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 Institutiones Catholicae
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Institutiones Catholicae

'Catholic Institutes'

Diego de Simancas

Date: 1552, revised 1568-75

Original Language: Latin

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Diego de Simancas’s Institutiones Catholicae (in full, Institutiones Catholicae quibus ordine ac brevitate diseritur quicquid ad praecavendas &extirpandas haereses necessarium est) is a manual for inquisitors, designed for use in a Catholic legal institution that tried heresy as a crime. Simancas described how he composed his first…

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Lynn, Kimberly, “ Institutiones Catholicae”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 18 August 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9537_cmrii_COM_26317>
First published online: 2015



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