Dominic, Spanish Religious Founder
(1170-1221)



by Fra Angelico

Just the Facts:
  • Name: Dominic
  • Also known as: Santo Domingo (Saint Dominic); Dominic of Osma; Dominic of Caleruega; Dominic de Guzm├ín
  • Birth: August 8, 1170, Caleruega, Kingdom of Castile
  • Death: August 6, 1221, Bologna, Italy
  • Language: Latin, Spanish
  • Who he was: Spanish saint and religious founder; traditional founder of the practice of the Rosary. "The Nine Ways of Prayer of St. Dominic" are by another author; Dominic may have written the Constitutions of the Dominicans, and three letters.

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