Catholic Encyclopedia (1913)/Atto of Pistoia

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Catholic Encyclopedia (1913), Volume 2
Atto of Pistoia

by Thomas Joseph Shahan


Born at Badajoz in Spain, 1070; died 22 May, 1155. He became Abbot of Vallombrosa, (Tuscany) in 1105, and in 1135 was made Bishop of Pistoia. He wrote lives of St. John Gualhert and St. Bernard of Vallombrosa, bishop of Parrna. In 1145 he transferred to Pistoia certain relics of St. James of Compostella. His correspondence on that occasion is found in Ughelli, "Italia sacra", VII, 296.

THOMAS J. SHAHAN