Kornmann, Rupert

Kornmann, Rupert a Roman Catholic priest, was born at Ingolstadt in 1759; entered the cloister of Prifling in 1776; took the vow in 1777, and was made priest in 1780. In order further to prosecute his theological studies he went to the University of Salzburg, holding at the same time the chaplaincy at Nonnenberg. In 1790 he was made abbot of the cloister of Prifling. He retired from this monastery after its secularization, and died Sept. 23,1817. Among his many writings we have Die Sibylle der Zeit, aus der Vorzeit, oderpolitische Grundsitze durch die Geschichte bewahrt, nebst einer Abhandlung iib. diepolitische Divination (Frankf. and Leipz. 1810, 2 vols. 8vo): — Sibylle der Religion aus der Welt- und A Menschen-geschichte, nebst einer Abhandluny uber die goldenes Zeitalter (Munich, 1813, 8vo) : — actchtrage zu den beiden Sibyllen (with a biography of the author, Regensburg, 1818, 8vo).-Wetzer und Welte, Kirchen-Lexikon, vol. 6:S. v.

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