Index Expurgatorius

Some articles on index expurgatorius:

Freedom Of Speech - Freedom of Speech, Dissent and Truth
1501 Pope Alexander VI issued a Bill against the unlicensed printing of books and in 1559 the Index Expurgatorius, or List of Prohibited Books, was issued for the first time ... The Index Expurgatorius is the most famous and long lasting example of "bad books" catalogues issued by the Roman Catholic Church, which assumed responsibility ... The Index Expurgatorius was administered by the Roman Inquisition, but enforced by local government authorities, and went through 300 editions ...
Liberation Of Expression - Freedom of Speech, Dissent and Truth
... printing of books and in 1559 the Index Expurgatorius, or List of Prohibited Books, was issued for the first time ... The Index Expurgatorius is the most famous and long lasting example of "bad books" catalogues issued by the Roman Catholic Church, which assumed responsibility to control thoughts and opinions ... The Index Expurgatorius was administered by the Roman Inquisition, but enforced by local government authorities, and went through 300 editions ...

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