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Catholic Church. Pope (1513-1521 : Leo X)


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Die verteusth [sic] Bulle vnder dem namen des Bapst Leo des zehenden : Wider doctor Martinus Luther ausgangen, 1520

Identifier: REPC BR325.C365 1520
Scope and Contents First German printing of Leo X's bull threatening Luther with excommunication. Translated and published by Georg Spalatin, in the diplomatic service of Frederick the Wise of Saxony. Both prince and diplomat were in Cologne between September 25 and the middle of November, 1520. The fact that Spalatin says in the title that the bull was issued "vnder dem namen (i.e. under the name of)" Pope Leo X, indicates that he believed the bull to be a forgery Place of printing and name of printer from VD...
Dates: Publication: 1520