Isidore of Seville

Isidore of SevilleIn existographies, Isidore of Seville (c.560-636) (IQ:#|#) [RGM:862|1,500+] (GMAG|#) (CR:3), aka "Isidore" (Greenberg, 2000), was a Spanish theologian and scholar, noted for []

Overview
In c.630, Isidore, in his The Etymologies (Ѻ), building on Pliny the Elder’s Natural History, along with works by Cassiodorus, Servius, and Solinus, presented a collection of diverse etymologies, which became a widely-read books in the centuries to follow.

In c.630, Isidore, in his The Reply of the World Stars, gave a circular image of “four elements”, each shown as an interlinked circle, within the larger circle. [1]

Influenced
Isidore influenced: Dante Alighieri, Geoffrey Chaucer, and Petrarch.

Quotes | On
The following are quotes on Isidore:

Isidore was the last scholar of the ancient world.”
— Charles Montalembert (1860), The Monks of the West from Saint Benoit to Saint Bernard

Quotes | By
The following are quotes by Isidore:

“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”
— Isidore (c.620), Publication (Ѻ)

References
1. (a) Isidore. (c.630). The Reply of the World Stars (De Responsione Mundi Et Astrorum Ordinatione). Augsburg, 1472.
(b) Greenberg, Arthur. (2000). A Chemical History Tour: Picturing Chemistry from Alchemy to Modern Molecular Science (pgs. 3-4). Wiley.

External links
Isidore of Seville – Wikipedia.

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