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Report No. t103

Lancelotus Polytus, Senesis

1484–1553

 

Alternative Names

Lancellotus Politi Senensis; Lancellotus Polyti Senensis; Ambrogio Catarino Politi

 

Biography/Description

After teaching law in Rome under the name ‘Lancelloto de Politi’, L. entered the Dominican order, taking the name Ambrogio Catarino. He is best known as a theological controversialist, taking conservative Catholic positions against both Martin Luther and members of his own order, such as Cardinal Cajetan and Domingo de Soto. For an English-language account, see Oxford Encyclopedia of the Reformation, s.n. Politi, Ambrogio Catarino (online by subscription).

Source: G. Caravale, DBI.

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Text(s)

 
No. 01

De officio advocati.

 
No. 02

Tractatus elegantissimus super amplissimo legum pelago substitutionum.

 

Text(s) – Early Printed Editions

No. 01

De officio advocati.

 
Early Printed Editions

Tractatus universi iuris. Venezia: F. Ziletti, 1584, 3.1.362ra.

 
No. 02

Tractatus elegantissimus super amplissimo legum pelago substitutionum.

 
Early Printed Editions

Tractatus universi iuris. Venezia: F. Ziletti, 1584, 8.1.224ra.