John Scotus


John Scotus

Johannes Scotus or Skotus, John Scotus, or John the Scot may refer to:

* Johannes Scotus Eriugena, Irish theologian, philosopher, and poet (c. 815–877)
* Johannes Scotus, Bishop of Mecklenburg (c. 990 - 1066)
* John Scotus (Bishop of Dunkeld), Bishop of St Andrews and Dunkeld (d. 1203)
* Duns Scotus, philosopher and theologian (c. 1266 – 1308)


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  • John Scotus Eriugena —     John Scotus Eriugena     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► John Scotus Eriugena     An Irish teacher, theologian, philosopher, and poet, who lived in the ninth century.     NAME     Eriugena s contemporaries invariably refer to him as Joannes Scottus …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • John Scotus (Bishop of Dunkeld) — John Scotus (Latin: Johannes cognomine Scotus , also referred to as John the Scot or l Escot) was a 12th century Bishop of St. Andrews and Dunkeld. John had studied at the University of Oxford and the University of Paris before beginning his… …   Wikipedia

  • John Scotus (Bishop of Mecklenburg) — John Scotus (approx. 990 AD November 10, 1066) was a Bishop of Mecklenburg, from Scotia . It is possible, even likely, that this John can be identified as the John who was allegedly made Bishop of Glasgow sometime between 1055 and 1060, and… …   Wikipedia

  • Eriugena, John Scotus — • Article by William Turner recounts this scholar s life and influence, and evaluates his teachings Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Eriugena, John Scotus      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Erigena,John Scotus — E·rig·e·na (ĭ rĭjʹə nə, rēʹjə ) or Er·iu·ge·na (ĕr yo͞oʹjə ), John Scotus. 810? 877?. Irish born theologian and philosopher who sought to reconcile Neo Platonism and Christian belief in his principal work, On the Division of Nature (862 866). * * …   Universalium

  • Erigena, John Scotus — Latin Johannes Scotus Eriugena born 1810, Ireland died с 877 Irish born theologian, translator, and commentator. In his philosophical system, which came to be known as Scotism, he attempted to integrate Greek and Neoplatonist philosophy with… …   Universalium

  • Erigena, John Scotus — (c. 810–c. 77)    Theologian.    Erigena was born in Ireland, and, under the patronage of Charles the Bald of France, he participated in the European doctrinal debates of the time. He is remembered for his translations of the works of Pseudo… …   Who’s Who in Christianity

  • Scotus (disambiguation) — Scotus was one of the most important theologians and philosophers of the High Middle Ages.Scotus may also refer to:* Johannes Scotus Eriugena (circa 815 877), Irish theologian * Scotus Academy, a Catholic all boys day school * Scotus Central… …   Wikipedia

  • John Scottus Eriugena and Anselm of Canterbury — Stephen Gersh INTRODUCTION by John Marenbon John Scottus Eriugena came from Ireland, as his name indicates (‘Scottus’ meant ‘Irishman’ in the Latin of this period, and ‘Eriugena’, a neologism invented by John himself, is a flowery way of saying… …   History of philosophy

  • Scotus — /skoh teuhs/, n. John Duns. See Duns Scotus, John. * * * (as used in expressions) Duns Scotus John Erigena John Scotus Johannes Scotus Eriugena * * * …   Universalium


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