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Augustin Theiner (1804–1874)

Theiner, Augustin (tī’ner). A German canonist; born at Breslau, April 11, 1804; died on Aug. 10, 1874. His principal works are: ‘History of the Return of the Reigning Houses of Brunswick and Saxony to the Bosom of the Catholic Church’ (1843); an edition of Baronius’s ‘Church Annals,’ with a continuation (3 vols., 1856–57); ‘The Introduction of Obligatory Celibacy’ (2 vols., 1828); ‘Diplomatic Code of the Temporal Dominion of the Holy See’ (1863); ‘Temporal Sovereignty of the Holy See Judged by the General Councils of Lyons and Constance’ (1867).