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Atto, the Blesse

was a native of Badajoz, Spain, according to some, or of Florence, according to other writers, general of the Order of Vallombrosa, and raised to the see of Pistoja in 1133. After governing the Church for twenty years, he died in 1153. He wrote, Life of J. Gualbertus, the founder of his order (Madrid, 1612. [?]): - Life of St. Bernard, Abbot of St. Salvus, Bishop of Parma and Card.:-Quce S. Bernardus, etiam Cardinalis Existens, pro sua Religione gesserit:-Letters:-On the Translation of the Relics and of the Miracles of St. James the Apostle. See Antonio, Bibl. Hisp. ii, 16; Negri, De Script. Florent. p. 72.

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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Atto, the Blesse'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.

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