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.
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Isidore of Seville

(ˈɪzɪdɔː)
n
(Biography) Saint, Latin name Isidorus Hispalensis. ?560–636 ad, Spanish archbishop and scholar, noted for his Etymologies, an encyclopedia. Feast day: April 4
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Is′i•dore of Seville′

(ˈɪz ɪˌdɔr, -ˌdoʊr)
n.
Saint (Isidorus Hispalensis), A.D. c570–636, Spanish archbishop, historian, and encyclopedist.
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In Europe, the first printed map dates from 1472, a reproduction of Isidore of Sevilla's 7th century map of the world.