Cattani (Da Diaccito), Francesco
Cattani (Da Diaccito), Francesco an Italian theologian and prelate, was born at Florence. He joined the Dominicans in his native place, and became canon of the cathedral there. As such he assisted at the Council of Trent, and was appointed to the bishopric of Fiesole. Aug. 15, 1570. He died Nov. 4, 1595, leaving Italian translations of St. Ambrose's Christian Ofices (Florence, 158, 4to ): —his Lexanmeron (ibid. 1560, 8vo): —Del Autorita del Papa (ibid. 1562, 8vo): Sopra la Superstitione (ibid.). See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Générale, s.v.