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Matthew of Aquasparta

(ca. 1238/40–1302). Franciscan philos.; b. Aquasparta, Umbria, It.; minister gen. of his order 1287; cardinal 1288; advisor of Boniface VIII (see Popes, 12); defended Augustinianism* against Aristotelianism (see Aristotle) of Thomas* Aquinas.

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