Bordonio, Giuseppe Antonio

Bordonio, Giuseppe Antonio an Italian theologian, was born at Turin, Feb. 22, 1682. He entered the Jesuit order in October, 1696, and after two years he was professor, successively, of belles-lettres at Pignerol and Genoa. — In 1703 he occupied the chair of rhetoric at Turin, and in 1708 was placed in charge of the studies of the marquis of Susa. Four years after, the marquis of Trivie, being sent as ambassador to England, took Bordonio as chaplain of the embassy. He died in 1742, leaving, Beatus Aloysius Gonza, de Parente Triumnphator, a drama in Latin verse (Pignerol, 1700): — La LigZuria in Pace, Scherzo Pastorale, etc. (Genoa, 1702): — Edduino Tragedia (Turin, 1703): — Discorsiper Esercizio della Buona forte (Venice, 3 vols., of which the first two were published in 1740, and the third in 1751). See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.

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