Encyclopedia of Renaissance Philosophy

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Javelli, Giovanni Crisostomo

Born: ca. 1470, Canavese, Italy
Died: ca. 1538, Piacenza, Italy
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Living reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-02848-4_734-1


Giovanni Crisostomo Javelli (ca. 1470–ca. 1538) studied theology under Tommaso de Vio (Cajetan); he was involved in the Pomponazzi controversy; he wrote extensive commentaries on the works of Plato and of Aristotle and composed numerous treatises in theology.


Numerous Treatise Italian Region Extensive Commentary Complete Work Henry VIII 
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Primary Literature

  1. Javelli, G.C. 1547. Epitome in uniuersam Aristotelis philosophiam tam naturalem, quam transnaturalem, nunc ex ipsius auctoris autographo mendis quamplurimis repurgata. Horum omnium indicem uersa pagina uidebis. Venetijs: apud Hieronymum Scotum.Google Scholar
  2. Javelli, G.C. 1555. Super tres libros Aristotelis De Anima. Quaestiones epitome in libros de coelo Aristotelis. De generatione et corruptione. Venezia: Apud Ioannem Maria Bonellum.Google Scholar

Secondary Literature

  1. Giacon, C. 1944. La seconda scolastica, I, 87–90. Milano: Fratelli Bocca.Google Scholar
  2. Gilson, E. 1961. L’affaire de l’immortalité de l’âme à Venice au début du XVIe siècle. In Umanesimo europeo e umanesimo veneziano, 50–61. Firenze: Sansoni.Google Scholar
  3. Lohr, Ch. 1988. Latin Aristotle commentaries, II, 202–204. Firenze: Leo S. Olschki.Google Scholar
  4. Rhodes, D.E. 1972. The first edition of the works of Chrysostomus Javelius. In The Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America 66:13–19, 427.Google Scholar
  5. Tavuzzi, M. 1990–1991. Chrysostomus J. O.P. (ca. 1470-1538) – A bio-bibliographical essay. Angelicum 67:457–482; 68:109–121.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Center for the History of Philosophy and ScienceRadboud University NijmegenNijmegenThe Netherlands

Section editors and affiliations

  • Luca Bianchi
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  1. 1.Department of PhilosophyUniversità degli Studi di MilanoMilanItaly