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Raymond of Capua
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(de Vineis; c. 1330, Capua – 10 May, 1399, Nuremberg), important reformer of the Dominican order. While Raymond was studying law from 1345 to 1348 in Bologna, he entered the order in Orvieto. From 1363 to 1366, and in 1374, he was chaplain to the sisters in Montepulciano, where he completed the Legend of Agnes in 1366. From 1367 to 1370, and in 1378, he was prior of Sta. Maria sopra Minerva in Rome, and from 1374 lector in Siena. There he was the confessor and later biographer of Catherine of Siena. In 1379 he became provincial in …

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Heusinger, Sabine v., “Raymond of Capua”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 12 November 2019 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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