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Giovanni Diodati

Diodati, Giovanni (jōvänˈnē dyōdäˈtē) [key], 1576–1649, Swiss Calvinist scholar and theologian, of a family of Italian Protestant refugees. He succeeded (1609) Theodore Beza as professor of theology at Geneva. Diodati served (1618) as a deputy to the Synod of Dort, and was chosen to assist in compiling the canons. He is chiefly known for his translation of the Bible into Italian.

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