Pope Eugenius (1442) issued a fiercely intolerant missive; the Franciscan John of Capistrano moved the masses to activity by his eloquent denunciations; even Casimir IV.
Among the later writers Joao Capistrano de Abren has produced some short historical studies of great merit.
- History: Capistrano de Abreu, Descobrimento do Brazil e seu desenvolvimento no seculo xix.
At that critical hour it was at his own expense that Hunyadi fortified Belgrade, now the sole obstacle between Hungary and destruction, with the sole assistance of the Franciscan friar Giovanni da Capistrano, equipped the fleet and the army which relieved the beleaguered fortress and overthrew Mahommed II.
Of San Antonio, built in 1720-1731; the Mission San Juan de Capistrano (the "Third Mission"), 6 m.