strasbourg, Marquard was elected provincial of the province Germania Superior (Cf. Glassberger, Chronica, AF II, 218; Cf. also Revue d’histoire franciscaine 7 (1930), 294). He kept that position until his death in 1392, and hence presided over the provincial chapters of Neurenberg (1390), Esslingen (1391), and Basel (1392). According to a papal bull of Boniface IX (16 August 1391), he also founded two convents (namely Viktorsberg, in the Churdiocese?, and the Valduna convent of poor Clares. Cf. BF VII, n. 72). According to Tschamser, Marquard died in Konstanz on 15 August 1392, where he was buried before the major altar of the Franciscan church. Marquard wrote both scholastic treatises in Latin and more mystical and educational works in the German vernacular (not seldom with reciprocal translations). The Latin works probably should be connected with his lectorship in Strasbourg. Less certainty exists about the direct context of the vernacular works, though several of these works also betray connections with authors/preachers of the Strasbourg area. His most famous work is Die zehe Gebot, a dialogue for the instruction of the lay, who had to prepare themselves for the sacrament of penance [According to Zawart, Marquard produced an unique compilation of catechetical sermons for children. In addition, Zawart remarks that the convent school of Lindau apparently also taught children of the town>Zawart, 315] Clément Schmitt, DSpir X, 647, states that Marquard was among the first to diffuse the ideas/concepts of Ruusbroeck (Modern Devotion) into the German lands, and that his work also betrays many influences from Bonaventure, Scotus, Francis of Meyronnes, Nicholas of Lyra, Henry of Herp and Conrad Böhmlin. Schmitt characterizes Marquard’s overall work as follows: ‘En fait, on retrouve dans son oeuvre l’essentiel de la doctrine chrétienne concernant les vérités de la foi, le mystère de la Rédemption, l’Eucharistie, la messe, les vertus théologales, les fins dernières, les dix commandements, etc. Elle constitue comme une ébauche d’un catéchisme populaire.’

manuscripts and editions

An initial list of Marquard’s work was made by the Franciscan friar Hermann Sack (d. 1444). This list (MS Munich Cgm 2928f. 45v) has been edited by O. Bonmann, in Franziskanische Studien 21 (1934), 328-332. Later chroniclers and bibliographers have used this list for their own inventories. Yet Wadding and Sbaralea have totally ignored Marquard. Maybe because he wrote so many of his works in German. For a completely updated survey of all his Latin and vernacular works (including exhaustive listings of manuscripts and editions), see esp. Nigel F. Palmer, Marquard von Lindau, Die deutsche Literatur des Mittelalters. Verfasserlexikon, VI (Berlin-New York, 1987), 81-126 (with corrections in Vol. XI, 978). For the moment, only the titles of his most important works are listed here (sometimes with some information about editions and manuscripts). Many of his works can be found in mss of the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, and in those of the Stadtbibliothek Nürnberg, frequently together with works from Otto von Passau

In III & IV Sent.: Vienna, Österr. Nationalbibl. 4592 (an. 1432)

Die zehe Gebot, ed. J.W. van Maren (Amsterdam, 1980) [=facs. of the 1516 edition of version C1 with the prologue of version A1]; Das Buch der zehn gebote (Amsterdam, 1984) [=facs of the 1483 Venice edition of version C3] [There exist ca. 100 mss of this work. A.o. Vienna Österr. Nationalbibl. 2827 ff. 1ra-49vb Many of these mss also contain De Exitu Filiorum Israel] Also o.a. Munich Bayerische Staatsbibliothek clm 9003; clm 9737; clm 15325; clm 15567; clm 18657; clm 19835; cgm 234; cgm 321; cgm 364 ff. 1-131; cgm 388, cgm 365; cgm 461; cgm 462; cgm 621; cgm 622; cgm 791; Berlin, Staatsbiobliothek Ms. germ. qu. 1259. For information on the versions that these and many other manuscripts contain, as well as for information on older (partial) editions, see Palmer, ‘Marquard von Lindau’, 86-89, as well as Honemann (2015). The main source for Marquard’s Decalogue explication is the De Decem Preceptis by the Augustinian Hermit Henry of Friemar.

Auszug der Kinder Israel [often found together with Die zehe Gebot]:>> Oldest known manuscript is MS Zürich Zentralbibl. Cod. C 95 ff. 146r-196r. Several more MSS, including Prague, XVI F 8. The Auszug is a mystical elucidation of the history of the Israelites, more or less along the lines of the Benjamin Minor of Richard of St. Victor, pointing the way (via stages of retreat from the world) to the visio beatifica. See esp. Palmer, ‘Marquard von Lindau’, 91-93. [Text later reworked by Geiler von Kaysersberg?]

Hiob-Traktat, ed. E. Greifenstein, Der Hiob-Traktat des Marquards von Lindau (Munich, 1979); See esp.: N.F. Palmer, `Der Hiob-Traktat des M. v. L. in lat. Überlieferung’, PBB, 104 (1982), 48-83. Thus far, 31 manuscripts have been identified. The oldest probably is MS St. Gallen Stiftsbibliothek cod. 595pp. 539-576. There also are several Latin translations, such as that by the Franciscan friar Dietrich Struven of Hildesheim (MS Wroclaw (Breslau) UB cod. IF 243 ff. 182r-192v) [Palmer, ‘Der Hiob-Tractat’ contains an edition of another Latin translation, found in MS Basel UB cod. A XI 52, ff. 42r-47v and three other mss]. The full Job treatise consists of three main parts: i.) an explanation of Job 1-3; ii.) a threefold sermon on Job’s suffering; iii.) a sermon on God’s testing of Job, God’s mercy and the restoration of Job to his former condition. The running theme of the whole treatise is the meaning of suffering and endurance/patience. Some manuscripts only give the last two parts. Some manuscripts also give a short advent meditation in connection with the Hiob-Traktat. In the early 15th century, the German friar Thidericus Struve, lector secundarius at the Erfurt studium (1413-1415) made a Latin versiuon of the work (surviving in two manuscripts. See under Thidericus Struve elsewhere on this site, as well as Honemann (2015), 670, note 282 [who mentions also further High and Low German translations).

De Nabuchodonosor, ed. R. Horwege, Diss. Indiana University, 1971 [There is no edition of the Latin version] There are at least twelve manuscripts of the vernacular version still surviving. See on these Horwege’s dissertation, as well as Palmer, ‘Marquard von Lindau’, 95. One manuscript survives of the Latin version: Trier StB, cod. 783/828 8° ff. 256r-288r. See also: Franzjosef Pensel, ‘Ein neues Fragment von Marquards von Lindau ‘De Nabuchodonosor’’,Handschriftenfunde zur Literatur des Mittelalters 121. Zeitschrift für deutsches Altertum und deutsche Literatur124 (1995), 457-462. Nabuchodnosor gives an allegorical explication of Deuteronomy 1-3, in which the king is presented as the schöwende mensch, and Daniel and the three youngsters as virtues of the soul. Marquard might have been inspired by De Eruditione Hominis Interioris of Richard of St. Victor.

De Daniele: apparently lost. Might have been like the Nebuchodnosorand the Hiob-Traktat.

De Anima Christi: Partial editions to be found in R. Lievens, ‘De mystieke inhoud van het handschrift Dr. P.S. Everts [=Maastricht,Gemeentearchief 479]’, Leuvense Bijdragen51 (1962), 22f [part VII] & J. Hartinger, Der Traktat De paupertate von Marquard von Lindau, Diss. (Würzburg), 1965), 180-229 [parts I-V, VIII]. The German version has survived in at least 10 full manuscript copies and three partial ones. See for a full listing Palmer, ‘Marquard von Lindau’, 96. The (probably older) Latin version has in any case partially survived in MS Munich cgm 66 ff. 269v-272v. De Anima Christi originally was a sermon in three parts on the poverty, the patience, and the suffering of Christ. In some of the later manuscripts, the treatise was enlarged with other, related themes, sometimes enlarging the treatise into a work of seven or eight parts. Conrad Beumlin has used (a Latin version of) De Anima in his sermon Vom Leiden Christi, in his Passion sermon Inspice et fac secundum exemplar, and in his Gúldin Buch.

De Fide,ed. K. Ruh, Franzisk. Schrifttum, II (1985), 290-322. The work has survived in seven manuscripts and two early printings, which are listed by Ruh. See for instance: Vthlewgginge des gelovens. gesettet van den hilligen twelff apostelen (Magdeburg: Simon Koch, ca. 1493). The work consists of four parts: three short pieces on the properties of faith (true, noble, and clear), and a longer piece containing an explication of the Symbolum Apostolorum. Each article of faith also mentions the heresies connected with it, in accordance with Aquinas’ De articulis fidei et Ecclesiae sacramentis. Palmer suggests that Marquard’s explication nevertheless is rather independent. Palmer, ‘Marquard von Lindau’, 98.

De Corpore Christi: Survived in eight manuscripts, among which MS Dillingen, Studienbibl. Cod. XV 125 ff. 15v-39r and MS Nürnberg StB cod. Cent.VI, 60 ff. 79r-106v contain this whole sermon (in four parts) on the Eucharistsacrament, starting from the theme Nolite solliciti esse (Matthew 6, 31). The sermon deals with the six excellent properties of the sacrament, the six miracles of the sacrament, the six human weaknesses to which God answers through the sacrament with six signs of love, and the six fruits of the sacrament. The very scholastic sermon, which Palmer therefore regards as an early work, ends with a quaestio. Cf. Palmer, ‘Marquard von Lindau’, 99.

Meßerklärung/Eucharistie-Traktat, See: Der Eucharistie-Traktat Marquards von Lindau, ed. A.J. Hofmann, Hermaea 7 (1960). A.o also Munich, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek Cgm 364 (fragment f Irv). No less than 67 manuscripts contain the full German text, whereas four contain a Latin fashion and an additional two a mixture. In addition, there are a range of manuscripts that contain excerpts. For an overview, see Palmer, ‘Marquard von Lindau’, 99-100. Palmer Ibidem, 100-102 remarks that this Eucharist treatise is one of the most successful late medieval Eucharist explications in Southern Germany. It has survived in several versions. With regard to the reception history, Palmer points out the many excerpts in German prayer books owned by female religious and lay women

De Horto Paradisi: MS München clm 8987 ff. 289v-293r. Cf. D. Schmidtke,Studien zur dingallegorischen Erbauungsliteratur des Spätmittelalters, Hermaea 43 (1982), 235-237.

Maitagspredigt: Survived in five manuscripts, namely Berlin, mgq 107ff. 229r-235v; Berlin mgq 1133 ff. 125v-131r; Göttingen SB & UB ms. theol. 285 ff. 88v-91r; München cgm 292 f. 51v-53v; Salzburg St. Peter Cod. b.V. 32 ff. 143r-146v. Itis a German sermon with as theme Non turbetur cor vestrum [Joh. 14, 27].

Regel Aller Prälaten: MS Nürnberg StB. Cod. Cent. VI, 46d, ff. 198v-205v.It is a letter directed to Conrad of Braunsberg (prior of the German Johanniter order), in which the necessary virtues of a mighty prelate are listed.

Deutsche Predigten: For a list of manuscripts containing full series (of up to 41 sermons for feast and saint days throughout the liturgical year) and fragments or single sermons, see Palmer, ‘Marquard von Lindau’, 104-105. The sermon cycle probably was compose in German in 1389. Two full series of these Deutsche Predigten can be found in MS Berlin mgf 79 ff. 1r-109v and in MS Berlin mgf 1041 ff. 1r-222v. The sermons follow the sermo moderna structure. Palmer, Ibidem, 106 remarks that, within the series, the greatest thematical group is formed by the sermons on the life and the person of Christ (on his name, his seven words at the cross, his suffering, and his five wounds, all fully in the Franciscan conformitas Christi tradition). See in general also: Ph. Strauch, Die deutsche Predigten des Marquart von Lindau, PBB 54 (1930) and the work of Blumrich listed below.

De Reparatione Hominis, ed. H.-J. May (1977) [there is no edition of the German version. See for mss a.o. Sélestat Bibl. Munic. 80 (an. 1459-60] In all there are ca. 24 known Latin manuscripts of the work, as well as three manuscripts of the German fassion, the oldest manuscript of which dates from 1402. See Palmer, ‘Marquard von Lindau’, 107-108. Work generally regarded to be Marquard’s main work. Produced in or shortly after 1374. It is a full-blown theological work in 30 articuli, in which man’s original state before the fall, the subsequent fall, and the road to the new life in the time of grace etc. are elaborated with recourse to the theological tradition (Augustine, Anselm, Hugh of St. Victor, Bonaventure, Eckhart, Nichols of Lyra). Structure and content of the work do suggest that it was composed first of all for preachers. Yet the work offers aside from the allegorcial and typological interpretations also an eschatological framework and a full-scale theology of history. Work was in any case used by Conrad Boemlin and in Ulrich Horn's works on the passion.

De Arca Noe: Survives in eight manuscripts, among which MS München clm 8392 ff. 76v-128r. See for an overview Palmer, ‘Marqurd von Lindau’, 109. Cf. also Honemann (2015), 671. It is a lengthy commentary on Noah [Genesis 5, 31-9, 29], and builds on De Arca Noe Morali and De Arca Noe Mystica of Hugh of St. Victor. In eight groups of three articles (running from I to XXIV), Marquard describes eight times the threefold (historical, typological and tropological) meanings of the biblical text (always with as headings De Archa materiali, ecclesie and mentali). The Ark therewith is build into the church and the human soul.

De Quadruplici Homine: Seven manuscripts that contain three different versions. For an overview, see Palmer, ‘Marquard von Lindau’, 110. In general the work deals with the six condicionesand the six opera of the homines naturales, graciosi and divini.

De Nobilitate Creaturarum & de Nobilitate Anime rationalis: At least 14 manuscripts. See Palmer, ‘Marquard von Lindau’, 111. It amounts to a praise of the creatural world and a narrative of mystical union with the Divine in neoplatonic fashion, in accordance with the Franciscan tradition. [Cf.Itinerarium mentis and related works.]

De Paupertate, see: Der Traktat De Paupertate von Marquard von Lindau, ed. J. Hartinger, Diss. Würzburg, 1965. Two manuscripts. See Palmer, ‘Marquard von Lindau’, 111. It is a eulogy on poverty. Cf. G. Steer, ‘Der Armutsgedanke der deutschen Mystiker bei Marquard von Lindau’, Franziskanische Studien 60 (1978), 289-300.

De Perfectione Humanitatis Christi: An edition of a version incorporated in De Reparatione Hominis is found in: Marquard von Lindau, De Reparatione Hominis, ed. H.-J. May (1977), 154-161. De Perfectione has survived in twelve manuscripts. See Palmer, ‘Marquard von Lindau’, 112. Most manuscripts contain a version consisting of two sermons (De perfectione corporis Christi & De nobilitatibus anime Christi). MS Freiburg i. Ue., Franziskanerkloster cod. 83 ff. 236r-243v contains two additional sermons (De perfectione vite Christi; Tractatus bonus de merito Christi). MS München clm 9022 ff. 83r-91v contains on top of these four also a somewhat unrelated piece on the three preconditions of human perfection.

De Augmento Caritatis: MS Würzburg Franziskanerkloster cod. I 111 ff.119r-123r. For more information, see Palmer, ‘Marquard von Lindau’, 113-114.

De Virtutibus: Eight manuscripts. See Palmer, ‘Marquard von Lindau’, 114. Work contrasts pagan with theological virtues.

De Paradiso Spirituali: MS Würzburg Franziskanerkloster cod. I 86 ff.10v-13v. A latin sermon, divided in three parts, on the new paradise of spiritual life, with recourse to Pseudo-Dionysius.

De Penis Inferni: Seventeen manuscripts. A.o. Karlsruhe, St. Petrus im Schwarzwald 40 ff. 137r-139r (an. 1426). Is directed against false philosophical views on reincarnation and spiritual interpretations of the pains of Hell. For more information, see Palmer, ‘Marquard von Lindau’, 115.

De Quinque Sensibus: Ten manuscripts. See Palmer, ‘Marquard von Lindau’,115-116. The work deals in seven parts with the properties of the human body and the human soul, and with the use of the five senses in heaven. Recourse to Anselm of Canterbury, Peter Lombard and Richard of Mediavilla.

De Throno Salomonis: MS Münich clm 8987 ff. 192r-199v. uses the six steps of Salomon’s throne to depict the ascent of the soul towards God by means ofthe virtues (virginitas, disciplina, sciencia, obediencia, exultacio, humilitas). Palmer, ‘Marquard von Lindau’, 116-117 remarks that this work differs from several other works from South-German mendicant stock that bear the same or comparable titles.

In Joannem 1, 1-14: Latin fashion in two manuscripts: Konstanz, Heinrich-Suso-Gymnasium cod. 36 ff. 8r-42v; Manchester, John Rylands Library cod. Lat. 70 ff. 141r-184v. German fashion in five manuscripts. See Palmer, ‘Marquard von Lindau’, 117-118. Chapter 25 of the German fasion is edited in Ruh, Franziskanisches SchrifttumII, 199-210.

De Virginitate et Proprietate Floris: MS Freiburg i.Ue., Franziskanerkloster cod. 95 ff.100r-101v & ff. 153r-154v. Amounts to a short sermon on virginity.

De Premio Patrie: Three manuscripts. See Palmer, ‘Marquard von Lindau’, 119. A collection of sermons and quaestiones on the condition of the beati in Heaven (their visio beatifica, corporal and soulish qualities of their condition etc.), meant for preachers.

De Horto Spirituali: Four manuscripts. Palmer, ‘Marquard von Lindau’,119-120. Seven sermons on the theme Veniat dilectus. Contains many garden allegories and ‘explains’ various kinds of flowers.

De Primis Motibus: MS Wroclaw (Breslau) UB cod. I F 243 ff. 180v-182r. Short treatise on the causes of human feelings and free will. Also contains apolemics against the begards. See Palmer, ‘Marquard von Lindau’, 120.

Descriptio mortis per quattuor philosophos: Edition und Übersetzung, ed. Mischa von Perger, in: Wissenschaft und Weisheit 66 (2003), 163-189.

>>also a range of German and Latin dubia (see Palmer, ‘Marquard von Lindau’, 120-124)

Many of Marquart's texts were excerpted and translated into other vernaculars, including Middle Dutch. Dr. Geertruida de Moor has pointed my attention to a convolute manuscript now kept in the Jewish Theological Libray of New York, MS NH108. This manuscript, probably made in the Antwerp Augustinian monastery of Facons, which was part of the Modern Devotion movement, contains on ff. 70-80 a treatise of six sermons (the last not complete) in Middle Dutch that all focus on the issue of poverty.(Rubric: ‘Hier beghint een tractaet dat ses sermonen in heest van der armoeden oet moedicheit ande lijden ons heeren ihesu christ dwelke ghemaect heest brueder marcus van lindauwen een minderbrueder.’; Inc: ‘Die ewige God sprac tot sinen heven dienaer moyses end seide aldus, inspice et fac secundum exempla, exodi XXVI. Dat is, Sich aen ende doe naden exemplaer. Die dat nu metten salighen moyses aensiende is den beel denaer alre volcomenheit.’; Expl.: ‘Nu spreken si hier toe dat der te merke si insonderlingh persoenliker eygenscap.’ It could well be that we are dealing here with a translation/reworking of Marquard's De Paupertate, but a final verdict will need a proper comparison of the texts.

literature

A. Mayer, ‘Zur handschriftlichen Überlieferung der Dekalogerklärung M.v.L.’, in: Festschrift zum 100jährigen Jubiläum des humanistischen Gymnasiums Freising (Freising, 1928), 66-86; O. Bonmann, `Marquard von Lindau und sein literarischer Nachlaß’, Franz. Stud., 21 (1934), 315-343; A. Ampe, ‘Marquard von Lindau en de Nederlanden’, Ons Geestelijk Erf 34 (1960), 374-402 [esp. on Marquard’s use of Ruusbroeck]; Fr.W. Wentzlaff-Eggebert, Deutsche Mystik zwischen Mittelalter und Neuzeit (Berlin, 1969), 359-363; Clément Schmitt, ‘Deux inédits de Marquard de Lindau sur la pauvreté’, Festschrift L. Spätling (Rome, 1977), 453-480; DSpir X, 645-648; Manfred Gerwing, `Marquard v. Lindau', LMA, VI, 322; Nigel F. Palmer, `Latein, Volkssprache, Mischsprache. Zum Sprachproblem bei Marquard von Lindau, mit einem Handschriftenverzeichniss der Dekalogerklärung und des Auszugs’, in: Spätmittelalterliche Geistl. Literatur in der Nationalsprache, I,Analecta Cartusiana 106/1 (1983), 70-110; Idem, `Marquard von Lindau’, Die deutsche Literatur des Mittelalters. Verfasserlexikon, VI (Berlin-New York, 1987), 81-126 (with some manuscript corrections in Vol. XI, 978); Werner Williams-Krapp, `Marquard von Lindau', Literaturlexikon. Autoren und Werke deutscher Sprache VII (1990), 492-494; Nigel Palmer, `Marquard von Lindau, Franziskaner, * 1. Hälfte 14. Jahrhundert im Bodenseeraum, † 13.8.1392', Neue Deutsche Biographie XVI (1990), 244; Rüdiger Blumrich, Marquard von Lindau. Deutsche Predigten-Untersuchungen und Edition, Texte und Textgeschichte, 34 (Tübingen, 1994); R.Blumrich, `Die deutschen Predigten Marquards von Lindau. Ein franziskaner Beitrag zur `Theologia Mystica’’, in: M.J.F.M. Hoenen & A. de Libera (eds.),Albertus Magnus und der Albertismus (Leyden-New York, 1995), 155-172; Johannes G. Mayer, ‘Zwei Traktate zu den gebrannten Wässern in einer Handschrift der Dekalogerklärung Marquards von Lindau’, Würzburger medizinhistorische Mitteilungen 115/14 (1996), 287-289; Freimut Löser, ‘Rezeption als Revision. Marquard von Lindau und Meister Eckhart’, Beiträge zur Geschichte der Deutschen Sprachen und Literaturen 119 (1997), 425-458; Maurice Vliegen, ‘Receptie en reductie van het decaloogtractaat van Marquard van Lindau in de Nederlanden’, in: ‘Uten schatschrine des herten’: Vriendenboek voor Henk Meijering bij zijn afscheid, ed. Maurice Vliegen, Jacobus Willem van Maren (Amsterdam, 1998), 103-110; Nikolaus Largier, ‘Das Glück des Menschen. Diskussionen über beatitudo und Vernunft in volkssprachlichen Texten des 14. Jahrhunderts’,in: Nach der Verurteilung von 1277: Philosophie und Theologie an der Universität von Paris im letzten Viertel des 13. Jahrhunderts. Studien und Texte/After the Condemnation of 1277: Philosophy and Theology at the University of Paris in the Last Quarter of the Thirteenth Century. Studies and Texts, ed. Jan A. Aertsen, Kent Emery & Andreas Speer, Miscellanea Mediaevalia, 28 (Berlin: de Gruyter, 2001), 827-855 [analyses texts by Eckhart, Tauler, Berthold von Moosburg, Marquard von Lindau and the anonymous sermon collection Paradisus Animae Intelligentis]; Berndt Hamm, ‘Wollen und Nicht-Können als Thema der spätmittelalterlichen Bußseelsorge’, in: Spätmittelalterliche Frömmigkeit zwischen Ideal und Praxis, ed. Berndt Hamm & Thomas Lentes, Spätmittelalter und Reformation, Neue Reihe, 15 (Tübingen, 2001), 111-146 (with reference for instance to the Franciscans Marquard von Lindau and friar Sigmund); Mathilde van Dijk, ‘De wil op God afstemmen: De Decaloog van Marquard van Lindau in een gemeenschap van moderne devoten’, Ons Geestelijk Erf 78:1 (2004), 81-96; Helgard Ulmschneider, ‘Handschriftenfunde zur Literatur des Mittelalters - 177: Ein früher Textzeuge von Marquards von Lindau ‘Dekalogerklärung’’, Zeitschrift für deutsches Altertum und Literatur 136 (2007), 359-361; Stephen Mossman, ‘The Western Understanding of Islamic Theology in the Later Middle Ages: Mendicant Responses to Islam from Riccoldo da Monte di Croce to Marquard von Lindau’, Recherches de Théologie et de Philosophie Médiévale 74 (2007), 169-224; Stephen Mossman, ‘Zu Marquard von Lindau, Konrad von Braunsberg, den Gottesfreunden und dem Gottesfreundschaftsbegriff’, Oxford German Studies 36 (2007), 247-267; Hiram Kümper, ‘Marquard von Lindau’, in: Biographisch-Bibliographisches Kirchenlexikon 21 (2008), 910-914; Stephen Mossman, Marquard von Lindau and the Challenges of Religious Life in Late Medieval Germany, Oxford Modern Languages and Literatures Monographs (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010) [review in AFH 103 (2010), 526-529; ZfdA 140 (2011), 108-111]; Michael Rupp, “Wan ir adel ist frihait’. Das franziskanische Ideal der Armut in der volkssprachlichen Verkündigung bei David von Augsburg, Berthold von Regensburg und Marquard von Lindau’, in: Gelobte Armut. Armutskonzepte der franziskanischen Ordensfamilie vom Mittelalter bis in die Gegenwart, ed. Heinz-Dieter Deimann, Angelica Hilsebein, Bernd Schmies & Christoph Stiegeman (Paderborn-Munich-Vienna-Zürich: Ferdinand Schöningh, 2012), 129-151; Stephen Mossman, ‘Zeitzeuge der Begriffswerdung: ‘Gelassenheit’ bei Marquard von Lindau’, in: Semantik der Gelassenheit: Generierung, Etablierung, Transformation, ed. Burkhardt Hasebrink, Susanne Bernhardt & Imke Früh (Göttingen, 2012), 205-225; 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), 669-671, 691.

With thanks to Prof. Nigel Palmer and Dr. Geertruida de Moor.

 

 

 

 

 

Martialis de Brive (d. 1650)

OFMCap

literature

DSpir X,673-675

 

 

 

 

 

Martialis d’Étampes (1575-1635)

OFMCap

editions

Maître en oraison. Exercise du silence intérieur. L’exercise des trois cloux amoureux et douloureux, ed. Joséphine Fransen & Dominique Tronc, Sources mystiques (Toulouse: Ed. du Carmel, 2008).

Traité facile pour apprendre à faire l'oraison mentale & L'exercise du silence intérieur, ed. Flavien de Blois, available as pdf: http://www.freres-capucins.fr/IMG/pdf/Martial_d_Etampes_Traite_facile.pdf

Some selections of his texts have been included in: La vie mystique chez les franciscains du dix-septième siècle. Tome II: Florilège de figures mystiques de la réforme capucine, ed. Dominique Tronc, Collection Sources mystiques (Mers-sur-Indre: Paroisse et Famille-Centre Saint-Jean-de-la-Croix, 2014).

literature

DSpirX, 675-677

 

 

 

 

Martinus Aleman (Martino Aleman, d. 1727)

OFMDesc. Spanish friar from the St. John the Baptist province. Travelled to the Philippines in 1696. In the same year, he moved on to China, establishing himself as provincial commissioner in Huy-Hien. After thirty years of pastoral work, he was called back to Mexico (1726) by the general commissioner of the Franciscan mission, maybe because of issues pertaining to the Chinese rites. He departed for London, where he fell ill. There he died (early 1727) in the Portuguese ambassadorial compounds. Author of several letters and an apologetic missionary history.

manuscripts

Epistulae. They can apparently be found in the Biblioteca Febroniana of Pistoia

Historia de toto lo obrado en China por el señor patriarcha Tournon, y su defensa, año de 1709. Unppublished?

Lapis Caliminaris. This work, supposedly written in Chinese characters, is mentioned by Juan de San Antonio.

literature

Juan de San Antonio, Bibliotheca Universa Franciscana (Madrid, 1732) II, 333; Marcellino da Civezza, Saggio di bibliografia sanfrancescana (Prato, 1879), 12; Antoine de Sérent, ‘Aleman’, DHGE II (1914), 88-89.

 

 

 

 

Martinus Alvevicus (Martin of Alnwick, d. 1336)

Engelse minderbroeder, theoloog. Hij is, behalve voor zijn commentaar op de Sententiën, bekend vanwege een Chronicon rerum Anglicarum.

manuscripts

In I-IV Sent.: see Doucet, Stegmüler (RS>!), Lechner, Pelster

Questiones Supplementariae in I Sent.: Vat.Lat. 4871 (14th cent.) ff. 14ra-22ra [Etzkorn, IVF, 172]

edities:

literatuur:

Wadding, Scriptores. 168; Sbaralea, Supplementum. II. 221; Doucet, AFH, 29 (1936), 402ff; idem, AFH, 47 (1954), 144; J. Lechner, `Beiträge zum Schrifttum des Martinus Anglicus’, Franz. Studien,19 (1932), 1-12; F. Pelster, Scholastik,27 (1952), 345f, 359-367; Matthias Laarman, `Martin v. Alnwick', LMA, VI, 345f.

 

 

 

 

Martinus Bordetus (Martín Bordet, fl. ca. 1480)

OFMObs. Active in Majorca.

literature

Livarius Oliger, ‘De confessionali Martini Bordet, OFM, maiorcensis, auctoris ignoti saeculi XV’, Antonianum 19 (1926), 245-249.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Martinus Bracarensis>>?

>>Formula Honestae Vitae: Bologna, Coll. Hispan. S. Clemente 51 ff. 49ra-50vb; PL, 72, co. 21-28; Seneca, Opera (Basel, 1557), 743-747; as a work of Anselmus of Canterbury, in: F. Liverani, Spicilegium Liberianum (Florence, 1863), 564-569>>check!!

 

 

 

 

Martinus de Abbatisvilla (Martin de Abbéville, fl. early 14th cent.)

Already mentioned as a bachelor in Paris in 1303 (Glorieux II, 192). Wrote quodlibetal questions between 1311-1314 and these appear in the notebook of Prosper of Reggio Emilia. MS: Rome, BAV, Vat.lat. 1086. A list of questions of two Quodlibetal series is provided by Duba, pp. 597-598. HE also refers back to Courtenay, ‘Reflections on Vat.Lat. 1086’, who provides insights on the dating of the text.

manuscripts

Quodlibeta: Rome, BAV, Vat.lat. 1086.

editions

literature

William J. Courtenay, ‘Reflections on Vat.Lat. 1086 and Prosper of Reggio Emilia, O.E.S.A.’, in: Theological Quodlibeta in the Middle Ages. The Fourteenth Century, ed. Chris Schabel (Leiden-Boston: Brill, 2007) II, 345-357; William O. Duba, ‘Continental Franciscan Quodlibeta after Scotus’, in: Theological Quodlibeta in the Middle Ages. The Fourteenth Century, ed. Chris Schabel (Leiden-Boston: Brill, 2007), 597-598.

