Piccinardi, Serafino an Italian theologian of some note, was born at Padua in 1634. He embraced the rule of St. Dominic; professed theology at Bologna, Verona, Genoa, and Milan and was called upon, in 1669, to occupy the chair of metaphysics at the universitv of his native place. According to Papadopoli, he died in 1686 at Brescia; according to Echard, in 1695. He published, Philosophice dogmaticce peripateticce Christiance lib. 9 (Padua, 1671- 1676, 2 volumes, 4to): — De approbatione doctrinae St. Thorae lib. 7 (ibid. 1683, 3 volumes, fol.): — and Praedestinatus (ibid. 1686, 4to). — Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, 40:55.