Isidore of Seville

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Is·i·dore of Seville

 (ĭz′ĭ-dôr′), Saint 560?-636.
Spanish scholar and ecclesiastic. He wrote the encyclopedia Etymologiae, an important reference work throughout the Middle Ages.

Isidore of Seville

(Biography) Saint, Latin name Isidorus Hispalensis. ?560–636 ad, Spanish archbishop and scholar, noted for his Etymologies, an encyclopedia. Feast day: April 4

Is′i•dore of Seville′

(ˈɪz ɪˌdɔr, -ˌdoʊr)
Saint (Isidorus Hispalensis), A.D. c570–636, Spanish archbishop, historian, and encyclopedist.
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The preservation of classical literature through medieval times is where libraries, such as they were, played a key role, and four important Christian scholars involved in this were Boethius, Cassiodorus, Isadore of Seville, and the Venerable Bede.