 

 

 

 

Martinus de Aguirre (18th cent.)

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manuscripts/editions/literature

Tratado contra los Jesuitas [1771]: Madrid, Nac. 1893; Madrid, Bibl. Coll. Imper.>> [autograph; see Castro, Madrid, no. 104]

Lorenzo Pérez, `Cartas y relaciones del Japón’, AIA, 14 (1920), 171-175.

Javièr Ibarra y Berge, Bol. Real. Soc. Vascongada Amigos del Pais, 9 (1953), 389-410; AIA, 4 (1915), 248; 6 (1916), 297

 

 

 

 

Martinus de Alva (Martín de Alva, fl. c. 1500)

Guardian of the Valladolid friary in 1502. Known for a sermon on the immaculate conception of Mary during that year in the collegiate church of the town, whoch became the starting point of a severe conflict with the Dominicans in Castile.

literature

Francisco Javier Rojo Alique, ‘Fifteenth-Century Franciscan Preachers in Castile’, in: Franciscans and Preaching. Every Miracle from the Beginning of the World Came about through Words, ed. Timothy Johnson, The Medieval Franciscans, 7 (Leiden-Boston: Brill, 2012), 367-370 [with references to archival materials that include Martín's testimony to a committee of judges who had to deal with the ensuing controversy].

 

 

 

 

Martinus de Castañega (fl. early 16th cent.)

Preacher in the Burgos province (1529)

literature

Juan Ruiz de Larrínaga, ‘Fr. Martín de Castañeda y su obra sobre las supersticiones’, AIA 12 (1952), 97-108; Rodríguez, ‘Autores espirituales’,RHCEE III, 457; José Simón Díaz, Bibliografía de la literatura hispánica, 11 Vols. (Madrid, 1960-1976) VII, nos. 6195-6198; Manuel de Castro,Bibliografía de las bibliografias franciscanas españolas e hispanoamericanas, Publicaciones de Archivo Ibero-Americano (Madrid: Ed. Cisneros, 1982), 100 (no. 211).

 

 

 

 

Martinus de Castello (Martín del Castillo, fl. mid 17th cent.)

OFM. Friar active in the Santo Evangelio province (Mexico).

literature

AIA 15 (1955), 252-254; José Simón Díaz, Bibliografía de la literatura hispánica, 11 Vols. (Madrid, 1960-1976) VII, nos. 6689-6699; Manuel de Castro, Bibliografía de las bibliografias franciscanas españolas e hispanoamericanas, Publicaciones de Archivo Ibero-Americano (Madrid: Ed. Cisneros, 1982), 101 (no. 220).

 

 

 

 

 

Martinus de Cochem (1634-1712)

OFMCap. Missionary in the Rhine valley Important catechetical author

literature

Johannes Chrysostomos Schulte, ‘Martin von Cochem – ein Förderer des eucharistischen Kultes’, Franziskanische Studien 1 (1914), 36-52; DSpir X, 680-682; LThKVI (third edition), 1423f; Religion in Geschichte und Gegenwart V4, 858; Leonhard Lehmann, ‘Martin von Cochem (1634-1712). Was ist das Gebet?’, in: Franziskanische Stimmen. Zeugnisse aus acht Jahrhunderten, ed. Paul Zahner, (Munich-St. Anna: Coelde, Butzon & Bercker, 2002), 119-125; Jerzy Florian Duchniewski, ‘Marcin z Cochem, Linius, OFMCap’, Encyklopedia Katolicka XI, 1241-1242.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 inoccasione del suo 80o compleanno, ed. Yoannes Teklemariam (Rome: Ed. Collegio San Lorenzo da Brindisi, Istituto Storico dei Cappuccini, 2006), 515-557.

 

 

 

 

Martinus de Corona (Martin de la Coruña/Martín de Jesús, 1484-1568)

Franciscan missionary, historian and ethnographer, active in Latin America. Born in La Coruña, he departed for New Spain in 1523 with a group of Franciscan friars (known as ‘the twelve apostles’). By 1525, he became active, with five other friars as a missionary in Michoacán. Six years later, in 1531 he undertook missionary journeys to nearby Islands in the Pacific, and in 1534, he took part in the expedition of Cortes towards California. Several years later, he was custodian of the Franciscan Cuernavaca custody and thereafter, in 1538, again in Michoacán. There he wrote in 1541 his famous Relación de las ceremonías y ritos, población y gobierno de los Indios, de la provincia de Mechuacán, which contains a lot of information on Nahuatl and Tarasquean culture.

editions

Relación de las ceremonías y ritos, población y gobierno de los Indios, de la provincia de Mechuacán (1541). A critical edition of this work appeared as: Relación de las ceremonías y ritos, población y gobierno de los Indios, de la provincia de Mechuacán, ed. J. Tudela (Madrid, 1956).

literature

J. de Mendieta, Historia eclesiástica indiana, 2nd. ed. (Madrid, 1945), 61-62; Vicente Rodríguez, Fray Martin de la Coruña: fundador de la iglesia en Michoacan (Celaya (México): Ediciones Franciscanas, 1985 and later editions); P. Ragon, ‘“Démonolâtrie” et démonologie dans les recherches sur la civilisation mexicaine au xvie s.’, Revue d’histoire moderne et contemporaine 35 (1988), 163-181; S. García, ‘La evangelización de América en la legislación general de la Orden franciscana en el siglo xvi’, Archivo Ibero-américano 48:n° 189-192 (1988), 246; P. Hernandez Aparicio, ‘Estadisticas franciscanas del s. xvii, Archivo Ibero-américano 50: n° 197-200 (1990), 570; B.H. Slicher van Bath, De bezinning op het verleden in Latijns Amerika 1493-1820. Auteurs, verhalen en lezers (Groningen, 1998), passim; J.Pirotte, ‘La Coruña (Martín de)’, DHGE XIX, 1248;

 

 

 

 

Martinus de Cueva (Martinus de la Cueva/Martín de la Cueva, fl. first half 16th cent.)

OFM. Born in Carmona. Active in the Andalucia province. Known for his humanist interests, Edited pedagogical works on teaching classical languages (in part at the request of the Portuguese friar Antonio Sanches).

editions

Totius latinitatis Lexicon.

De corrupto docende grammatice latine genere et de ratione ejusdem breviter recteque tradende Libellus (Antwerp: Joh. Gravius, 1550). The work is available via Google Books.

literature

AIA 4 (1915), 212-216; Manuel de Castro, Bibliografía de las bibliografias franciscanas españolas e hispanoamericanas, Publicaciones de Archivo Ibero-Americano (Madrid: Ed. Cisneros, 1982), 106 (no. 252); DHGE XIX, 1279.

 

 

 

 

Martinus de Cunis (fl. early 15th cent.)

Public lector of theology in Bologna, in 1405.

editions

Sermones de Tempore (Strasbourg, 1480?) his work or the work of an OP?

literature

Wadding, Script., 169; Sbaralea, Suppl., II, 226; B. Pergamo, AFH, 27 (1934), 26

 

 

 

 

Martinus de Fano (thirteenth cent.)>>?

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manuscripts

Quaestiones de Iure Emphiteutico: Bologna, Coll. Hisp. S. Clemente 66 ff. 21ra-28ra

Formularium super Contractibus et Libellis de Factis (…): Vat. Palat. Lat., 571ff. 26-66

 

 

 

 

Martinus de Hojacastro (Martín, fl. mid 16th cent.)

Franciscan historian, active in Latin America

literature

B.H. Slicher van Bath, De bezinning op het verleden in Latijns Amerika 1493-1820. Auteurs, verhalen en lezers (Groningen, 1998), passim

 

 

 

 

Martinus de Huydrobo de Montalván (Martín de Huydrobo, fl. c. 1730)

Franciscan author, active in Latin America..

literature

B.H. Slicher van Bath, De bezinning op het verleden in Latijns Amerika 1493-1820. Auteurs, verhalen en lezers (Groningen, 1998), passim

 

 

 

 

Martinus de Jesu (Martín de Jesús/Martín de La Coruña, d. 1568)

OFM. Friar from the Santiago province. Missionary in Mexico.

literature

A. López, ‘Fr. Martín de La Coruña’, El Eco Franciscano 34 (1917), 304-306; A. López, ‘Los primeros franciscanos en Méjico. Fr. Martín de La Coruña’, AIA 14 (1920), 105-111; A. López, ‘Cuestionario histórico-americano. La ‘Relación de las ceremonias y ritos de la provincia de Mechoacán’. Ha se publicado integramente y se sabe quién fue su autor?’, AIA 13 (1920), 262-271; Manuel de Castro,Bibliografía de las bibliografias franciscanas españolas e hispanoamericanas, Publicaciones de Archivo Ibero-Americano (Madrid: Ed. Cisneros, 1982), 145 (no. 546).

 

 

 

 

Martinus de La Peña (Martín de La Peña, fl. mid 16th cent.)

OFM. Liturgical specialist in the Santiago province.

literature

AIA40 (1980), 172-173; Manuel de Castro, Bibliografía de las bibliografias franciscanas españolas e hispanoamericanas, Publicaciones de Archivo Ibero-Americano (Madrid: Ed. Cisneros, 1982), 136 (no. 481).

 

 

 

 

Martinus de Lilio (Martín de Lilio, fl. mid 16th cent.)

OFM. Mystic from the Castilia province.

literature

Rodriguez, ‘Autores espirituales’, Repertorio de historia de las ciencias eclesiásticas en España, 7 Vols. (Salamanca: Universidad Pontificia, 1967-1979) III, 511 (no. 174); Manuel de Castro, Bibliografía de las bibliografias franciscanas españolas e hispanoamericanas, Publicaciones de Archivo Ibero-Americano (Madrid: Ed. Cisneros, 1982), 138 (no. 495).

 

 

 

 

Martinus de Lucerna (Martin Borner, 1680-1731)

OFMCap

literature

Christian Schweizer, ‘Borner, Martin’, Dizzionario Storico della Svizzera II, 536b.

 

 

 

 

Martinus de Sancto Antonio (Martín de San Antonio Moreno, fl. early 18th cent.)

Friar from Cordoba (Andalucia, Granada Province). After his profession, education and a number of years of apostolic activity, he traveled to Guatemala and became a member of the Santissimo Nombre de Jesus province. He taught doctrinal and moral theology, and already had received the titel of Predicador General Jubilado y Apostolico before he transferred to the new World.

manuscripts

De la limosna.>?

Exposición de la Regla Seráfica.>?

editions

Construccion Predicable, y Predicacion Construida, Dividida en cinco opusculos, Uno de Titulo de la Santa Cruz, otro del Santissimo Sacramento, otro de Maria Santissima, otro Proprio de Santos, y otro Comun de Santos, cuyos materias son: Textos de la Sagrada Biblia, Authoridades de Santos, Exemplos varios, Fabulas moralizadas, Vidas de Gentiles, Ephitethos Sagrados, y Profanos, Propriedades de Aves, Pezes, Brutos, Flores, Arboles, Piedras preciosas, y otras cosas: cuyas formas son Anagrammas y Conceptos varios, innumerables para puntos de la Fiesta, utiles, y deleytables, proprios del intento nuevamente inventado. Cuyos fines son La Honra, y Gloria de Dios, y la Salvacion de los Proximos (Mexico, 1735).

literature

A Bio-Bibliography of Franciscan Authors in Colonial Central America, ed. Eleanor B. Adams (Washington D.C.: Academy of American Franciscan History, 1953), 58.

 

 

 

 

Martinus de Sancto Josepho (Martín de San José, fl. first half 17th cent.)

OFMDisc. Member of the San Pablo province.

literature

AIA 21 (1924), 157-158; AIA 27 (1927), 58-62; AIA 22 (1962), 262-263; Manuel de Castro, Bibliografía de las bibliografias franciscanas españolas e hispanoamericanas, Publicaciones de Archivo Ibero-Americano (Madrid: Ed. Cisneros, 1982), 145 (no. 549).

 

 

 

 

Martinus de Torrecilla (d. 1709)

OFMCap.

literature

Jerzy Florian Duchniewski, ‘Marcin z Torrecilla OFMCap’, Encyclopedia Katolicka XI, 1245.

 

 

 

 

Martinus de Turnhout (van der Keele; d. 1540)

OFMObs. Belgian friar, born at Turnhout. Died on March 13, 1540. Pupil of Dirc Coelde. Professor at the Franciscan Louvain convent, and as such a teacher of Franciscus Titelmans. Known for his theological works, his sermons and his biblical commentaries

manuscripts/editions

Comm in I-IV Sent.

Commentarius in Isaiam

Sermones super Itinerarium Mentis ad Deum Bonaventurae

Sermones de Decem Praeceptis

Sermones de Sancto Paulo

Sermones de Sanctis et Festivis

Arithmetica Divina

literature

Wadding, Script, 169; Sbaralea, II, 226; W. Schmitz, Het aandeel der minderbroeders, 96; DHGE XXVIIII, 113.

 

 

 

 

Martinus de Valentia (Martín de Valencia (1474-1534)

OFMObs.

literature

Richard Nebel, ‘Valencia Martín de, obs’, in: Religion in Geschichte und Gegenwart, 4th Ed. VIII, 873.

 

 

 

 

Martinus Doycius (Martín Doyca, fl. c. 1600)

OFM. Member of the Aragon province.

literature

José Simón Díaz, Bibliografía de la literatura hispánica, 11 Vols. (Madrid, 1960-1976) IX, nos. 4035-4037; Manuel de Castro, Bibliografía de las bibliografias franciscanas españolas e hispanoamericanas, Publicaciones de Archivo Ibero-Americano (Madrid: Ed. Cisneros, 1982), 108 (no. 272).

 

 

 

 

Martinus Guitteriez (Martinus Guitteria, d. 1449)

Born in Perpignan, into a Family from Navarra. Entered the Franciscan order and studied theology. Would have become master of theology. Was elected bishop of Lectoure early 1426 by the cathedral chapter. At first, papal ascent to thie election was withheld for several months (papal confirmation given in a bull dated 24 April 1426). March 1432, Martin published new diocesan statutes. He also took part in the Council of Basel and consecrated in the Franciscan church of Basel the new bishop of Albi Bertrand of Casilhac, who had been elected by the chapter and confirmed by the Council, but who was not the candidate of choice of pope Eugenius IV. Late in life, Martin retired to the Rousillon area, to die at Perpignan on 24 May 1449. He was buried in the Franciscan church.

 

 

 

 

Martinus Frontius (Martin Frontí, d. 1712)

Observant friar from the San Felipe hamlet near Mahon (Mallorca). After he joined the order he worked as a cathedral preacher, custodian, provincial definitor and provincial minister (appointed in April 1694). Supported the cause of Philip V against Carlos III of Austria. Martin was transferred from Palma to Valencia and died there on May 3, 1712.

editions

El místico Jonatás y perfeto religioso enviado de Dios para nuevo ejemplo del mundo el V.P. fray Antonio Llinás hijo verdadero del serafin Francisco, prefecto de las missiones y predicador apostólico, llorado en su muerte con fraternales lágrimas y amigables sentimientos en las funerales hourras que le hizo el Real convento de San Francisco de la ciudad de Mallorca en una oracion fúnebre que con gritos de dolor y ternura del corazon predicó en sus exequias al gravissimo y numeroso concurso el M.R.P. Fr. Martin Frontí (...) (Palma: Miguel Capó, 1694).

Triunfo militar y regular en defensa de la Princesa del cielo contra el dragon formidable de la culpa original; representado por las dos graves congregaciones, la muy ilustre y noble cofradia de San Jorge y la esclarecida familia de menores en 10 de diciembre en que la noblesa mallorquina se juntó en el Réal convento de San Francisco á la solemnidad del juramento, que prestó, de defender que María Santissima fué puríssima y sin mancha desde el instante primero de su ser y formacion (...) (Palma: Miguel Capó, 1696).

literature

Biblioteca de Autores Baleares, ed. Joaquin María Bover (Palma: P.J. Gelabert, 1868) I, 326-327 (no. 480).

 

 

 

 

Martus Ignatius de Loyola (Martín Ignacio de Loyola, d. 1606)

OFM. Born in Eibar as a relative of the famous Ignacio de Loyola. Became a Franciscan friar and lived first in Mexico and later in the Philippines and China. Custos of the Malaca province in 1582. After his return to Spain he traveled to China in 1585. Thereafter theology professor in Segovia and missionary in Tucuman. Bishop of Paraguay and Archbishop of Charcas. He died apparently in Buenos Aires in 1606.

editions

Itinerario del Padre Custodio fray Martín de Loyola que pasó a la China en compañía de otros religiosos (...) y de la buelta que dio por la India Oriental y otros reynos rodenado el mundo, incorporated in: Historia de las cosas más notables del gran Reyno de la China, ed. Juan González de Mendoza (Rome: Vicentio Accolti, 1585), 341-440. The work was also translated into Italian as: Viaggio fatto da Siviglio alla China (Venice: Imp. Andre Muschio, 1590).

Viaje alrededor del mundo, ed. Ignacio Tellechea Idígoras, Crónicas de América (Madrid: Historia 16, 1989).

literature

Carlos García-Romeral Pérez, Bio-bibliografía de Viajeros Españoles (siglos XVI-XVII) (Madrid: Ollero & Ramos, 1998), 137-138 (nos. 588-589).

 

 

 

 

Martinus Lombardus (fl. ca. 1230)

Franciscan preacher

manuscripts

Sermones de s: Paris BN Nouv. Acq. 338 f. 74r

 

 

 

 

Martinus Lobo (d. 1641)

Friar from Spain, known for his astronomical, mathematical, horticultural and engineering interest, as well as for his capacities as a preacher. He traveled to Guatemala in 1609. In 1641 he was elected custos and was sent to Spain in order to present some of his agricultural projects to the Spanish crown, yet he died in Trujillo before he was able to start his journey.

manuscripts

Some of his nautical and agricultural project proposals and treatises are listed by Vázquez.

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, 284; A Bio-Bibliography of Franciscan Authors in Colonial Central America, ed. Eleanor B. Adams (Washington D.C.: Academy of American Franciscan History, 1953), 45-46.

 

 

 

 

Martinus Meurisse (Martin Meurisse, 1584- Metz, 1664)

OFM. French friar from Roye (Picardy). Studied theology at Paris and published an extensive Scotist philosophical oeuvre. Became active in Metz, where he eventually became auxiliary bishop. Active combattant against the hugenots in his diocese and beyond, and author of philosophical, theological and historiographical works.

manuscripts

De Gratia: MS Paris BN Lat. 18149

editions

Rerum metaphysicorum libri tres ad mentem Doctoris Subtilis (Paris, 1623).

literature

F. Cuisinier, ‘Martin Meurisse, fut-il historien scrupuleux? A propos d’un esemplaire de l’ ‘Histoire des evesques del’Eglise de Metz”, Cahiers Elie Fleur15 (Metz, 1997), 27-45.

 

 

 

 

Martinus Myricanus (Martin vander Heyden, ca. 1524-1604)

OFM. Born in Louvain around 1524 in a large family as the second of 18 children, ten of whom opted for a monastic/order career. Martin enlisted as a junior (14 years or younger) as a student at Louvain University on February 11, 1538. During his studies he joined the Friars Minor. He worked in several friaries, and was for instance vicar (1562) and guardian (1566) in Haarlem. After several stints as guardian (cf. Sedulius), and as confessor of the Poor Clares in Louvain in the mid 1570s (following in the footsteps of his brother Baltazar, like him a Friar Minor and confessor of the Louvain Poor Clares until his death in 1573), he was provincial minister between 1580 and 1584. As late as 1598, he was provincial definitor. He died in Mechelen on July 10, 1604. During his stint as provincial, he approbated the account of Florentius Leydanus of the martyrdom of the Gorcum friars, and sent it onwards to Rome. He wrote himself a lengthy work of Loca communia, a more or less encyclopedic and probably alphabetically organized reference work concerning the terms to use, and the topics to refer to when discussing (in homiletic contexts?) a large variety of doctrinal issues (including the immaculate conception of the Virgin). This work, which is signaled and characterised by Petrus Alva y Astorga in his famous Militia Immaculatae Conceptionis, apparently has not survived. What did survive was Martin's Dutch translation of a work of Christophe de Cheffontaine.

manuscripts/editions

Loca communia, signalled in Petrus de Alva y Astorga, Militia Immaculatae Conceptionis Virginis Mariae (Louvain, 1663), 1018, as: ‘Martinus Miricanus, Ordinis Minorum Belga, in suis locis communibus, fol. 113, verb. Maria agit de Immaculata Conceptione, & quid circa hoc actum sit Romae, in Helvetia, ac alibi. Extat manusc. in Conventu Fratrum Minorum Recollectorum Bootendalensi in Silva propre Bruxellas, in fol. litt. H. 5.‘ De Troeyer (1969), 352 also suggests that the work is refered to in the Historiae Lovaniensium libri XIV (1582) van Johannes Molanus. The work itself has been lost.

[Sermoen] hier gepreeckt van den Eerw. Pater Martinus vanden Heyden op Sinte Laurentiusdagh 1599. A fragment of this text is kept in the Provincial Archive of the Friars Minor in St. Truiden (Sint-Truiden, Provinciaal Archief Minderbroeders, Personalia, Ho). This fragment explains the criteria that makes devotion meritorious and holy and what not. For more information see De Troeyer (1969), 352.

Verantwoording onser voorouders Religie nu deser tijt seer van noode ende troostelijck allen waerachtighen Christen menschen: door den Eerweerdichsten P. Christoffel van Cheeffontayne, des gheheele oordens S. Francisci van Observanten generael Minister. Overghesedt uut den Latijne in ons Nederlants duytsch, door B. Marten vander Heyden, bichtvader der Religieusen van S. Clara tot Loven (Louvain: Jan Maeas & Peter Fabri, 1576). A Dutch translation of the Fidei maioprum nostrum defensio, a work of the minister general Christophe de Cheffontaine (de Capite Fontium), and itself a translation of a work he had initially written in French. The Latin text had been publishce in Antwerp by Christophorus Plantinus in 1574. Already in the introduction of the Latin version, dedicated to King Philip II of Spain, Christophe de Cheffontaine had exoplained that he had written the (French and also the Latin) version in the context of the problems in France with Huguenot Protestants, but that he wanted it to become available in The Netherlands as well, as those territories were suffering from comparable religious conflicts. Martin vander Heyden took the hint and made a Dutch translation, which received ecclesiastical approbation on July 1575, Royal approbation on November 3 of the same year, and was printed the year after. Aside from the original dedication to Philip II of Spain, Martin added a dedication to his fellow friar Egidius Montanus (Gilles vanden Berghe), Bishop of Deventer. The complete text of the Verantwoording onser voorouders Religie can now be read on line via the digital collections of the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek Munich or via Google Books.

literature

Johannes Molanus, Historiae Lovaniensium libri XIV (ed. 1861), 254, 720; Sbaralea, Supplementum (ed. 1806 & ed. 1921, II); Dirks, Histoire littéraire (1885), 120-122; Henricus Sedulius, Chronicon Werthense, ed. David de Kok, in: Collectanea Franciscana 16/17 (1946/47), 38-101 (97); B. de Troeyer, ‘De drie Leuvense gebroeders - minderbroeders: Martinus, Baltazar en Servatius van der Heyden (Myricanus)‘, Franciscana 19 (1964), 87-93; B. de Troeyer, Bio-Bibliographia Franciscana Neerlandica Saeculi XVI I: Pars Biographica (Nieuwkoop, 1969), 350-353 (with additional references and biographical info).

 

 

 

 

Martinus Panger (Marinus Panger, fl. eighteenth cent.)

OFMConv. Scotist theologian

editions

Theologiae scholasticae morali-polemicae liber IV sententiarum iuxta verum sensum, et mentem doctoris subtilis Joannis Duns Scoti (Augsburg, 1732).

 

 

 

 

Martinus Perez de Guevara (Martín Pérez de Guevara, fl. mid 17th cent.)

OFM. Franciscan friar from the Burgos province. Theologian.

literature

AIA 25 (1926), 179-180; Manuel de Castro, Bibliografía de las bibliografias franciscanas españolas e hispanoamericanas, Publicaciones de Archivo Ibero-Americano (Madrid: Ed. Cisneros, 1982), 164 (no. 676).

 

 

 

 

Martinus Rosellus (Martín Rosillo, d. 1731)

OFM. Member of the Cartagena province.

literature

AIA 36 (1933), 95-100; Manuel deCastro, Bibliografía de las bibliografias franciscanas españolas e hispanoamericanas, Publicaciones de Archivo Ibero-Americano (Madrid: Ed. Cisneros, 1982), 173 (no. 748).

 

 

 

 

Martinus Ruiz (Martín Ruiz, fl. ca. 1600)

OFM. Friar from the Castilia province.

literature

AIA 26 (1926), 188-189; Manuel de Castro, Bibliografía de las bibliografias franciscanas españolas e hispanoamericanas, Publicaciones de Archivo Ibero-Americano (Madrid: Ed. Cisneros, 1982), 173 (no. 753).

 

 

 

 

Martin Sarmiento de Hojacastro (fl. 16th cent.)

Fidel de Lejarza, ‘Fray Martín Sarmiento de Ojacastro OFM’, Missionalia Hispanica 23 (1965), 113-121; José J. Bautista Merino Utruri, Fray Martín Sarmiento de Ojacastro, O.F.M. Misionero español del siglo XVI (Madrid: Ediciones Cultura Hispánica, 1965).

 

 

 

 

Masseus Poenen (Masseo Poenen van Grave, 1551-1622)

OFMCap

literature

Hildebrand van Hooglede, ‘De eerste Hollandsche Kapucijnen: Br. Masseo Poenen of Poecen van Grave (1551/52-1622) en P. Cherubinus Rijn van Amersfoort (1570-1623)’, in: Idem, Miscellanea II, 1045-1051.

 

 

 

 

Matthaeus Bocciolonus (Mateo Boccioloni, 1631-1695)

OFMCap. Entered the order at the age of 17 in the Milan province. Later lector of philosophy and theology. Wrote philosphical and theological handbooks in a Bonaventurean vein. None of these were edited.

manuscripts/editions

Tractatus Philosophiae ad mentem S. Bonaventurae.

Tractatus Theologiae iuxta mentem Doctoris Seraphici D. Bonaventurae.

literature

A. Teetaert, ‘Boccioloni’, DHGE IX, 310-311.

 

 

 

 

Matthaeus Botius (Mateo Botija, fl. early 17th cent.)

OFM. Active in the Cartagena province.

literature

AIA36 (1933), 133-135; AIA 20 (1960), 131; José Simón Díaz, Bibliografía de la literatura hispánica, 11 Vols. (Madrid, 1960-1976) VI, nos. 5203-5207; Manuel de Castro, Bibliografía de las bibliografias franciscanas españolas e hispanoamericanas, Publicaciones de Archivo Ibero-Americano (Madrid: Ed. Cisneros, 1982), 95 (no. 179)

 

 

 

 

Matthaeus Ciaccheri (mid 14th cent.)

Italian friar. He wrote in Italian verse a short Chronicon oppidi S. Geminiani.

editions

Cronachetta di S. Gemignano composta da Fr. Matteo Ciaccheri Fiorentino l'anno mccclv illustrata da E. Sarteschi. (Scelta di curiosità letterarie inedite o rare dal secolo xiii al xvii. Dispensa lx) Bologna, 1865.

literature

Sbaralea, Supplementum II, 229

 

 

 

 

Matthaeus Cosmerovius (mid 17th cent.)

editions

Viaticum Franciscanum: complectens narrationem historicam de initijs, & progressu religionis S.P. Francisci: ejusdem regulam, & alia religioso viatori peropportuna (1655).

 

 

 

 

Matthaeus Dardalla (Mateo Dardalla, fl. early 18th cent.)

OFM. Member of the Cartagena province.

literature

AIA 36 (1933), 119-120; AIA 20 (1960), 134; José Simón Díaz, Bibliografía de la literatura hispánica, 11 Vols. (Madrid, 1960-1976) IX, nos. 2288-2289; Manuel de Castro,Bibliografía de las bibliografias franciscanas españolas e hispanoamericanas, Publicaciones de Archivo Ibero-Americano (Madrid: Ed. Cisneros, 1982), 106 (no. 256).

 

 

 

 

Matthaeus de Agnone (1563-1616)

OFMCap. Spiritual author and preacher, as well as religious cult figure

editions

`Fasciculus myrrae hinc inde collectur' per Fratrem Matthaeum Anglonensem Predicatorem Cappuccinum. Gli scritti del servo di Dio P. Matteo da Agnone cappuccino 1563-1616, ed. C. de Meo, 3 Vols. (Foggia, 1996).

literature

Gli scritti del Servo di Dio Padre Matteo da Agnone, sacerdote professo dell’Ordine Fr. Min. Capp. (San Severo: Convento dei Cappuccini, 1996); Cipriano de Meo da Serracapriola, Il Rosario. Lode alla Madonna con il Servo di Dio: Padre Matteo da Agnone cappuccino (1563-1616) (Foggia: Centografico Francescano, 1997); Atti della “Settimana di studi sulla spiritualità del Servo di Dio Padre Matteo da Agnone”, Cattedrale di San Severo (FG), 26-31 ottobre 1998, ed. Cipriano de Meo (Foggia, Centrografico Francescano, 2000).  [with articles by Costanzo Cargnoni, Benigno Papa, Antonio Pitta, Luigi Gambaro]; Luigi Gambero, La dottrina mariana del Servo di Dio P. Matteo da Agnone, cappuccino (1563-1616). Studi e ricerche, ed. Cipriano Di Meo (Foggio: Centrografico Francescano, 2002); Luigi Cianilli, Sette stelle di prima grandezza nel Convento dei Cappuccini di Serracapriola (Foggia: Ed. Padre Pio da Pietrelcina, 2005).

