Monday, February 20, 2012

Murphysboro Centuries, 7th sacred

Isidore of Seville, 560-636
- bishop of Seville, Spain, influential in his country and one of the outstanding intellects of his day - recognized as theologian, historian, scientist and writer, his great work was the Etymologiae, which was basically an encyclopedia, passing on much ancient learning to medieval Europe - the Etymologiae was a standard reference book for more than 500 years in Europe

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