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Summula Caietani, S. Xisti, Cardinalis Illustrissimo - CAJETAN, THOMAS - 1584. 
1584 - CAJETAN, THOMAS. Summula Caietani, S. Xisti, Cardinalis Illustrissimo, ordinis Pradicatorum. Per auam Docta, Compendiose resoluta, atque secundum S. Sancti Oecumenici, & Generalis Concilij Tridentini, & canones, & capita castigatissima. Additis (vt vocant) Summarijs, & copiosa rerum pracipuarum Indice. [woodcut device] Venetiis, Apud Dominicum Farreum. MDLXXXIIII.  Octavo, 10.1 x 14.9cm.[ Bound early vellum, professionally restored with new vellum bottom half of spine and new vellum cords, new headband & tailband, early neat hand lettering on spine, early lettering on top page edges, contents with scattered light foxing, small marginal tear repaired; clean. Collation: *8, **8, A-Z8, Aa-Pp8. Last leaf is blank. Pagination: (1) title, (1) blank, (3) dedication to Clement VII, (10) index, (1) blank, (16) repertorum alphabeticum, -606pp, (2) blank. Not in OCLC. However OCLC lists 2 libraries with a Venice 1584 edition, but printed by Nicolini not Farreum. It is also 16mo and with different collation & pagination. Thomas Cajetan (Tommaso de Vio Cajetan, 1469-1534) Dominican cardinal, philosopher, theologian and exegete. "As General of his order (1508-18), Cardinal (1517), and Bishop of Gaeta (1519) he played an important part in ecclesiastical affairs, urging the cause of reform before the fathers of the Lateran Council of 1512, reasoning with Luther in 1518, contributing to the elections of the Emp. Charles V (1519) and the Pope Hadrian VI (1522) and opposing the projected divorce of Henry VIII (1430).In philosophy and theology his acute but conservative Commentary on St. Thomas's 'Summa theologica' (1507-22) was the first monument of a great revival of Thomism in the 16th century, and remains to-day one of the chief classics of scholasticism. Finding that Humanists and Protestants alike were making polemical use of the Scriptures, he subsequently turned to Biblical exegesis, for which he sought the assistance of scholarly philologists; and his commentaries on the Bible contain much enlightened criticism of an unexpectedly 'modern' kind. To Clement VII he was the 'lamp of the Church [Attributes: Hard Cover]
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