Conrad of Asti
Conrad Of Asti a theologian of Piedmont, entered the Dominican order, of which he became general in 1462, in place of Martial Auribelli, whom Pope Pius II deposed. Paul II having in his turn deposed Conrad, Auribelli was restored to his position. Conrad died at Asti in 1470. His works were, Commentaria injus Canonicum: — Summa Casuum Conscientiae: — Opus Praeclarum et Laboriosum quo Dicta B. Thomae de Aquino per aiteriias Ordinavit: — Epistola Encyclica in Universus Ordinem, etc. See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.; Jocher, Allgemeines Gelehrten-Lexikon, s.v.