Capponi (Della Porreta), Serafino Annibale
Capponi (Della Porreta), Serafino Annibale, an Italian theologian, was born at Bologna in. 1536. At the age of sixteen he took the Dominican habit, and first taught metaphysics in his native place, then theology and the sacred Scriptures at Rieti and at, Aquila. - He was appointed inspector of his order at Ferrara, but left that place in 1581 for Venice. In 1606( he returned to Bologna, and died there, Jan. 2,1614.. He wrote, Schoica super Compenaium Theologice Veritatis Alberti Magni (Venice, 1588, 590):— Eluciidtiones Formales in Summam Sancti Thomce (ibid. 1588): — Tota Theologida Sancti Thomce Aquiinatis in Comspendium Redacta (ibid. 1597):— Veritates Auree super Totam Legem Veterem, etc. (ibid. 1590): — Praeclarissima Sacporum Evangeliorum Commentaria (ibid. 1601):—Summa Totius Theologice D. Thom, cum Elucidationibus Formalibus (ibid. 1612). He left in MS. a Commentary on the Psalms, which was printed in 1692 at Bologna. Giovanni Michael published a Life of Serafino Capponi in 1615. See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.