Censorship Edict of the Archbishop of Mainz, Würzburg (1485)

Source: Stadtarchiv Iphofen B 303

Censorship Edict of the Archbishop of Mainz, Würzburg (1485), Primary Sources on Copyright (1450-1900), eds L. Bently & M. Kretschmer,

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Censorship Edict issued by Berthold of Henneberg, Elector and Archbishop of Mainz, banning unlicensed translations of the Bible and other religious writings

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1479: Privilege of the Prince-Bishop of Würzburg

Author: Berthold of Henneberg (1442-1504)

Publisher: Georg Ryser on behalf of Prince-Bishop Rudolf of Scherenberg

Year: 1485

Location: Würzburg

Language: Latin

Source: Stadtarchiv Iphofen B 303

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Berthold of Henneberg
Reyser, Georg
Rudolf of Scherenberg

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Bible, the
censorship, pre-publication
learning, the advancement of
printing, history of
religious works
translation, right of
translations, of classic works
translations, of contemporary works

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