 

 

 

 

Matthaeus de Agrigento (Matth. De Cicilia/Matteo d’Agrigento, d. 1450)

OFMObs

manuscripts

Sermones: Naples, Naz., I.C.23 ff. 370a-383c; V.H.57 ff. 267a-271b; V.H.270 f 219r; VIII.F.43 ff. A-52b; XIII.C.60 ff. 123a-146d; XIV.C.35 ff. 21r-387r; Nocera Umbra Bibl. Seminarile Cod. II/3

editions and literature

Agostino Amore, ‘La predicazione del B. Matteo d’Agrigento a Barcellona e Valenz’ AFH 49 (1956), 255-335; Agostino Amore, ‘Nuovi documenti sull’attività del B. Matteo d’Agrigento nella Spagna ed in Sicilia’, AFH 52 (1959), 12-42; B. Matthaei Agrigentini, Sermoni Varii, ed. A. Amore, Studi e Testi Francescani, 15 (Rome, 1960); Mario Sensi, `Il quaresimale del B. Matteo da Agrigento minore osservante', Bollettino Storico della Città di Foligno 19 (1995), 7-74; Filippo Rotolo, Il beato Matteo d’Agrigento e la provincia francescana di Sicilia nella prima metà del secolo XV (Palermo: Biblioteca Francescana di Palermo-Officina di Studi Medievali, 1996); Roberto Zavalloni, ‘Matteo d’Agrigento’, in: Mistici Francescani. Secolo XV, 751-761; Giuseppe Allegro, ‘Note cristologiche nei sermoni del Beato Matteo di Agrigento’, in: Francescanesimo e civiltà siciliana nel Quattrocento, 163-168; Paolo Evangelisti, ‘Fede, mercato, comunità nei sermoni di un protagonista della costruzione dell’identità politica della corona catalano-aragonese’, Collectanea Franciscana 73 (2003), 617-664; Luigi La Rosa, ‘…E grideranno le piettre’, Itinerarium 13:31 (2005), 157-168, 197-210; Paolo Evangelisti, I Francescani e la costruzione di uno Stato. Linguaggi politici, valori identitari, progetti di governo in area catalano-aragonese, Fonte e ricerche, 20 (Padua: Editrici Francescane, 2006) [a.o. with reference to Fidenzio da Padova, Ramon Llul, Francesc Eiximenis, Joan Eixemeno and Matteo d’Agrigento]; Concetto Del Popolo, ‘Un quaresimale del beato Matteo di Agrigento’, Giornale Italiana della Filologia 57 (2005), 35-69; F. Rotolo, Il beato Matteo d’Agrigento e la Provincia francescana di Sicilia nella prima metà del secolo XV (Palermo: Biblioteca Francescana Officina di Studi Medievali, 2006); Paolo Evangelisti, ‘Identità comunitaria, pubblica prosperità e mercato nel linguaggio e nell'azione politica di due esponenti minoriti del Mediterraneo occidentale: Francesc Eiximenis e Matteo d’Agrigento (XIV-XVs.)’, in: I Francescani e la politica. Atti del Convegno internazionale di studio, Palermo 3-7 Dicembre 2002, Tomi I-II, ed. Alessandro Musco (Palermo: Officina di Studi Medievali 2007), 387-413; Mario Sensi, ‘Osservanza francescana e politica: gli esempi dei beati Matteo da Agrigento e Andrea da Faenza’, in: I Francescani e la politica. Atti del Convegno internazionale di studio, Palermo 3-7 Dicembre 2002, Tomi I-II, ed. Alessandro Musco (Palermo: Officina di Studi Medievali 2007), 997-1034; Paolo Evangelisti, ‘Matteo d’Agrigento (Matteo di Sicilia)’, DBI 72 (2009), 208-212; Filippo Rotolo, ‘L’episcopato del b. Matteo da Agrigento (17.9.1442-23.7.1445). Revisione’, in: Francescanesimo e cultura nella Provincia di Agrigento, 249-294; Mario Sensi, ‘Il beato Matteo da Agrigento: il dramma di un vescovo resignato’, in: Francescanesimo e cultura nella Provincia di Agrigento: atti del convegno di studio, Agrigento, 26-28 ottobre 2006, ed. Ilenia Craparotta & Niceoletta Grisanti (Palermo, 2009), 331-342; Francesca Paola Massara, ‘Il reliquiario limosino del beato Matteo da Agrigento’, in: Francescanesimo e cultura nella Provincia di Agrigento: atti del convegno di studio, Agrigento, 26-28 ottobre 2006, ed. Ilenia Craparotta & Niceoletta Grisanti (Palermo, 2009),, 167-178; Viviana Mulè, ‘Note sulla predicazione del beato Matteo da Agrigento agli ebrei di Sicilia’, in: Francescanesimo e cultura nella Provincia di Agrigento: atti del convegno di studio, Agrigento, 26-28 ottobre 2006, ed. Ilenia Craparotta & Niceoletta Grisanti (Palermo, 2009), 205-216.

 

 

 

 

Matthaeus de Aquasparta (ca. 1240-1302)

Italan friar. Born in Aquasparta, within the Umbrian Todi diocese (in a family that had at least delivered one cardinal). Friar since 1254. After his initial studies, he went to Paris, where he followed a lectorate program and subsequently pursued the Parisian degree program: Baccalaureus Sententiarum in 1271/2 Magister theologiae in 1276, and Magister regens at Paris 1278/9. Lector at the studium of Bologna and at the papal curia (1281, there successor of John Pecham). Remained lector at the papal curia until his appointment as general minister (1287-1289). Thereafter made cardinal (1288) by pope Nicholas IV, bishop of Porto and St. Rufino (1291), and papal legate (played a role in the disputes between guelfs and ghibellines in Italy, and in the conflict between Boniface VIII and king Philip of France). He died in Rome, on 29 October 1302, and was buried in the Church of the Aracoeli convent. As minister general, he reformed the statutes of the Paris studium, he ended the imprisonment of several spiritual franciscans (o.a. John of Parma and Peter John Olivi), he condemned Nicholas de Ghistelle, who had written against Exiit qui Seminat, and he actively supported further missions to Asia. Many of his theological and philosophical works have survived, among which stand out an interesting Sentences commentary and a range of Quaestiones, an important Introitus generalis ad sacram scripturam, further biblical commentaries (among which an interesting commentary on the Apocalypse, surviving in MS Assisi, Communale 51ff. 121-202 and MS Assisi, Communale 57 ff. 69-87), and several lengthy sermon collections that shed light on his categistic and spiritual insights (see on this also DSpir X, 800-802. In all, Matthew of Aquasparta left behind more than 200 Sunday and feast day sermons (including sermons on the Virgin, on St. Anthony, St. Francis, and St. Claire of Assisi), as well as three sermons De Potestate Papae).

Some manuscripts

Concordantiae super Quattuor Libros Sententiarum: Colmar, Bibl. du Consistoire 304 ff. 204-68 (an. 1428); Stuttgart, Würtemb. Landesbibliothek HB III 1 (an. 1465) [This ms also contains the Sentences of Peter Lombard]

Comm. in I-IV Sent.: Todi, Bib. Comunale 122 ff. 2v-160r (book I); Assisi, Bib. Comunale 132 ff. 1v-225, 226a-297d, 298a-309d (book II and parts of book IV). For more information, see Doucet and the partial editions mentioned below.

Breviloquium de Sancta Trinitate: Todi, Bib. Com. 122 ff. 166-170

Commendatio Novi Magistri: Assisi, Bibl. Com. 460 ff. 213v-215r

Principium Biblicum: Assisi, Vibl. Com. 461 ff. 38->>

Principium in Pentateuchum: Assisi, Bibl. Com. 461 ff. 144v-148r

Brevis Expositio Libri Ecclesiasticae: Assisi, Bibl. Com. 460 ff. 29-35 (autograph)

Postillae in Librum Psalmorum: Assisi, Bibl. Com. 67 ff. 1-269 (autograph)

Postillae in Job: Assisi, Bib. Com. 35 ff. 1-285

Stegmüller's attributions of a commentary on Daniel and the Epistles of Paul are possibly incorrect. Cf. Stegmüller nos. 5505, 5516-17.

Postillae in Apocalypsim: Assisi, Bib. Comunale 51 ff. 121-202; Assisi, Bib.Communale 57 ff. 69-87

Sermones: Assisi, 460, 461 & 682; Bordeaux 30; Erfurt Amplon D. 12; Oxford Bodl. Ashmole 757; Oxford Merton Coll. 237; Paris BN Lat 10698 &16482; Turin BN D. VI. 1; Vat. Reg. Lat. 16; Worcester Cath. F. 5. For more information, see Schneyer, Repertorium der lateinischen Sermones IV (Münster, 1972), 149-167.

Proposita (…) coram Bonifacio VIII Papa, Adstantibus Franciae Ambasciatoribus: Uppsala, UB C. 692 (early 16th cent.) ff. 383-388

editions

In I-IV Sent, parts edited in the edition of the Questiones Disputatae de Incarnatione mentioned below. Some other parts edited by E. Longpré, in: Idem, `Thomas de York et Mattieu d’Aquasparta. Textes inédits sur le problème de la création’, Ad’HDLMA, 1 (1926-1927), 269-308 and In I sent. Dist. 2, a 2,q. 1 by A. Daniels, in Idem, Quellenbeiträge und Untersuchungen zur Geschichte der Gottesbeweise im xiii Jahr,Beitr. Gesch. Philos. Mittelalters, 8, 1-2 (Münster, 1909), 52-63; In I Sent. Prol. Q. 7 edited by L. Amorós, `La teologia come ciencia practica en la escuela franciscana en los tiempos que preceden a Escoto', Ad’HDLMA,9 (1934), 284-285; In II Sent. Dist. 19, q. 1, ed. S. Vanni Rovighi, in:L’Immortalità dell’anima nei maestri francescani del secolo xiii, Pubblicazioni dell’Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, 23 (Milan, 1936), 255-272. Cf. Also P. Weber, `La liberté dans la théologie de Matthieu d'Aquasparta', Revue de Théologie Anciènne et Médiévale 34 (1967), 238-254.

Tractatus de Excellentia Sacrae Scripturae, edited in the Quaestiones Disputatae de Fide et Cognitione (see below).

Generalis Introitus ad S. Scripturam, edited in the Questiones Disputatae de Fide et Cognitione

Introitus ad S. Theologiam, edited in the Quaestiones Disputatae de Fide et Cognitione, 23-36

Tractatus de Aeterna Spiritus Processione,edited in the Quaestiones Disputatae de Fide et Cognitione, pp.429-453.

Quaestiones Disputatae de Illuminatione, in: De Humanae Cognitionis Ratione Anecdota Quaedam Seraphici Doctoris Sancti Bonaventurae et Nonnullorum Ipsius Disciplinorum (Quaracchi, 1883),87-177

Quaestiones Disputatae de Fide et Cognitione, 2 Vols. Bibliotheca Franciscana Scholastica Medii Aevi, 1 (Quaracchi, 1914/second ed. 1957) [contains also an edition of the Tractatus de Excellentia Sacrae Scripturae/Generalis Introitus ad S. Scripturam, [in Vol.I, 3-22]; the Introitus ad S. Theologiam;Tractatus de Aeterna Spiritus Processione

Quaestiones Disputatae de Incarnatione et Lapsu Aliaque Selectae de Christo et Eucharista, Bibliotheca Franciscana Scholastica Medii Aevi, 2 (Quaracchi, 1914/1957(2nd)) [this edition also contains the Questiones de Christo et Eucharistia & Utrum Christus Passus Fuerit Secundum Utramque Partem Animae & several questions of In II Sent.]

Quaestiones Disputatae de Gratia, ed. V.Doucet, Bibl.Franc. Scholast. Medii. Aevi, 9 (Quaracchi, 1955 [1935?])

Quaestiones Disputatae de Productione Rerum et de Providentia, ed. G. Gál, Bibliotheca Franciscana Scholastica Medii Aevi, 17 (Quaracchi, 1956)

Quaestiones Disputatae de Aeternitate Mundi, ed. in E. Longpré, ‘Thomas de York et Matthieu d’Aquasparta. Textes inédits sur le problème de la création’, Ad’HDLMA, 1 (1926), 293-308.

Quaestiones Disputatae de Anima Separata, de Anima Beata, de Ieiunio et de Legibus,ed. C. Piana, G. Gál, A. Emmen, Bibliotheca Franciscana Scholastica Medii Aevi, 18 (Quaracchi, 1959); Matteo d’Acquasparta, Il cosmo e la legge. ‘Quaestiones disputatae de anima XIII’, trans. F. Beltrami (Florence, 1990).

Questiones Disputatae de Anima XIII, ed. A.J. Gondras, Études de philosophie médiévale, 50 (Paris, 1961); Quaestio XIII q. 6 ed. R. Zavalloni, in: Richard de Mediavilla et la controverse sur la pluralité des formes. Textes inédits etétudes critiques. Philosophes médiévaux, 2 (Louvain, 1951), 199-210; Quaestio XIII, ed. S. Vanni Rovighi, L’Immortalità dell’anima nei maestri francescani del secolo xiii, Pubblicazioni dell’ Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, 23 (Milan, 1936), 272-284

Quaestiones de Anima VI (MS Assisi, Bibl. Com. 159), ed. A.J. Gondras, Ad’HDLMA, 24 (1975), 203-352 [32 (1957), 203-352?>check!]

Quodlibet I &V, ed. F. Simoncioli, in: Il problema della libertà umana in Giovanni Olivi e Pietro di Trabibus, Vita e pensiero (Milan, 1956), 233-245

De BMV Immaculata Conceptione Quodlibet XIII-XIV, ed. A. Samaritani, Marian Library Studies, 5 (1973), 729-835

Quaestiones VI de Legibus, trans. L. Mauro, in Idem, Matteo d’Aquasparta. Il cosmo e la legge. Biblioteca medievale, 3 (Firenze, 1990)

Introitus generalis ad sacram scripturam seu Tractatus de excellentia sacrae Scripturae. [1271-72 or 1276-77], in: Bibliotheca Franciscana Scholastica. I (1903) 22-36 [autograph: MS Assisi, 134 ff.3-4]. See also, for a more recent edition Quaestiones Disputatae de Fide et Cognitione, 2 Vols. Bibliotheca Franciscana Scholastica Medii Aevi, I (Quaracchi, 1957) I, 3-21.

Sermones de B.M. Virgine, ed. C. Piana, Bibliotheca Franciscana Ascetica Medii Aevi, 9 (Quaracchi, 1962).

Sermo de Studio Sacrae Scripturae, in: Quaestiones Disputate de Fide et de Cognitione, Bibl. Franc. Schol. MediiAevi, 1 (Quaracchi, 1903/1957), 22-36

Sermones de S. Antonio, de S. Clara, ed. G. Gál, Bibliotheca Franciscana Ascetica Medii Aevi, 10 (Quaracchi, 1962) [contains also an appendix with the Sermo de Potestate Papae]

Sermo de S. Francisco, ed. F. Cloarec, AFH, 9 (1916), 227-236 Sermo de Promotione ad Aliquam Dignitatem, ed. L.-J. Bataillon, `Le cardinalat vu par un futur cardinal: un sermon de Matthieu d’Aquasparta’, AFH, 87 (1994), 129-134

Sermones, ed. L.-J. Bataillon, `Sermoni e orazioni d’ambiente universitario nel sec. XIII’, in: Documenti e studi sulla tradizione filosofica medievale (in press?)> academic introitus & principia.

Littera ad Episcopum Florentiae (letter of 2 February 1298 in defense of penitents), ed. in. Dossier de l’ordre de la Pénitence au XIIIe siècle, ed. G.G. Meersseman (Fribourg, 1961), 255>>

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Nova Seria, 14 (Spoleto, 2001), 109-126; Gian Carlo Garfagnini, 'Seguire Cristo nel suo vicario: Iacopone e Matteo d'Acquasparta', in: Iacopone da Todi. Atti del XXXVII Convegno Storico Internazionale, Todi, 8 - 11 ottobre 2000 Atti dei convegni del Centro Italiano di Studi sul Basso Medioevo, Accademia Tudertina e del Centro di Studi sulla Spiritualità. Nova Seria, 14 (Spoleto, 2001), 149-176; Russell L. Friedman, ‘Trinitarian Theology and Philosophical Issues, II: Trinitarian texts from the Franciscan trinitarian tradition, ca.1265-1285’, Cahiers de l’Institut du Moyen Age grec et latin 73 (2002), 21-40; Karolyn Kinane, 'Matthew of Aquasparta (c. 1238-1302)', in: The Rise of the Medieval World, 500-1300. A Biographical Dictionary, ed. Jana K. Schulman (Westport, Conn., 2002), 297-298; Louis Jacques Bataillon, ‘Un sermon de Matthieu d’Aquasparta pour la fête de Saint Matthieu’, in: Revirescunt chartae. Codices documenta textus. Miscellanea in honorem P. Caesaris Cenci OFM, ed. Alvaro Caciotti & Pacifico Sella (Rome: Edizioni Antonianum, 2002), 959-992; Francesca Grauso, I libri di Matteo d’Acquasparta, Diss. (Rome: Università degli Studi ‘La Sapienza – Scuola Speciale per archivisti e bibliotecari, 2002); Rollen Edward Houser, 'Matthew of Aquasparta', in: A Companion to Philosophy in the Middle Ages, ed. Jorge E. Gracía & Timothy B. Noone (Oxford, 2003), 423-431; Ivo Tonna, 'Idee divine e illuminazione divina in Matteo d'Acquasparta', Studi Francescani 100 (2003), 231-248; Cyril Gorman, Augustine and High Medieval Theologies of Perseverance. The ‘Perseverance’ teachings of Augustine, Thomas Aquinas, Matthew of Aquasparta and Gregory of Rimini, Diss. (Paris-Notre Dame, IN, 2005); Leonardo Cappelletti, ‘Creazionismo e causalità nelle ‘Quaestiones disputatae de productione rerum’ di Matteo d’Acquasparta’, Schede Medievale 44 (2006), 149-164; Franco A. Dal Pino, ‘Il cardinale francescano Matteo d'Acquasparta uomo di fiducia e legato di Bonifacio VIII e la sua politica religiosa’, in: I Francescani e la politica. Atti del Convegno internazionale di studio, Palermo 3-7 Dicembre 2002, Tomi I-II, ed. Alessandro Musco (Palermo: Officina di Studi Medievali 2007), 271-287; Francesco Fiorentino, ‘Il modello familiare nel sermo ‘De Potestate Papae’ di Matteo d'Acquasparta’, in: I Francescani e la politica. Atti del Convegno internazionale di studio, Palermo 3-7 Dicembre 2002, Tomi I-II, ed. Alessandro Musco (Palermo: Officina di Studi Medievali 2007), 431-441; Stephen F. Brown, 'Matthew of Aquasparta (ca. 1238-1302)', Historical Dictionary of Medieval Philosophy and Theology (2007), 185-186; Edith Pásztor, ‘L’età di Matteo d’Acquasparta’, in: Edith Pásztor, Intentio beati Francisci. Il percorso difficile dell'Ordine francescano (secoli XIII-XV), ed. Felice Accrocca, Bibliotheca seraphico-capuccina, 85 (Rome, Istituto Storico dei Cappuccini, 2008), 287-312; Federico Canaccini, Matteo d’Acquasparta tra Dante e Bonifacio VIII, Medioevo, 16 (Rome: Edizioni Antonianum, 2008) [cf. review in Collectanea Franciscana 79 (2009), 379f; Analecta TOR 180 (2008), 385-387]; Giulia Barone, ‘Matteo d’Acquasparta’, DBI 72 (2009), 204-208; Mikko Yrjönsuuri, 'Matthew of Aquasparta', Encyclopedia of Medieval Philosophy. Philosophy between 500 and 1500, 729-730; Christopher Schabel, Fritz S. Pedersen & Russell L. Friedman, 'Matthew of Aquasparta and the Greeks', in: Philosophy and Theology in the Long Middle Ages: A Tribute to Stephen F. Brown, ed. Kent Emery Jr. et al. (Leiden-Boston: Brill, 2011), 813-854; Joshua C. Benson, ‘Matthew of Aquasparta’s Sermons on Theology’, in: Franciscans and Preaching. Every Miracle from the Beginning of the World Came about through Words, ed. Timothy Johnson, The Medieval Franciscans, 7 (Leiden-Boston: Brill, 2012), 145-173; Alison More, ‘Gracious Women Seeking Glory: Clare of Assisi and Elisabeth of Hungary in Franciscan Sermons’, in: Franciscans and Preaching. Every Miracle from the Beginning of the World Came about through Words, ed. Timothy Johnson, The Medieval Franciscans, 7 (Leiden-Boston: Brill, 2012), 209-230; Andrew Rosato, ‘The Interpretation of Anselm’s Teaching on Christ’s Satisfaction for Sin from Alexander of Hales to Duns Scotus’, Franciscan Studies 71 (2013), 411-444; Amandine Postec, ‘Profil intellectuel d’un homme de pouvoir. Les quodlibets de Matthieu d’Aquasparta disputés à Paris et à la Curie entre 1277 et 1278. Compte rendu de la soutenance de thèse par Sophie Delmas’, Études Franciscaines n.s. 8:2 (2015), >>; Aleksander Horowski, ‘Sermoni dei Francescani tra i libri dei Cavalieri teutonici di Spira: Il codice Palatino Latino 467 della Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana’, in: Litterae ex quibus nomen Dei componitur (Rome, 2016), 151-187. [Discusses a manuscript that contains 60 sermons de tempore and 45 sermons de sanctis, most of which can be traced back to Matthew of Aquasparta and Bonaventure, with some sermons by other Franciscan and Dominican theology masters (including Thomas Aquinas)]

 

 

 

 

Matthaeus de Bascio (Matteo da Bascio, ca. 1495-1552)

OFMCap [?]. Spiritual author and renowned itinerant preacher. Known for his sermons and for his polemical poem Severa riprensione, which was a strong attack on secular culture and in accordance with the early Capuchin reform ideals.

edition

La severa riprensione di fra Matheo, il quale per tutto il mundo andava esclamanda et rispondendo ogni sorta dipersone, gridando a l’inferno, a l’inferno. Opera nuova et non men catolicha et devota che piacevole et elegante, ed. Melchior da Pobladura, Archivio italiano per la storia della pietà 3 (1961), 304-309.

literature

G. Abate, ‘Fra’ Matteo da Bascio e gli inizi dell’Ordine cappuccino’, Collectanea franciscana 30 (1960), 31-77; Melchior da Pobladura, ‘La ‘Severa riprensione’ di fra Matteo da Bascio (1495?-1552)’, Archivio italiano per la storia della pietà 3 (1961), 281-309 (includes a diplomatic edition of the poem); Stanislao da Campagnola,‘L’esperienza dei primi decenni di vita cappuccina in alcuni studi recenti’, Laurentianum 4 (1963), 499-505; Mariano D’Alatri, ‘Matteo (Serafini), da Bascio’, Dizionario degli Istituti di Perfezione 5 (1978), 1069-1071; C. Urbanelli, ‘Matteo da Bascio e l’Ordine dei Frati Minori Cappuccini’, in: I cappuccini nel Montefeltro (S. Leo, 1982), 12-62; Costanzo Cargnoni, ‘La figurae l’opera del beato Matteo da Bascio (fine sec. XV-1552)’, Studi montefeltrani 23 (2002), 67-90; Miguel Gotor, ‘Matteo da Bascio (al secolo Matteo Serafini)’, DBI 72 (2009), 219-223.

 

 

 

 

Matthaeus de Bouzigues (Mathieu de Bouzigues, fl. c. 1300)

Franciscan spiritual. Author of a Confessio Fidei

editions

Confessio Fidei, ed. F.-M. Delorme, in: Études Franciscaines 49 (1937), 224-239.

 

 

 

 

Matthaeus de Burgos (Mateo de Burgos, 1548-after 1611)

OFM. Spanish friar from Valladolid. Joined the Franciscans in his home town on 5 October 1564. Subsequently lector and guardian there. Thereafter visitator of the Franciscan Concepcion province, commissioner and visitator of the Valencia province, as well as provincial minister and general commissioner of the Spanish Franciscans. In 1599 he became confessor of Queen Marguerita of Austria, the wife of King Philip III. With support of the Spanish King, Mateo became bishop of Pamplona (16601-1606). He also was appointed vice-roy of Navarra. In 1606, he was appointed to the episcopal see of Sigüenza (1606-1611), where he embarked on a significant building program. In 1609, he oversaw a diocesan synod, the constitutions of which he published. On top of these constitutions, Mateo wrote several other works.

manuscripts/editions

Lecciones sobre los ángeles y la creación: MS Paris BN 18.147

Discursos evangélicos (Madrid, 1599).

Constituciones sinodales de la diócesis Seguntina (Sigüenza-Madrid, 1609).

literature

Wadding, Scriptores (ed. Rome, 1806), 172; Gams, Series Episcoporum, 63, 75; T. Minguella, Historia de la diócesis de Sigüenza y de sus obispos, II(Madrid, 1912), 190ff & III (Madrid, 1913), 1-10, 13, 53; AIA 3 (1913), 145-146 & 4 (1916), 380-381; S. Ruiz,‘Burgos’, DHGE X, 1356-1357.

 

 

 

 

Matthaeus de Heredia (Mateo de Heredia, fl. later 17th cent.)

OFM. Mexican friar of the Santo Evangelio province

literature

AIA28 (1968), 454-455; Manuel de Castro, Bibliografía de las bibliografias franciscanas españolas e hispanoamericanas, Publicaciones de Archivo Ibero-Americano (Madrid: Ed. Cisneros, 1982), 126 (no. 401).

 

 

 

 

Matthaeus/Mateo de la Natividad (fl. ca. 1640)

OFMDisc. Member of the San Pablo province.

manuscripts

Defensa Dominicana: MS Madrid, Bibl. Nac. 4037 [Castro, Madrid, no. 222]

See for these and other works also AIA 37 (1934), 557

literature

AIA 28(1927), 98-99, 110; AIA 37 (1934), 557-558; AIA 15 (1955), 362-365; AIA 35 (1975), 112; Manuel de Castro,Bibliografía de las bibliografias franciscanas españolas e hispanoamericanas, Publicaciones de Archivo Ibero-Americano (Madrid: Ed. Cisneros, 1982), 146 (no. 558).

 

 

 

 

Matthaeus de Oviedo (Mateo de Oviedo, d. 1610)

OFMObs. Spanish Friar. Archbishop of Dublin (1600).

literature

J. Ignacio Tellechea Idígoras, ‘Fray Mateo de Oviedo, arzobispo de Dublín (1600)’, Archivo Ibero-Americano 62/nos. 241-242 (2002), 327-344.

 

 

 

 

Matthaeus de Sancto Francisco (Matías de San Francisco, fl. c. 1640)

OFMDisc. Member of the San Diego province (Andalucia).

editions

Fray Matías San Francisco, Relación del viage espiritual que hizo a Marruecos el Padre fray Juan de Prado, predicador y primer Provincial de la Provincia de San Diego de Andaluzía (Madrid: Por Francisco Garcia, 1643 & 1644/Cádiz: Por Bartolomé Núñez, 1675).

literature

AIA14 (1920), 323-343; AIA 18 (1922), 223-224; Manuel de Castro, Bibliografía de las bibliografias franciscanas españolas e hispanoamericanas, Publicaciones de Archivo Ibero-Americano (Madrid: Ed. Cisneros, 1982), 146 (no. 559); Carlos García-Romeral Pérez, Bio-bibliografía de Viajeros Españoles (siglos XVI-XVII) (Madrid: Ollero & Ramos, 1998), 179-180 (nos. 756-757).

 

 

 

 

Matthaeus de Sosa (Mateo de Sosa, fl. seventeenth cent.)

OFMObs. Portuguese friar and Scotist theologian

editions

Articulatio et illustratio libri primi Sententiarum Doctoris Subtilissimi I.D. Scoti, 2 Vols. (Salamanca, 1629).

 

 

 

 

Matthaeus Giéguez (Matiás Diéguez, fl. first half 18th cent.)

OFM. Franciscan missionary in the Santiago province.

literature

AIA 21(1924), 80-81; Manuel de Castro, Bibliografía de las bibliografias franciscanas españolas e hispanoamericanas, Publicaciones de Archivo Ibero-Americano (Madrid: Ed. Cisneros, 1982), 107 (no. 265).

 

 

 

 

Matthaeus Le Heurt (Matthieu Le Heurt, 1561-1620)

Observant Franciscan friar born in Mans from a poor background. Entered the Franciscan order in his home town and went through the theology degree program, to become Doctor in theology in Paris, Guardian in Paris (1594-1595), followed by guardian appointments in Mans (1602) and Poitiers (1614). Near the end of his life, he was provincial of the Touraine province. He died in Angers on 31 May, 1620. Initially burried in the Franciscan church of Mans, but later his body was transferred to Mans with financial support of the French Queen. He was an active controversialist, esp. against Protestantism, (see the comments in Hauréau, Histoire littéraire du Maine mentioned below). Apparently approved the edition of a Jesuit sermon collection that was later condemned by the University of Paris [cf. Collectio Judiciorum de novis erroribus qui ab initio saec. XII in Ecclesia proscripti stint atque notati; Censoria etiam judicia academiarum, ed. Charles du Plessis d'Argentré, 3 vols. (Paris: apud Andream Cailleau, 1724–1736) II-2, 50]. Also edited René Dupond’s peculiar La Philosophie des esprits, divisée en cinq livres, and according to Wadding also a new Directorium fratrum minorum, which I have not yet been able to find. Beyond that, he issued L’Honneur des dames souveraines de la chrestienté, la mere et l'espouse de Dieu. According to the DHGE, he also issued a French translation of Martin du Bois-Gauthier OFM, ’s Vie de Jeanne-Marie de Maillé, but that work appeared long after Matthieu’s death, and I have not yet been able to confirm his involvement.

editions

René Dupond, La Philosophie des esprits, divisée en cinq livres, ed. Matthieu Le Heurt (Paris: chez la veufve Guillaume de la Nouë, 1602/1612/1646); La Philosophie des Espritz, 3rd Ed. (Poitiers: Anthoine Mesnier, 1612). The 1612 Poitiers edition is available via Google Books.

Directorium fratrum minorum. See: Lucas Wadding, Annales Minorum seu trium ordinum a S. Francisco institutorum: 1612-1622 (Ad Claras Aquas (Quaracchi), 1934), 287.

L’Honneur des dames souveraines de la chrestienté, la mere et l'espouse de Dieu, defendu contre l'injure d'un ministre par F. Matthieu le Heurt (Paris: Anthoine Mesnier, 1607).

literature

Sbaralea, Supplementum III, 231 (no. 1467); B. Hauréau, Histoire littéraire du Maine (Mans: Adolphe - Paris: Colomb de Batines, 1844) II, 14-15/Histoire littéraire du Maine, nouv. éd. (Paris, 1874) VII, 144-147; La France franciscaine 3 (1914), 360; A. de La Bouralière, Bibliographie poitevine (Poitiers, 1907), 348-349; A. Cioranescu, Bibliographie de la littérature française du XVIIe s. (Paris, 1966) II, 1245; DSpir V, 1636; DHGE XXXI, 246; Megan C. Armstrong, ‘A Franciscan Kind of Hell’, in: Hell and Its Afterlife: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives, ed. Isabel Moreira and Margaret Toscano (Farnham-Burlington VT: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2010), 77.

