Clario, or Clarius Isidore

Clario, Or Clarius Isidore, a Benedictine monk, bishop, and writer, was born at the castle of Clario, near Brescia, 1495, and at an early age entered the monastery of Monte Cassino, where he studied especially the original languages of Scripture. Paul III sent him to the Council of Trent. where he greatly distinguished himself, especially in the discussions in the Vulgate. The pope made him bishop of Foligno. He died May 28, 1555. His chief literary labor was a correction of the Vulgate, with annotations (Vulgata editio V. et N.T., Venice, 1542, 1557, 1564, fol.). He asserts that he had corrected 8000 places; and his first edition (1542) was put into the Index Expurgatorius. He borrowed largely, in his notes, from Sebastian Munster (q.v.). — Hoefer, Nouvelle Biog. Generale, 9, 662; Hook, Eccl. Biog. 4, 77.

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