Isidore of seville

St. Isidore of Seville, Roman Catholic Priest and Doctor of The Church. Isidore was the first Christian writer to try to compile a summa of universal knowledge, in his most important work, the Etymologiae his learning caught fire in Spanish minds and held back the Dark Ages of barbarism from Spain. Feastday April 4

St Isidore of Seville patron of the Internet, computer users, computer technicians, computer programmers and students

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Page of Etymologiae, Carolingian manuscript century), Brussels, Royal Library of Belgium

The medieval T-O map represents the inhabited world as described by Isidore in his Etymologiae.

T-O map from the century, the early Middle Ages, with the description of the world according the Etymologiae of Isidore of Sevilla, who was Archbishop of Seville/Spain for more than three decades. This T and O map is a copy from the century.

Isidore of Seville [7th century CE]   Whales are immense beasts, with bodies equal to mountains. They have their name from emitting water, for the Greek ballein means emit; they raise waves higher than those of any other sea beast. They are called monsters (cete) because of their horribleness. The whale that swallowed Jonah was of such size that its belly resembled hell; as Jonah says (Jonah 2:2): “He heard me from the belly of hell.”  image: Bodleian Library, MS. Ashmole 1511, Folio 8

Isidore of Seville century CE] Whales are immense beasts, with bodies equal to mountains. They have their name from emitting water, for the Greek ballein means emit; they raise waves higher than.

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