 

 

 

 

Matthaeus Lemmers (Matthieus Lemmers, 1739-1818)

Dutch friar Friar from Megen. After finishing the latin school in his home town, he entered the Recollect Franciscans, just as his three brothers. Matthaeus made his profession on 30 October 1758. Studied philosophy in Venlo and theology in Brussels. Ordained priest on 28 February, 1763. He made a career in education: lector of moral theology in the Maaseik friary, then professor of philosophy and theology in Turnhout between 1767 nd 1771, and finally professor of Scripture at the Roermond Theologicum and magister studentium (1771-1779). In 1779 he was made guardian in Halle, followed by guardian appointments in Venray, Maastricht and Venlo. Provincial definitor in 1786. During his second stint as guardian in Venlo after 1792, he experienced the forced closure of the friary by the French authorities. And in 1799, He was professor of Scripture in ’s Heerenberg. He kept this position until 1805, when he retired in Megen, where he died on 29 October 1818.

manuscripts/editions

apologetical treatises? Mentioned in DHGE XXXI, 420-421.

Jus ecclesiæ primarium in constituendis matrimonii impedimentis dirimentibus, in eo consistens quod ecclesia se sola possit constituere impedimenta dirimentia matrimonium fidelium, eisque derogare; potestas verò politica non possit sinè concursu ecclesiæ (Saint-Trond [Trudonopolis]: J.B. Smits, 1789).

literature

B. De Boer, ‘Pater M. Lemmers OFM, 1739-1818, Biografie en Bibliografie‘, Bijdragen voor de geschiedenis van de provincie der Minderbroeders in de Nederlanden 14 (1965), 330-374; DHGE XXXI, 420-421.

 

 

 

 

Matthaeus Osiecki (Mateusz Osiecki, d. 1741)

OFMRef. Polish friar and order architect.

literature

Adam J. Blachut, ‘Brat Mateusz Osiecki, architekt Wielkopolskiej Prowincji Reformatów w I pol. XVIII wieku’, Studia Franciszkanskie 12 (2002), 249-276.

 

 

 

 

Matthaeus de Velasco (Matías de Velasco, fl. early eighteenth cent.)

OFM. Spanish friar. Active at Alcalá.

manuscripts

Expositio in VIII libros Physicorum Aristotelis iuxta mentem Subtilissimi Doctoris nostri Ioannis Duns Scoti ( 1712): Madrid Bib. Nac. 13655.

literature

Castro, Madrid, 549.

 

 

 

 

Matthaeus Sylvagius (Matteo Silvaggi, fl. first half sixteenth cent.)

OFMObs. Italian friar. Born in Catania. Entered the Franciscan order in the Sicilian province. Taught theology in the Catania convent and maybe also at the local university. In 1536, he is found in the Santa Maria degli Angeli convent of Palermo. By 1542, he lived in the San Francesco della Vigna convent of Venice. It is possible that in the 1530s or 1540s he also taught in the Franciscan custodial school network, and was connected to the University of Padua: he apparently edited his commentary on the Physics of Aristotle on request of Paduan students, and dedicated the work to them. Matteo was a fairly productive author of spiritual, exegetical, and historical works, and also engaged in the production of philosophical works. Aside from his Modo divivere secondo la divina volontà, most of his writings were published in or shortly before 1542 in Venice.

editions

Modo di vivere secondo la divina volontà/Disciplina Salutis (Palermo, 1536)[Italian guide for those who want to live a truly Christian life]

De Nuptiis Animae cum Christo eius Sponso (Venice, 1542) [A treatise in four books and eleven chapters on the spiritual life. The titles of the main chapters (after the initial chapter) are: 2) De conviviis spiritualibus; 3) De persuasionibus falsis Sathanae; 4) De casu animae in peccatum; 5) De lamentationibus Hieremiae; 6) De fletu animae et sua conversione; 7) De gratia et remediis peccatorum; 8) De regimine post conversionem; 9) De preparatione ad mortem; 10) De electione Dei et hominum et praedestinatione sanctorum; 11) Dialogus inter rempublicam et philosophum. Chapter seven (De gratia et remediis peccatorum sometimes is signalled as a separate work. See on this work also Collectanea Franciscana 38 (1968), 357.]

Labyrinthi Duo de Mundano et Divino Amore cum suis exordiis, differentiis et fructibus, cumque suis semitis rite ordinatis usque ad centrales, ut vocant, terminos, vel inferni, vel felicitatis aeternae (Venice, 1542).

Apotheca Divini Amoris/De Apotheca Viridarii Labyrinthi quae est Sanctissima Crux, ubi venditur Amor Dei (Venice, 1542).

Liber de Tribus Peregrinis/Colloquia trium Peregrinorum (Venice, 1542) [A big work, dealing with theological, exegetical and historical issues. It talks about the divine perfections, the religious philosophy of saints, the origin and nature of the various languages, the various parts of the world (in the Mappa Mundi tradition?; the whole thing is somewhat reminiscent of the historical works of Paulinus Minorita) and their history, the various peoples of the world, the greatness of Rome and Jerusalem, and the meaning of several biblical texts. Two of its parts are sometimes referred to as separate works, namely the Chronicon Rerum Sicilarum usque ad Adventum Caroli V Imperatorem in Siciliam (pp. 46v-79v, dealing with the history of Sicily and related issues from 624 to 1537), and the Expositio XIV Versuum Priorum Capitis I Evangelii S. Ioannis (pp. 142v-147v)]

Tractatus de Navigio Mundi>>> referred to in the Liber de Tribus Peregrinis but as yet not found.

Lectura sive Expositio Brevis super Octo Libros Physicorum Aristotelis (Venice, 1542) [Lucid commentary, predominantly following philosophical positions of Scotus and Francis of Meyronnes]

literature

A. Mongitore, Bibliotheca Sicula (Palermo, 1714) II, 60-61; Sbaralea, Supplementum II, 232-233; G.M. Mira, Bibliografia Siciliana (Palermo, 1881) II, 367-368; D. Scaramuzzi, Il pensiero di Giovanni Duns Scoto nel Mezzogiorno d’Italia (Rome, 1927), 123-125; DThCat XIV/2, 2064-2065; DSpir XIV, 860-861.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Matthias Alonso (Matías Alonaso, fl. first half 18th cent.)

OFM. Order historian in the Concepción province.

editions

Chrónico Seráfica de la Santa Provincia de la Purísima Concepción (Valladolid: Imprenta e la viuda de Joseph de Rueda, 1734).

literature

AIA 8 (1948), 18-20; Manuel de Castro, Bibliografia de las bibliografias franciscanas españolas e hispanoamericanas, Publicaciones de Archivo Ibero-Americano (Madrid: Ed. Cisneros, 1982), 82.

 

 

 

 

Matthias Baldi(second half 17th cent.)

OFMCap. Venetian friar. Preacher and mariologist.

editions

Exercizio di lodi divotissime in formi disalutazioni, ovvero colloqui da offrirsi alla gran Madre di Dio, ed al glorioso patriarca S. Giuseppe, aggiunt’ivi trenta esercizi dell’amor di Dio (Venice, 1664).

Giardino fiorito di Maria, 2 Vols. (Venice, 1678).

literature

Bernardo di Bologna, Bibliotheca scriptorum ordinis minorum sancti Francisci capuccinorum (Venice, 1747), 185; A. Teetaert, ‘Baldi’, DHGE VI, 336

 

 

 

 

Matthias Bellintani de Salò (Paolo Bellintani/Mattia Bellintani da Salò, 1534 - 1611)

OFMCap. Of noble descent (from San Pietro di Liano). Entered the Capuchin order on October 4, 1551. Changed his name from Paolo to Mattia. After his noviciate and professional training, he became active as a preacher and as theology and language teacher. Two times provincial of the Milan province (1574-5 &1580-3). After the separation of the Brescia province from that of Milan, Mattia transferred to the Brescia province. In 1575, he was elected general definitor and was appointed general commissioner for the French regions. Actively involved in the establishment of new Capuchin foundations in France (a.o. Chambéry, Lyon and Paris). Became involved in the training of novices. He returned to Italy in 1578. In 1599, Mattia fulfilled the role of general commissioner for Switzerland, and in 1602 for Bohemia. After his return to the Brescia province in 1605, he was almost immediately elected provincial, a function he kept until his death on July 20, 1611. His historical works, which remained unedited until the twentieth century, were a source of information for the Annals of Zaccaria Boverio. He is also the author of a substantial number of homiletic, hagiographical and spiritual works, in which the inspiration of Bonaventure is sometimes rather clear. Most famous is probably his Pratica dell’orazione mentale.

manuscripts/editions

Textus theologici, 2 Vols.:>>>

Tractatus de Immaculata Conceptione Dei Genetricis Mariae:>>>

Casus de Usura et Tractatus:>>>

Tractatus Varii et Casus:>>>

De Actionibus Christi Secundam Suam Humanitatem:>>>

Theologia Seraphica:>>>

Casus Varii Pertinentes ad Bullas et ad Fratres Minores:>>>

De Occasione Peccandi et Aliae Quaestiones/Quaestiones Variae:>>>

Quaestiones in I. Sententiarum D. Bonaventurae:>>>

Lectiones in Magistrum Sententiarum:>>>

Dogmatum Fragmenta ex Sententii D. Augustini:>>>

Dogma Ecclesiae ex Sacris Conciliis Compilata:>>

Fragmenta in Canones:>>>

Trattati, Questioni e Prediche della Messa:>>>

Delle Indulgenze:>>>

Tractatus de Correctione Fraterna:>>>

Tractatus de Imaginibus:>>>

Miscellanea in S. Scripturam:>>>

Lectiones Viginti in Tobiam:>>>

Expositio in Librum Apocalypsis B. Joannis Apostoli:>>> According to a letter by the Franciscan procurator general (4 September 1627), this book was not allowed to be published.

In Sermones Seraphici Doctoris S. Bonaventurae, et in Evangelia de Tempore a Paschate ad Adventum Scripturales Introductiones, Quibus Adjecti Sunt Sermones Ipsi Eiusdem Seraphici Doctoris ab Eodem et Auctore Correcti (Venice,1588).

Insigniores Quaedam Sententiae, Quae Praesertim Concionibus Valeant Deservire ex Divo Augustino, ex Divo Gregorgio, ex Divo Cypriano et ex Divo Hieronymo Excerptae, 4 Vols:>>>

Quadragesimale Ambrosianum Duplex. In Hoc Opere per Singolos Quadragesimae Dies Habetur Bina Concio cum Morali Juxta Evangelia, Quae in Ecclesia Mediolanensi Leguntur, 2 Vols. (Lyon, 1624 & 1625). This work later was printed as: Conciones Exquisitissimae in Singulos Dies Totius Quadragesimae et Adventus Accommodatae (Cologne, 1628 & 1681).

Orazione funebre nella morte d’Alessandro Luzzago, nobile Bresciano (Brescia, 1602).

Delli dolori di Christo Signore nostro, prediche otto (Bergamo, 1598).

Quattro prediche delle risurrettione, della manifestatione di Christo risuscitato, dell’annonciatione e della tentatione di Christo (Brescia, 1598). This work, together with the Delli dolori di Christo, also appeared as: Delli dolori di Christo, Signore nostro, prediche otti, con altre quattro d’altre materie, tutte predicate nel duomo di Milano l’anno 1597 (Brescia, 1598).

Conciones et Sermones Quadruplices pro Tempore Adventus, 2 Vols.:>>>MS Bresia, Biblioteca dei Capuccini?

Conciones Quadragesimales Secundum Ritum et Ordinem Sanctae Romanae Ecclesiae, 5Vols.:>>>MS Brescia, Biblioteca dei Capuccini?

Sermones sive Conciones de Passione et Morte D.N. Jesu Christi:>>>MS Brescia, Biblioteca dei Capuccini?

Conciones sive Sermones pro Solemnitate Quadraginta Horarum:>>MSBrescia, Biblioteca dei Capuccini?

Discorso delle vera beatitudine sopra le parole dell’apocalisse: Beati mortui, qui in Domino moriuntur: MS Saló, Biblioteca dei Capuccini >>

Prediche alla Madonna: >>>MS Saló, Biblioteca dei Capuccini?

Sermones et Conciones pro Omnibus Festis B. Mariae Virginis:>>>MS Brescia, Biblioteca dei Capuccini?

Due corsi di prediche per il sacro avvento: MS Albino (near bergamo), Biblioteca Capuccina>>

Corso di Prediche Quaresimali: MS Albino (near Bergamo), Biblioteca Capuccina>>

Apparently, a number of these sermon series have now been edited in: ‘La Parola fa la strada a Christo’. Le prediche inedite di Avvento di Mattia Bellintani da Salò, ed. Roberto Cuvato (Rome: Edizioni Collegio San Lorenzo da Brindisi, 2010). Signaled in AFH 104 (2011), 351.

Pratica dell’orazione mentale (Brescia, 1573/Venice, 1574 & 1580). Mattia subsequently revised this work. This revision also appeared several times. It saw several translations and had quite an impact on the Capuchin spiritual landscape. A modern edition appeared as: Prattica dell’orazione mentale, ed. Humilis da Genoa, Bibliotheca Seraphico-Cappuccina, sectio ascetico-mystica 1-2 (Assisi, 1932-3).

Prattica per l’orazione mentale della beatissima vergine Maria:>>>

Trattato della santa orazione delle Quarant’ore (Venice, 1586/Brescia,1583/Rome, 1588/Pavia, 1530/Verona, 1585)

Meditazioni, ovvero corona della vita epassione di Gesù Christo (Bologna,1570 & 1610/Milan, 1614).

Esaggerationi morali, nelle quali con concelti morali, teologici e scritturali si mostra la bruttezza dei vitii per modo di riprensione e la bellezza delle virtù per modo di ezortatione (Saló, 1622).

Preparazione alla sacrosanta Messa per celebrarla ed ascoltarla con divoto sentimento (Saló, 1615). This work also was published together with the afore-mentioned Meditazioni as: Meditazioni sulla passione di N.S. Gesù Cristo (Bologna, 1610/Saló, 1626).

Confortatio per quelli che dalla giustizia sono condannati a morti (Brescia, 1614/Saló, 1661/Bologna, 1661/Brescia, 1723).

Epistolae:>>>

Teatro del Paradiso, ovvero meditazioni della celeste gloria, per le quali viene proposto un modo facle di contemplare con utilità dell’anima la vera beatitudine(Saló, 1620).

Della vera origine i papa Adriano VI (1586): Brescia, Biblioteca Queriniana>>

Historia Capuccina, ed. Melchior de Pobladura, Monumenta Historica Ordinis Minorum Capuccinorum 5-6, 2 Vols. (Rome, 1946-1950).

Vita della beata Angela Merici da Desenzano, fondatrice delle orsoline e terziaria francescana:>>>

Vita di S. felice da Cantalice laico cappuccino (Venice, 1730); AASS maiiIV, 210-233. The full vernacular original version of the text has now been edited as well in: Vincenzo Criscuolo, ‘Uno scritto inedito di Mattia da Salò: La biografia di San Felice da Cantalice’, Collectanea franciscana 82 (2012), 157-238 [edition on pp. 164-238].

La Ven. Servo di Dio Maria Lorenzo Longo [before 1600], ed. E. d’Alençon (Naples, 1896).

Discorso della vera beatitudine, edited in: Roberto Cuvato, “Discorso della vera beatitudine’. Un inedito di Mattia Bellintani da Salò’, Laurentianum 47 (2006), 385-438 (edition on pp. 416-438).

literature

Wadding, Scriptores (ed. Rome, 1906), 171; Sbaralea, Supplementum (ed. Rome, 1921), 234-235; Bernardo di Bologna, Bibliotheca Scriptorum Ordinis Minorum Capuccinorum(Venice, 1747), 185-187; U. d’Alençon, ‘La spiritualité franciscaine’, Études franciscaines 39 (1927), 452-453; A.Teetaert, ‘Bellintani’, DHGE VII, 913-917; C. Bérubé, L’amour de Dieu selon Jean Duns Scot, Porète, Eckhart, Benoît de Canfiel et les Capucins, Bibl. Seraphico-Cappuccina 53 (Rome, 1997); Roberto Cuvato, ‘Elementi teologico-spirituali nelle opere di Mattia Bellintani da Salò (1534-1611)’, Laurentianum38 (1997), 3-72 & 267-276; Roberto Cuvato, Mattia Bellintani da Salò (1534-1611), un cappuccino tra il pulpito e la strada, Dimensioni spirituali 14 (Rome, 1999) [cf. Collectanea Franciscana 70 (2000), 257-259]; Beni culturali cappuccini. Palazzo Kramer, Milano, I Bellintani, 3 fratelli cappuccini nella Milano del ’600, Mostra (Milano, Convento Cappuccini, 2000); Cl.-Ch. Billot, Les capucins, une réforme franciscaine au XVIe siècle (Nantes-Blois, Éditions Siloë, 2001), 125-134; Dario Busolini, ‘Mattia da Salò (al secolo Paolo Bellintani)’, DBI 72 (2009), 285-287; Roberto Cuvato, “La parola di Dio fa la strada a Christo’. Prediche di Avvento di Mattia Bellintani da Salò nel Ms A 122- A 123’, Laurentianum 50 (2009), 313-426; Roberto Cuvato, ‘La parola fa la strada a Christo’. Le prediche inedite di Avvento di Mattia Bellintani da Salò, Studi e ricerche – Nuova serie, 5 (Rome: Edizioni Collegio S. Lorenzo da Brindisi, 2010). Review in MF 112 (2012), 279.

 

 

 

 

Matthias Boccioloni (1631-1695)

OFMCap. Italian friar from Valduggia (Vercelli, Piedmonte). Entered the Capuchin order in the Milan province at the age of 17. After his noviciate at Orta San Giulio, he studied philosophy and theology. Became a lector, specialising in Bonaventurean doctrines. On request of his superiors, he reworked his teaching courses into two Tractatus, which apparently have remain unedited.

manuscripts

Tractatus Philosophiae ad Mentem S. Bonaventurae

Tractatus Theologiae iuxta Mentem Doctoris Seraphici D. Bonaventurae

literature  

V. Bonari, I conventi e i Cappuccini dell’antico ducato di Milano, II: I cappuccini della provincia milanese dalla fondazione (1535) fino a noi, 1: Biografie dei piu distinti nei sec. XVI e XVII. Memorie storiche raccolte da manoscritti (Cremona, 1898), 179; A. Teetaert, ‘Boccioloni’, DHGE IX, 310-311.

 

 

 

 

Matthias Cats (Felicius/Felisius/Matthias van Brouwershaven, d. 1576)

Oncle of the famous Dutch poet Jacob Cats. Born in Brouwershaven around 1532 and enlisted as poor student at the Standonck pedagogium of Louvain University. A few years later, Matthias joined the order against the wish of his family. Career as lector at the friary school of Louvain, guardian in Louvain (1568-71?) and Mechelen (1571-74), and elected provincial minister of the Provincia Germaniae Inferioris on August 8, 1574, in the midst of the difficulties surrounding the developing Dutch Revolt. Died as provincial on March 6, 1576 in Louvain. He published an explanation of the 10 Commandments and a doctrinal guide/explanation of the Catholic faith. Both works also include laudatory poems by the Franciscan Joannes Pellens.

manuscripts/editions

Letter to the city council of Harderwijk, sent from Herentals (February 23, 1575): MS Harderwijk, Communal Archive/Gemeente-archief, inv. no. 809. Edited in BGPMN 18 (1955), 417-419.

Opening document for the entry of the mistresses of the Beguinage of Haarlem as Franciscan tertiary sisters, issued in Haarlem on July 16, 1575: MS Haarlem, Stadsarchief. Cf. P.M. Verhoofstad, Inventaris der archieven van kerken, kloosters en staties berustend in het archiefdepot van het bisdom van Haarlem (Haarlem, 1959), 280 (regest no. 501).

Catholica Praeceptorum Decalogi Elucidatio, optima methodo locorum communium distributa. Authore Fratre Matthia Felisio Brouwershavio, Conventus S. Francisci apud Mechlinienses Guardiano (Antwerp: Jan Maes for Christiaan Plantijn, 1573/Antwerp: Jan Maes for Christophorus Plantijn, 1574/Paris: Michael Julianus, 1575/Antwerp: Jan Maes for Christophorus Plantijn, 1576/Paris: Petrus Pautonnier for Nicolaus L'Escuyer, 1604/Paris: Petrus Pautonnier for Hadrianuys Beys, 1604). The work was dedicated to Matthias's old friend and Bishop Cunerus Petri.

Institutionis Christianae Catholica et Erudita Elucidatio, secundum methodum a Magistro in Secundum Sententiarum observantam: authore Reverendo P. Matthia Felisio Brouwershavio, Ordinis Minorum, regularis observantiae, Provinciae Inferioris Germaniae Ministro (Antwerp: Christophorus Plantijn, 1575). Matthias finished the work as such while he was still guardian in Mechelen. the work follows closely the structure of Lombard's Sentences and is divided in 44 dictinctiones. The work was dedicated to Christophorus a Capite Fontium, minister general.

literature

Nieuw Nederlandsche Biographie III, 213; Dietsche Warande 3 (1857), 194; Holzapfel, Handbuch, 483; Dirks, 99; De katholiek  101 (1892), 121; Schoutens, Martyrologium, March 6; W. Schmitz, Het aandeel der minderbroeders, 102; B. de Troeyer, Bio-Bibliographia Franciscana Neerlandica Saeculi XVI I: Pars Biographica (Nieuwkoop, 1969), 333-337; Nieuw Nederlandsch Biografisch Woordenboek, digital edition: http://www.dbnl.org/tekst/molh003nieu06_01/molh003nieu06_01_0452.php

 

 

 

 

Matthias Croonenborch (1622-1684)

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literature

B. de Troeyer, Franciscana, 41 (1986), 134-144, 147-175

 

 

 

 

Matthias de Pinedo (Matías de Pinedo, fl. later 17th cent.)

OFM. Preacher in the Cantabria province.

literature

AIA 17 (1922), 423; Manuel de Castro,Bibliografía de las bibliografias franciscanas españolas e hispanoamericanas, Publicaciones de Archivo Ibero-Americano (Madrid: Ed. Cisneros, 1982), 165 (no. 684.

 

 

 

 

Matthias de Saarburgo(Matthias von Saarburg, d. 1681)

OFMCap. Member of the Rhine province. Architect.

literature

Lexicon Capuccinum, 132.

 

 

 

 

Matthias de Salò (>>>>)

OFMCap.

editions

Matthias a Salò, Historia Capuccina, Melchior da Pobladura, 2 Vols. (Romae 1946-1950).

La práctica de la oración mental>>

 

 

 

 

Matthias de Saspow (Maciej ze Saspowa, d. 1473)

Order theologian

literature

Zofia Wlodek, ‘Maciej ze Saspowa’, Powszechna Encyklopedia Filosofii VI, 665-666.

 

 

 

 

Matthias Doering (Doring/Döring, c. 1390 - d. 1469) Doctor Armatus

Friar from Kyritz/Prignitz (Custody of Brandenburg). Probably entered the order at an early age. Maybe initial studies and lectorate studies at the Magdeburg studium before he went for ca. five years to Oxord (around 1420), to become lector at the Erfurt convent studium in 1422, just when he matriculated in the Erfurt theology degree program to read the Sentences. Became baccalaureus formatus at Erfurt in 1423 and master of theology in 1424. Therafter regent master of theology at Erfurt in 1424 and subsequent years, as successor of Christian von Hiddestorf (d. 1420: the chair apparently not occupied between 1420-1424). Elected provincial minister of the Saxony province in 1227. He would keep this position until 1461. Continued to be active at academic celebrations (such as at the University of Rostock in 1434), and became deeply engaged in the Council of Basel (July 1432 and after). For the council, he travelled to the kings of Poland and Denmark, as well as to the Duke of Magdeburg and Saxony. He was involved enough with the council of Basel to bring his order province under the obedience of pope Felix V, and to have himself elected minister general of the order by the adherents of this anti-pope (1443). Finally resigned this position in 1449, when he realised that he supported a lost cause. Staunch defender of the so-called Wilsnacker Wonderblut against Heinrich Toke and the Archbishop of Magdeburg. Although he was in favour of order reform, he became a strong opponent of the strict Observance (as a threat to the unity of the Franciscan order) and defended the work of Nicholas of Lyra. Matthias was a productive Old Testament exegete himself. He also wrote scholastic works, historical works, writings on the order and on the rule of Francis (in relation to poverty issues and the problem of observant reform). His Chronica continues the Nova Chronica of Dietrich Engelhus (d. 1434), whose chronicle compilation was written for teaching purposes. Doering’s continuation deals with the years 1420-1464 and contains many diary-like entrances, predominantly on Germany, the Basel council, the Turc threat, the Hussites, natural marvels and miracles. In this chronicle (which at one point in time refers to Petrarca’s Vita solitaria),Matthias fulminates, at times in a rather bitter way, against the failing leaders of church and state. He died in 1469 in his town of birth Kyritz

manuscripts

Lectura super I, III & IV Sent. Scotist Sentences commentary, cf. Meier (1930),83-89: Munich, Staatsbibl. Clm. 8997 ff. 11r-100r, 170r-219v. This manuscript is a partial copy made by the Swedisch Franciscan student Erik Olsson at the studium generale of Strassburg (Upper Germany province), which suggests that Döring's Sentences commentary had circulated. See Explicit of the first book in this manuscript: 'Et sic terminatur lectura super primum Sententiarum per frtatrem Matthiam Doering, lecta Erfordiae anno Domini 1422 secunda feria ante festum Marci. Scripta partim per me fratrem Ericum Olavi de provincia Daciae ordinis minorum studentem Argentinensem.' [f. 82v. cited from L. Meier, 'De schola', 61f.] Erik Olsson would later become lector in the Franciscan study house of Stockholm and later guardian of Kökar on the Aland Islands. He died in Stockholm in 1472. See on Erik Olsson aside from Meier also J.N. Rasmussen, Die Franziskaner in den nordischen Länder im Mittelalter, Franziskanische Forschungen, 43 (Kevelaer, 2002), 106, 130, 315, 516f, who places Olsson in Erfurt, but that might be a mistake, considering the Strasbourg reference

Principium In II Sent & Principium de Metaphysica: MS Münster Studien- und Zentralbibliothek der Franziskaner Ms OFM 16 ff. 127rb-142vb [These principia probably go back to Matthias’ bachelorship (1422/23). This manuscript was rediscovered by Eva Schlotheuber in the 1990s. She was able to ascertain that the manuscript originally belonged to the medieval Franciscan library of Lüneburg. Cf. Eva Schlotheuber, ‘Bildung und Bücher. Ein Beitrag zur Wissenschaftidee der Franziskanerobservanten’, in: Könige, Landesherren und Bettelorden. Konflikt und Kooperation in West- und Mitteleuropa bis zur Frühen Neuzeit, ed. Dieter Berg, Saxonia Franciscana 10 (Werl,1998), 430, note 53.]

Academic Sermons: MS Münster Studien- und Zentralbibliothek der Franziskaner Ms OFM 16 ff. 143vaff [for instance a sermo super officium predicationis, in the Erfurt Church of St. Michael, ff. 143va-145va, a sermon against the Hussites on ff. 158vb-161ra; sermons to celebrate the confirmation of a new rector at Erfurt university, ff. 168rb-170vb, 170vb-173va; a sermo sequens per eundem patrem collectus est contra quendam protervum socium et recitatus die suo in scolis ordinis predicationis Erphordie anno domini 1426 on ff. 176rb-179ra; various sermons in the St. Severus church and the St. Severus school on ff. 181va-189va]

Lectures ‘pro licencia duorum baccalaureorum [on the occasions of the licences of the Augustinian Hermits Herman Zacharia and Heinrich Zolter]: MS Münster Studien- und Zentralbibliothek Ms OFM 16 ff. 173va-176ra

Lecture ‘pro licencia’ of Heinrich Toke: MS Münster Studien- und Zentralbibliothek der Franziskaner Ms OFM 16 ff.189va-192va [Matthias and Heinrich apparently were good friends during this period. Later they became embittered adversaries in the controversy on the ‘Wilsnacker Wunderblut’]

Dialectia>> [Lost?]

Lectura super Iesaiam [lost?]

Quaestiones Variae [two survived]: München, Clm Lat. 8950 ff. 224r-v [=Quaestio disputata in conclavi anno 1424; inc: Utrum corpus Christi existens in sacramento Eucharistiae vere et realiter ibidem existat modo quantitativo atque commensuraliter. Et videtur quod sic. See: Studi Francescani, 9 pp. 70-1. Manuscripts is written by Johannes Sack] & f. 227d [=Quaestio in vesperis Ioannis Gudermann per Matthiam Doering proposita fuit ista in crastino S. Martini (1440, Erfurt); inc.: Utrum praeter legem universalem hominibus inspiratam necesse fuit aliam legem institui caritate informatam.] [See Meier, Die Barfüsserschule, 48, n. 23]

>Sermones as Populum et ad Clerum>>?: Oxford, Balliol College 164 & 165 [Cf. A.G. Little, The Grey Friars in Oxford (Oxford, 1892), 256-7.]

Sermones et Collationes [mostly lost?]: MS Lüneburg Ratsbücherei Theol. Fol.64 [not there anymore according to Meier, Die Barfüsserschule, 48, n. 24] For extracts and content, see MS Hannover, Provinzialbibliothek XXIII, 848-862

Sermo in Die Coenae [ca. 1427]: See Meier, Stud. Franc. 9, pp. 65-93

Sermo de S. Francisco [Basel, 1432> council sermon]: Klosterneuburg, 516ff. 294v-301v

Sermo de Conversione S. Pauli [Basel, 1434>council sermon?]: Darmstadt, 368 ff. 92r-96r; Klosterneuburg, 516 ff. 357-366v; Trier, 310 ff. 34r-36r

Sermo in Dominica Iudica [Basel, 1434>council sermon?]: Darmstadt, 368 ff. 161r-165v; Klosterneuburg 516 ff. 290r-294v; Trier, 310 ff. 37r-39v.

Sermo de S. Nicolao [Basel, 1434>council sermon?]: Darmstadt 368, ff.10v-14r; Klosterneuburg, 516 ff. 285v-290r; Trier 310 ff. 31r-33r

Sermo in Epiphania Domini [Basel, 1436, council sermon]: Erlangen 535 ff. 199v-209r [Mansi, Sacrorum Conciliorum (…) Collectio, 30 (Venice, 1792), 1236-8

Sermo de Sepultura Domini: Eisleben Turmbibliothek 961 ff. 84v-86v [inc.: Matth. 211. Altera autem die quae est post Parasceve venerunt ad Pilatum]

Defensorium Postillae Nicolai de Lyra contra Paulum Burgensem (after 1429): a.o. Danzig, 1914 ff. 97a-152v; Melk Stiftsbibliothek 127 [olim 136/C. 14] (anno 1438); Munich clm 18177 [Cf. also Meier, Die Barfüsserschule, 49, n. 28 & Albert, Mattias Doering, 17-25; Schlageter (2015). An attack on the philological and theological criticisms against the postilla litteralis of Nicholas of Lyra by the Spanish convert from Judaism and Catholic Bishop Paul of Burgos.]

