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Albertus Magnus

(Albert the Greatl ca. 1193/1200–1280). “Doctor sublimis”; “Doctor universalis.” Founded the most flourishing period of scholasticism; b. Lauingen, Bav.; educ. Bologna and Padua, It.; Dominican; lector of convent schools of his order in Ger.; studied theol. Paris; gen. of his ord er for Ger.; bp. Regensburg 2 yrs.; prepared way for modern conflict bet. theol. and false science. Works include Summa theologiae; commentary on Sententiae of Peter* the Lombard.

Opera omnia, ed. A. Birgnet (Paris, 1890–99), ed. B. Geyer (Cologne, 1951–71); G. v. Hertling, Albertus Magnus: Beiträge zu seiner Würdigung (Münster, 1914); M. Grabmann, Der hl. Albert der Grosse: Ein wissenschaftliches Charakterbild (Munich, 1932); H. C. Scheeben, Albert der Grosse (Leipzig, 1931) and Albertus Magnus (Cologne, 1955).

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