DOMENICO DA FANO

DOMENICO DA FANO (Dominicus a Fano). 1674 — 1728. Italian Capuchin Missionary, in Tibet in 1706-07 and 1716-25. He was the Head of the Capuchin Mission in Lhasa, until his death, when he was succeeded by —> O. Della Penna. Started the quarrel against the Jesuit —> Desideri.

Publications: Vocabularium Latino-Tibetanum. MS. in Capuchin Mission Archive in Rome; letters.

Sources: Lexicon Capuccinum. Romae 1951.

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