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Tre giuristi perugini cinquecenteschi: Giovan Paolo Lancellotti, Paolo Comitoli, Benincasio BenincasaGiuristi dell’Università di Perugia (2009)
Why did moral theology become such an important source of legal principles in the late 16th century? This paper argues that to begin to understand the pervasive moral transformation of those decades we need first to consider the ways by which those jurists confidently rewrote the boundaries between canon law, civil law and moral theology.
This paper is focused on the three jurists — a civilian, a canonist and a theologian — who shared the intellectual atmosphere of the university of Perugia between 16th and 17th century: Giovan Paolo Lancellotti, Paolo Comitoli and Benincasio Benincasa.
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Citation InformationAdolfo Giuliani, "Tre giuristi perugini cinquecenteschi: Giovan Paolo Lancellotti, Paolo Comitoli, Benincasio Benincasa," in F. Treggiari (ed.) Giuristi dell’Università di Perugia (Rome, 2009), pp. 217-239