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Pope Johannes XXII
Extravagantes communes. Additio ultra priorem impressionem huic similem.
Venice: Lucas Antonius Giunta Florentinus, 20.V.1514. Beautifully printed post-incunable still in the incunable styl, illustrated with 51 fine woodcut initials8vo (212 x 154 mm). 64 numbered leaves (forming 128 pages). Modern boards. Red morocco gilt lettered label. Printed in red and black, two columns. Illustrated with 51 fine 5-, 6-, 8- and 12-line decorated woodcut initials.Beautifully printed post-incunable, still in the incunable style. Printed in red and black, two columns, the main text in a larger type, surrounded by the commentary (by D. Zenzelini and Joannis Francisci de Pavinis) in a smaller gothic type (68 lines to the page).Illustrated with 51 fine 5-, 6-, 8- and 12-line decorated woodcut initials and with the large printer's mark in red (Kristeller, Italienische Buchdruckerzeichen 217) of Giunta (active 1489-1536, but mainly as publisher).John XXII [1245-1334] became the second pope of the Avignon Papacy at the age of 70 in 1316. He reorganised the church administration and its financial system. He centralized ecclesiastical patronage.As theologian he was opposed to the mystic Eckhart and on March 27, 1329 he condemned many of his writings as heretical in the Bull "In Agro Dominico". He also opposed the extreme Spiritual Franciscans and their understanding of the poverty of Christ. Energetic, he was the most important of the Avignon-popes and, in order to advance the interests of the Church, he was deeply involved in the politics and religious movements of his time all over Europe. But that made him at the same time a very controversial and distrusted pope, e … [Click Below for Full Description]
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