Biography of Antonio Agustin

This article contains a concise biographical timeline for Antonio Agustin y Albanell (1516–1586). Today, he is remembered as the first canon law historian.

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1516 – He is born in Zaragoza, Spain.

1544 – He is nomination as auditor of the Sacra Rota Romana.

1554/55 – He becomes a papal nuncio.

1556 – He becomes Bishop of Alife.

1561-1563 – He participates in the Council of Trent.

1571-1576 – He is Bishop of Lleida.

1576 – He is named Archbishop of Tarragona. He publishes Antiquae Collectionis Decretalium.

1587 – He publishes De Emendatione Gratiani dialogorum libri duo and Epitome iuris pontificii veteris.

1586 – He dies.

1611 – His De quibusdam veteris canonum ecclesiasticorum collectoribus iudicium ac censura is published posthumously.

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References;

1 – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antonio_Agustín_y_Albanell

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