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Dominicus Gundissalinus
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(c. 1110 – after 1181). The archdeacon of Segovia was a member of the Toledo School of Translation and translated works by Alkindi (Kindī), Alfarabi (Fārābī), Avicebron (S. Ibn Gabirol), Avicenna, Alghazzali (Ġazzālī), and I. Israeli into Latin. His own writings are, for the most part, compilations of Arabic and Latin works. In his doctrine of the soul, De immortalitate animae, he addresses various proofs of immortality that are based on the inner essence of the soul, such as its activity and immaterial form, as well as its longing for ble…

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Rieger, Reinhold, “Dominicus Gundissalinus”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 19 May 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_03816>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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