Barbosa (Machado), Diogo

Barbosa (Machado), Diogo a celebrated Portuguese prelate and historian, was born in Lisbon, March 31, 1682. He studied at the University of Coimbra, and in 1724 took holy orders. Four years afterwards he became abbot of St. Adrian's in Lisbon, and finally bishop of Oporto. He died in 1770. He is the author of Bibliotheca Lusitana Historica, Critica e Chronologica. Na qual se Comprehende a Noticia dos Authores Portugqtezes, e das Obras que Comptusesrto desde o Tempo da Promulgaqpo da Ley da Graca ate o Tempo Prezente (Lisbon, 1731-59, 4 vols. fol.). This is the most' important work for the Portuguese literature. A smaller work of his is Summario da Bibliotheca Lusitana (ibid. 1786-87). See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v. (B. P.)

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