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Eriugena: An Introduction Eoghan Mac Aogain

Eriugena: An Introduction

Eoghan Mac Aogain

Published March 16th 2015
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Kindle Edition
225 pages
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The story of Iohannes Scottus Eriugena (c. 800–870), Ireland’s greatest philosopher, is told here for the newcomer. Educated in Ireland, Eriugena emigrated to France where he became a close friend of the Emperor, Charles the Bald, serving him asMoreThe story of Iohannes Scottus Eriugena (c. 800–870), Ireland’s greatest philosopher, is told here for the newcomer. Educated in Ireland, Eriugena emigrated to France where he became a close friend of the Emperor, Charles the Bald, serving him as court poet and master of the palace school. He also became a translator and admirer of the theology of the Greek Church, leading eventually to his condemnation as a heretic. In recent times, however, he has become one of the most studied of all mediaeval intellectuals.