Aquinas, St. Thomas


Aquinas, St. Thomas
Aquinas, St. Thomas
Lengthy article on the life, writings, and influence of this philosopher, theologian, and Doctor of the Church. Called the Angelic Doctor. Died in 1274

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  • Aquinas, St Thomas — (c. 1225–1274) Born in the castle of Roccasecca in the kingdom of Naples in Southern Italy, into the family of the counts of Aquino, Aquinas was brought up in the Benedictine monastery of Monte Cassino. At the age of fourteen he was sent to… …   Philosophy dictionary

  • Aquinas,Saint Thomas — A·qui·nas (ə kwīʹnəs), Saint Thomas. 1225 1274. Italian Dominican friar, theologian, and philosopher. The most influential thinker of the medieval period, his philosophy combined Aristotelianism and elements of Neo Platonism within a context of… …   Universalium

  • Aquinas, Saint Thomas — born 1224/25, Roccasecca, near Aquino, Terra di Lavoro, Kingdom of Sicily died March 7, 1274, Fossanova, near Terracina, Latium, Papal States; canonized July 18, 1323; feast day January 28, formerly March 7 Foremost philosopher and theologian of… …   Universalium

  • Aquinas, St. Thomas — (late 1224 or early 1225, Roccasecca, Italy – 9 March 1274, Fossanova)    Preeminent Roman Catholic theologian who wrote texts for Lauda Sion Salvatore (Corpus Christi sequence), and the hymns Pange Lingua, Adoro Te Devote, Verbum Supernum… …   Historical dictionary of sacred music

  • Aquinas, St. Thomas —  (1225–1274) Italian theologian, canonized 1323 …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

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  • Thomas Aquinas — Aquinas redirects here. For other uses, see Aquinas (disambiguation). Thomas Aquinas Thomas Aquinas depicted in stained glass Born Thomas Aquinas 1225 Roccasecca, Kingdom of Sicily …   Wikipedia

  • Aquinas University — of Legazpi Pamantasang Aquino ng Legazpi Motto Vita Veritatis Et Amoris Ex Gratitudine Motto in English In a Life of Truth and of Love out of Gratitude …   Wikipedia

  • Thomas von Aquin — (* um 1225 auf Schloss Roccasecca bei Aquino in Italien; † 7. März 1274 in Fossanova; auch Thomas Aquinas oder der Aquinate; it. Tommaso d Aquino) war Dominikaner und einer der einflussreichsten Philosophen und Theologen der Geschichte. Thomas… …   Deutsch Wikipedia


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