Ruggieri Vescovo di Ravo (Bari)
(stralcio da PESCOSOLIDO di Lino Ciccolini - Arciprete )
Pietrangeio Ruggieri Bishop of Ravo (Bari)
Pietrangelo Ruggieri, child of Vincent, was born to Pescosolido September 16 th 1721.
It made the first classical studies in the Seminar of Sora and then the theological studies to Rome.
Vivacious in the talent, straight in the customs, tall in the spirit, end in the judgment, kind in the ways of treat, pleasant in the way of conversing, he planned his/her life priestly in the education of the young people and in the preaching. He/she preached to Funds in the, various churches in Rome, to Decay her/it (Caserta) and to Palestrina, it Dispatched all of his/her activity toward the young people not only toward those of the Seminar; but also toward the bourgeoises.
The Cardinal em.mo Spinelli after the sermons of the young priest said:
Our Rector is man, if you/he/she were never some of it, in Supreme degree scientist, city in all the languages, very perfect in all the faculties."
September 24 th 1759 was chosen Bishop of Ruvo (Bari) to whose diocese he was so much legacy and that it loved so much. It gave the imprint of the study of the Seminar and of the goodness toward the poor men.
Spent the youngest years to service of the diocese of Ruvo and being old, rinunziò, with great pain to rest forever to the 86 year-old age in 1807 in the country in which it was born.
During his/her life it never forgot him of his/her country being also bishop.
Raced to Pescosolido to give help and comfort during the terrible shake of earthquake of October 1758.
It made to build in worked plaster the altar of the assumed in which is seen today still his/her Episcopal coat of arms. It enriched the church of jewels hangings that preserve him
he/she anchors today.
It was always rassegnatissimo to want and in front of the coffin of his/her/their mother dead it exclaimed: "Fiat your voluntas."
Pescosolido remembers this great child having entitled in his/her memory a plaza:
Wide Bishop Ruggieri.
Prof. Luigi Mariani
Great in other field Pescosolido can boast one child of his: the prof. Luigi Mariani.
It was born from his/her father judge, Joseph Mariani in 1845 and it passed all of his/her first age to Pescosolido, where some relatives of his live still. It was of intense talent, very cultured, spent his/her life in the study and in the superior teaching. It was teacher of letters, philosophy and foreign languages in the
military college of the Annunziatella and in the Technical R. Istituto in Naples.
Educated it was accustomed to say: "How much few things we know ". minute Researcher of the treasures of the classicità, it had relationship with the most known literates of his/her time.
It traveled a lot to the foreign countries; to London it was guest of the known historiographer Prof. Sturman
what it had for the prof. Mariani so much respect and affection to be imposed to one child of his the name of "Luigi Mariani Sturman". Amicissimo of the De Gubernatis was set by these
in his/her dictionary among the illustrious men.
It translated numerous works from the Greek and from the Latin.
Its more fortunate volume is that on M. T. Cicero to its times reached the third edition and translated in English, German and French.
It was teacher of letters and sciences to the university in Oxford and Chicago: perhaps more known and appreciated to the foreign countries that in Country.
Named by law teacher to the university of Sassari, it abdicated for not getting further from his/her country of adoption: Naples.
Moor to Arpino in 1912. Pescosolido still remembers him/it and you/he/she has entitled to his great child a street with the name of Luigi Mariani.
The works of Luigi Mariani are:
1 - from Costantino to I will Lute (1871); Life of Cicero in Arpino and his/her antiquities
(Grosvener Londra 1871); the health's Recreation (London 1873); Ideas of the history
of the philosophy (Vienna-Gestber 1873); Translation of some odes of Anacreonte (1876);
Version of the corniriedies of Terenzio (1876); Q. Orazio Tired hates and episodes
- metric translation of the text forehead Latin and with notes (1883); Grammar of the
Latin language (1884); Prayers of M. T. Cicero for T. A. Milone and
M. Marcello with addition of the commentaries (1884); fl Trinumme edi gain you:
comedies of M. A. Flute; translation with the text to forehead (1887);
The Olympic ones of Pindaro (1887); You-zioni on the Italian literature
centuries XVIII and MX (1887); Lessons of Philosophy, approved work for the
college militare in Naples from the Office of the war (1888);
The FItioniches of Pindaro (1888); The Latin Etna-poem of uncertain author,
Italian translation with notes (1891); The gods they go (1891);
The Nemesiaches of Pindaro (1892); Eros (1892); Protogenesi (1893);
On the problem of the knowledge (1894); Translation of the Georgiches of P. V.
Marone hovers 1-11-111-1V (1894); In the idea (1895); Teo
gonia of Esiodo translation with notes (1896); orfeo and The Argonautica (1897);
M. T. Cicero and his/her times, historical-critical studies (1898);
Amphitryon: Comedies of Flute version (1899);
I talked in the party Dantesca (1899);
Talked in commemoration of V. Gioberti (1901);
The shield of Ercole: poem of Esiodo version (1902); Dodei:
Mosè or Darvin - version from the German (1902); on September 20:
ode (1902); Tired Q. O., epistle to the pisanis - version with the notes (1902);
Arpinati illustrates him (1904); Ipatifia - drannna (1904).
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