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Averroes


Aristotle’s works were largely forgotten in the West prior to translations of Averroes work.
  Islamic philosopher and polymath who helped reconcile Islamic traditions with ancient Greek thought; wrote detailed commentaries on Aristotle that were admired by the Schoolmen and which also influenced European thought (1126-1198)
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Averroes Ibn Rushd
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Also known as Ibn Rushd.
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  • Aristotle’s works were largely forgotten in the West prior to translations of Averroes work.
  • Gone too from the world, Averroes and Moses Maimonides, dark men in mien and movement, flashing in their mocking mirrors the obscure soul of the world, a darkness shining in brightness which brightness could not comprehend.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • Then spake young Stephen orgulous of mother Church that would cast him out of her bosom, of law of canons, of Lilith, patron of abortions, of bigness wrought by wind of seeds of brightness or by potency of vampires mouth to mouth or, as Virgilius saith, by the influence of the occident or by the reek of moonflower or an she lie with a woman which her man has but lain with, effectu secuto, or peradventure in her bath according to the opinions of Averroes and Moses Maimonides.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
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Associated words [difficulty]:   Averroes , Avicenna [8]
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