Mingarelli, Fernando an eminent Italian theologian, was born at Bologna in 1724. He flourished as professor of theology at the University of Malta for several years. Impaired health finally obliged his return to France. He died at Faenza December 21, 1777. He was a member of the Academy of the Arcadians. Mingarelli wrote several works; the most important are, Vetera monumenta ad classem Ravennatem nuper eruta (Faenza, 1756, 4to; notes of Mauro Fattorini and of Bianchi): — Veterunm testimonia de Didynmo Alexandrino ceco, ex quibus tres libri de trinitate nuper detecti eidem asseruntur (Rome, 1764, 4to).