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Calcagni (Lat. Calcagninus), Rogiero

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Calcagni (Lat. Calcagninus), Rogiero

an Italian theologian of the Dominican order, was a native of Florence. He distinguished himself as a preacher, was appointed bishop of Castro in 1240, and inquisitor of the faith in Tuscany, and was remarkable for his zeal against the heretics, Having assisted at the Council of Lyons, under Innocent IV, in 1245, he attended a second council held at the same place in 1274, and after thirty-four years in the episcopacy he retired to the convent of Arezzo, where he died in 1290. See Hoefer, Nouvelle Biographie Generale, s.v.

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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Calcagni (Lat. Calcagninus), Rogiero'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.

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