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Albertus Magnus
b. 1200 – d. November 15, 1280 • Bishop • Philosopher • Theologian
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The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church
Albertus Magnus, St
Albertus Magnus, St. (d. 1280, over 80 years old), theologian, philosopher, and scientist. Born of knightly stock at Lauingen on the Danube, near Ulm, he studied at Padua, where he entered the *Dominican Order, prob. in 1229. He returned almost immediately to *Cologne to study theology, and then became
Ecclesiastical Dictionary: Containing, in Concise Form, Information upon Ecclesiastical, Biblical, Archæological, and Historical Subjects
Albert the Great
Albert the Great (1193–1280).—Born at Lauingen on the Danube; died at Cologne. The most remarkable man of his time for varied acquirements was Albertus Magnus, the celebrated master of St. Thomas Aquinas. Born of a noble family, he studied at Paris, Padua and Bologna. Upon entering the Dominican Order,
The Westminster Dictionary of Theologians
Albertus Magnus
Albertus Magnus (1206–80). Also known as Albert the Great. Teacher in the Dominican order, a native of Swabia, whose academic career transpired mainly in Paris and then in Cologne. In spite of the many interruptions in his studies due to ecclesiastical responsibilities, he was an original thinker and
Who’s Who in Christian History
Albertus Magnus
ALBERTUS MAGNUS (1193–1280)German theologian and thinker who earned for himself the title “Doctor of the Church”Born in Bavaria, Albertus entered the newly founded Dominican order in Padua (Italy) in 1223. He taught in a number of Dominican schools in Germany (1228–1245), then at Paris (1245–1248)