Propositio circa Husitarum Articulum de Donatione Constantini [defended at the council of Basel, 1432]: Berlin, Lat. 637 ff. 136v-138r; Lüneburg, Ratsbücherei Ms. Hist. C 2° 34 ff. 1r-11r; Paris BN Lat. 1499 ff. 20v-23v [Cf. also Albert, Mattias Doering, 37-42 & Meier, Die Barfüsserschule,49, n. 30]

Liber perplexorum Ecclesiae: a conglomerate of conciliarist writings (by him and by others, including writings of his opponents), mentioned in his Chronica under the year 1442. This apparently did not survive. [maybe this included the Confutatio Primatus Papae (attributed to Gregor Heimburg), a piece in the vein of Marsilius of Padua’s Defensor Pacis, which in 1443 was sent to Magdeburg and the Duke of Brandenburg (MS Wölfenbüttel Herzog-August Bibliothek 783 Helmstedt ff. 25r-34r; Berlin Lat.fol. 305 ff. 147r-153r. See Meier, Die Barfüsserschule, 50 & Albert, Mattias Doering, 49.]

Treatise against the Hussites [together with Johannes Bremer]: Koblenz, Staatsarchiv 220 ff. 424r-426r [Inc: Videte, ne quis vos seducat inanibus verbis, Ad Eph. 5. Quae verborum inanitas patet in his damnatis et perfidis Husitis de quorum consortio nefandissimus ille sanguis effusor Procopius suis cum complicibus sub specie pietatis iniquissimas non veretur interponere verbales calumnias…; See also Meier, Die Barfüsserschule, 50, n. 37 & Schlageter (2015), 466ff & the edition of Weigel, Ordensreform: Döring wrote this late 1431, at the start of the Basel Council in collaboration with his successor at the Erfurt chair, Johannes Bremer, and it was directed against Hussite/Taborite attacks on religious and secular clergy]

Quaestio de Sanguine Christi [on the Wilsnacker Wunderblut affair]: >> See Meier, Zeitschrift für Religions- und Geistesgeschichte, 3 (1951), 53-69.

Factum:>> See Meier, Zeitschrift für Religions- und Geistesgeschichte, 3 (1951), 57, n. 20

Conflatum super Martinianas:>> Cf. Albert (1892) 57; Doelle (1918) 4f.

De Paupertate:>> Cf. Piana, AFH 50 (1957), 48f.

Writings on the rule of Francis (1451):>> See Oliger, Franziskanische Studien, 9 (1921) 203-236 & the new study of Weigel.

Chronica: Leipzig, Universitätsbibl. 1310 (an. 1464) ff. 109r-124r; Breslau>> [See also Albert, Mattias Doering,83-128; Weigel, Ordensreform, 298-300; Honemann, 'Franziskanische Geschichtsschreibung', 805-810. It amounts to a continuation of the universal chronicle of Dietrich Engelhus]

Litterae: >> See Albert, Mattias Doering, 45-69, 78-9; Meier, Die Barfüsserschule, 49 & n. 34

Appellatio contra Magdeburgensem Archiepiscopum (1461): >> See Albert, Mattias Doering, 77 &Gerbhardt (1888), 287-291.

A more or less conclusive overview of Matthias’ writings can be found in the appendices of the 2005 book-length study on Matthias Döring by Petra Weigel

editions

Defensorium Nicolai de Lyra O.M. Contra Paulum Burgensem> several editions, (a.o. ed. Paulus a Mercatello, Cologne, Joh. Herbort pro Joh. de Cologne, 1481, Basel, 1498 and 1507). This defense is often included together with Paulus of Burgos's criticiems in early editions of Nicholas of Lyra's Postilla Litteralis. Cf: Textus bibliae cum Glossa ordinaria, Nicolai de Lyra postilla, Pauli Burgensis Additionibus, Matthiae Thoring Replicis, VII Vols. (Basel: Johannes Petri-Johannes Froben, 1506-1508).

Circa Regulam/ Informatio de Regula Fratrum Minorum: see L. Oliger, `Matthias Dorings Gutachten über die Franziskaner-regel (1451)und observantistische Gegenschrift’, Franzisk. Studien, 9 (1922), 203-236; Petra Weigel, Ordensreform und Konziliarismus: Der Franziskanerprovinzial Matthias Döring (1427-1461), Jenaer Beiträge zur Geschichte, Band 7 (Frankfurt a.M.-Berlin-Bern-Brussels-NewYork-Oxford-Vienna: Peter Lang, 2005), pp. 377-389.

Replicatio de Sanguine>>?:

Matthiae Doeringii Doct. Ord. Min. Continuatio Chronici Theodorici Engelhusii ab Anno MCCCCXX usque ad Annum MCCCCXCVVIII, ed. Johannes Burchard Mencken, Scriptores Rerum Germanicarum, Praecipue Saxonicarum, III Vols (Leipzig, 1730), 1-30 [Reprint: Codex Diplomaticus Brandenburgensis, ed. Adolf Friedrich Riedel, 4. Haupttl, 1. Bd (Berlin, 1862), 209-234.

Treatise against the Hussites, edited in Petra Weigel, Ordensreform, Anhang, 29, 309.

Disputation on the Hussite Articles of Prague (1432), edited in Petra Weigel, Ordensreform, Anhang, 35, 314-320.

See for more editions of letters, sermons, and smaller treatises, as well as references to manuscripts and existing editions the other appendices to the 2005 study of Petra Weigel. These texts, as the large study of Petra Weigel and also Schlageter (2015), 370ff indicate, give an inkling of Döring's positions concerning conciliarism and order reform.

Chronik Matthiae Doeringii Doct. Ord. Minor. Continvatio Chronici Theodorici Engelhvsii, included in: Chronici Theodorici Engelhvsii, ed. Johann Burckard Mencke, Scriptores rerum Germanicarum, 3 (Leipzig, 1730), 1-30 & in: Codex diplomaticus Brandenburgensis, ed. Johann Friedrich Riedel (Berlin, 1862) IV.1, 209-234. See also under the manuscript section.

literature

Glassberger, Chronica, in: AF II (1887), passim; Karl E.H. Krause, ‘Der Chronist Matthias Döring 1420-1464’, Forschungen zur deutschen Geschichte 19 (1879), 591; B. Gerbhardt, ‘Matthias Doering der Minorit’, Historische Zeitschrift 59 (1888), 248-294; ; Peter Paul Albert, Matthis Doering, ein deutscher Minorit des 15. Jahrhundert (Stuttgart, 1892); Concilium Basiliense ed. J. Haller, Band II (Basel, 1897), 164, 249, 519; F. Doelle, Die Observanzbewegung in der sachsischen Franziskanerprovinz, Reformationsgeschichtliche Studien und Texte 30/31 (1918); Livarius Oliger, ‘Matthias Dörings Gutachten über die Franziskanerregel [1451] und observantistische Gegenschrift’, Franziskanische Studien 9 (1922), 203-236; P. Ludger Meier, `Der Sentenzenkommentar des Matthias Doring’, Franziskanische Studien 17 (1930), 83-89, 19 (1932), 279-280 L. Meier, `De Schola Franciscana Erfordiensi saeculi XV’, Antonianum, 5 (1930), 59-70; L. Meier, Studi Francescani 9 (1937), 65-93; L. Meier, ‘Wilsnack (...)’, Zeitschrift für Religions- und Geistesgeschichte 3 (1951), 53-69; L. Meier, Die Barfüsserschule zu Erfurt, 20-21, 47-50; R. Kleineidam, Universitas Studii Erffordiensis Teil I: Spätmittelalter 1392-1460 (Leipzig, 1985), 99f, 131-133, 275f, 288f, 349; Katharina Colberg, ‘Döring, Matthias’, VL²II, 207-210 & XI, 379; Catto, `Wyclif and Wycliffism at Oxford, 1356-1430’, The History of the U. of Oxford, II, 177-178. Eva Schlotheuber [see her article mentioned in manuscript section above] is preparing a large study on Matthias’ academic writings; P. Weigel, 'Landesherren und Observanzbewegung. Zum Reformverständnis des sächsischen Provinzialministers Matthias Döring (1427-1461)', in: Könige, Landesherren und Bettelorden. Konflikt und Kooperation in West- und Mitteleuropa bis zur Frühen Neuzeit, ed. Dieter Berg, Saxonia Franciscana, 10 (Werl, 1998), 361-390; P. Weigel, 'Matthias Döring. Provinzialminister 1427-1461', in: Management und Minoritas. Lebensbilder sächsischer Franziskanerprovinziale vom 13. bis zum 20. Jahrhundert, ed. Dieter Berg, in Saxonia Franciscana. Beiheft, 1 (Kevelaer 2003), 21-61; Petra Weigel, Ordensreform und Konziliarismus. Der Franziskanerprovinzial Matthias Döring (1427-1461), Jenaer Beiträge zur Geschichte, 7 (Pieterlen-Frankfurt a.M.-Bern: Peter Lang, Europäischer Verlag der Wissenschaften, 2005). Cf. review in CF 76,3-4 (2006), 658-660; Petra Weigel, ‘Matthias Döring - Wilsnacks streitbarer Verteidiger’, in: Wunder, Wallfahrt, Widersacher: Die Wilsnackfahrt, ed. Hartmut Kühne & Anne-Katrin Ziesak (Regensburg, 2005), 177-179; Volker Honemann, ‘Die Reformbewegungen des 15. und frühen 16. Jahrhunderts in der Saxonia’, in: Geschichte der Sächsischen Franziskanerprovinz, 1: Von den Anfängen bis zur Reformation, ed. Volker Honemann (Paderborn: Ferdinand Schöningh, 2015), 45-163 (78-82 & passim); 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), 460-475; 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), 694-695; Volker Honemann, ‘Franziskanische Geschichtsschreibung’, in: Geschichte der Sächsischen Franziskanerprovinz, 1: Von den Anfängen bis zur Reformation, ed. Volker Honemann (Paderborn: Ferdinand Schöningh, 2015), 805-810.

 

 

 

 

Matthias Keul (1656-1703)

OFM. German friar from the Rhine valley. Renowned preacher.

literature

DSpirVIII, 1718.

 

 

 

 

Matthias Ortiz de Pinedo (Matías Ortiz de Pinedo, fl. later 17th cent.)

OFM. Preacher in the Cantabria province.

literature

AIA 15 (1955), 382; Manuel de Castro, Bibliografía de las bibliografias franciscanas españolas e hispanoamericanas, Publicaciones de Archivo Ibero-Americano (Madrid: Ed. Cisneros, 1982), 157 (no. 645).

 

 

 

 

Matthias Parmensis (fl. mid 17th cent.)

OFMCap.

editions

Mattia da Parma, Viaggio dell’anima per andare a Dio (1652), ed. Rosalba Gentile, Miscellanea di Testi Cappuccini, 8 (Rome: Istituto Storico dei Cappuccini, 2009).

 

 

 

 

 

Mattias Ruiz Blanco (Matías Ruiz Blanco, 1643-1708)

Friar frim Estepa (Sevilla). He probably entered the order in his own town or in Sevilla itself. In 1666 we find him as professor in the liberal arts in the Nuestra Señora del Valle friary (Sevilla), and there he signed up for the third Franciscan expedition to Píritu (Venezuela), boarding ship in Cadiz on March 1st 1672. Once in Venezuela, he helped estabish the San Juan Bautista de Tucupío and the San Lorenzo de Guere pueblos (1675). Between 1681 and 1683, he returned to Europe, to organize support for the missions. In 1684, he was back in Venezuela, and on March 21th of that year he was made chronicler for the Píritu/Venezuelan missions by the general commissioner for the Indies, Cristóbal del Viso. Between 1688 and 1693, Mattias was again in Madrid to help organize another missionary expedition. He likewise was at the Spanish court in Madrid between 1701 and 1705, for comparable purposes. In between, he was three time apostolic comissioner/commissarius for the missions (1686-89, 1696-99 and 1705-1708).

editions

Diccionario español comanagoto & Advertencias para la recta inteligencia de el Diccionario..., published in: Principos y reglas de la lengua cumanagota, general en varias naciones que habitan la provincia de Cumaná, en las Indias Occidentales, Compuestos por el R. P. Predicador Fr. Manuel de Yangues, del orden de N. P. S. Francisco, hijo de la S. Provincia de Castilla, y missionero en las vivas conversiones de los cummanagotos, píritus y otras naciones... (Burgos: Iuan de Viar, 1683) [copy available in Madrid, Biblioteca nacional R-2232/Principos y reglas de la lengua cumanagota. Por el R. P. Fr. Manuel de Yangues, con un diccionario compuesto por el P. Fr. Mathias Blanco, ed. Julius Platzmann, Facs. Edition of the 1683 edition (Leipzig: Teubner, 1888), 71-73, 73-220.

Manual para catekizar y administrar los santos sacramentos a los indios que habitan en la provincia de la Nueva Andaluzía y Nueva Barcelona y San Christóval de los cumanagotos... Por el P. Fr. Mathías Ruiz Blanco, de la regular observancia de N. P. S. Francisco, hijo de la santa provincia de Andaluzía, lector de theología y predicador apostólico en las santas misiones de Píritu, y examinador synodal en este obispado de Puerto Rico (Burgos: Juan de Viar, 1683). Available via http://archive.org.

Conversión de Píritu, de indios cumanagotos, palenques y otros. Sus principios y incrementos que oy tiene con todas las cosas más singulares del pais, política y ritos de sus naturales, práctica que se observa en su reducción, y otras cosas dignas de memoria. Sácalas nuevamente a luz el P. Fr. Matías Ruiz Blanco (Madrid: Juan García Infanzon, 1690)/ Conversión en Piritú (Colombia) de Indios Cumanagotos y Palenques: con la Práctica que se observa en la enseñanza de los naturales en lengua cumanagota, Colección de libros raros ó curiosos que tratan de América, 7 (Madrid: Librería de Victoriano Suarez, 1892) [Madrid, Biblioteca Nacional 5/4326]/ Conversión de Píritu, del. P. Matías Rui Blanco, OFM y Tratado histórico, del P. Ramón Bueno, OFM, ed. Fidel de lejarza (Caracas, 1965). The 1690 edition is now available via http://archive.org. and via the Biblioteca Nacional Digital de Chile: http://www.memoriachilena.cl/temas/documento_detalle.asp?id=MC0042354

Práctica que hay en la enseñanza de los indios, y un directorio para que los religiosos puedan cómodamente instruirlos en las cosas esenciales de la religion cristiana. En lengua cumanagoto y catellana. Aprobaron este tratado los RR. PP. misioneros: Fr. Cristíbal de la Concepción, Fr. Juan Godoy y Fr. Francisco Tizon, en 24 de febrero de 1688. This work was included in the 1690 Madrid edition of the Conversión de Píritu. It is also included in the 1892 edition, but not in the 1965 edition of the Conversión de Píritu. The work also appeared separately as: Arte y tesoro de la lengua cumanagoto por Fr. Matías Ruiz Blanco (Madrid, 1690)/Facs. Ed: Arte y tesoro de la lengua cumanagoto, ed. J. Platzmann, Algunas obras raras sobre la lengua cumanagoto, 3 (Leipzig, 1888).

Versos, en lengua de los indios, para celebrar el nacimiento del Señor. Included in Conversión de Píritu (ed. Madrid, 1892), second part, 225-228.

literature

Lino Gómez Canedo, Las misiones de Píritu. Documentos para su historia, 2 Vols. (Caracas, 1967) I, 99-125, 178-184; 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), 468-470.

 

 

 

 

 

Matthias Svezzia (geen minderbroeder, wel invloedrijk voor Bernardinus van Siena) (ca.1281-1350)

Auteur van een Expositio super Apocalypsim.

literature

D. Pacetti, 'L'Expositio super Apocalypsim di Mattia di Svezia (ca. 1281-1350) precipua fonte doctrinale di S. Bernardino da Siena.' Archivum Franciscanum Historicum. 56 (1961) 273-302

 

 

 

 

Matthias Valvekens (d. 1682)

OFMRec

literature

Biographisch-Bibliographisches Kirchenlexikon XX, 1485.

 

 

 

 

Matthias Weynsen (Matthias Wentsen van Dordrecht, ca. 1480-1547)

Born in Dordrecht in a well-to-do patrician family. Entered the Observant order in the Cologne province and became active in the convent of Antwerp. Vicarius in Antwerp, and thereafter Guardian in Leyden and (from September 1517 onwards) in Antwerp. Provincial minister between 1521-24 and 1425-28 (after the death of Heinrich von Emmerich, provincial minister between 1524 and 1525). Between 1527-29, Matthias was responsible for the creation of the new province of Lower Germany (a split-off from the Cologne province). In this new province, Matthias became guardian of Bois-le-Duc. Subsequently, he became provincial minister of the new province between 1534-35, and between 1538-40. Held also several other functions in the order (commissioner for the German and Dutch provinces between 1526 and 1529; general commissioner for the twelve Ultramontan provinces (1529-1532 and 1535-1539); general definitor for the order as a whole between 1536 and 1538), and acted as a counsellor of emperor Charles V and Mary of Hungary (governess of The Netherlands for emperor Charles V). Matthias became active in the struggle against Protestantism, embarking on preaching tours in the Rhine valley (1520), and taking further action during his various provincialate charges. Sbaralea even suggests that ‘contra Lutheri haeresim pugilem fortissimum qui et Coloniam anefaria ista peste conservavit.’ Though apparently no proficient author himself (although some of his works might have been lost during a shipping accident in 1523), he was a stimulating force behind the production of several spiritual works in Lower German and Dutch. Hence he supported Jan van Alen’s translation of Raymond Jourdan’s Contemplationes Idiotae (1535), and he published in lower German the Fasciculus Myrrhe (1517) [not to be confused with a text bearing the same name, published in Antwerp, 1553], a work written by an anonymous friar of the Cologne province. The work was printed 24 times in the 16th century alone. It received a thorough revision in the 17th century edition of Franziskus Cauwe OFM (which in turn ran in four editions). He also facilitated Dirk Loer's production of the Theologia Mystica (1538) on the basis of a manuscript of Henricus Herp's Spieghel der Volcomheit. The active involvement of Weynsen in the production of works of religious instruction and works of Franciscan theology and history also shows in the dedications to him of other works, such as in Franciscus Titelman's edition of the chronicles of Amandus of Zierikzee, in Franciscus ab Osuna's Expositiones super Missus est alter liber, in Royaert's 1538 edition of his Homiliae in omnes epistolas dominicales, pars hyemalis, and in Johannes Mahusius's 1539 edition of Bonaventure's commentary on the Gospel of Luke. In 1535, Matthias published De verweckinghe der godlijcker liefden, a translation in Low German of Jacob of Milan’s Stimulus Amoris. It is not known whether Matthis himself was the translator, or whether he merely facilitated the publication. Matthias did leave behind two sermons in Dutch, both of which probably were held before the Poor Clares of Amsterdam in 1521.

manuscripts

Een scoen sermon op die olyven boems liefden (…) Noch drie scoene punten van des voerseyden vaders sermoen [Sermo de Conditionibus Olivae (seu de Modo Quo Soror Clarissa Vitam Peragere Debet)]: Brussels Kon. Bibl, 11151-55, ff. 184r-196v [two sermons, probably held before the Poor Clares of Amsterdam in 1521. See Van den Gheyn, Catalogue des Manuscrits III, no. 2377, pp. 445-446; W. De Vreese, De handschriften van Jan Ruusbroec's werken I, 285-300 (inclusief deeleditie. Voor de volledige tekst zie M. Verjans, Neerlandica Seraphica 10 (1936), 134-142. The text is written by a Poor Clare, and amounts to a transcription of Mattias’ own notes, or a reportation of the sermons as she heared them. The first sermon elaborates on the symbol ofthe olive, to list and expound on the true virtues of a Poor Clare: Whereas the hard wood of the olive tree symbolises the fundamental virtues of patience, spiritual strength, and faithfullness, the leaves symbolise different virtues of speech and piety, the odor of the olive symbolises the good reputation of the convent, and the oil symbolises the love for God and one’s fellow sisters. The second sermon elaborates on the three conditions that provide certitude about being a child of the eternal life: fidelity to one’s vocation, a good conscience, and a profound disdain for the world]

Litterae: Twelve letters written between 23 January 1523 and 19 November 1535. Cf. B. De Troeyer, Bio-Bibliographia Franciscana Neerlandica, SaeculiXVI, 1 (Nieuwkoop, 1969), 39-40, with information on manuscripts and editions.

editions

Een scoen sermon op die olyven boems liefden (…) Noch drie scoene punten van des voerseyden vaders sermoen, ed. M. Verjans, Neerlandica Seraphica 10 (1936), 134-142.

De verweckinghe der godlijcker liefden (Antwerp, 1535). [Translation of the Stimulus Amoris]

Fasciculus Myrrhe: dat is een zonderlinge devote materie van die passie…(Delft, 1517 and many other editions/Amsterdam, 1677 & 1696 (Cauwe’s re-edition)) [The Fasciculusamounts to a devotional treatise in three books on the sufferings of Christ. After presenting Christ’s physical and mental sufferings, the text explains how one should contemplate them. Thereafter, the text proposes how each event of Christ’s passion, from the Last Supper to the Ascension can be approached through meditative and devotional exercises.]

Litterae: o.a. Estudios Franciscanos 14 (1915), 366-369 & Collectanea Franciscana Neerlandica 2 (1931), 194-199 [letter from 23 january 1518 from the guardian Weynsen to Willem van Alkmaar, provincial of the Cologne province]; De Navorscher 70 (1921), 246-248 [letter from 1530 to the Carthusians of Amsterdam]; Franciscus ab Osuna, Pars Orientalis (Antwerp: Simon Cock, 1536) II, 911 [letter from Pentecost 1532 from Toulouse to Franciscus ab Osuna]

literature

Sbaralea, Supplementum II, 233-4; S. Dirks, Histoire littéraire des Frères Mineurs en Belgique (Antwerp, 1885), 34-37; P. Schlager, Beiträge zur Geschichte des Kölnischen Franziskaner-Ordensprovinz während des Reformationszeitalters (Regensburg, 1909), 18-19, 26-27, 29, 33, 36-41, 49-51, 225, 228, 230-231, 282-283; F. van den Borne, ‘De Observantie-beweging en het ontstaan der Provincie Germania Inferior (1529)’, Collectanea Franciscana Neerlandica 2 (1931), 192; La France Franciscaine 17 (1934), 219-220; C. Sloots, ‘Pater Matthias Weynsen’, Bijdragen voor de Geschiedenis van de Provincie der Minderbroeders in de Nederlanden, 2 (1947), 348-365; Benjamin De Troeyer, ‘Weynsen’, Nationaal Biografisch Woordenboek I (Brussel, 1964), 967-968; Benjamin De Troeyer,‘Matthias Weynsen’, Franciscana 20(1965), 19-25; Benjamin De Troeyer, Bio-Bibliographia Franciscana Neerlandica, Saeculi XVI, 1 (Nieuwkoop, 1969), 31-40; 2 (Nieuwkoop, 1970), no. 127-50, 708-709; Heinz-Meinolf Stamm, ‘Weynsen’, Dict. Spir XVI (1994), 1404-1406.

 

 

 

 

Maturino Giberti (1498-1585)

Born in Toulouse from Italian parents in 1498, he studied at the local university and later became a university teacher there. Took the Franciscan habit in the Aquitanian province and traveled to Spain, from where he departed towards New Spain/Mexico in 1542 with nine friars, guided by Franciscao de Bustamente. Became active in the Franciscan Santo Evangelio province and later in the province of Michoacán, where he fulfilled the position of custos. In Michoacán, Maturino became the object of ecclesiastical censure from 1559, due to the publication of his Diálogo de la doctrina cristiana and conflicts with members of the secular clergy. He published a number of works on the michuaca and tarasca languages, as well as works of moral theology and catechetical instruction. He died at Zintzunta on October 3, 1585.

manuscripts/editions

Flos sanctorum de los santos y santas que se celebran en la Nueva España, y lo tocante a las fiestas del Señor y de su bendita Madre, en lengua de Michuacán. According to Castro y Castro mentioned as an unpublished work in Román Zulaica Garate, Los franciscanos y la imprenta en México en el siglo XVI; estudio bio-bibliográfico (México, D.F.: P. Robredo, 1939), 146.

Centenario de sermones dominicales y santorales y otras materias de común doctrina predicables, en lengua de Michoacán. According to Castro y Castro mentioned as an unpublished work in Román Zulaica Garate, Los franciscanos y la imprenta en México en el siglo XVI; estudio bio-bibliográfico (México, D.F.: P. Robredo, 1939), 146.

Sermones de doctrina en lengua tarasca, traducidos del romance y de la lengua mejicana. According to Castro y Castro mentioned as an unpublished work in Román Zulaica Garate, Los franciscanos y la imprenta en México en el siglo XVI; estudio bio-bibliográfico (México, D.F.: P. Robredo, 1939), 143.

Diccionario tarasco español. According to Castro y Castro mentioned as an unpublished work in Román Zulaica Garate, Los franciscanos y la imprenta en México en el siglo XVI; estudio bio-bibliográfico (México, D.F.: P. Robredo, 1939), 143.

Textos de la sagrada escritura, evangelios y sermones para los domingos y fiestas. According to Castro y Castro mentioned as an unpublished work in Román Zulaica Garate, Los franciscanos y la imprenta en México en el siglo XVI; estudio bio-bibliográfico (México, D.F.: P. Robredo, 1939), 143.

Textos de la sagrada escritura, evangelios y sermones para los domingos y fiestas. According to Castro y Castro mentioned as an unpublished work in Román Zulaica Garate, Los franciscanos y la imprenta en México en el siglo XVI; estudio bio-bibliográfico (México, D.F.: P. Robredo, 1939), 143.

Epístolas y evangelis de todos los domingos del año con sus sermones, en tarasco. According to Castro y Castro mentioned as an unpublished work in Román Zulaica Garate, Los franciscanos y la imprenta en México en el siglo XVI; estudio bio-bibliográfico (México, D.F.: P. Robredo, 1939), 143.

Luz y tesoro de ánimas, en lengua de Michoacán. According to Castro y Castro mentioned as an unpublished work in Román Zulaica Garate, Los franciscanos y la imprenta en México en el siglo XVI; estudio bio-bibliográfico (México, D.F.: P. Robredo, 1939), 144.

Evangelios en tarasco. Cf. 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), 250.

Arte de la lengua michuacana (Mexico: Juan Pablos, 1558).

Tesoro espiritual en lengua michuacana, en la cual se contiene la doctrina cristiana y oraciones para cada día, y el examen de la conciencia y declaración de la misa (Mexico: Juan Pablos, 1558).

Diálogo de la doctrina cristiana, en lengua michuacana (...) Trata de lo que ha de saber, creer, hacer, desear y aborrecer el cristiano. Va preguntando el discípulo al maestro (Mexico: Juan Pablos Bressano, 1559).

Cartilla para los niños en lengua tarasca (Mexico, 1559). Cf. 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), 15, 30.

Vocabulario en lengua michuacana (Mexico: Juan Pablos Bressano, 1559).

Same work?:Diccionario de la lengua tarasca o de Michoacán (Mexico, 1559); Diccionario de la lengua tarasca o de Michoacán, ed. Antonio Peñafiel (Mexico: Tip. de la Officina Imp. de Estampillas, 1901).

Grammatica Maturini. Tractatus omnium fere quae grammatices studiosis tradi solent (Mexico: Antonio Espinosa, 1559).

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), 514-517; José Sanchez Herrero, ‘Alfabetización y catequesis franciscana en America durante el siglo XVI’, in: Actas del II Congreso Internacional sobre los Franciscanos en el Nuevo Mundo (siglo XVI) (Madrid: DEIMOS, 1988), 619-621

 

 

 

 

Maturinus Lebret (fl. early 16th cent.)

Franciscan Scotist theologian. Lector.

Lecturam in quatuor Sententiarum (1528).

Duns Scotus Lavalensis, Lecturam in primo et secundo Sententiarum (Alcalá, 1527).

literature

Biografía eclesiástica completa: Vida de los personajes del Antiguo y Nuevo Testamento, de todos los santos que venera la Iglesia, papas y eclesiásticos célebres por su virtudes y talentos en órden alfabético (Madrid: Alejandro Gomez Fuentenebro, 1862) XIII, 522-523; DThC IX, 100; DHGE XXXX, 1387.

 

 

 

 

Mauritius Centini (Maurizio Centini, d. 1640)

OFMConv. Theologian and bishop of Massa Lubrese (1626) and Mileto (1631)

literature

DThCat II,2136

 

 

 

 

Mauritius Gallus (first half 13th cent.)

Friar since 1239. Lector in 1247 and 1248.

manuscripts

Distinctiones: Troyes, 1703; Paris, BN, Lat. 3270;Alcobaza>>? [check!]

editions

Distinctiones (Venice: Bartolocci, 1603)

literature

Zawart, 358

 

 

 

 

Mauritius Hibernicus (Mauritius de Provins, Belvacensis, Pruvinensis/ d. after 1275)

Franciscan preacher and exegete; well-regarded for his learning and eloquence. According to Salimbene, Mauritius came from Provins, were he was active as lector ca. 1248. Clashed with Joachimist friars. In 1275 he was made procurator for the natio anglicana at the U. of Paris. Famous for his Distinctiones Bibliae, which he produced ca. 1250 (probably in the context of his lectorship?) It is an alfabetically organized preaching manual with many key-words elucidated acccording to the fourfold meaning of Scripture.

manuscripts

Distinctiones Sacrae Scripturae: Troyes 510 & 1703; Naples, Naz. V.H.119; VII.AA.31 (many other manuscripts. See Stegmüller)

Ars Praedicandi [same work? Check]: Bibl, Status Monachii Lat. 19608 ff. 258r-269v

editions

Dictionarium S. Scripturae (Venice, 1603) [partial edition]

literature

Hist. Lit. France, 21 (1847), 132-137; Sbaralea, Suppl., II, 240f; Schneyer, IV, 169; Stegmüller, RB, III, 5566-5567; J.B. Schneyer, Geschichte der katholischen Predigt (1969), 166, 181; Dieter Berg, `Mauritius Hibernicus’Lexikon des Mittelalters VI (1993), 413; A. Wilmart, `Note sur les plus anciens receuils de distinctiones bibliques’, in: Mémorial Lagrange (Paris, 1940), 335-346; J.B. Schneyer, Geschichte der katholischen Predigt (1969), 166, 181; Louis-Jacques Bataillon, ‘Intermédiaires entre les traités de morale pratique et les sermons: les distinctiones bibliques alphabétiques’, in: Les genres littéraires dans les sources théologiques et philosophiques médiévales. Actes du colloque internationale de Louvain-la-Neuve, 25-27 mai 1981 (Louvain-la-Neuve, 1982), 213-226 (reprinted in: J.-L. Bataillon, La prédication au xiiie siècle en France et Italie. Etudes et documents, Variorum Reprints (Ashgate, 1993) VI, 213-226; Nicole Bériou & David L. D’Avray, ‘The image of the ideal husband in thirteenth century France’, in: Modern Questions about Medieval Sermons: Essays on Marriage, Death, History and Sanctity, ed. Nicole Bériou & David L. D’Avray, Biblioteca di Medioevo Latino, 11 (Spoleto: Centro Italiano di Studi sull’Alto Medioevo, 1994), 31-69.

