Isidorian
Isidorian Is`i*do"ri*an, a. Pertaining, or ascribed, to Isidore; as, the Isidorian decretals, a spurious collection of decretals published in the ninth century. [1913 Webster]

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  • isidorian — is·i·do·ri·an …   English syllables

  • isidorian — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pseudo-Isidorian — /sooh doh iz i dawr ee euhn, dohr /, adj. of or pertaining to the collection of documents of the 9th century A.D. that consist chiefly of the Decretals, attributed to Isidore, archbishop of Seville, A.D. 600 36, and that were rejected as spurious …   Universalium

  • pseudo-isidorian — adjective or pseudo isidorean “+; or pseudo isidoran | ̷ ̷(ˌ) ̷ ̷|izəˈdōrən Usage: often capitalized P & usually capitalized I : of, relating to, or constituting a 9th century collection of decretals, decisions of councils, and letters consisting …   Useful english dictionary

  • Isidore of Seville — Isidorian, Isidorean, adj. Saint (Isidorus Hispalensis), A.D. c570 636, Spanish archbishop, historian, and encyclopedist. * * * …   Universalium

  • Isidore of Seville — Isidorian, Isidorean, adj. Saint (Isidorus Hispalensis), A.D. c570 636, Spanish archbishop, historian, and encyclopedist …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pseudo-Isidore — is the pseudonym given to the scholar or group of scholars responsible for the Pseudo Isidorean (False) Decretals, the most extensive and influential set of forgeries found in medieval Canon law. The authors were a group of Frankish clerics… …   Wikipedia

  • False Decretals — • A name given to certain apocryphal papal letters contained in a collection of canon laws composed about the middle of the ninth century by an author who uses the pseudonym of Isidore Mercator, in the opening preface to the collection Catholic… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Benedict Levita — (of Mainz), or Benedict the Deacon, is the name given to himself by the author of a forged collection of capitularies which appeared in the ninth century. The collection belongs to the group of pseudo Isidorian forgeries that includes the pseudo… …   Wikipedia

  • Benedict Levita — • Benedict Levita (of Mainz), or Benedict the Deacon, is the name given to himself by the author of a forged collection of capitularies which appeared in the ninth century Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Benedict Levita      …   Catholic encyclopedia

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