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

(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

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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Isidore of Seville, San Ildefonso served as archbishop of Toledo, Spain, from the year 657 up to the time of his death in 667.
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The questions that we are asking had already been answered in one form or another within the long tradition of legal theory that reached back through Thomas Aquinas, Gratian's Decretum, Isidore of Seville, Roman jurists such as Gaius, and even more remotely to Greek antiquity, a massive tradition to all of which Vitoria was heir.
Flint over the existence or absence of practicing astrologers in the early Middle Ages, based on varying interpretations that he and Flint have of a passage in the seventh century by encyclopedist Isidore of Seville (xvii-xx), alluding to this discussion again much later in the text (105).