 

 

 

 

Mauritius Hibernicus (de Portu/Maurice O’Fihely, d. 1513)

Irish friar and theologian. Studied at Oxford. Active in Baltimore (Cork) and in Padua (from 1492 onwards). Later archbishop of Tuam (1506-13). Editor of the works of Scotus>>

editions

Expositio in Quaestiones Doctoris Subtilis super Porphyrium (Venice, 1512)

Sermones (Paris, 1578) [also other editions, see Zawart, 309]

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literature

Joseph MacMahon, 'Irish Franciscan Scotists of the Seventeenth Century', Canterbury Studies in Franciscan History 2 (2009), 85-112.

 

 

 

 

Mauritius Kielkowski (Maurycy Kielkowski, fl. c. 1720)

Poet and religious author.

literature

Stanislaw Cieslak, ‘Przypomnienie pisarza czasow saskich’, Lignum Vitae 7 (2006), 360-362.

 

 

 

 

Mauritius Poehm (d. 1803)

Franciscan composer, esp. of chamber music.

literature

Darja Frelih, ‘The Franciscans on the Territory of the Present-Day Slovenia and the Remains of their Music Endeavours’, in: Plaude turba paupercula. Franziskanischer Geist in Musik, Literatur und Kunst. Konferenzbericht Bratislava, 4.-6. Oktober 2004, ed. Ladislav Kacic (Bratislava: Jana Stanislava SAV, 2005), 343-350.

 

 

 

 

Mauritius Schrembgen (d. 1732)

OFMRec.>>>

literature

DSpir XIV, 444-445.

 

 

 

 

Maurus Sanchez (Mauro Sánchez, 1587-1650)

Spanish friar from the Galicia province. Traveled to Guatemala in 1606 before he finished his studies and before he was ordained priest. In due course, he served his order as lector of arts and theology and as provincial definitor, to die on Auguist 22, 1650. He was apparently well-versed in mathematics.

manuscripts

Tratado de Oración, >>?.

Declaración del Pater Noster, >>>?

Discurso sobre las Causas de consumirse la Hacienda y Estado, >>>?

literature

A Bio-Bibliography of Franciscan Authors in Colonial Central America, ed. Eleanor B. Adams (Washington D.C.: Academy of American Franciscan History, 1953), 73.

 

 

 

 

Maximianus de Bernezay (Maximien de Bernezay, fl. 17th cent.)

OFMRec. French friar and spiritual author.

editions

Traité de la vie intérieure. Ou L'on Donne Une Conduite, pour bien faire l'Oraison Mentale, 2 Vols. (Vve de J. Boyer, 1685/Auroy, 1687/Avignon: Chambeau, 1783); Traité de la vie intérieure. Contenant les principaux moyens pour vivre de cette vie, 4th Ed. revue & augmentée, 2 Vols. (Avignon: Charles Giroud, 1838). Several of the later editions are accessible via Google Books.

Selections of his works have been included in La vie mystique chez les franciscains du dix-septième siècle. Tome I, ed. Dominique Tronc, Collection Sources mystiques (Mers-sur-Indre: Paroisse et Famille-Centre Saint-Jean-de-la-Croix, 2014).

literature

DSpir, >>

 

 

 

 

Maximilianus Badoud (d. 1767)

OFMCap. Swiss friar.

literature

Dictionnaire Historique de la Suisse I, 674a & Dizionario Storico della Svizzera I, 722b.

 

 

 

 

Maximilianus Kolbe

H.M. Manteau-Bonamy, La dottrina mariana di p. Kolbe, lo Spirito Santo e l’Immacolata,trans. Gustavo Parisciani (Rome, 1975); Camillo Semenzato, ‘La pala del beato Kolbe di Pietro Annigoni al Santo’, Il Santo 20 (1980), 139-140; J.-F. de Louvencourt, Saint Maximilien Kolbe: ami et docteur de la prière (Rome, 1998); Pawel Warchol, L’Antropologia di P. Massimiliano M. Kolbe. La visione cristologico-mariana dell’uomo negli scritti e nelle conferenze (Rome, 2000); Jean-François Ville Pelée, ‘L’idéal missionaire du Père Kolbe’, Le Christ au Monde 46 (2001), 222-229 ; Jean-François de Louvencourt, San Massimiliano Kolbe, amico e dottore della preghiera (Rome, 2002) [appeared also in Spanish: San Maximiliano Kolbe, amigo y doctor de la oración (Rome, 2002)]; Giacomo Martinelli, SanMassimiliano Kolbe. Profezia di un metodo di evangelizzazione alla luce della ‘Catechesi tradendae’, ‘Seraphicum’. Pontificia facultas theologica S. Bonaventurae, dissertationes ad Lauream, 97 (Rome, 2002); F. Uricchio, ‘Padre Kolbe e la Sacra Scrittura. Citazioni, richiami e allusioni bibliche nei suoi scritti’, Miscellanea Francescana 105:1-2 (2005), 135-247; Antonio M. Di Monda, L’‘avventura’di s. Massimiliano Kolbe e la crisi odierna dei consigli evangelici (Benevento: Convento S. francesco, 2005); Angelo Amato, ‘Maria nell’itinerario spirituale di san Massimiliano M. Kolbe’, in: Idem, Maria la Theotókos. Conoscenza ed esperienza, Pontificia Academia Theologica, Itineraria, 6 (Città del Vaticano: Liberia Editrice Vaticana, 2011), Essay XVIII, 422-460.

 

 

 

 

Maximilianus Lenglez (Maximilien Lenglez, 1590-1651)

OFMRec. Belgian friar, guardian, provincial and spiritual author. Born at Arquennes, near Nivelles (Nijvel), as the son of Jean Lenglez and Catherine Louffin. Entered the OFMRec in the Flanders province. Guardian of Farciennes in 1637, as well as provincial definitor in the same year. Guardian of the Luxembourg friary in 1647. Two years later, in 1649, he was made provincial minister, more or less around the same time that he was involved with the foundation of the Fontaine l'Évêque friary. he died on August 9, 1651, at Lugano, while coming back from the general chapter of Rome. Known for his L'Escole de la Vierge Marie en laquelle elle enseigne l'art de l'aymer, servir et imiter ses vertus (Mons, 1636; 2nd revised edition 1652). It provides in three sections (on the excellence and prerogatives of the Virgin (first alphabet); on the principal devotional exercises agreeable to her (second alphabet); on the virtues of the Virgin (third alphabet)) a kind of school of spiritual ‘enslavement’ by love towards the Virgin.

editions

L'Escole de la Vierge Marie en laquelle elle enseigne l'art de l'aymer, servir et imiter ses vertus (Mons, 1636); L'escole De La Vierge Marie En Laquelle Elle Enseigne L'art De L'aymer Servir Et Imiter Ses Vertus, Seconde Edition, reveuë, & augmentée par l'Autheur de plusieurs nouvees, & rares histoires (Namur: PP.Recollets, 1652). The second edition is available via Google Books.

literature

A. Pinchart, in: Bulletin du bibliophile belge 7 (1850), 460; Servais Dirks, Histoire littéraire et bibliographique des Frères Mineurs de l'Observance de St. François en Belgique et dans les Pays-Bas (Antwerp, 1885), 204; F.-D. Doyen, in: Bibliographie namuroise I (Namur, 1887), 139, no. 187 & 215, no. 304; P. Bergmans, in: Biographie nationale XI (Brussels, 1890), 808-809; E. De Seyn, Dictionnaire des écrivains belges II, 1197; M. Verjans, ‘De liefdeslavernij van Maria en de leer van P. Maximilianus Lenglez’, Franciscana 5 (1950), 120-131; DSpir IX, 593-594.

 

 

 

 

Maximus Bertani (Massimo Bertani, fl. first half 18th cent.)

OFMCap. Born at Valenza. Joined the order in the Milan province. General archivist of the Capuchins at Rome (1708), and given the task to continue the Annals of P. Oligiati and to complement the first two volumes of Boverio with another volume. He also wrote hagiographical and catechetical works.

editions

Ristretto della vita, miracoli e canonizzazione di S. Felice da Cantalice, cappuccino (Milan, 1712).

Lezionario catechistico (Milan, 1714/Milan, 1717/Venice, 1720/Milan, 1739& 1740/Venice, 1756/Venice, 1763 & 1769).

P. Olgiati, Annali dell’ordine dei frati minori cappuccini, Vol 3 (Milan, 1714). The third part of this volume is written by Massimo.

Vita di S. Massimo, vescovo di Pavia et protettore di Valenza (Milan, 1716). This work also includes the Compendiosa cronologia della citta di Valenza del Po (a.o. a history of the Capuchin convent of Valenza since its foundation in 1585).

>>The completion of Boverio’s annals apparently was never printed.

literature

V. Bonari, I cappuccini della provincia Milanese, II, 1: Biografie dei piu distinti nei secoli XVI e XVII (Cremona, 1898), 447-449; A. Teetaert, ‘Bertani’, DHGE VIII, 919-920.

 

 

 

 

Maximus Guisolan (Maxime Guisolan, 1735-1814)

OFMCap. & bishop.

literature

‘Guisolan, Maxime’, Historisches Lexikon der Schweiz V, 808f.

 

 

 

 

Maximus Veronensis (Massimo da Verona, 1607-1679)

OFMCap. Member of the Venetian province. Painter

literature

Lexicon Capuccinum (1951), 133; Redento D’Alano, P. Massimo da Verona –Frate pittore (1607-1679) (Padua, 1976).

 

 

 

 

Melchior de Frizzolis de Parma (d. 1520)

OFMConv. Was appointed subdeacon in 1456 by the bishop of Poggibonsi and deacon on 18 December of the same year. Studied at Bologna all the way to the magisterium. Regent master at Parma in 1470 (in the studium of S. Francis al Prato). Commissioner of the monastery of S. Clare at Piacenza and in 1489 commissioner of the convent of Genua. In that period close contacts with Lodovico Maria Sforza. Provincial minister of Bologna in 1506 for two years, when he resigned. Died in 1520 (Parma).

manuscripts/editions

Dialogi de Anima [dedicated to Lodovico Maria Sforza]: Florence, Naz. Magl. XXXIV.50; Reggio Emilia Bibl. Munic. Mss vari B. 113. Work received several editions, o.a.: Melchiorre da Parma, Dialogi de anima (Milan: Leonardo Pachel, 1499). See Sbaralea, Piana, Affò, Pezzana. and Zarri.

literature

Sbaralea, Suppl. II, 246; Affò, Memorie, III, 175-177; Pezzana, Memorie, IV-2, 420-422; C. Piana, Ricerche su le università di Bologna e di Parma nel secolo XV, Spic. Bonav. I (Quaracchi, 1963), 327-8; G. Zarri,‘Purgatorio ‘particolare’ e ritorno dei morti tra Riforma e Controriforma: l’area italiana’, Quaderni Storici17 (1982), 466-497.

 

 

 

 

Melchior de Cetina (fl. c. 1610)

OMObs. Castilian friar. Was guardian of the San Diego convent at Alcalá in 1605. Also active as lector, preacher and definitor of the Castilian province.

editions

Discursos sobre la vida y milagros del glorioso padre S. Diego, de la Orden del seráfico padre S. Francisco (Madrid, 1609)

Exortación a la devoción de la Virgen Madre de Dios, quo todos los Christianos deven tener (Alcalá, 1618). New edition, in: Misticos Franciscanos Espanoles Tomo III, Biblioteca Autores Cristianos (Madrid, 1949), 721-817.

 

 

 

 

Melchior de Flavin (Melchior Flavius, d. 1580)

OFMObs. Born in Albi (noble family). Entered the Franciscan order in Toulouse (1532). Went repeatedly on pilgrimage to Jerusalem. Commissioner for the German provinces and Scotland (1545). Papal penitentiary of pope Pius V. Took part in the first sessions of the Council of Trent (1545-1546) and was active as court preacher of Henry II of France. Was guardian of the Toulouse convent, where he spent a large part of his adult life, and where, in 15672, he was for a while a captive of a heretical group. He had a great reputation as learned theologian, prophet, and thaumaturge. He was buried at the Sainte-Marie des Anges convent near Toulouse, near the body of Olivier Maillard. He is commemorated on 17 March. During his life, Melchior published a series of theological, devotional and spiritual works. Several works of Flavin from the 1560s show a staunch anti-Protestant position, calling upon the French king to interfere with violence.

editions

Remonstrance de la vraye religion au roy tres-chrestien Charles IX (Paris, 1562)

De l’estat des ames après le trespas, comment elles vivent estans du corps séparées, et des purgatoires qu’elles souffrent en ce monde et en l’autre après icelle séparation (Toulouse, 1563/Toulouse, 1570/Paris, 1579/Paris, 1581/Paris, 1595/Arras, 1605/ Rouen, 1605/Doornik (Douai), 1606)/Rouen, 1614). A work on Purgatory, dedicated to the president of the Parliament of Toulouse, M. Dassin.

Epitome omnium Christi mysteriorum et summa totius sacrae Scripturae(Paris, 1566)

Discours sur la vraie religion (Paris, 1566)

Liber de regno Dei de quo Christus loquutus est per dies quadraginta (…) Complectitur liber hic epitome omnium mysteriorum Christi et summam totius sacrae Scripturae (Paris, 1566/Louvain, 1568/Paris, 1579) [expounds the antagonism between the realm of Christ and the realm of Satan. Reaching back to De Civitate Dei and recalling some the Exercices Spirituels of Ignace of Loyola, Melchior emphasises the spiritual or internal character of the realm of Christ, and links it to the regnum sanctum ecclesia sancta; that is the spiritual realm of all properly baptised Christians, where the latter can find spiritual peace. The work is dedicated to King Charles IX, and evokes the destruction caused by Protestant heretics]

Catholica cantici graduum per demegorias enarratio (Paris, 1568) [On the basis of a psalm commentary, the work presents fifteen spiritual stages, ranging from abnegatio mundi (stage one), via hope, desire, confiding in God, several forms of gratitude and reconnaissance, timor Dei, patience, supplicatio poenitentialis and humilitas, to sollicitudo aedificandi domum Dei, charitas fraterna, and charitas Dei.]

De la préparation à la mort, en trois traitez (Toulouse, 1570/Paris, 1581/Rouen, 1605) [The work consists of three treatises: (1) Du despris de la mort, laquelle tout fidèle doit désirer; (2) Des assaux et tentations qui viennent à l’heure de la mort, et manière d’y résister: comment nous devons estre armez à ce dernier combat; (3) De la manière de bien user de la Passionde nostre Seigneur au trespas de la mort. Death is presented as a doorway to Christ, a doorway for which one should prepare throughout one’s life. The vision is rather positive, giving assurances concerning the eternal life and the resurrection of the body.]

Libros de Orbis Terrae Concordia (Basel, 1570) [denunciation of the Koran]

Resolutiones Quaestionum F. Joannis Duns Scoti (…) in IV Libros Sententiarum (Paris, 1579/Venice, 1580/Venice, 1617)

literature

Francisco Gonzaga, De Origine Seraphicae Religionis (Rome, 1587) II, 725; Arthur du Moustier, Martyrologium Franciscanum (Paris, 1653), 121-122; Wadding, Annales Minorum XXI, 242-243 (ad annum 1579, n. 153); Acta et decreta concilii Tridentini IV, 531, 563, 588 & V, 256; Sbaralea, Supplementum II, 245-246; Juan de San Antonio, Bibliotheca Universa Franciscana (Madrid, 1732)II, 361; AFH 7 (1914), 291; Édouard d’Alençon, ‘Flavin’, DThCath. VI (1920), 20; Willibrord de Paris, ‘Flavin’, DSpir V, 408-410; Dictionnaire Biographique de France XIII, 1511; D. Crouzet, Les guerriers de Dieu (Seyssel, 1990) I, 391, 416; Robert Sauzet, Mendiants et réformes. Les réguliers mendiants acteurs du changement religieux dans le royaume de France (1480-1560) (Tours: Publications e l’Université de Tours, 1994), 104-105.

 

 

 

 

Melchior de Huelamo (Melchor de Huélamo, d. 1621)

OFM. Preacher in the Cartagena province.

literature

AIA15 (1955), 316-317; José Simón Díaz, Bibliografía de la literatura hispánica, 11 Vols. (Madrid, 1960-1976) XI, nos. 5335-5346; Manuel de Castro, Bibliografía de las bibliografias franciscanas españolas e hispanoamericanas, Publicaciones de Archivo Ibero-Americano (Madrid: Ed. Cisneros, 1982), 128 (no. 421).

 

 

 

 

Melchior Lussy (1529-1606)

literature

Fabian Hodel, ‘Lussy, Melchior (1529-1606), fundator conv. cap. De Stans’, Historisches Lexikon der Schweiz 8 (2009), 111.

 

 

 

 

Melchor de Jesu (Melchor de Jesús, 1639-1698)

Friar from Almonacid, Toledo. He joined the Recollects at Castañar and traveled to the Americas in 1683. A year later, he went with Antonio Margil to Guatemala. Together, they worked as missionaries among the indigenous population of Yucatan, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Costa Rica. Information on this can be found in the biographies devoted to Antonio Margil. Melchor died at Tegucigalpa.

manuscripts

Relación de la Conversión a la Fe de los Indios de Talamanca (1690).

Carta sobre la Conversión a la Fe de los Indios de Talamanca al R.P. Guardián del Colegio Apostólico de la Santa Cruz de Querétaro (1690).

Relación de la Pacificación de los Indios de Vera Paz

literature

A Bio-Bibliography of Franciscan Authors in Colonial Central America, ed. Eleanor B. Adams (Washington D.C.: Academy of American Franciscan History, 1953), 46.

 

 

 

 

Melchior de los Angeles (Melchor de los Angeles17th cent.)

OFM>>

manuscripts

Rélacion de la jórnada a Parma de don García de Sylva, embajador del Rey de España en 1617: Madrid, Biblioteca Nacional 2348 [Castro, Madrid, n. 128].

literature

Carlos García-Romeral Pérez, Bio-bibliografía de Viajeros Españoles (siglos XVI-XVII) (Madrid: Ollero & Ramos, 1998), 38 (no. 66).

 

 

 

 

Melchor de Yebra (d. 1586)

OFM. Friar from the Castilia province.

literature

Andrés Ivars, ‘Tiene el P. Melchor de Yebra, franciscano, algún titulo parapoder figurar entre los precursores del arte de enseñar a los sordomudos?’, AIA 13 (1920), 384-396; AIA 16 (1921), 381; Manuel de Castro,Bibliografía de las bibliografias franciscanas españolas e hispanoamericanas, Publicaciones de Archivo Ibero-Americano (Madrid: Ed. Cisneros, 1982), 192 (no. 880).

 

 

 

 

Merardus Wolff (Medardus, 1687-1745)

OFM. Friar from Ingolstadt. Fulfilled several functions in the Cologne province (diffinitor, visitator), lector of philosophy/theology and guardian at several convents (a.o. in Fulda). Died in Miltenberg

manuscripts

Tractatus in I-IV libros Sententiarum ad mentem Scoti (1714-1720): Ms. Kloster Sigmaringen-Gorheim>>?.

literature

Schäfer (1970), 199-201.

 

 

 

 

Michael Angelus (Miguel Angelus Buongiorno de Sambuca, 17th cent.)

OMObs. Spanish friar…

manuscripts

Propugnaculum Hororis Regum Catholicum: Madrid, Nac., 1333 ff. 125-127; 2666; 2670 [Castro, Madrid, no. 70, 157 & 158]

literature

J.M. Pou y Marti, `Sobre la grandeza de España a favor de los generales franciscanos’, AIA, 11 (1919), 5-20.

 

 

 

 

Michael Angelus a Neapoli (Michelangelo di Napoli, d. 1668)

OFM. Italian friar. Bishop.

editions

Chronologia Historico-Legalis Seraphici Ordinis Fratrum Minorum Sancti Patris Francisci, T. I: Capitulorum Omnium et Congregationum Generalium a Primo eiusdem Ordinis Exordio usque ad Annum 1633 (Naples, 1633?)

literature

AIA29 (1928), 154.

 

 

 

 

Michael Angelus (Diethelm von Schorno, 1631-1712)

OFMCap from Schwitzerland. Preacher. Studied in Luzern, Brescia and Bergamo. Fulfilled several functions in the Cappucin province of Schwitzerland. Councellor of the nuntius Odoardo Cibo.

editions

Tuba Verbi Dei Evangelica (…) Mariale (1711)

Waldischer Zweig-Garten (…) Sanctorale (1711)

Geistliche Wildfang (…) Dominicale (1712)

literature

DictSpir, X, 1202f; LThK,VII³, 239; Helvetia Sacra, V/2, 590; L. Signer, Die Predigtanlage bei P. Michael-Angelus von Schorno, OFMCap. (1631-1712). Ein Beitrag zur Geschichte des barockschrifttums, Bibliotheca Seraphico-Capuccina 1 (Assisi, 1933); R.Pichl, CF, 50 (1980), 85ff;>>.

 

 

 

 

 

Michael Angelus Bosdari (Michelangelo Bosdari da Ragusa, 1653-1729)

OFMCap

literature

Ivica Petaniak, Michelangelo Bosdari da Ragusi, OFMCap., predicatore, diplomato, uomo di governo e guida spirituale (1653-1729), Diss. (Rome: Pontificia Universitas Gregoriana, 2002); Ivica Petanjak, ‘Michelangelo Bosdari da Ragusa OFMCap., predicatore, diplomato, uomo di governo e guida spirituale (1653-1729)’, Laurentianum 43 (2002), 509-519.

 

 

 

Michael Angelus Carmeli (Michelangelo Carmeli, 1704-1766)

Observant friar from Citadella. Entered the order in the Venetian province. Became professor at Padua. Wrote both on Scripture and on classical antiquities, and translated Greek tragedies and comedies into Italian.

editions

L’Ecuba d’Euripide (Padua, 1747).

Pro Euripide et novo eius italico interprete, dissertatio P. Carmeli(Padua, 1750).

Le Trojane di Euripide, Tragedia, Le Baccanti d’Euripide, Tragedia (Padua,1751).

Storia di varii costumi sacri e profani dagli antiche fino a noi pervenuti, divisa in due tomi, a cui in fines’aggiungono due dissertazioni appartenenti alla venuta del Messia (Padua, 1750/1761).

Il Pluto d’Aristofane, Comedia (Venice, s.a.)

L’Elena d’Euripide, Tragedia (Padua, 1752).

Spiegamento dell’Ecclesiaste sul testo ebreo, o sia la morale del umana vivere insegnata da Salomone (Venice, 1765).

Spiegamento della cantica sul testo ebreo (Venice, 1767).

literature

Sbaralea, Supplementum (ed. Rome, 1936) III, 279; Sigismundo da Venezia, Biografia serafica (Venice, 1846), 697; G. Natali, Storia della letteratura italiana. Il settecento (Milan, 1929), 452, 488; Dictionnaire de la Bible II, 302-303; A. Van den Wyngaert, ‘Carmeli’, DHGE XI, 1104

 

 

 

 

lemma

Michael Angelus de Agrigento (Michelangelo d’Agrigento)

OFMCap. Instrument maker.

literature

Virginia Dalli Cardillo, ‘Il cappuccino Michelangelo d’Agrigento e i suoi orologi’, in: Francescanesimo e cultura nella Provincia di Agrigento, ed. Ilenia Craparotta & Nicoletta Grisanti, Collana Franciscana, 20 (Officina di Studi Medievali, 2009), 63-68.

 

 

 

 

Michaelangelus de Partinico (Michelangelo da Partinico, d. 1789)

OFMCap. Preacher.

Giovanni Spagnolo, ‘San Bernardo da Corleone [d. 1667] in un ‘Ragionamento’ di Michelangelo da Partinico predicatore cappuccino [d. 1789]’, Italia Francescana 80 (2005), 481-494.

 

 

 

 

Michael Avelanus (Miguel Avellán, fl. c. 1615)

OFM. Spanish friar and bishop. Member of the noble Huercalovera family (Murcia region). Took his profession in 1601 at the Zubia friary (house of the regular observance in the Carthagena province). Miguel studied theology and spent ca. fifteen years as a theology lector, before his appointment to the guardianship of Cordoba (ca. 1618). Subsequently, he was guardian of the Jaen friary. Around that time, he made the acquaintance of King Philip IV of Spain, who appointed him preacher at the royal court and secured for him a position as confessor of the Descalzas reales Poor Clares in Madrid, becoming also responsible for the spiritual wellfare of Mariana of Austria, daughter of the infant Fernando, son of King Philip III and archbishop of Toledo. In 1633, the archbishop made Miguel auxiliary bishop of Toledo and bishop of Madrid. Theological author with immaculist tendencies.

editions

Decimas y glossas en alabança de la Inmaculada Concepcion (Malaga & Sevill, 1615).

Declamatio in solemniis urbis Granatensis pro epithalamio Immaculatae Conceptionis (…) (Malaga, 1616).

Oracion funebre en las exequias del marqués de Villareal (Madrid, 1628).

literature

Juan de San Antonio, Bibliotheca universa franciscana (Madrid, 1732) II, 368; C.R. Fort, España sagrada (Madrid, 1879) LI, 272; F. Escudero, Tipografia hispalense (Madrid, 1894), 334; J. Pou y Marti, Indice analitico de los doc. del siglo XVII del Archivo de la Embajada de España (Rome, 1917), 121; DHGE V (1931), 1006;AIA15 (1955), 231-232

 

 

 

 

Michael Beltranus (Miguel Beltrán, fl. ca. 1630)

OFM. Preacher in the Castilia province.

literature

AIA 35 (1932), 552-553; José Simón Díaz, Bibliografía de la literatura hispánica, 11 Vols. (Madrid, 1960-1976) VI, nos. 3773-3774; Manuel de Castro, Bibliografía de las bibliografias franciscanas españolas e hispanoamericanas, Publicaciones de Archivo Ibero-Americano (Madrid: Ed. Cisneros, 1982), 92 (no. 157).

 

 

 

 

Michael Bergomasco (Michele Bergomasco, d. 1642)

OFMCap. Made pontifical architect by Urban VIII Barberini in 1624, and architect of a number of Capuchin friaries, reaching back to Capuchin constitutions for the spatial lay-out.

literature

Lexicon Capuccinum (1951), 132; Carla Benocci, Un architetto cappuccino nella Roma barocca. Fra’ Michele Bergomasco, Bibliotheca seraphico-capuccina, 98 (Rome: Istituto Storico dei Cappuccini, 2014). Review in Archivum Franciscanum Historicum 107:1-2 (2014), 224-226 & Studi Francescani 112:3-4 (2015), 584ff.

 

 

 

 

Michael Bonsi(Michele Bonsi, 1563-1623)

Italian friar from Rome. Entered the strict Observance. Penitentiary of the Lateran San Giovanni basilica. Appointed Bishop of Scala and Ravello (13 March 1617) by Pope Paul V. Was an active visitator of his diocese, editing the visitation reports for publication.

editions

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literature 

E. Gamurrini, Istoria genealogica delle famiglie nobile Toscane (Florence, 1668) I, 489; L. Mansi, Ravello Sacra Monumentale (Ravello, 1887), 46; G. Cappelletti, Le Chiese d’Italia (Venice, 1866) XX, 614; P. Gauchat,Hierarchia Catholica IV, 292; L. Jadin, ‘Bonsi’, DHGE IX, 1106; DBI>>>>

 

 

 

Michael Burguera (Miguel Burguera, d. 1725)

Franciscan friar from Santañy. For many years master of Latin grammar in the school of the San Francisco de Asis friary of Palma de Majorca. Died there on August 8, 1725.

editions

Preceptes, elegancias, kalendas y frases que se enseñan en las escolas de Gramática de la provincia de Sant Francesch de Mallora (Palma: José Guasp, s.a./ Palma: Pedro Antonio Capó, 1752/Palma: Miguel Cerdá y Antich, 1753/Palma: Antonio Guasp, 1764/Palma: Melchor Guasp, 1809/Palma: Viuda de Guasp, 1814/Palma: Felipe Guasp, 1817/Palma: Buenaventura Villalonga, 1822/Palma: Felipe Guasp, 1829).

literature

Biblioteca de Autores Baleares, ed. Joaquin María Bover (Palma: P.J. Gelabert, 1868) I, 122 (no. 172).

 

 

 

Michael Caimaris (Miguel Caimaris, 1689-1759)

Observant friar from Ciudadela de Menorca. Spent many years of his life in the San Francisco de Asis de Palma friary, where we was active as lector and preacher and as official order historian. Also assignments as custodian, provincial definitor, visitator of the Catalunya province. Known for his devotion to the immaculate conception. he died on November 29, 1759. Several of his works survive in manuscript format. For a long time they were in the Biblioteca de Montesión and now apparently in the Biblioteca Pública Provincial in Palma de Majorca (needs checking).

manuscripts

Decenario de la seràfica madre Santa Clara.

Novenario de santa Cataline de Sena.

Novenario del inclito mártir el B. Raymundo Lulio.

Novenario de san Cayetano.

Novenari de la Purísima Concepció de maria.

Sermones y materias predicables.

Octavario de santa Gertrudis.

Novenario de Cristo crucificado.

Novenario de San Roque.

literature

Biblioteca de Autores Baleares, ed. Joaquin María Bover (Palma: P.J. Gelabert, 1868) I, 133 (no. 192).

 

 

 

Michael Cerviae (Miguel Cerviá, d. 1574)

Franciscan friar from Muro (Majorca). Took the habit in 1565 and was for a while active as guardian in the Inca friary. Taught philosophy and theology in the San Francisco de Asis friary of Palma, and became provincial of the Baleares in 1567. In 1571, he joined the Spanish mediterranean fleet as confessor of its admiral Don Juan, and as such he witnessed the battle of Lepanto. He died at Palermo in 1574.

manuscripts/editions

Memorial de la Provincia de N.P.S. Francisco de la regular observancia de Mallorca MS?

