argues persuasively for a continuity in thought about reform before and after 1517 and from well before the Fifth Lateran Council
to the Council of Trent, and he supports an emerging more positive evaluation of religious life and especially of monasticism in Italy on the eve of the Reformation.
213-15, 231-32, reprinted in my The Fifth Lateran Council, entry V.
Daniel Price, "The Origins of Lateran V's Apostolici Regiminis," Annuarium historiae conciliorum 17 (1985) 464-72, at 465-67, and in my "Prophecy and the Fifth Lateran Council (1512-1517)," in Prophetic Rome in the High Renaissance Period: Essays, ed.
43) Giulio took his responsibilities as archbishop of Florence seriously by ordering a provincial council to be held there in 1516-17 in order to implement the reform decrees of the Fifth Lateran Council (1512-17).
133) The Great Reform Bull, Supernae dispositionis arbitrio, that he had issued at the ninth session of the Fifth Lateran Council on 5 May 1514, urged cardinals to be "vigilant and constant at the divine office and the celebration of Masses" and mandated that anyone who held a benefice was obliged to pray the divine office or else suffer the loss of the revenues from the benefice.
A first-class general study of lay religiosity in the period between the Fourth Lateran Council in 1215 and the conclusion of the Fifth Lateran Council
This was in the period immediately preceding the Fifth Lateran Council
Minnich turns to problems of continuity and reform by demonstrating that although the Fifth Lateran Council
(1512-17) had little immediate impact, the Council of Trent (1545-63) owed much both to its procedural precedents and to its decrees on church reform, though not doctrine.
Joachim Steiber has written an extensive study of Eugenius IV's politicking with the Empire to undermine the Council of Basel, Aldo Landi has followed the fencing between reluctant popes and proponents of church councils from the end of Basel to the Fifth Lateran Council
(1512-1517), and Nelson H.
Rome Reborn contains very few significant factual errors (although Julius II convoked the Fifth Lateran Council
, not the Second, 27).
In the subsequent essays Aldo Landi deals with the Council of Pisa (1511-1513); and Nelson Minnich with the Fifth Lateran Council
(1512-1517), the roles of Egidio of Viterbo and Cajetan, the controversy over the saintliness of Savonarola, and the council's various deliberations on the status of prophesying along with the restrictions it placed on prophets using specific dates.