Mujoz, Agidius, Antipope

Mujoz, Agidius, Anti-pope was born at the beginning of the 14th century. In consequence of the election of pope Martin V by the Council of Constance, the Church had again a chief, but notwithstanding Peter de Luna continued to play at the castle of Peniscola the part of pope. He only counted, however, a small circle of adherents. When Peter de Luna died in 1424, AEgidius Mufoz was elected anti-pope under the name of Clement VIII, and he continued in his office till July 26,1429, when he resigned. In return for his resignation, the bishopric of Majorca was given to him. SEE CLEMENT VIII; SEE MARTIN V.

Muioz, Juan Baptista, a Spanish historian and philosophical writer, was born in 1745 at Muleros, near Valencia. He was appointed professor of philosophy at the university, and disestablished Aristotelian philosophy, which had hitherto reigned supreme in Spain. Later he became cosmographer of the Indies, and undertook by order of the king a history of America, of which he lived to publish only one volume. He died in 1799. His works of interest to the theological student are, De recto Philosophiae recentis in Theologia Usu Dissertatio: — De Scriptorum Gentilium Lectione: — Institutiones Philosophicae.

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