Cornelius Sneek

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Cornelius Sneek (1455-1534)[1] was a 15th-16th century Dominican priest and a member of the Congregation of Holland.[2]

He was a student of Alanus de Rupe and wrote one of the early works on the rosary.[3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Denifle, Heinrich, Luther and Lutherdom from original sources, p. 121, retrieved 23 May 2010, as the Dominican Cornelius Sneek wrote, 1532 
  2. ^ Stories of the rose: the making of the rosary in the Middle Ages by Anne Winston-Allen 1997 ISBN page 176
  3. ^ Catholic encyclopedia


  • Karl Ernst Hermann Krause (1892), "Snêken, Cornelius van", Allgemeine Deutsche Biographie (ADB) (in German) 34, Leipzig: Duncker & Humblot, pp. 500–502 
  • Gerhard Schlegel: Sneek, Cornelius Henrici von, in: Sabine Pettke (Hg.): Biographisches Lexikon für Mecklenburg. Vol. 2, Rostock: Schmidt-Römhild 1999 (publication of the Historic Commission for Mecklenburg) ISBN 3-7950-3711-5, pp. 238-242
  • Grewolls, Grete (2011). Wer war wer in Mecklenburg und Vorpommern. Das Personenlexikon (in German). Rostock: Hinstorff Verlag. p. 9485. ISBN 978-3-356-01301-6.