Skip to main content

Malvenda, Tomás

MALVENDA, TOMÁS

Dominican theologian, historian, and exegete; b. Játiva, Spain, May 1566; d. Valencia, May 7, 1628. While still a young professor of sacred sciences, Malvenda so impressed C. baronius with his critique (published in 1600) of that scholar's Annales Ecclesiastici that he was invited in the following year to Rome, where he assisted in emendations on this work and on Baronius's recension of the Roman Martyrology. At Rome Malvenda was the principal reviser of the Dominican Breviary, Martyrology, and Missal; and here he annotated Brasichelli's Librorum prohibitorum index expurgatorius, edited M. de La Bigne's Biblotheca SS. Patrum, gathered material for his Annales O.P. (published in 1627 without his approval), and wrote De Antichristo libri XI (1604) and De paradiso voluptatis (1605). After returning to Spain in 1608, when he was made provincial of the Aragon Dominican province, he undertook a literal Latin translation of the Hebrew OT, with commentary, which reached Ez 16.16 at the time of his death. It was later published as Commentaria in S. Scripturam, una cum nova de verbo in verbum ex hebraeo translatione (5 v. Lyons 1650).

See Also: martyrologies.

Bibliography: j.quÉtif and j. Échard, Scriptores Ordinis Praedicatorum (New York 1959) 2.1:454457. Monumenta Ordinis Fratrum Praedicatorum Historica 11:62, 77, 84. h. hurter, Nomenclator literarius theologiae catholicae l33:763767.

[l. f. hartman]

Cite this article
Pick a style below, and copy the text for your bibliography.

  • MLA
  • Chicago
  • APA

"Malvenda, Tomás." New Catholic Encyclopedia. . Encyclopedia.com. 18 Oct. 2018 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

"Malvenda, Tomás." New Catholic Encyclopedia. . Encyclopedia.com. (October 18, 2018). http://www.encyclopedia.com/religion/encyclopedias-almanacs-transcripts-and-maps/malvenda-tomas

"Malvenda, Tomás." New Catholic Encyclopedia. . Retrieved October 18, 2018 from Encyclopedia.com: http://www.encyclopedia.com/religion/encyclopedias-almanacs-transcripts-and-maps/malvenda-tomas

Learn more about citation styles

Citation styles

Encyclopedia.com gives you the ability to cite reference entries and articles according to common styles from the Modern Language Association (MLA), The Chicago Manual of Style, and the American Psychological Association (APA).

Within the “Cite this article” tool, pick a style to see how all available information looks when formatted according to that style. Then, copy and paste the text into your bibliography or works cited list.

Because each style has its own formatting nuances that evolve over time and not all information is available for every reference entry or article, Encyclopedia.com cannot guarantee each citation it generates. Therefore, it’s best to use Encyclopedia.com citations as a starting point before checking the style against your school or publication’s requirements and the most-recent information available at these sites:

Modern Language Association

http://www.mla.org/style

The Chicago Manual of Style

http://www.chicagomanualofstyle.org/tools_citationguide.html

American Psychological Association

http://apastyle.apa.org/

Notes:
  • Most online reference entries and articles do not have page numbers. Therefore, that information is unavailable for most Encyclopedia.com content. However, the date of retrieval is often important. Refer to each style’s convention regarding the best way to format page numbers and retrieval dates.
  • In addition to the MLA, Chicago, and APA styles, your school, university, publication, or institution may have its own requirements for citations. Therefore, be sure to refer to those guidelines when editing your bibliography or works cited list.