Diário de los sucesos de la armada de la liga, mandada por el Sermo. Sr. D. Juan de Austria en los años 1571, 1572, 1573. This work, the autograph manuscript of which resides in the Capuchin friary of Palma de Majorca, has been edited in Coleccion de documentos inéditos para la historia de España (Madrid: Viuda de Calero, 1847) XI, 359-454.

literature

Biblioteca de Autores Baleares, ed. Joaquin María Bover (Palma: P.J. Gelabert, 1868) I, 186-187 (no. 270).

 

 

 

Michael Dawnay (fl. first half 15th cent.)

English friar from the York area. Active in the Hartlepool friary around 1400. later on he apparently studied at Cambridge. Thanks to a legal deposition from the 1420s studied by Bronach Kane, interesting details are known about his educational trajectory and his astrological/astronomical interests.

literature

Bronach Kane, ‘Return of the Native: Franciscan Education and Astrological Practice in the Medieval North of England’, in: Franciscan Organisation in the Mendicant Context. Formal and informal structures of the friars' lives and ministry in the Middle Ages, ed. Michael Robson & Jens Röhrkasten, Vita Regularis: Ordnungen und Deutungen religiosen Lebens im Mittelalter, 44 (Berlin: LIT Verlag, 2010),281-306.

 

 

 

Michael de Acqui (Michele d'Acqui, fl. late fifteenth cent.)

Observant Franciscan preacher, known for his involvement with the Monte de Pietà of Verona in 1490 and subsequent years. See especially the studies and editions of Alberto Ghinato and Pietro Delcorno.

literature

Alberto Ghinato, 'Il beato Michele d'Acqui (d. 1500 c.) e il suo apostolato in Verona', in: Idem, Studi e documenti intorni ai primitivi Monti di Pietà, IV: Miscellanea (Rome: Edizioni Francescane, 1963), 63-117; Gian Maria Varanini, 'Ordres mendiants, économie et société à Vérone au XVe siècle: Polémiques et débats autour de l'Observance d'après une frottola de 1460', in: Économie et religion: l'expérience des ordres mendiants (xiiie-xve siècle), ed. Nicole Bériou & Jacques Chiffoleau (Lyon: Presses Universitaires de Lyon, 2009), 475-500; Pietro Delcorno, 'Pevere, Michele (Michele d'Acqui)', in: Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani 81 (Rome: Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana, 2015); Pietro Delcorno, 'Miguel de Acqui e a funcação do Monte de Piedade de Verona: Um incunábulo inédito', Varia Historia 55:31 (January-April 2015),127-162; Pietro Delcorno, ‘Michele d’Acqui ‘motore e fundator’ del Monte di Pietà di Verona. Un inedito incunabolo’, Il Santo 56 (2016), 65-91; Pietro Delcorno, 'Michele D'Acqui "Motore e fundator" del Monte di Pietà di Verona. Un inedito incunabolo', in: Camposampiero. La parabola del Francescanesimo osservante (secoli XV - XVI). Atti della giornata di studio, 23 maggio 2015, ed. Luciano Bertazzo & Elda Martellozzo Forin (Padua: Centro Studi Antoniani, 2016).

 

 

 

Michael de Agia (Michuel de Agia/de Axia/de Valencia, fl. ca. 1600)

OFM. Spanish friar from Valencia. Studied law and theology and worked first in Madrid and then became a missionary and lector in Guatemala (theology lector in the Guatemala friary, and other teaching and administrative assignments). The date of his arrival in Guatemala is uncertain (some sources mention the year 1563, which seems too early, and others mention 1593, which seems later, especially because he was on order business back in Madrid between 1594 and 1600, where he also published his De exhibendis auxiliis). He returned to Peru in 1601 in the company of the new comissary general friar Juan Venido, for whom Miguel worked for a while as a secretary. Thereafter he apparently was lector in the S. Francisco de la Ciudad de los Reyes friary (Lima), and again fulfilled a range of other missionary and visitation tasks. Apparently died in Guatemala. Known for his knowledge of canon law, and for his attempt at ameliorating the work conditions of the indigenous population (see his Tratado y pareceres sobre la cedula real del servicio personal de los Indios).

editions

De exhibendis auxiliis, sive de Invocatione Utriusque Brachii (Madrid, 1600).

Tratado y pareceres sobre la cedula real del servicio personal de los Indios (Lima, 1604) [attacked by Michuel de Aguayo, a friar of the Castilia province and a student at Alcalà] Full title of the work is: Tratado que contiene tres paraceres graves en derecho, que ha compuesto el Padre Fray Miguel Agia de la orden del señor S. Francisco, varon docto en las facultadeas de Theologia, Canones y Leyes, y Lector de Theologia en el muy insigne Convento de S. Francisco de la Ciudad de los Reyes en los Reynos de Piru. Sobre la verdadera inteligencia, declaracion, y justificacion de una Cedula de su Magestad, sufecha en Valladolid en veynte y quatro dias de Noviembre del año passado de seyscientos y uno, que trata del servicio Personal, y repartimientos de Indios, que se usan dar en los Reynos del Piro, Nueva España, Tierra Firme, y otras Provincias de las Indias, para el servicio de la Republica, y assientos de Minas, de Oro, Plata y Azogue (Lima, 1604). A new edition came out in 1946 as Servidumbres personales de indios, ed. F. Javier de Ayala (Valencia: Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, 1946).

literature

Francisco Vázquez, Crónica de la Provincia del Santissimo Nombre de Jesús de Guatemala, 2nd Ed., 4 Vols. (Guatemala, 1937-1944) III, 68-69; J.T. Medina, La Imprenta en Lima, 4 Vols. (Santiago de Chile, 1904-1907) I, 88-91; J.T. Medina, Biblioteca Hispano-Americana, 7 Vols. (Santiago de Chile, 1898-1907) I, 594;La Madrid, ‘Estudios’, 289; J. Antonio, Bibliotheca Hispana Nova (Madrid, 1783) II, 129, 165; Juan de San Antonio, Bibliotheca Universa Franciscana (Madrid, 1732) II, 363; A Bio-Bibliography of Franciscan Authors in Colonial Central America, ed. Eleanor B. Adams (Washington D.C.: Academy of American Franciscan History, 1953), 3-4; José Simón Díaz, Bibliografía de la literatura hispánica, 11 Vols. (Madrid, 1960-1976) IV, nos. 1746-1750; Antoine de Sérent, ‘Agia’, DHGE I,955;

 

 

 

 

Michael de Ascasubi (Miguel de Ascasubi, fl. late 18th cent.)

Franciscan historiographical author in Latin America..

literature

B.H. Slicher van Bath, De bezinning op het verleden in Latijns Amerika 1493-1820. Auteurs, verhalen en lezers (Groningen, 1998), passim

 

 

 

 

Michael de Bononia (Michele da Bologna, 1500-1580)

OFM. Friar from Porretta Terme, near Bologna. Early studies possibly in Pistoia, and a grounding in canon law, as well as ordination to the priesthood probably before his entrance into the Order. Probably entered the Observant Franciscan order in Bologna in the late 1520s. Soon clear that he wanted to become a missionary, no doubt inspired by the atmosphere of hope of Christian universal unity connected with the two Bolognese encounters of Emperor Charles V and pope Clement VII (in late 1529-early 1530, and in late 1532-early 1533), and the publication of the Passio gloriosi martyris beati patris fratris Andreae de Spoleto(Bologna: Giustiniano da Rubiera, 1532), which also included letters by Franciscan missionaries in the New World (Juan de Zumárraga, and Martín de Valencia). Michele and a few fellow Bolognese friars joined a group of in total 19 other Franciscan missionaries (including the famous missionary Jodocus Rijcke) under the guidance of the general commissioner for the Indies, Juan de Granada, and embarked for the New World from Sevilla on 11 October 1533. Via various stages, the group arrived on Hispaniola and there split into two around Easter 1534: six of them, including Jodocus Rijcke, moved towards the newly conquered Peru. The others, including Juan de Granada, went towards Nicaragua and Mexico City. Together with his fellow Bolognese friars, Michele worked to the North-West of Mexico city (present day territories of Jalisco, Michoacán, Zacatecas), and in this period Michele would have obtained a working knowledge of Mexican, Tarasca, Othomí, Cazcana, Tecuexa and Coca. In 1542, Michele and friar Antonio de Segovia traveled to the regions of the Cazcanes Indians, who just previously had staged a huge revolt. In this newly subjugated area, Michele and colleagues founded the Juchipila friary (complete with a hospital), and from there embarked on missionary campaigns (present-day region of Los Altos de Jalisco). In 1560, Michele is guardian of the Tlajomulco friary, more to the South. Michele was again guardian of Juchipila in 1567/68 and subsequent years, But in July 1570 and throughout the subsequent year, Michele was subjected to inquisitorial proceedings, for which he had to stay put in the Guadalajara friary. These proceedings were the result of accusations by Spanish officials in Juchipila, after Michele, among other things, had refused to accept confession of two Spanjards who had been overly cruel to the indigenous population, and had celebrated the marriage of an indigenous man, who therewith was also emancipated from labour services to the settler Diego Flores. Michele's opponents accosed him of Lutheran tendencies. Michele was condemned and was from hence forward forbidden to be a guardian, and he was forbidden to preach and bestow the sacraments for three months. Michele did not accept the verdict, which led to new accusations, this time also from other Franciscans, and to a new inquisitorial process between March 1572 and September 1574 in Mexico city. This process notwithstanding, Michele was able to be elected guardian of Sayula in 1574, and of Poncitlán in 1576. He retired to Chapala, where he died on 14 July 1580.

editions

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literature

Marco da Lisbona, Croniche de gli Ordini instituiti dal serafico p. s. Francesco, parte IV, ed. Barezzi (Naples, 1680) I, 61 & II, 732; Jeronimo de Mendieta, Historia eclesiástica indiana (Mexico, 1870), 378; D. Muñoz, Descripción de la provincia de San Pedro y San Pablo de Michoacán (Guadalajara, 1965), 65; J. de Torquemada, Monarquia indiana (Mexico, 1986) III, 332, 334; Marcellino da Civezza, Storia universale delle missioni francescane (Rome, 1881), 644; F. Chauvet, ‘Fray Jacobo de Tastera, misionero civilizador del siglo XVI', Estudios de historia novohispana 5:3 (1970), 7-33; A. Moreno, Fray Jodoco Rique y fray Pedro Gocial. Apóstoles y maestros franciscanos de Quito, 1535-1570 (Quito, 1998), Chapters III-IV; J. de J. Martín Flores & A. Giacomelli, Fray Miguel de Bolonia. El guardián de los Indios (Guadalajara, 2006); M. Donattini, ‘Il mondo portato a Bologna: viaggiatori, collezionisti, missionari', in: Storia di Bologna, ed. A. Prosperi, 3 Vols. (Bologna, 2009) III:2, chapter IV; M. Donattini, ‘Michele da Bologna', Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani 74 (2010): http://www.treccani.it/enciclopedia/michele-da-bologna_(Dizionario-Biografico)/

 

 

 

 

Michael de Calco (Michele Minorita/Michele da Calci, d. 1389)

Italian spiritual friar, burned at the stake as a heretic in 1389.

editions

Andrea Piazza, ‘Il passione di frate Michele: un testo in volgare di fine Trecento’, Revue Mabillon n.s. 10 (1999), 231-256; Stefano Simoncini, ‘Fra Michele da Calci tra Angelo Clareno e Michele da Cesena’, Franciscana 8 (2006), 119-185; Federico Canaccini, 'Michele Minorita (Michele da Calci): Combattere per la povertà', in: Storia della spiritualità francescana, I: secoli XIII-XVI, ed. M. Bartoli, W. Block & A. Mastromatteo (Bologna: Edizione Dehoniane, 2017), 379-391.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Michael de Carcanis de Mediolano (Michele Carcano, 1427-1484)

OFMObs. Born in Milan from a noble family. Took the habit around 1442 in the Santa Croce de Como convent after substantial literary studies. Apparently received a thorough training in moral theology. In 1449, he took part in the general chapter of the Cismontan Observants. Was ordained priest, and travelled to Rome (1450), where he assisted in the canonisation procedures of Bernardine of Siena. >From 1453 onwards, Michael can be found in Milan and the neighbouring region, where he is active as Lenten preacher. In the next thirty years, Michael is active as preacher in the Italian peninsula, the quality of which caused Bernardino da Feltre to call him ‘alter sanctus apostolus Paulus et Christi Tuba’. Some of his Lenten preaching cycles have been charted in the sources (a.o. Milan, 1460; Perugia, 1462; Bologna, 1464; Florence, 1467; Siena , 1468; Padua, 1469; Milan, 1471; L’Aquila, 1472; Bologna, 1473; Crema, 1479; Lodi, 1484). Also active as founder of various Montes Pietatis (a.o. Perugia, 1462. Cf. BF New Series III, n. 133), and of several hospitals (a.o. Milan, 1456; Como 1468). In between his homiletic journeys, Michael fulfilled several functions for the Observants (a.o. visitator of the Austrian, Polish, and Bohemian provinces, provincial vicar of the Lombary province (1475, 1477, 1479-1482). Very pronounced anti-judaic preacher. Connected the Jews with usury, and played a large role in the persecution of Jews in the alleged case of ritual sacrefice of the child Simoncino. Michael’s extravagance eventually enticed Duke Galeazzo Maria Sforza of Milan to expell him from Milan in 1471, and again in 1475 (even though Michael apparently remained the spiritual counsellor of the Duke’s wife and his other female relatives). Late in life, pope Pius II charged him with crusade preaching missions against the Turcs (1482-1484). Fel ill during a Lenten sermon on the last judgment (Todi). Brought to the S. Giovanni Baptista monastery, where he died after 20 March 1484.

manuscripts

Confessio Generalis/Trattato della Confessione:>>?

Apostillae supra Concilium de Usuris: MS Leyden Univ. Ablaing. 33

Quadragesimale de Poenitentia/Casus Conscientiae per Totam Quadragesimam in Diebus ferialibus et Primo in Die Cinerum: Naples, Naz. VI.D.60 ff. 1a-197d; VII.E.25 ff. 1r-165v; VIII.A.15 ff. 3r-81v; Pavia, Univ. Aldini 62 ff. 258-289 [treatment of 111 ‘cases’ in the form of sermons; dealing especially with female vanity, usury, vices of commerce and trade. Cf. P.M. Sevesi, ‘I ‘Sermones’ ed i ‘Casus conscientiae’ del B. Michele Carcano’, Studi Francescani 28 (1931), 331-332; Studi Francescani 28 (1931), 320-342; AFH 4 (1911), 479-482

Quadragesimale de Fide et de Articulis Fidei: Oxford, Bodl. Add. A. 282 (15th cent.); Milan, Ambrosiana L.65; Padua, Univ. 530; Mantua Bib. Comunale G.II.22 [160 sermons]

Sermonarium per Adventum et Quadragesima: Naples, Naz. 644 ff. XIV.E.27 ff. 1a-139ab

Sermones: Naples, Naz. V.H. 67 ff. 146-164; V.H.379 ff. 1-7 (=sermo 92 de peccato); VI.F.12 ff. 6r-9r; VII.D.22 [=Sermones de Inferno] (see Cenci, Napoli, I, 446ff); Padua, Sacro Conv. 393 (second half 15th cent.)

editions

Sermonarium Triplicatum, scilicet per Adventum et per Duas Quadragesimales de Peccatis Capitalibus (Venice: Franciscus de Hailbrum & Nicolaus de Frankfordia, 1476/Basel, 1479/Venice, 1487) [150 sermons]

Quadragesimale seu Sermonarium duplicatum scilicet per Adventum et Quadragesimam de Poenitentia et eius Partibus/Quadragesimale de Poenitentia(Venice, 1487/Venice, 1496) [92 sermons that amount to a systhematic treatment of penitence. Cf. Roberto Rusconi, ‘Michele Carcano da Milano e le caratteristiche della sua predicazione’, Picenum Seraphicum 10 (1973), 196-218]

Sermones Quadragesimales de Decem Preceptis (Venice: Joh. & Greg. De Gregoriis, 1492) [77 sermons. For other editions, see also Zawart]

Sermones de Virtutibus/Sermonarium de Commendatione Virtutum et Reprobatione Vitiorum (Milan: Uldericus Scinzenzeler, 1495) [72 sermons on the virtues and vices. Cf. AFH 63 (1970), 140-141]

Trattato della Confessione/Confessionale Generale (Venice, 1484/Milan, 1529)

Apostillae supra Concilium de Usuris Angeli de Castro, ed. P.C. Boeren, AFH 63 (1970), 174-180.

Sermones de Variis Argumentis et Liber de Fide Christiana (Basel, 1479)

Sermones de Quatuor Novissimis (Cologne, 1492)

Cinque Prediche di Bernardino da Feltre e Michele da Milano, ed. M. da Civezza (Prato, 1896)

Un sermone inedito del B. Michele Carcano su S. Bernardino da Siena, ed. P. Maria Sevesi, Collectanea Franciscana2 (1932), 377-398. See also Paolo Sevesi, ‘Un sermone inedito del B. Michele Carcano su S. Bernardino da Siena’, Studi Francescani, 3rd ser. 3 (1931), 69-92.

Litterae, ed. P.M. Sevesi, AFH 33 (1940), 385-390 [letters to the duchess Bianca Maria Visconti and the bishop of Trente Johan Hinderbach, related to the anti-semitic inquiries after the death of Simoncino]

literature

Wadding, >>; Sbaralea, Supplementum II,253-254; Zawart, 293; P. Sevesi, `Il beato Michele Carcano da Milano O.F.M.’, AFH, 3 (1910), 448-63; 633-63; AFH, 4 (1911), 24-29; 456-481; AFH 16 (1923), 260-262; AFH 33 (1940) 366-408; AFH 34 (1941), 95-114; Paolo Maria Sevesi, `Il beato Michele da Carcano da Milano, O.F.M’, Archivum Franciscanum Historicum 3 (1910), 448-463, 633-663; Paolo Maria Sevesi, `Il B. Michele Carcano da Milano, O.F.M’, Archivum Franciscanum Historicum 4 (1911), 24-49, 456-481; Paolo Maria Sevesi, `B. Michele Carcano da Milano, O.F.M.’, Archivum Franciscanum Historicum 16 (1923), 260-262; Paolo Maria Sevesi, `Un sermone inedito del b. Michele Carcano su s. Bernardino da Siena’, Studi Francescani 28 (1931), 69-92; Paolo Maria Sevesi, `Il sermone inedito del b. Michele Carcano sul serafico san Francesco d'Assisi’, Studi Francescani 29 (1932), 320-342; Paolo Maria Sevesi, `Un sermone inedito del b. Michele Carcano su s. Bernardino da Siena’, Collectanea Franciscana 2 (1932), 377-398; Paolo Maria Sevesi, `Beato Michele Carcano, O.F.M. Obs, 1427-1484. Documenti inediti’, Archivum Franciscanum Historicum 33 (1940), 366-408; Paolo Maria Sevesi, `Beato Michele Carcano, O.F.M. Obs, 1427-1484. Documenti inediti’, Archivum Franciscanum Historicum 34 (1941), 95-114; Paolo Maria Sevesi, `Alcuni scritti del b. Michele Carcano e di s. Bernardino da Siena in un nuovo Codice dell'Ambrosiana’, Studi Francescani 41 (1944), 161-166; John M. Lenhart, `Tedaldo de Casa of Mugello, Copyist of Manuscripts: Antonio da Rho (+c. 1450), humanist; Friar Peter of Aragona and Armenian moral theology; Francis Lichetto's printing establishment at Salo in 1517; Friar Michael de Carcano's "Confessional" in a Croatian edition of 1496’, Franciscan Studies New Ser. 6 (1946), 108-111; Paolo Maria Sevesi, `Il B. Michele Carcano e il Consorzio della Carità di Milano’, Archivum Franciscanum Historicum 46 (1953), 251-278 [contains also partial editions and a first lengthy analysis of Michael’s literary production); P. Valugani, Il Beato Michele Carcano da Milano (Milan, 1950); Giacinto Pagnani, ‘Un discorso in lode di S. Bernardino recitato da Roberto Caracciolo, falsamente attribuito al B. Michele Carcano’, Archivum Franciscanum Historicum 47 (1954), 203-207; Alberto Ghinato, ‘Ebrei e predicatori francescani a Verona nel sec. xv’, AFH 50 (1957), 240-243; W.P. Eckert, ‘Aus den Akten des Trienter Judenprozesses’, Judentum im Mittelalter (Berlin, 1966), 233-266; A. Caretta, ‘Del B. Michele Carcano’, Archivio storico Lodigiano 2nd series 16 (1968), 175-181; Petrus Cornelis Boeren, ‘Les "Apostillae" de Michel Carcano de Milan, O.F.M., au "Consilium de usuris" d'Ange de Castro’, Archivum Franciscanum Historicum 63 (1970), 174-180; C. Mesini, ‘L’opera del B. Michele Carcano nel concentramento ospedaliero Piacentino (1471-1472)’,in: Cinque secoli di storia ospedaliera (Plaisance, 1973), 209-223; Roberto Rusconi, `M. Carcano da Milano e le carateristiche della sua predicazione’, Picenum Seraphicum, 10 (1973), 196-218; T. Lombardi, I Francescani a Ferrara (Bologna, 1975) V, 119-120; Roberto Rusconi, 'Carcano, Michele', Dizionario biografico degli italiani XIX (1976), 742-744; A. Calufetti, ‘I vicari provinciali dei Frati Minori (…) di Milano (1418-1517)’, AFH 72 (1979); DSpirX, 1174-1176; Alle origini dei Monti di Pietà. I francescani tra etica ed economia nella società del tardo Medioevo: Studi in occasione delle celebrazioni nel V centenario della morte del B. Michele Carcano (1427-1484) fondatore del Monte di Pietà di Bologna (Bologna, 1984); Rosa Maria Dessì, ``Quanto di poi abia a bastare il mondo...'. Apocalittica e penitenza nelle reportationes dei sermoni di Michele Carcano da Milano (Firenze, 1461-66)', Florensia 3-4 (1989/90), 71-90; Rosa Maria Dessi,`Entre prédication et réception. Les thèmes eschatologiques dans les `reportationes' des sermons de Michele Carcano de Milano', Mélanges de l'Ecole française de Rome. Moyen Âge 102:2 (1990), 457-479; Roberto Cobianchi, ‘Osservazioni e aggiunte al corpus iconografico del beato Michele Carcano da Milano - predicatore dell'Osservanza francescana’, Ikon 3 (2010), 229-238; Rosa Maria Dessi, ‘Usura, Caritas e Monti di Pietà. Le prediche antiusurarie e antiebraiche di Marco da Bologna e di Michele Carcano’, in: I frati osservanti e la società in Italia nel secolo XV. Atti del XL Convegno internazionale (Assisi - Perugia, 11-13 ottobre 2012) (Spoleto: CISAM, 2013).

 

 

 

 

Michael de Cessena (Michele da Cesena, d. 1342)

Franciscan Theologian, active in Paris and Naples. Became minister general in 1316. Was severe against the more extremist spiritual Franciscans of the Provence, but embraced the absolute poverty of Christ doctrine on the general chapter of Perugia (1322), which thereafter became the official poverty doctrine of the order. This lead to conflicts with pope John XXII, who denounced the poverty of Christ in an official paapal bul. Michael of Cesena asked to appear in Avignon to defend himself (and the order), but he finally fled from Avignon (1228) with other friars (William of Ockham, Bonegratia of Bergamo et.al.), to find refuge at the court of the emperor Louis of Bavaria, who was in conflict with the pope over Italy. Michael was deposed as leader of the order by pope John XXII in 1328. He remained active at the court of Louis of Bavaria in Munich, and wrote several treatises against pope John and his views on poverty and papal power. Michael also pleaded for a general council.>>>>>

manuscripts

De paupertate & Appellationes: Vat.Lat., 4008, 4009, 4010, 4128 (see Etzkorn, IVF, 57ff> manuscripts contain several other documents concerning the poverty crisis. At present these are being edited by D. Flood. See also under Nicolaus Minorita)

Appelatio Monacensis: F. Accrocca, `Estratti dell’Appellatio Monacensis’, Archivum Historiae Pontificae, 32 (1994), 329-341.

>Sermones de S. & de T.:>>? [Fabricius, I., 319; Wadding, 174; Zawart, 288]

editions

comm on Psalm 50: Muratori, Rerum Italicarum Scriptores (Milan, 1734), 513-528.

Appellatio Pisana, ed. in Nicolaus Minorita, Chronica. Documentation on Pope John XXII, Michael of Cesena and the Poverty of Christ, ed. G. Gál & D. Flood (New York, 1997), 624-866.

literature

Armando Carlini, `Della ritrattazione di fra Michele da Cesena e del falso "Miserere" edito sotto il suo nome nella Raccolta Muratoriana', Archivio Muratoriano 1, 1:12 (1913), 233-274; AFH8 (1915), 672-675; AFH 9 (1916), 134-183; AFH 10 (1917), 239; Stegmüller, Repertorium Biblicum, III, 5617-5620>> Lambert!>>; LMA, VI, 603f; Carlo Dolcini, Il pensiero politico di Michele da Cesena 1328-1338 (Faenza, 1977); Carlo Dolcini, `Strutturalismo ed ecclesiologia in un libro su Michele da Cesena. Risposta a un recensore', Bullettino dell'Istituto Storico Italiano per il Medio Evo 90 (1982/83), 295-302; A. Tabarroni, Paupartas Christi et Apostolorum. L'ideale francescano in discussione (Rome, 1990); Susanne Stracke-Neumann, `Michael von Cesena (1342)', Biographisch-bibliographisches Kirchenlexikon V (1993), 1453-1456; Giulia Barone, `Michael von Cesena OFM († 1342)', Lexikon des Mittelalters VI (1993), 603-604; Jürgen Miethke, `Michael von Cesena, Generalminister des Franziskanerordens, * Ficchio bei Cesena, † 29.11.1342 München', Neue Deutsche Biographie XVII (1994), 419-421; Chr. Flüeler, ‘Eine unbekannte Streitschrift aus dem Kreis der Münchner Franziskaner gegen Papst Johannes XXII’, AFH 88 (1995), 497-514; U. Horst, Evangelische Armut und päpstliche Lehramt (1996); LThK, VII3, 233; Religion in Geschichte und Gegenwart V4, 1205; Enrico Zimei, `Il codice XXI della biblioteca conventuale di Capestrano e l'appello monacense di Michele da Cesena [26 marzo 1330]', in: S. Giovanni da Capestrano: un bilancio storiografico (1999), 81-145; Carlo Colcini, 'Nuove ipotesi e scoperte su Dante, Marsilio e Michele da Cesena. Il nodo degli anni 1324 e 1330', in: Etica e politica. Le teorie dei frati mendicanti nel due e trecento; atti del XXVI Convegno Internazionale, Assisi, 15-17 ottobre 1998, Atti dei Convegni della Società internazionale di studi francescani e del Centro interuniversitario di studi francescani, Nova Seria, 9 (Spoleto: CISAM, 1999), 279-297; Michael F. Cusato, 'Michael of Cesena (c. 1280-1342)', Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages II (2000), 949; Volker Leppin, 'Michael von Cesena', Die Religion in Geschichte und Gegenwart, 4th Ed. V (2002), 1205; David Burr, The Spiritual Franciscans: From Protest to Persecution in the Century after Saint Francis (2003), passim; Roberto Lambertini, ‘Das Geld und sein Gebrauch. ‘Pecunia’ im Streit zwischen Michael von Cesena und Papst Johannes XXII’, in: Geld im Mittelalter, ed. Klaus Grubmüller & Markus Stock (Darmstadt: WBG, 2005), 216-243; Stefano Simoncini, 'Fra Michele da Calci tra Angelo Clareno e Michele da Cesena', Franciscana. Bollettino della Società Internazionale di Studi Francescani 8 (2006), 119-185; David Burr, 'History as Prophecy: Angelo Clareno's Chronicle as a Spiritual Franciscan Apocalypse', in: Defenders and Critics of Franciscan Life: Essays in Honor of John V. Fleming, ed. Guy Geltner & Michael F. Cusato (Leiden-Boston: Brill, 2009), 119-138; David Burr, 'Is there a Typically Spiritual Franciscan Rule Commentary?', in: La regola dei frati minori: atti del XXXVII Convegno internazionale: Assisi, 8-10 ottobre 2009 (Spoleto: CISAM, 2010), 187-212; Michael Menzelm ‘Weltstadt mit Geist?: Marsilius von Padua, Michael von Cesena, Bonagratia von Bergamo und Wilhelm von Ockham in München’, in: Bayern und Italien: Kontinuität und Wandel ihrer traditionellen Bindungen ; Vorträge der ‘Historischen Woche’ der Katholischen Akademie in Bayern vom 17. bis 20. Februar 2010 in München, ed. Hans-Michael Körner & Florian Schuller (Lindenberg, 2010), 88-102; Jonathan Robinson, ‘Property Rights in the Shift from ‘Community’ to ‘Michaelist’’, Rivista internazionale di diritto comune 22 (2011), 141-181. [considers texts from the 1310s and 1320s in order to examine how the writings of Franciscan order leaders differed from the views of post Ad conditorem Michaelists (esp. Michael of Cesena and Bonagratia of Bergamo)]; Jonathan Robinson, William of Ockham’s Early Theory of Property Rights in Context, Studies in Medieval and Reformation Traditions, 166 (Leiden-Boston: Brill, 2012) [deals with Bonagratia of Bergamo, Michael of Cesena, Francis of Marchia, and Ockham in almost equal measure]; Jonathan Robinson, ‘Innocent IV, John XXII, and the Michaelists on Corporate Poverty’, in: Poverty and Prosperity in the Middle Ages and Renaissance, ed. A. Scott and C. Kosso, Arizona Studies in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, 19 (Turnhout: Brepols, 2012), 197-224>> See also in general works by D. Burr, R. Manselli, and E. Pasztor>>

 

 

 

Michael de Dole (fl. 1620)

OFMCap

literature 

Hildebrand van Hooglede, ‘P.Michaël van Dôle’, in: Idem, Miscellanea II, 1052-1053.

 

 

 

 

Michael de Herrera (Miguel de Herrera, d. 1722?)

OFMDisc. Member of the San Diego province (Mexico).

literature

AIA28 (1968), 456-457; Manuel de Castro, Bibliografía de las bibliografias franciscanas españolas e hispanoamericanas, Publicaciones de Archivo Ibero-Americano (Madrid: Ed.Cisneros, 1982), 128 (no. 414).

