About an "international" overview of Romualdo Maria Rizzari (1694-1758)

Author/s Luigi Sanfilippo
Publishing Year 2019 Issue 2019/1
Language Italian Pages 10 P. 37-46 File size 152 KB
DOI 10.3280/ASSO2019-001004
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Romualdo Maria Rizzari was a Benedictine monk, an intellectual and a mem-ber of the élitarian aristocracy of Catania, which was strongly linked to the Catho-lic church. In Sicily he was a proponent of the "enlightened Catholicism", devel-oped throughout the Europe, it combines worship and science, the idea of beauty and the public utility. Rizzari shall endeavour to the renewal of Sicilian society. He was a brilliant orator, appreciated for his armonic inspiration. He hows its "nation-al" fame to have been the "main mathematics teacher of the University of Cata-nia".

Keywords: Sicily, University of Catania, Benedictine, Sciences.

Luigi Sanfilippo, Per un profilo "nazionale" di Romualdo Maria Rizzari 1694-1758 in "ARCHIVIO STORICO PER LA SICILIA ORIENTALE" 1/2019, pp 37-46, DOI: 10.3280/ASSO2019-001004