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Report No. r355

Johannes Franciscus Poggius

d. 1447


Alternative Names

Johannes Franciscus de Podio



Born in Bologna, Johannes became a doctor of both laws there in 1433 and began lecturing on the decretals (1433–45). From 1446, he was vicar of the Bishop of Bologna, who, made Pope Nicolaus V in 1447, appointed Johannes to the episcopal office. Johannes nevertheless followed his predecessor to Rome and died there the same year.



No. 1

Lectura super Decretalibus.



J. von Schulte, QL 2.311.