 

 

 

 

Michael de Hungaria (d. 1480, Budapest)

OMObs? Or Dominican?>>>

editions

Optimus Praedicandi Modus et Extendi Diversas Materias per Colores Rhetoricales utiles et necessarias &Evagatorium (Cologne, 1499/Strasbourg, 1516) [according to Zawart no less than 16 other editions]

Sermones de Sanctis Biga Salutis Dicti/Sermones de sanctis perutiles a quodam fratre hungaro ordinis minorum de observantia comportati Biga salutis intitulati feliciter incipiunt (Hagenau, 1492/Hagenau, 1498/Hagenau: Henr. Gran, 1506)) [Sunday sermons &Sermones de S.]

Sermones Quadragesimales Biga Salutis Dicti (Hagenau: Henr. Gran, 1506).

literature

Zawart, 372; Iván Borsa, ‘Ki lehetett Michael de Hungaria?’, in: Jubileumi csokor Csapodi Csaba tiszteletére, ed. Marianne Rozsondai (Budapest: Argumentum, 2002), 59-64; John M. Frymire, The Primacy of the Postils: Catholics, Protestants, and the Dissemination of Ideas in Early Modern Germany, Studies in medieval and Reformation traditions, 147 (Leiden: Brill, 2010)..

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Michael de Kildare (early fourteenth century)

Franciscan friar of Kildare, Southern Ireland, religious author and poet. His texts are found in a collection now in the British Library. This manuscript, written in the 1320s (known as The Book of Wexford, The Book of Kildare, or The Book of Ross) by the friars of a friary in the South-Eastern part of Ireland, is mostly the product of a single hand. It contains texts ranging from religious reflections and Latin parody to devotional and satyrical poetry, a list of provinces (dated 1325), and sayings of Francis. Cotter remarks that the seize and the contents suggest its functionas a preacher's manual. (in all 31 Latin pieces, 3 French pieces, and 17 Middle English texts). The English poems as well as the so-called Poem of Friar Michael have been published. See also under Joannes Clynn.

editions

W. Heuser (ed.), Die Kildare-Gedichte: die ältesten mittelenglischen Denkmaler in Anglo-Irischer Überlieferung (Bonn, 1904; Reprint Darmstadt, 1964); The Poem of Friar Michael: Th. Kinsella (ed.), The New Oxford Book of Irish Verse (Oxford, 1986), 117-121.

literature

Thomas Jay Garbáty, 'Studies in the Franciscan "The Land of Cokaygne" in the Kildare MS', Franziskanische Studien 45 (1963), 139-153; Cotter, The Friars Minor in Ireland; M. Benskin, `The Style and Authorship of the Kildare Poems...' in: In Other Words. Transcultural Studies in Philology, Translation and Lexicography, Presented to Hans Heinrich Meier, ed. J.L. MacKenzie & R. Todd (Dordrecht, 1989), 57-75; Augustine Valkenburg, `The Kildare poems', Journal of the County Kildare Archaeological Society and surrounding districts 17 (1989/91), 30-33; Renate Haas, 'Kildare-Gedichte', in: Lexikon des Mittelalters V (1991), 1135; Karl Reich, `Satirische und politische Lyrik in der anglo-irischen Kildare-Handschrift (HS. BL Harley 913)', in: Zeitgeschehen und seine Darstellung im Mittelalter/L'actualité et sa représentation au Moyen Âge, ed. Christoph Cormeau, Studium Universale, 20 (Bonn, 1995), 173-199; Alan Fletcher, `The date of London, British Library, Harley MS 913 (the 'Kildare Poems')', Medium Aevum 79 (2010), 306-310

 

 

 

 

Michael de Medina (Miguel de Medina, 1489-1578)

Spanish friar. Theologian, humanist and poliglot. Born at Belalcázar (Cordoba). Engaged in studies of the humanities in Cordoba. Entered the Franciscan order after he had started his theoligical education as a grownup in 1509 (took the habit in the Cordoba convent of Hornachuelos, in the Los Angeles custody) . Further studies of theology at the recently founded university of Alcalá and at Toledo. Well-versed in Latin, Greek, Hebrew and Chaldaic. Obtained the doctorate in Toledo. Taught Scriptural theology at Alcala. Played a role at the council of Trent (sent out by the University of Alcalá to Trent in 1562 at request of Philip II), where he took an active part in discussions on marriage and clerical chastity, and where he received the commission to refute several protestant works. After his return, he became counsellor of the Inquisition of Toledo. Defended friar Johannes Wild against inquisitorial allegations. In 1569, he became guardian of the Toledo convent. Later, he was custos, in which quality he took part in the general chapter of Rome (1571).There he was elected general definitor. After his return from Rome, where he had pursued further anti-protestant writings, he was taken into custody by the Spanish inquisition (October 1573), which confiscated his books and found no less than 98 heretical propositions in his work. He was incarcerated and subjected to a long legal process, which lasted until shortly before his death. In prison, Miguel fell ill, and after his final conviction in Frebruary 1578, he was able to convince his superiors to have him transferred to the San Juan de Los Reyes friary in Toledo, where he died on 1 May 1578. Only after his death did Miguel receive papal absolution, and was a decrete from the Tribunal of the Holy Office declared innocent of the accusations levied against him.

Prolific author, both in Latin and in Castilian.

editions

Ejercicio de la verdadera y christiana humildad (Toledo, 1570). This work also contains a Tratado de la christiana y verdadera humildad, and a Carta en la cual se declara a quel dicho de Christo en el cap. XVIII de sant Matheo : si no os volviéredes en niños, no entrareys en el reyno de los cielos. Part of this Carta, which was addressed at Antonia Pacheco de San Francisco (Abbes of the La Conception monastery of Escalona), has been edited as Infancia espiritual, in: Misticos Franciscanos Españoles Tomo II, Biblioteca de Autores Cristianos (Madrid, 1948), 767-828.

Apologia J. Feri (Alcala, 1558) Work in defense of Johannes Wild's postills In Sacrosanctum Jesu Christi Evangelium Secundum Johannem (Mainz, 1545). A work to counter the accusations against Wild made by Domingo de Soto. This led to a long polemic with Soto.

Enarrationes Locorum ex Cap. 2 Deuteronomii (Alcala, 1560)

In Sacrosanctam Jesu Christi Secundum Joannem Evangelium Commentaria(Alcala, 1562/1567/1578/Venice, 1569)

Christiana Paraenesis sive De Recta in Deum Fide (Venice, 1564/1569)

De Sacrorum Hominum Continentia (Venice, 1569)

Disputationes de Indulgentiis adversus Nostri Temporis Haereticos (Venice, 1564) Defending Catholic indulgence ideology (including the Portiuncola indulgence) against Protestant detractions, and at the same time stating a Franciscan position with regard to the reach of papal plenitude of power as vicarius Christi, providing a more limited conception of papal absolutism (during the reign of Julius III) than several contemporary Dominicans.

Explicationes in Quartum Symboli Apostolici Articulum (Venice, 1564)

literature

Sbaralea, Supplementum II, 256-257; Vicente Beltrán de Heredia, ‘Catedráticos de sagrada escritura en la universidad de Alcalá durante el siglo XVI’, Ciencia tomista 19 (1919), 49-54; Pascual Saura Lahoz, ‘El P. Miguel de Medina y las ‘Centurias’ de Magdeburgo’, AIA 19 (1923), 75-90; Bonaventura Oromí, ‘Los franciscanos españoles en el concilio de Trento’, Verdad y Vida 15 (1946), 492-505; DSpir X, 904-905; Vicente Beltrán de Heredia, Domingo deSoto. Estudio biográfico documentado(Salamanca, 1960), 433-460; Rodríguez, ‘Autores espirituales’, Diccionario de historia eclesiástica de España(Madrid, 1972-1975) III, 524 (no. 198); José L. de Orella y Unzue, Respuestas católicas a las ‘Centurias’ de Magdeburgo, 1559-1588 (Madrid, 1976), 351-366; Manuel de Castro, Bibliografía de las bibliografias franciscanas españolas e hispanoamericanas, Publicaciones de Archivo Ibero-Americano (Madrid: Ed. Cisneros, 1982),  146-147 (no. 563); Isaac Vázquez Janeiro, ‘El teólogofray Miguel de Medina (d. 1578). En torno a su proceso inquisitorial’, in: El Franciscanismo en Andalucia. Conferencias del V Curo de Verano (…) Conferencias del VI Curso de Verano, ed. Manuel Peláez del Rosal (Córdoba: Caja Sur, 2001), 491-508.

 

 

 

 

Michael de Monsalve (Miguel de Monsalve, fl. early 17th cent.)

Franciscan author, active in Latin America

literature

B.H. Slicher van Bath, De bezinning op het verleden in Latijns Amerika 1493-1820. Auteurs, verhalen en lezers (Groningen, 1998), passim

 

 

 

 

Michael de Neapoli (Miguel de Nápoles, c. 1580)

OFMCap. Exegete

editions

In Prophetas Majores>>

 

 

 

 

Michael de Oerderen>>

>>OFM?> Sermo de Unione Animaecum Deo [Dutch!]: Brussels, Koninkl.Bibl. 11151-11155 ff. 198v-205v

 

 

 

 

Michael de Platia [Michele da Piazza] (2nd half 14th cent.)

Italian friar, author of the Continuatio historiae Siculae Nicolai Specialis, dealing with the years between 1337 and 1361 (MS Biblioteca Palermitana Qq F.8). It is just a continuation of the chronicle by Nicolaus Specialis.

editions

Bibliotheca scriptorum aragonensium, Vol. I, ed.Rosarius Gregorio (Palermo, 1792)

literature

Sbaralea, Supplementum. II. 258; S.T. Bozzo, 'Un errore di data e la Cronica di fra Michele da Piazza pubblicato dal Gregorio.' Archivo Storico Siciliano. Nuova Serie. I (1876) 259-275; S. Tramontana, Michele da Piazza e il potere baronale in Sicilia, Messina-Florence, 1963, pp. 42-60; G. Rossi, I manoscritti della biblioteca communale di Palermo, I, Palermo 1863, 243.

 

 

 

 

Michael de Salas (Miguel de Salas, fl. later 17th cent.)

OFM. Preacher in the Aragon province.

literature

AIA 15 (1955), 427-428; Manuel de Castro, Bibliografía de las bibliografias franciscanas españolas e hispanoamericanas, Publicaciones de Archivo Ibero-Americano (Madrid: Ed. Cisneros, 1982), 176 (no. 763).

 

 

 

 

Michael de Villaverde (Miguel de Villaverde, fl. mid 17th cent.)

OFM. Member of the Valencia province.

literature

AIA 21 (1924), 408-409; AIA 27 (1927), 133; AIA 20 (1960), 132; Manuel de Castro,Bibliografía de las bibliografias franciscanas españolas e hispanoamericanas, Publicaciones de Archivo Ibero-Americano (Madrid: Ed. Cisneros, 1982), 118 (no. 334).

 

 

 

 

Michael Fanalis (Miguel Fanals/Fenals, fl. late 15th cent.)

Observant friar from Mallorca. Especially known for his visitation visits of female religious houses in Catalonia between 1493 and 1495, on behalf of Cardinal Cisneros, and in the company of Juan Daza, dean of the church of Jaen. In several instances, especially with regard to the visitations of the Barcelona Clarissan monasteries of San Antonio y Santa Clara and Santa Maria de Pedralbes, these visits and the imposed regulations led to fierce resistance and enduring conflicts with the abbesses and the nuns of said communities. Daza and Fenals produced a set of Observant constitutions for these and other houses of religious women (in part based on Colettine regulatory texts), which has been published by Azcona (see below). In 1505, in the context of another visitation/reform attempt of the Santa Clara de Alcudia monastery, Fenals tried to breach the enclosure to take the abbess Leonor Serra de Menorca in custody for her transgressions and bad management of the monastic patrimony.

editions

Constitutiones/Exemplum sive acta visitationis quorundam Sacrarum Deo virginum monasteriorum, in Dioecesibus Tarraconensi, Barchinonensi, Gerundensi, Elnensi, Urgellensi, Vicensi et Dertusensi, edited in Tarsicio de Azcona, 'Reforma de las Clarisas de Cataluña en tiempo de los Reyes Catolicos', Collectanea Franciscana 27 (1957), 5–51 (esp. 31–51).

literature

Biblioteca de Autores Baleares, ed. Joaquin María Bover (Palma: P.J. Gelabert, 1868) I, 269 (no. 397); Roest, Order and Disorder, 205-207.

 

 

 

 

Michael Gadea (Miguel Gadea, fl. c. 1800)

OFM. Member of the Valencia province.

literature

AIA 21 (1924), 408-409; AIA 27 (1927), 133; AIA 20 (1960), 132; Manuel de Castro, Bibliografía de las bibliografias franciscanas españolas e hispanoamericanas, Publicaciones de Archivo Ibero-Americano (Madrid: Ed. Cisneros, 1982), 118 (no. 334).

 

 

 

 

Michael Garcia (Miguel Garcia, fl. early 18th cent.)

OFM. Castilian friar.

literature

AIA26 (1926), 192-193; Manuel de Castro, Bibliografía de las bibliografias franciscanas españolas e hispanoamericanas, Publicaciones de Archivo Ibero-Americano (Madrid: Ed. Cisneros, 1982), 119 (no. 344).

 

 

 

 

Michael Hieronymus Terrero (Miguel Jerónimo Terrero, d. 1750)

OFM. Friar from the Andalusia province.

literature

AIA 21 (1924), 92-94; Manuel de Castro, Bibliografía de las bibliografias franciscanas españolas e hispanoamericanas, Publicaciones de Archivo Ibero-Americano (Madrid: Ed. Cisneros, 1982), 183 (no. 819).

 

 

 

 

Michael Hillebrant (d. 1550)

OFMObs. Polish Bernardinian Franciscan. Born in a rich Silesian family in Swidnica. After his entrance in the order, he began his lectorate studies at the University of Frankfurt an der Oder. In 1523, he became guardian of the Nyssa friary. In that function, he opposed the decision of the Franciscan general chapter to divide the Silesian province and attach part of it to the Bohemian province. Hillebrant’s opposition lead to his temporary excommunication by the Bohemian provincial minister. Thereafter, Hillebrant went back to Swidnica and took up again his studies. In 1525, he reached the baccalaureate in theology. After some teaching and study assignments in Swidnica, he became guardian there, and also embarked on a preaching career, gaining a name for himself as a staunch defender of Catholicism against different Protestant factions. In 1541, Hillebrant left Swidnica for the Saint Bernardine of Siena friary in Cracow, where he continued his studies and preached to the German speaking population of the town. In this period, helped by the financial support of bishop Friedrich Nausei of Vienna, Hillebrant began to publish some of his polemical works. In 1545, called upon by the bishop of Wroclav (Breslau), Balthasar of Promnica, Hillebrant went back to Silesia to preach and write against Lutheran Protestantism (alongside of Antonín of Wroclaw and Eusebius of Mezirici, at a time when the Franciscan order in these areas was suffering itself from major defections to Lutheranism). In Wroclaw, he preached at the Cathedral, and after 1548, he also preached regularly at the collegial church of Glogów, where he died on 8 March 1550. Twelve of his works have been published during or shortly after his lifetime. Most of these are works with a polemical import (esp. directed against Alojzy Mojban, a Protestant reformer active in the Wroclaw region).

editions

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literature

J. Soffner, Der Minorit Fr. Michael Hillebrant aus Schweidnitz (Breslau, 1885); H. Wyczawski, ‘Hillebrant, Michael’, in: Slownik polskich pisarzy franciskanskich (Warchaw, 1981), 174-175; Slownik polskich teologów katolich (Warchaw, 1982) II, 49-50; H. Gapski, ‘Hillebrant’, DHGE XXIV, 543-544. For additional context, see also Petr. Hlavácek, ‘Bohemian Franciscans Between Orthodoxy and Nonconformity at the Turn of the Middle Ages’, Bohemian Reformation and Religious Practice 5,1 (2004 for 2002), 167-189. Also available on-line (http://www.brrp.org/proceedings/brrp5a/hlavacek.pdf). Hillebrant is mentioned on p. 187.

 

 

 

 

Michael Landívar Caballero (fl. first half 18th cent.)

OFM. Member of the Castilia province.

literature

AIA 8 (1917), 111; Manuel de Castro, Bibliografía de las bibliografias franciscanas españolas e hispanoamericanas, Publicaciones de Archivo Ibero-Americano (Madrid: Ed. Cisneros, 1982), 136 (no. 479).

 

 

 

 

Michael Menot (`Lingua Aurea’/Os aureum, ca. 1440- 1518, Chartres)

OMConv. Famous preacher, also because of his insertion of burleque elements. Probably born in Beauce. Studied theology at Orleans (lectorate course) and Paris (degree course). Made a pilgrimage to Saint-Maximin (Provence), and probably travelled to Italy as well. After his return, he became regent master of the Franciscan Studium Generale at the University of Paris. Subsequently guardian of the Chartres convent (1514), where he supervised building activities and died on 30 December 1518. Throughout his career, he was an important homiletic practitioner, as prestigious as his fellow Franciscan Olivier Maillard. Michel Menot preached in parish churches, but also at gatherings of students, clerics, and Franciscan friars. Three of his sermon collections were published after his death, namely a renowned Quadragesimale held at Tours (1508), and two Quadragesimale series held at Paris (1517 and 1518). Hugue Dedieu, ‘Menot (Michel)’, DSpir X, 1027 states: ‘Le texte latin de Menot est farci de mots, de locutions, de phrases en français; le philologue est intéressé par le vocabulaire, les exempla, les proverbes populaires et même certains paragraphes entièrement en français.’ Michel probably preached in French, and subsequently edited his sermons in Latin, so that they could function as exemplary sermons and reading texts for other homiletic practitioners. He made abundant use of legends, histories, moral stories, and popular literary works. He was most concerned with moral Christian reform (like other important preachers of the period), but also put much emphasis on basic penitential and doctrinal matters (taking his cues from a wide range of patristic literature (Augustine, John Chrysosthomos, Gregory the Great), theological authorities of the Via Antiqua (Bernard of Clairveaux, Bonaventure, Aquinas, Scotus), alongside of the Scriptures), with due attention to virtues and vices/sins, the importance of conversion and contriton (for instance in his famous sermons on Mary Magdalen), the functions of charity, the suffering of Christ, the last judgment, the devotion due to saints (such as Joseph). Hervé Martin (1986), 254-255 states: ‘Aux jeux de Michel Menot, la prédication est indispensable pour tracer aux fidèles la voie du salut et pour leur donner la force de résister à la tentation: ‘Si etiam predicatio tollatur, quid faciet populus simplex qui nesciet tunc quid faciendum pro salute anime sue, quid fugiendum? Non habebit notitiam neque de paradisio neque de inferno […]. Parva puella stans in camera tentatur a diabolo de peccato carnis. Sed nunc quo gladio, quo baculo poterit inimico resistere, nisi verbo Dei?’ [reference to Sermons choisis de Michel Menot, 266]. Ce besoin se fait surtout sentir dans les villes, où se commettent les péchés les plus énormes, ces villes où Dieu a naguères envoyé ses prophètes, Jonas à Ninive, Paul à Rome. Le prédicateur, selon le gardien du couvent de Chartres, ne doit pas chercher à flatter ni à distraire son public, mais il doit le fustiger sans relâche. Animositas in exhortando, Authoritas in corrigendo, Asperitas in reprehendendo sont les trois maximes aux quelles tout orateur doit se plier.’

editions

Perpulchra Epistolarum Quadragesimalium Expositio/Sermones Quadragesimales Parisiis/Fratris Michaelis menoti zelantissimi predicatoris ac sacre theologiae professoris ordinis minorum sermones quadragesimales una cum nonnullis aliis tractatibus hic colentis(Paris: Jan Petit, 1519/1526 & Paris: J. Petit, 1530) [Contains two series of (respectively 45 and 44) sermons held during Lent 1517 and Lent 1518 at the Grand Couvent des Cordeliers. The 1519 edition, which is also available via Google Books, includes additional treatises (such as the Tractatus in quo tractatur perbelle de federe et pace indeunda)According to Zawart, there followed several later editions]

Sermones Quadragesimales Turonis Declamati (Paris: C. Chevallon, 1519/1526?). [Collection of 55 Lenten sermons preached at Tours in 1508]

Sermones Quadragesimales ab ipso olim Parisiis Declamati (Paris: C. Chevallon, 1526).

Sermons choisis de Michel Menot (1508-1518), ed. J. Nève (Paris, 1924) [Important new edition with introduction and annotation of many sermons taken from the cycles held at Tours and Paris. Cf. Revue d’histoire franciscaine 1 (1924), 521-527; Études franciscaines 37 (1925), 103-104]

Sermons de fr. Michel Menot sur la Madeleine, avec une notice et des notes, ed. J. Labouderie (Paris, 1832) [Selection of Menot’s Magdalena sermons derived from several sources]

Sermon sur l'Enfant prodigue, studied and edited in: Dorothée Werner, Le sermon sur l'Enfant prodigue de Michel Menot (1520). Introduction, édition critique, étude lexicologique, Beihefte zur Zeitschrift für romanische Philologie, 227 (Tübingen: Niemeyer/Walter de Gruyter, 1989).

literature

Ch. Labitte, ‘Prédicateurs grotesques du 16e siècle. Michel Menot’, Revue de Paris8 (1838), 120-141; Armand Gasté, Michel Menot. En quelle langue a-t -il prêché? - Son genre d'éloquence. - Essai de restitution, en français du commencement du XVIe siècle, des sermons "sur l'Enfant prodigue" et "sur la Madeleine", Mémoires de l'Académie des Sciences Arts et Belles-Lettres de Caen (Caen, 1897); Zawart, 305-306; É. Gilson, `Michel Menot et la technique du sermon médiéval' Revue d'histoire franciscaine, 2 (1925), 301-350; J.-T. Welter, L’exemplum dans la littérature religieuse (Paris, 1927), 413; F. de Sessavale, Histoire générale de l'ordre de S. François, II (Paris, 1937), 157-167; M. Piton, `L'idéal épiscopal selon les prédicateurs franciscains de la fin du 15e siècle', Revue d’Histoire Ecclesiastique 61 (1966), 86-102, 394-400; Jean Larmat, 'L'Image de la societe française au début du XVIe siècle dans les sermons de Michel Menot', in: Études de philologie romane et histoire littéraire offertes à Jules Horrent (Liège, 1980), 715-725; Hervé Martin, ‘Les prédicateurs franciscains dans les provinces septentrionales de la France au XVe siècle’, in: I frati minori tra ‘400 e ‘500, Atti del XII Convegno Internazionale Assisi, 18-19-20 ottobre 1984 (Assisi, 1986), 254-255; Hugues Dedieu, DictSpir, X, 1027-1028; Martin, Métier du prédicateur (Paris, 1988), 227, 603 & passim; LThK, VII (3rd ed.), 103; Dorothée Werner, Le sermon sur l'Enfant prodigue de Michel Menot (1520): introduction, édition critique, étude lexicologique (Tübingen, 1989); Manfred Bambeck, 'Michel Menot oder zur Geschichte der Signifikanz des Naturlautes von Frosch und Rabe', in: Wiesel und Werwolf: Typologische Streifzüge durch das romanische Mittelalter und die Renaissance, ed. Manfred Bambeck et al. (Stuttgart, 1990), 278-289; Larissa Taylor, Soldiers of Christ: Preaching in Late Medieval and Reformation France (Oxford: OUP, 1992), passim; Brigitte Terrasson, 'Mujeres e incitación al pecado. Extractos de sermones de tres predicadores franceses: Oliver Maillard, Michel Menot y Guillaume Pepin (finales siglo XV)', Arenal 9 (2002), 395-411; Pietro Delcorno, In the Mirror of the Prodigal Son: The Pastoral Uses of a Biblical Narrative (ca. 1200-1550), PhD Thesis Radboud University (Nijmegen: Bookbuilders, 2015), 445-450.

 

 

 

 

Michael Molina (Miguel Molina, fl. mid 17th cent.)

OFM. Member of the Granada province. Poet.

literature

AIA15 (1955), 349; Manuel de Castro, Bibliografía de las bibliografias franciscanas españolas e hispanoamericanas, Publicaciones de Archivo Ibero-Americano (Madrid: Ed. Cisneros, 1982), 149 (no. 582).

 

 

 

 

Michael Monachus (Michel le Moin, fl. first half 14th cent.)

Franciscan inquisitor, active in the Languedoc and Italy.

manuscripts/editions

Sermo generalis (On the condemnation of the four Spirituals at Marseilles). This text is currently being edited by Sylvain Piron.

 

 

 

 

Michael O'Cleirigh, see also under Franciscus O' Mahony

Irish friar. See also under Joannes Clynn

editions

Annala Rioghachta Eireann: Annals of the Kingdom of Ireland by the Four Masters from the Earliest Period to the Year 1616, ed. & transl. John O'Donovan, 7 vols (Dublin, 1851; Reprint Birmingham, Alabama, 1966)

literature

Cotter, The Friars Minor in Ireland;

 

 

 

 

Michael Ordoñez (Miguel Ordóñez, fl. early 18th cent.)

OFM. Provincial minister of the Santiago province betwween 1710-1713.

literature

AIA12 (1919), 431; AIA 29 (1969), 399-410; Manuel de Castro,Bibliografía de las bibliografias franciscanas españolas e hispanoamericanas, Publicaciones de Archivo Ibero-Americano (Madrid: Ed. Cisneros, 1982), 156 (no. 634).

 

 

 

 

Michael Raenerii de Perusio (fl. 14th cent.)

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manuscripts

Sermones [ca. 1345]: Bibl. D.D. Mathaei Campori Marquis de Modena, 73

 

 

 

 

Michael Servius (Miguel Serviá. Fl. 16th cent.)

Friar from Mallorca. Master of theology and provincial of the Mallorcan province (1567). Confessor of Don Juan, whom he accompanied during the battle of Lepanto. Died at Palermo in 1574. Wrote a Relación

editions

Colección de documentos inéditos para la historia de España 11 (Madrid, 1847), 360f; Isaac Vázquez Janeiro, ‘Repertorio de franciscanos españoles graduados en teología durante la edad media. I’, Repertorio de Historia de las Ciencias Eclesiasticas en España 7 (Siglos III-XVI) (Salamanca, 1979), 439 (no. 174).

 

 

 

 

Michael Victoriano (Miguel Victoriano, fl. early 17th cent.)

OFM. Scotist theologian from the Andalusia province.

literature

AIA 21 (1924), 332-333; Manuel de Castro, Bibliografía de las bibliografias franciscanas españolas e hispanoamericanas, Publicaciones de Archivo Ibero-Americano (Madrid: Ed. Cisneros, 1982), 190 (no. 867).

 

 

 

 

Mikolaj Laurinowicz (d. 1651)

OFMConv. Polish friar.

literature

Roman Aleksander Soczewka, ‘Larynowicz, Laurinowicz, Mikolaj, OFMConv’, Encyclopedia Katolicka XI, 433.

 

 

 

 

Modestus de Roviano (Modesto da Roviano, 1580-1654)

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literature

R. Cordovanni, Fra’ Modesto da Roviano. Vita ed opere di un eretico e santo mancato? (Roviano-Rome, 2001);Rinaldo Cordovani, ‘Modesto da Roviano (1580-1654), un uomo di straordinarie virtù’, Aequa 9 (April 2002), >>>>

 

 

 

 

Modestus Gavazzi (Modesto Gavazzi, d. 1657)

OFMConv. Italian friar from Ferrara. Nephew of the Conventual friar and bishop of Alifa of the same name. The younger nephew became a theologian of renown and fulfilled several high offices in the order (general procurator and consultant of the Sacrum Officium a.o. in the case against Jansenius). Eventually, he became bishop of Chieti (19 february 1657), only to die 15 days after his official appointment. Published several theological works.

editions

De macula peccati (Bologna, 1642).

De venerabili Eucharistiae sacramento et missae sacrificio, disputationes theologicae ad mentem Scoti (Rome, 1656).

Opuscula (Rome, 1656). This contains a work De Distinctione Spiritus Sancti a Filio si ab eo non procederet,an Epistola D. Anselmi de Processione Spiritus Sancti contra Graecos, and a treatise De Subsistentia.

De Incarnatione>>?

literature

Sbaralea, Supplementum II, 260; Eubel, Hierarchia IV, 332; DHGEXX, 136-137.

 

 

 

 

 

Monaldus (d. ca.1340)

>>>Defender of the immaculate conception

manuscripts

Homiliae et Sermones de BMV:>>? [AFH, 1908, 231f; Zawart, 290]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monaldus Beneventanus (first half 14th cent.)

>>Dicta de Paupertate Christi: Vat.Lat. 3740 (14th cent.) [Etzkorn, IVF, 42]

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monaldus de Iustinopoli (da Capodistria/ d. ca. 1280)

Franciscan canonist. To give his fellow friars sufficient juridical-canonical knowledge for pastoral purposes, he wrote an alfabetically organized Summa de Iure Canonico (finished before 1274).>>

manuscripts

Summa de Iure Canonico (also known as the Summa de Iure Tractans/ Summa Monaldina): a.o. Luxemburg, Public Library, 103; Bologna, Coll. Hisp. S. Clemente 66 ff. 30ra-117vb & 120vb-125va [interesting convolute ms]; Vat.Palat. Lat. 691; Naples, Naz., VI.D.65; VII.F.3; VII.F.12 [see also Cenci, Napoli, II, 1090 (for more mss and more info)]; Troyes, 1713, ff. 174ra-398rb [this manuscript is rather interesting. It contains also the Liber Sententiarum of Peter Lombard (ff. 1ra-173ra). It seems that it provides in a studium context the major texts for theology and canon law.]; London Gray’s Inn 116 (13th. Cent.)

Sermones: Madrid, Nac. 184 (caec. XIV) [Castro, Madrid, n. 22]

literature

Roberto Grison, ‘Note in margine ad un testo penitenziale francescano: la Summa confessorumdi Monaldo da Capodistria’, Venezie Francescane, n.s., 6 (1989), 335-344; Sbaralea, III, 261-2; AFH, 1 (1908), 235; AIA, 7 (1917), 314 & 13 (1920), 278 [?check]>>>; G.R. Dolezalek, `Lexique de droit (…)’, in: Les manuscrits des lexiques et glossaires de l’Antiquité à la fin du Moyen Age, ed. J. Hamesse, Textes et études du Moyen Age, 4 (Louvain-la-Neuve – Turnhout, 1996), 372

 

 

 

Monaldus Monaldeschi (d. 1322)

Bishop of Melfi>>>

manuscripts

Dicta de Paupertate: Vat.Lat., 3740 f. 78rb

Sermones Varii:>>?

Summa:>>? [conflation with M. de Iustinopoli?]

literature

Zawart, 290

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Müller, Berard (18th century)

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editions

Chronica de Ortu et Progressu Almae Provinciae Argentinensis quae per Superiorem Germaniam Sacra est B. Elisabeth FF. Minorum Conventualium in Duas Partas Divisas et Scripta (1703).