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23 June 1520 Johann Reuchlin’s “Augenspiegel” on Judaism banned by Pope Leo X #otdimjh

23 June 1520 Johann Reuchlin’s “Augenspiegel” banned by Pope Leo X #otdimjh

“The named book, “Augenspiegel” [Eye Glasses], was and is scandalous and offensive to the pious ears of Christians and is excessively favorable to the impious Jews and moreover it must be removed from circulation and from the hands of Christians and its use must be inhibited.” (Pope Leo X)

Johannes Reuchlin

Johann Reuchlin (sometimes Johannes) (22 February 1455 – 30 June 1522) was a German-born…

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