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Aquaviva, Claudio

(Claudius Acquaviva; 1543 to 1615). Jesuit 1567; 5th general of the order 1581; promoted Spiritual Exercises of Ignatius Loyola*; active in controversy on grace between Dominicans and Jesuits; under him the Ratio atque institutio studiorum (regulations for Jesuit officials and teachers) was put into final form (definitive ed. 1599) and imposed on the order; organized compilation of annual reports (Litterae annuae; 1583– ). See alsoCounter Reformation, 8.

Acquaviva, Claudio.

See Aquaviva, Claudio.

Aquila.

(2d c. AD). Tr. OT ;into Gk. See also Bible Versions, A 2.

Aquila, Kaspar

(Adler; 1488–1560). B. Augsburg; d. Saalfeld. Educ. Leipzig and Wittenberg. Pastor at Jengen, near Augsburg. Drawn to the Reformation by Luther's writings. In prison at Dillingen. Helped Luther tr. OT ;at Wittenberg. Pastor (1527) and Supt. (1528) at Saalfeld; dean Collegiate Inst., Schmalkalden, 1550. Engaged in controversy with Agricola, Osiander, and Major. See also Sickingen, Franz von.


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