“Heresy and Error”:|
The Ecclesiastical Censorship of Books, 1400–1800
An Exhibition at Bridwell Library, September 20 – December 17, 2010
The second edition of the Catalogus haereticorum includes an allegorical woodcut of the “statua hereticalis” (“effigy of the heretic”). While the heretic listens to the hot air bellowed into his ear by a winged demon, two other monsters below prepare to pull him into the flames of hell.