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-[[Des Esseintes]] began by turning over all his [[Latin literature|Latin library]], after which he re-marshalled the special works of [[Archelaüs]], [[Albertus Magnus]], [[Raymond Lully]] and [[Arnaud de Villanova]] treating of the [[kabbala]] and the [[occult sciences]]; lastly he verified, one by one, his modern books and was delighted to find they were all intact, dry and in good condition.+'''Albertus Magnus''', [[Ordo Praedicatorum|O.P.]] (1193/1206 - November 15, 1280), also known as '''Saint Albert the Great''' and '''Albert of Cologne''', was a [[Dominican Order|Dominican]] [[Dominican friar|friar]] and [[bishop]] who achieved fame for his comprehensive knowledge of and advocacy for the peaceful [[Relationship between religion and science|coexistence of science and religion]]. He is considered to be the greatest German philosopher and theologian of the [[Middle Ages]]. He was the first among medieval scholars to apply [[Aristotle]]'s philosophy to Christian thought. [[Roman Catholic Church|Catholicism]] honors him as a [[Doctor of the Church]], one of only 33 persons with that honor.
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Albertus Magnus, O.P. (1193/1206 - November 15, 1280), also known as Saint Albert the Great and Albert of Cologne, was a Dominican friar and bishop who achieved fame for his comprehensive knowledge of and advocacy for the peaceful coexistence of science and religion. He is considered to be the greatest German philosopher and theologian of the Middle Ages. He was the first among medieval scholars to apply Aristotle's philosophy to Christian thought. Catholicism honors him as a Doctor of the Church, one of only 33 persons with that honor.



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