Catholic Encyclopedia (1913)/Nicolò Maria Antonelli

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Catholic Encyclopedia (1913), Volume 1
Nicolò Maria Antonelli

by Thomas Joseph Shahan


Cardinal, learned canonist, ecclesiastical historian, and Orientalist, b. at Sinigaglia, 8 July, 1698; d. 24 September, 1767. He wrote De Titulis Quos S. Evaristus Presbyteris Romanis Distribuit (Rome, 1725), in defence of the parochial character of the primitive Roman churches. He also edited (and defended) the commentary of St. Athanasius on the Psalms (ib., 1746), sermons of St. James of Nisibis (Armenian and Latin, ib., 1756), and under the name of Emman. de Azovedo, S.J., Vetus Missale Romanum Monasticum Lateranense (ib., 1752).

HURTER, Nomenclator, III, 100 sq.; Storia Lett. d'Italia, IX, 272-92.

THOMAS J. SHAHAN