Nicolas Papini

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Nicholas Papini (born at San Giovanni Valdarno, between Florence and Arezzo, about 1751; died at Terni, Umbria, 16 December 1834) was an Italian monk and historian.

Life[edit]

Having entered the Order of the Conventuals he taught Italian literature at Modena, was secretary of the Provincial of Tuscany, custos of the Sacred Convent of Assisi, 1800(?)-1803, a short time guardian of Dodici Apostoli at Rome, and finally named Minister General of the Conventuals 1803-09. Later on he lived at Assisi and Terni, where he is buried.

Works[edit]

His printed works are "L'Etruria Francescana o vero raccolta di notizie storiche interessanti l'Ordine de FF. Minori Conventuali di S. Francesco in Toscana", I, Siena, 1797; "Notizie sicure della monte, sepoltura, canonizzazione e traslazione di S. Francesco d'Assisi e del ritrovamento del di lui corpo", 2nd ed., Foligno, 1824; "Storia del Perdono d'Assisi con documenti e osservazioni", Florence, 1824; "La Storia di S. Francesco di Assisi, opera critica," 2 vols., Foligno, 1827.

References[edit]

  • Robinson, A Short Introduction to Franciscan Literature (New York, 1907), 19, 44
  • Sbaraleas und Papinis literarischer Nachlass in Historisches Jahrbuch, X (1889), 67-9
  • Manuale dei Novizii e Professi Chierici e Laici Minori Conventuali (Rome, 1897), 278, 342
  • Lanzi, Note e ricordi sulla Chiesa di S. Francesco in Terni in Miscellanea Francescana, IX (1902), 6-7

 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainHerbermann, Charles, ed. (1913). "Nicholas Papini". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton.