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Thomas of Celano (d. c. 1255)

Thomas of Celano. An Italian hymnist; born at Celano in the Abruzzi; died about 1255. He was one of the first disciples of St. Francis. He is probably the author of the ‘Dies Iræ.’ He is also believed to have written the biography of St. Francis found in the Bollandists’ ‘Acta Sanctorum.’