Isidore of Seville

   Bishop (q.v.) of Seville (ca. 600-636) and compiler of the standard encyclopedia of knowledge for the West in the Middle Ages, the Etymologies. His History of the Reigns of the Goths, Vandals, and Suevi is a chronicle (q.v.) of events in Spain (q.v.) from the fourth to seventh centuries that includes some information about Byzantine affairs outside of Spain.

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  • Isidore De Séville — Isidore de Séville par Murillo …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Isidore de Séville —     L’établissement des Goths en Espagne vit la fin de l’enseignement de l’État ; au Ve siècle, Sidoine Apollinaire célèbre encore l’éclat de l’école de Cordoue sous Théodoric II ; en revanche, en 506, les lois d’Alaric admettent tous les… …   Philosophie du Moyen Age

  • ISIDORE DE SÉVILLE — Tardivement proclamé docteur de l’Église universelle en 1722, mais vénéré de ses contemporains comme «l’image même du savoir antique», Isidore de Séville fut tour à tour l’écrivain latin le plus souvent recopié et lu par le Moyen Âge, et l’un des …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • ISIDORE OF SEVILLE — (Isidorus Hispalensis; c. 560–636), archbishop of Seville, theologian, and encyclopedist; one of the last church fathers . Isidore was probably born in Cartagena, but when he was still a child his family moved to Seville. He was educated by his… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Isidore of Seville — Saint (L. Isidorus Hispalensis) (A.D. 560? 636); Sp. bishop & scholar: his day is April 4 …   English World dictionary

  • Isidore of Seville — Infobox Saint name=Saint Isidore of Seville birth date=c. 560 death date=April 4, 636 feast day=April 4 venerated in=Roman Catholic Church imagesize=250px caption= St. Isidore , depicted by Murillo birth place=Cartagena, Spain death place=Seville …   Wikipedia

  • Isidore of Seville — (c. 560 636)    Spanish bishop and author of numerous works, Isidore was one of the greatest scholars of the early Middle Ages; his work was influential and popular, both in Spain and the rest of Europe. Only the work of Augustine of Hippo, among …   Encyclopedia of Barbarian Europe

  • Isidore of Seville — (c. 560–636)    Archbishop, Educator and Saint.    Isidore was a younger brother of Leander, Archbishop of Seville. He succeeded his brother as Archbishop in c. 600 and he presided over the Councils of Seville in 619 and Toledo in 633. However,… …   Who’s Who in Christianity

  • Isidore of Seville — Is′i•dore of Seville′ [[t]ˈɪz ɪˌdɔr, ˌdoʊr[/t]] n. anh big Saint (Isidorus Hispalensis), a.d. c570–636, Spanish archbishop, historian, and encyclopedist …   From formal English to slang

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