Arnold of Brescia


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Noun1.Arnold of Brescia - Italian theologian who censured the worldly possessions of monks and the temporal power of bishops and was condemned for dogmatic errors by the Second Lateran Council (early 12th century)
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But the book also includes those not directly linked to humanist history who are no less important, like Arnold of Brescia, John Toland, and Isabella d'Este.
We feel suspense as Arnold of Brescia almost succeeds with his anti-papal commune.
In Rome itself the Vicar of Christ had to contend with a revolt led by Arnold of Brescia, demanding an end to the temporal power of the papacy.