Index Expurgatorius

/in"deks ik sperr'geuh tawr"ee-euhs, -tohr"-/, pl. Indices Expurgatorii /in"deuh seez'iksperr'geuh tawr"ee uy', -tohr"-/. Rom. Cath. Ch.
a list of books now included in the Index Librorum Prohibitorum, forbidden to be read except from expurgated editions.
[ < NL: lit., expurgatory index]

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  • Index Expurgatorius — [in′deks΄ eks po͞or΄gä tō′rē o͞os΄] n. [ModL, expurgatory index] Historical a list of books that the Roman Catholic Church forbade its members to read unless certain passages condemned as dangerous to faith or morals were deleted or changed …   English World dictionary

  • INDEX EXPURGATORIUS —    a list of books issued by the Church of Rome, which, as hostile to her teaching, are placed under her ban, and are under penalties forbidden to be read. The first list published was by Pope Paul IV. in 1557, and in 1562 the Council of Trent… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

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