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Isidore of Seville

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity — Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

(570–636,

archbishop of Seville, an encyclopaedic writer; author of Origenes or Etymologiae. Much of this is fantastic, but it can be seen as one of the first texts in the...

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Isidore of Seville

Don M. Randel and Nils Nadeau.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Pre- and Early Medieval Music (Before 800). 1124 words.

(b ?Cartagena, c559; d Seville, April 4, 636). Spanish archbishop, encyclopedist, theologian saint and doctor of the church. The youngest of Severianus’s four children, Isidore was...

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Isidore of Seville

David Farmer.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Saints

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 466 words.

(c.560–636),

archbishop. Born at Seville of a noble family from Cartagena, Isidore was educated mainly by his brother Leander, a monk, but did not become one himself. From this...

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Isidore of Seville, Etymologiae, CA. 625

Edited by Rita Copeland and Ineke Sluiter.

in Medieval Grammar and Rhetoric

May 2012; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Literary Studies (Early and Medieval). 6840 words.

This chapter discusses Etymologiae (or Origines), an encyclopedic work written by Isidore of Seville around 625. The Etymologiae is based on three distinctive ancient intellectual...

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Isidore of Seville (c. 560–536)

Natalia Lozovsky.

in The Oxford Companion to World Exploration

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History. 675 words.

(c. 560–536),

encyclopedic scholar and bishop of Seville. Born and educated in Visigothic Spain, Isidore became

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Isidore of Seville (560–4 April 636)

in The Oxford Dictionary of Late Antiquity

March 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Late Antiquity. 1358 words.

*Bishop of *Seville from 599/601 until his death and voluminous author of works on *grammar, exegesis, church discipline, and history that enjoyed wide diffusion and consistent popularity...

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Isidore of Seville

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity — Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

(570–636,

archbishop of Seville, an encyclopaedic writer; author of Origenes or Etymologiae. Much of this is fantastic, but it can be seen as one of the first texts in the...

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Isidore of Seville, Saint

Edited by M. C. Howatson.

in The Oxford Companion to Classical Literature

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Literature. 163 words.

Theologian and encyclopaedist, archbishop of Seville from 600 until his death. An important link between the learning of classical antiquity

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Isidore of Seville

Michael McCormick.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium

January 1991; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 369 words.

bishop of Seville (from ca.600); prolific author and churchman in Visigothic Spain; born in Byz. Spain? ca.570

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Isidore of Seville, Eels and Disulfiram

Seamus P.M. MacSuibhne (Sweeney).

in Alcohol and Alcoholism

July 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 317 words.

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Isidore of Seville (570–636)

Michel Banniard.

in Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages

January 2002; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 719 words.

(570–636)

Born into an illustrious Roman family of Carthagena, Isidore was brought up by his elder brother Leander

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Isidore of Seville (570–636)

Edited by Margaret Drabble, Jenny Stringer and Daniel Hahn.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 39 words.

(570–636,

archbishop of Seville, an encyclopaedic writer; author of Origenes or Etymologiae. Much of this is fantastic,

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Isidore of Seville (c.560–636)

Edited by Dinah Birch and Katy Hooper.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 47 words.

Archbishop of Seville and enormously influential through his Etymologiae, the earliest medieval encyclopedia in twenty books, which argues that the natures of things can be derived from...

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Isidore of Seville (560–636)

Edited by Dinah Birch.

in The Oxford Companion to English Literature

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 47 words.

influential through his Etymologiae, the earliest medieval encyclopedia in twenty books, which argues that the natures of things can be derived from their names. This work was an authority...

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Isidore of Seville, Saint (560–636)

Edited by Tom Devonshire Jones, Linda Murray and Peter Murray.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Christian Art & Architecture

January 2013; p ublished online November 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Subjects in Art. 93 words.

was born in Seville and became its archbishop. He converted the Visigoths from *Arianism and presided over the Councils of Seville (619) and Toledo (633). He was canonized in ...

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Isidore of Seville (560–636)

in World Encyclopedia

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: General Studies. 42 words.

Archbishop of Seville from c.600 and a distinguished administrator, teacher, and writer. His works include Etymologies, which was

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Tallis, Isidore of Seville and Suscipe quaeso

Kerry McCarthy.

in Early Music

August 2007; p ublished online June 2007 .

Journal Article. 2617 words.

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St Isidore of Seville (c.560–636)

Edited by Elizabeth Knowles.

in Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 73 words.

However Augustine surpassed the zeal of all these by his genius and wisdom. For he wrote so much that no

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St Isidore of Seville (c.560–636)

Edited by Elizabeth Knowles.

in Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

January 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. 73 words.

However Augustine surpassed the zeal of all these by his genius and wisdom. For he wrote so much that no

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St Isidore of Seville (c.560–636)

Edited by Elizabeth Knowles.

in Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 73 words.

However Augustine surpassed the zeal of all these by his genius and wisdom. For he wrote so much that no

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Isidore of Seville, St. (c.560–636)

Edited by W. F. Bynum and Roy Porter.

in Oxford Dictionary of Scientific Quotations

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 376 words.

Tolle numerum omnibus rebus et omnia pereunt.

Take from all things their number and all shall perish.

Etymologies [

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