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John Scottus [called John Eriugena, John Scottus Eriugena]locked

(fl. c. 845–c. 870)
  • John Marenbon

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John Scottus [called John Eriugena, John Scottus Eriugena] (fl.c. 845–c. 870), theologian, who was born in Ireland and died probably in Francia, was the outstanding philosopher of the ninth century.

John Scottus—as he is called in contemporary sources—was an Irishman: ...

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