Hyacinthus De Janua

Hyacinthus de Janua a Capuchin monk of distinction, who flourished in the first half of the 17th century, was named after his native city, Genoa. He was general preacher of his order, and enjoyed the confidence of Maximilian to such an extent that in 1622 he was charged by Gregory XV with a special commission to the Spanish court lie translated Castiglio's history of the Dominican order into Italian (Palermo, 1626,2 vols. fol.). — Jocher, Allgem. Gelehrt. Lex. 2, 1795; Ranke, Hist. of the Popes, 2, 485.

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