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

(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)
Saint (Isidorus Hispalensis), A.D. c570–636, Spanish archbishop, historian, and encyclopedist.
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Among the sections are general studies, invasions, literary culture, liturgy, Isidorus Hispalensis, archaeology, and Sueves.
(13) "Justum bellum est quod ex praedicto geritur de rebus repetitis aut propulsandorum hostium causa." E "Iniustum bellum est quod de furore, non de legitima ratione inititur." (ISIDORUS HISPALENSIS EPISCOPUS.\ Etymologiarum sive Originum Libri XX.
(30.) Pliny, Natural History, VII, xv, in Cadden, Meanings of Sex Difference, 41; Isidorus Hispalensis, Etymologiarum sive originum libri XX, bk XI, Ch.