Guadagnolo, Filippo

Guadagnolo, Filippo a Minorite and professor of Arabic in the college of the Sapienza at Rome, was born in 1596, and died March 27, 1656. In behalf of the Congregation de Propaganda Fidei, he translated the Bible from the Vulgate into Arabic, which was published in three volumes (Rome, 1671) a work on which he spent twenty-seven years. See Winer, Handbuch der theol. Lit. 1:58; Jocher, Allgemeines Gelehrten-Lexikon, s.v.; Toppi, Bibliotheca Neapolitana. (B.P.)

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