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Definitions of AONIUS PALEARIUS
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An Italian polemic writer; born at Veroli in the Pontifical States; died at Rome, 1570. He wrote several theological dissertations, and a notable "Disputation against the Roman Pontiffs and their Adherents"; his best work is a poem "On the Immortality of the Soul" (1531), one of the finest specimens of Latin poetry written in the 16th century.
By Charles Dudley Warner