He moves easily from detailed examination of the texts, especially Olivi's commentary on the Apocalypse and Ubertino da Casale's discussion of the spiritual Franciscan position for the Council of Vienne
, to description of events taking place in ecclesiastical circles within Italy and Southern France at the time.
This contract for the supply and delivery of light vehicles to service the General Council of Vienne
This law was repeated by the Council of Vienne
(1311-13) and the Council of Trent (1545-63).
It is ungrateful to quibble over tangential issues in an otherwise fine essay, but the Templars were technically suppressed by Clement V and the Council of Vienne
, not by Philip IV, and Malcolm Barber (whose earlier works Sarnowsky cites) has backed away from asserting that the downfall of the Templars was primarily brought about because of their wealth and power.
His insistence that theologians must know Arabic and Hebrew if they were to converse seriously with Muslims and Jews found official approval when the Council of Vienne
(1311-12) established schools for the study of Arabic, Hebrew, Chaldee and probably Greek, at the universities of Paris, Oxford, Salamanca and Bologna and in the Roman court.