(Ramón Lull; Raimundus Lullus; Raimond Lulle; Raimundo Lulio; ca. 12351315). Doctor Illuminatus; b. Palma, Majorca (Mallorca), Balearic Islands; well-educ. RC nobleman; converted 1265 after dissolute life; devoted self to study of Arabic and miss. work to Muslim; taught Arabic in Franciscan monastery at Miramar, Majorca; preached crusade for conversion of Muslim; miss. to Muslim of Tunis, Cyprus, and Asiatic Turkey; acc. to legend, stoned at Bougie, Afr., and died on board ship in sight of Majorca. See also Africa, D 2; Cabala.
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