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The 6th-century historian Cassiodorus calls him a monk, but tradition refers to
him as an abbot. He arrived in Rome about the time of the death (496) of Pope St.
Gelasius I, who had summoned him to organize the pontifical archives.
1607, Naples), Italian architect who worked on St. Peter's Basilica and other
famous buildings of Rome and Naples. Fontana went to Rome in 1563, where he
was employed by Cardinal Montalto (later Pope Sixtus V) to design a chapel in
Fortuny (y Marsal), Mariano (Jose Maria Bernardo) (b. June 1 1, 1838, Reus,
Spain — d. Nov. 21, 1874, Rome), Spanish painter whose vigorous technique
and anecdotal themes won him a considerable audience in the mid- 19th century
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