Cesare Baronio

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(Sora, Frosinone, 1538-Rome 1607) Italian cardinal and historian. His real name was Barone, but was litinazide and became Baronius, and later was transformed into Baronio. He became a priests against the will of his father and was a pupil of St Philip Neri, of who he was a successor as a head of Roman Oratory in 1593...

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