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Renato, Camillo
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(Paolo Ricci, Lisia Fileno; c. 1500, Sicily – c. 1575, Caspano, Valtellina?), lived as a Franciscan friar in Naples, got into trouble with the Inquisition, worked as a private tutor in Bologna in 1538, became an advocate of psychopannychism (Soul), and was convicted and imprisoned in Ferrara in 1540 as a “Lutheran.” In 1542, he was able to flee to Chiavenna and to the Valtellina, which was at the time ruled by Graubünden, and worked there as a teacher. Excommunicated in Chiavenna …

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Jung, Martin H., “Renato, Camillo”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 19 November 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_024923>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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