An Italian diocese in Sardinia, suffragan of Sassari

Catholic Encyclopedia. . 2006.

    Diocese of Ampurias
     Catholic_Encyclopedia Diocese of Ampurias
    An Italian diocese in Sardinia, suffragan of Sassari. The Right Rev. Antonio Maria Contini, born 6 Nov., 1839, was appointed Bishop of Ogliastra, 26 Sept., 1882, and transferred to this diocese, 16 Jan., 1893. Ampurias was erected in 1113; Cività, now Tempio, in 304 by St. Simplicius. Cività was united to Ampurias by Julias II in 1506. Later the see was transferred to Terranuova. Gregory XVI (see Pope Gregory XVI) suppressed the cathedral there by the Bull "Quamvis aqua", 26 Aug., 1839, and raised the Collegiate Church of St. Peter, in Tempio, to a cathedral, uniting Tempio and Ampurias, so that one bishop should govern both. The see was vacant from 1854 to 1871. Ampurias, or Castelsardo, has 11,200 Catholics, 8 parishes, 25 secular priests, 5 seminarists, 34 churches or chapels. Tempio has 26,200 Catholics, 17 parishes, 44 secular priests, 6 seminarists, 71 churches or chapels.
    BATTANDIER, Ann. pont. cath. (1906); GAMS, Series episc. Ecclesiœ cathol. (Ratisbon, 1873); MARTINI, Storia eccles. della Sardinia (Cagliari, 1839), IV, 349.
    Transcribed by Douglas J. Potter Dedicated to the Immaculate Heart of the Blessed Virgin Mary

The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume VIII. — New York: Robert Appleton Company. . 1910.

Catholic encyclopedia.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Ampurias — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Este artículo trata sobre la colonia griega de Ampurias, para la comarca catalana, véase Ampurdán Ánfora griega encontrada en Ampurias Ampurias (del gr. ant. τὸ Ἐμπορεῖον o τῇ Ἐμπορείᾳ …   Wikipedia Español

  • Ampurias — steht für den spanischen Namen der antiken griechisch römischen Stadt Emporion, lat. Emporiae in Katalonien das Bistum Tempio Ampurias, eine auf Sardinien gelegene Diözese der römisch katholischen Kirche Diese Seite ist eine …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Ampurias — may refer to:* Empúries in Catalonia, Spain * Castelsardo on Sardinia, Italy …   Wikipedia

  • Ampurias — (Emporium) kleine Stadt in Catalonien am Meere, mit Hafen, 3500 E.; ehemals viel bedeutender, wurde im 8. Jahrh. von den Mohammedanern zerstört. Von 812–1321 hatte A. von ihm genannte Grafen …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • Ampurias — Empúries Empúries, en espagnol Ampurias, est un port antique gréco romain, situé sur la commune de L Escala, près de Gérone, en Catalogne (Espagne). Empúries vient du latin Emporiæ, lui même du grec Eμποριον, Emporion, signifiant… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Ampurias — Este artículo trata sobre la colonia griega de Ampurias, para la comarca catalana, véase Ampurdán . Ampurias (del griego: Ἐμπόριον Emporion, que significa mercado). Fue fundada en 575 adC por colonos de Focea como enclave comercial en el… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • AMPURIAS —    A town and Greek colony in Spain where numerous Etrusco Corinthian perfume containers, bucchero, amphorae and some Etruscan cooking ware have been found, and from a later fourth century BC date, an Etruscan mirror depicting the judgment of… …   Historical Dictionary of the Etruscans

  • Ampurias — Ampụrias,   katalanisch Empụ́ries, griechisch Emporion, lateinisch Emporiae, griechische Kolonie am Golf von Rosas, nordöstlich von Gerona, Spanien, im frühen 6. Jahrhundert v. Chr. gegründet, vor 200 v. Chr. im Machtbereich der Römer und… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Ampurias — Emporiae stor …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • Castellón de Ampurias — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Castelló d Empúries Castellón de Ampurias …   Wikipedia Español

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.