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Isidorus Hispalensis (Isidore of Seville)
(812 words)

b. 560 in Cartagena (Spain);

d. 636;

theologian and Latin scientific author; bishop of Seville from AD 600/ 1 to 636

Works

The authentic œuvre comprises at least 17 writings on didactic, dogmatic, and exegetic topics, as well as ecclesiastical law. This makes Isidore one of the great educators of the Latin Middle Ages

Manuscripts

Many writings have their own manuscri…

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Backer, Keno, “Isidorus Hispalensis (Isidore of Seville)”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 2 : Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts, English edition by Tine Jerke and Volker Dallman (2009). Original German-language edition: Geschichte der antiken Texte: Autoren- und Werklexikon. Herausgegeben von Manfred Landfester in Verbindung mit Brigitte Egger. Serie: Der Neue Pauly – Supplemente, 1. Staffel, herausgegeben von Hubert Cancik, Manfred Landfester und Helmuth Schneider, Band 2. Stuttgart, Germany. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH (2007). Consulted online on 15 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps2_COM_0122>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831



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