Friday, March 23, 2012

Murphysboro Centuries, 9th sacred

John Duns Scotus, ?-877?
- a Scot, he was the “resident” theologian and translator at the court of Charles the Bald - famous as an important philosopher and thinker, he was also renowned for his wit - “What's the difference between a sot and a Scot?” he was asked one day as he sat across from Charles, who was drinking heavily; his answer was “A table”

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