Agnelli, Giuseppe, a learned Italian monk, was born at Naples in 1621, and entered the Jesuit Society in 1637. For five years he taught moral theology, afterwards was employed in preaching, and governed the colleges of Monte-Pulciano, Macerata, and Ancona. The last thirty years of his life he passed among the Society of Jesuits at Rome, where he died, Oct. 8, 1706. Among his many works, the most celebrated is II Parrochiano Istruttore (Rome, 1677, 2 vols. 4to; 1704, 6 vols. 8vo).