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Zabarella, Francesco
Cardinal, celebrated canonist, born at Padua. (1360-1417)
Zabulon
One of the twelve sons of Jacob and ancestor of the tribe of the same name.
Zacatecas
Diocese in the Republic of Mexico, suffragan of Guadalajara.
Zaccaria, Francesco Antonio
Theologian, historian, and writer. (1714-1795)
Zacconi, Ludovico
Musical theorist. (1550-1623)
Zacharias
The prophecy of Zacharias is one of the books admitted by both Jews and Christians into their canon of Sacred Writings, one of the Minor Prophets.
Zacharias Chrysopolitanus
A famous exegete of the Premonstratensian Order; born at Chrysopolis (Besançon); died about 1155.
Zachary, Pope Saint
Biography of this eighth-century pontiff, with special emphasis on his diplomacy and his relations with St. Boniface.
Zadori, Janos
Ecclesiastical writer, born at Katloez, County of Neutra, Hungary. (1831-1887)
Zahle and Forzol
Greco-Melchite diocese.
Zakho
Diocese in Chaldea.
Zallinger zum Thurn, Jacob Anton
Philosopher and canonist. (1735-1813)
Zallwein, Gregor
Austrian canonist. (1712-1766)
Zalvidea, José Maria de
Spanish Franciscan, born at Bilbao, Vizeaya, Spain. (1780-1846)
Zama
Titular see of Numidia. Zama Major and Zama Minor.
Zambesi Mission
Prefecture Apostolic of the Zambesi Mission.
Zamboanga, Diocese of
Philippine Islands, including the islands of Basilan, Camiguin, Dinagat, Mindanao, Siargao, and the Sulu Archipelago.
Zamboni, Giuseppe
Priest and physicist. (1776-1846)
Zamora
Diocese in Mexico.
Zamora
Diocese in Spain.
Zamora
Vicariate Apostolic in Ecuador.
Zangerle, Roman Sebastian
Prince-Bishop of Seckau. (1771-1848)
Zante
Diocese in Greece.
Zantedeschi, Francesco
Priest and physicist. (1797-1873)
Zanzibar
Located on the eastern coast of Africa, colonized by Asiatic nations.
Zapoteca Indians
Mexican tribe located chiefly in Oaxaca and Guerrero.
Zara
Archdiocese in Dalmatia.
Zarai
Titular see of Numidia in Africa.
Zarlino, Gioseffe
Italian musical theorist. (1517-1590)
Zasius, Ulric
Jurist, born at Constance. (1461-1536)
Zeal
From delos, a derivative of deo "to boil", to "throb with heat".
Zegers, Nicholas Tacitus
Exegete, born either at Diest or Brussels during the latter half of the fifteenth century; died at Louvain, 25 August, 1559.
Zela
Titular see of Asia Minor, suffragan of Amasea in the Helenopontus.
Zell, Karl
Statesman, philologist, defender of Church rights. (1793-1873)
Zell, Ulrich
Publisher, first printer of Cologne. (d. 1507)
Zengg-Modrus
Diocese in Hungary.
Zeno of Elea
Greek philosopher. (b. 490 B.C.)
Zeno, Saint
Bishop of Verona, d. 380.
Zenobius, Saint
Bishop of Florence, died probably in 417.
Zenonopolis
Titular see of Asia Minor, suffragan of Seleucia, Trachaea in Isauria.
Zephyrinus, Pope Saint
Fairly long article on this pontiff, who died in 217.
Zephyrium
Titular see in Cilicia.
Zeugma
Titular see in Syria.
Zeuss, Johann Kaspar
Founder of Celtic philology, an eminent philologist, and studied at the gymnasium of Bamberg. (1806-1856)
Ziegelbauer, Magnoald
Historian who took vows at the Abbey of Zwiefalten 21 November, 1707, was ordained priest, 21 March, 1713, and became professor of theology at his monastery.
Ziegler, Gregorius Thomas
Bishop of Linz. (1770-1852)
Zierikzee, Cornelius van
Franciscan born at Zierikzee, a town in the Province of Zeeland, Holland. (1405-1462)
Zigliara, Tommaso Maria
Cardinal, theologian, and philosopher. (1833-1893)
Zimmer, Patrick Benedict
Philosopher and theologian. (1752-1820)
Zingarelli, Niccolò Antonio
Composer, born at Naples. (1752-1837)
Zingerle, Pius
Orientalist, born at Meran, in the Tyrol 1801. Died at the Abbey of Marienberg near Meran in 1881.
Zionists
Followers of the movement to segregate the Jewish people as a nation.
Zionites
A sect which flourished in the eighteenth century at Ronsdorf in the Duchy of Berg.
Zips
Diocese in Hungary.
Zircz
Cistercian abbey in Hungary.
Zita's Home for Friendless Women, Saint
Founded in New York, by Ellen O'Keefe (Mother Zita) in 1890.
Zita, Saint
Short biographical article on the domestic servant, who died in 1271.
Zoara
A titular see of Palestina Tertia.
Zoega, Jörgen
Archeologist and numismatist. (1755-1809)
Zolkiewski, Stanislaus
Chancellor of Poland. (1547-1620)
Zonaras, John
Twelfth-century Byzantine chronicler and canonist.
Zoque Indians
A Mexican tribe dwelling in the western part of Chipas, north of the Sierra Madre, and part of Tabasco and Oaxaca.
Zosimus
Biographical article providing an overview of Zosimus' contributions to Roman history.
Zosimus, Pope Saint
Account of his pontificate focuses on his entanglement with the Pelagian controversy.
Zucchetto
The small, round skullcap of the ecclesiastic.
Zulia, Diocese of
Comprises the State of Zulia in the Republic of Venezuela.
Zululand
A territory in South Africa inhabited by the Zulus or Amazulus, who belong to the Bantu family.
Zumárraga, Juan de
Franciscan born at Durango in the Basque. Custodian of the convent of Abrojo.
Zuni Indians
A Pueblo tribe residing on the bank of the Rio Zuñi near the boundary of New Mexico.
Zurbaran, Francisco
Artist born in the suburb of Fuente de Cantos in Estramadure, on the boundaries of Andalusia, Nov., 1598.
Zurich
The capital of the Swiss canton of the same name.
Zurla, Giacinto Placido
Cardinal Vicar of Rome and writer on medieval geography, born at Legnano of noble parents. (1769-1843)
Zwettl
Cistercian abbey in Austria.
Zwingli, Ulrich
Founder of the Reformation in Switzerland, born at Wildhaus in Switzerland. (1484-1531)
Zwirner, Ernst Friedrich
Architect born at Jakobswalde in Silesia. (1802-1861)
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