Tomasini, Jacopo Filippo
Tomasini, Jacopo Filippo an Italian prelate, was born at Padua, Nov. 17, 1597; instructed by Benedetti of Legnano; afterwards entered the congregation of the regular canons of St. George, in Alga; and received the degree of doctor at Padua in 1619. He went to Rome, where he was cordially received, especially by Urban VIII, who would have appointed him to a bishopric in the island of Candia. At his own request, this was exchanged for the see of Citta Nuova, in Istria, to which he was consecrated in 1642. There he remained until his death, in 1654. He wrote, Illustrium Virorum Elogia Iconibus Exornata (Padua, 1630, 4to; 2nd vol. 1644): —Titus Livius Patavinus (ibid. 1630, 4to): —Petrarcha Redivivus Integrana Poetce Celeberrimi Vitam Iconib2us Ere Ccelatis Exhibens (ibid. 1635,4to): —Clarissimce Femninmce Cassandrae Fidelis Venetae Epistolae et Orationes Posthumae (ibid. 1636, 12mo): —De Donariis ac Tabellis Votivis, etc. (Utin. 1639, 4to): —Laursce Ceratae Epistolce, curm Notis, etc. (Padua, 1640, 12mo): Bibliothecce Patavince Manuscripta, etc. (ibid. 1639, 4to): Bibliothecae Venefce Manuscripta, etc. (Utin. 1650, 4to).