Index of Prohibited books

Circa 1568.

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The 1559 Index was replaced by the revised Tridentine Index, which appeared in 1564, after the Council of Trent. This copy, published in Belgium, was one of many new editions of this index published in 1568.

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When it came to Protestant authors, the Index was more direct. As this entry shows, any work written by (or even bearing the name of) Martin Luther was forbidden.

Metadata Details
Item Type Book
Title Index of Prohibited books
Publication Date Circa 1568
Language Latin
Call Number Case BX830 1545 .A2 1568
Location Special Collections