Alticozzi, Laurence

, of an illustrious family at Cortona, was born there, March 25, 1689. He entered the society of the Jesuits in 1706, and died in 1777, at Rome, where he had lived many years. He was esteemed a man of great learning, piety, and amiable manners. His principal work is his “Sum of St. Augustine,Rome, 1761, 6 vols. 4to, in which he gives a history of | Pelagianism, drawn from the best authorities in the ancient ecclesiastical writers. He wrote against Beausobre’s history of Manicheism, and other works against the modern philosophers and adherents of the doctrine of materialism. 1


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