Tarquini, Camillo

Tarquini, Camillo an Italian Jesuit, was born Sept. 27, 1810, at. Marta, near Montefiascone. He belonged to a noble family and studied at Rome. In 1837 he joined the Society of Jesus. From 1850 he was professor of canon law at the Collegium Romanum, and was one of the editors of the Civilta Cattolica. Besides a number of monographs, he published Juris Ecclesiastici Publici Institutiones (Rome, 1862; 3d ed. 1873). He also wrote a grammar and lexicon on the ancient Etruscan language, which he left in manuscript. In 1873 he was made cardinal-deacon, and died Feb. 15, 1874. Tarquini was the first cardinal who, since 1713, was appointed from the members of the Society of Jesus. , See the Literarischer Handweiser, 1863, p. 182; 1874, p. 176. (B. P.)

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