Barbosa, Simon Vaz
Barbosa, Simon Vaz a Portuguese theologian, brother of Pedro, was born at Vimieiro in the second half of the 16th century. He accompanied his brother Agostinho to Rome, and became professor at Coimbra and canon of the collegiate church of his native place. He left Tractatus de Dignitate, Origine, et Significationibus Mysticis Ecclesiast., Graduum Officii Divini Vestium Sacerdotalium, etc. (Lyons, 1635, 8vo). See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Gen., s.v.