meaning of arnold of brescia

arnold of brescia meaning in General Dictionary

Italian theologian whom censured the worldly possessions of monks therefore the temporal energy of bishops and had been condemned for dogmatic mistakes because of the 2nd Lateran Council (early twelfth century)

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The Romans sacked and destroyed the houses of the clerks and cardinals, besieged St Peter's and the Lateran, and massacred the pilgrims. The pope was forced to fly with the Sacred College, to escape the necessity of recognizing the commune, and thus left the field free to Arnold of Brescia (1145).

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