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Valesius, Dominicus


Biographical Note

Dominico Valesio was an Italian Jesuit active in Bohemia and Moravia. His life is chronicled in Matthias Tanner's Societas Jesu Apostolorum Imitatrix (1694).

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Vita R.P. Dominici Valesii mortui Crumlovii A. 1615 Feria 3. Pentecostes: manuscript

 Collection — Volume MS.2017.017
Scope and Contents

Narrative of the life of the Italian Jesuit Dominico Valesio (1581-1615).

Bound manuscript of 98 pages, the first 6 and last 7 of which are blank, writen in a humanistic script. Title in a different early hand, affixed to fourth leaf. The text is divided in 35 chapters and written in the first person by a narrator personally familiar with Valesio. Possibly written in Český Krumlov, Bohemia, where Valesio died in 1615.

Dates: not before 1615