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Anthony of Padua

(Anthony; Antonius; bap. name Ferdinand; 1195–1231). B. Lisbon, Port.; Augustinian ca. 1212; Franciscan 1220 at the friary of San Antonio in Coimbra (whence he took the name Anthony); miss. to Morocco; preached against heretics in N It. 1222–24, S Fr. 1223; preacher in It. 1227–31, specifically in Padua 1231. See also Concordances, Bible; Preaching, History of, 8.

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