Zoen Tencarari

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Zoen Tencarari[1] was an Italian canon lawyer, papal vice-legate, and bishop of Avignon from 1240 to about 1261. He taught at the University of Bologna,[2] where in 1256 he founded a college.[3] He glossed the Compilatio quinta, and brought Henry of Segusio to the see of Sisteron.[4]

He was a strong opponent of the Albigensians.[5] He presided at the Council of Albi of 1254.

He had work done to improve the residence of the bishops at Noves.[6]


  • Léon-Honoré Labande (1908), Avignon au 13eme siecle : l'eveque Zoen Tencarari et les Avignonnais


  1. ^ Tancalari.; according to Girolamo Tiraboschi, Storia della letteratura italiana (1823), he was born c. 1200, and was named Giovanni.
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  3. ^ Encyclopaedia Britannica 1911: "Universities"
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  5. ^ Henry Charles Lea , A History of the Inquisition In The Middle Ages, 1888: ch. vii; "Église Catholique en Avignon": briefest mention as bishop of Avignon, 1241-1261.
  6. ^ Noves website