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Originally appearing in Volume V03, Page 450 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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DANIELLO BARTOLI (16o8-1685), Italian Jesuit priest, was born at Ferrara and entered the Society of Jesus in 1623. Debarred from the foreign mission field; he attained high distinction as a preacher and as a teacher of rhetoric in Genoa; Florence and Rome. He wrote (in Italian) a book called The Learned Man as a counterblast to the widespread reading of romances, and also a history of his order in 6 vols. (Rome, 1650-1673), which is particularly informing with regard to the early work of the society in Asia. He died at Rome. A'collected edition of his works, in 12 vols., was published by Mari etti at Turin, 1825–1856; another in 5o vols. at Florence in 1826.
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