Attardi, Pietro a learned priest of the Oratory, was born at Girgenti, in Sicily, in 1645. He was a man of intense application to study, taking in other sleep than he could get with his head resting on his books. His vast abilities and learning, and extraordinary memory, caused him to be much employed by his bishop. in difficult matters. He died in 1714, leaving, among other works, Lectiones et Antiphonce SS. Graegorii et Gerlandi, Episc. Ag gigentinorum, a S. C. Rituum approbatae et laudate.