(Jacobus de Benedictis; Jacopo [de] Benedetti; ca. 1230 [1240?]1306). Hymnist; b. Todi, Umbria, It.; after death of wife in an accident 1268 he withdrew from world; Franciscan lay brother; fearlessly attacked abuses of the ch. Hymns ascribed to him include Cur mundus militat and Stabat mater dolorosa.
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