St Thomas Aquinas, Italian theologian and philosopher. Artist: Unknown

St Thomas Aquinas, Italian theologian and philosopher. Artist: Unknown

1-157-881 - Ann Ronan Picture Library/Heritage-Images

St Thomas Aquinas, Italian theologian and philosopher. Also known as Doctor Angelicus, St Thomas Aquinas (1225-1274) was a member of the Dominican order who attempted to reconcile Aristotle's science with Christian doctrine. He was the first to propose the concept of a Just War. On his left is Aristotle and on the right Plato, while Averroes (Ibn Rushd 1126-1198), the famous medieval philosopher born in Cordoba reclines at the bottom of the picture. Amongthe figures above Aquinas are Matthew, Mark, Luke and John. At the top Christ sits in Heaven.

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  1. Unknown, attributed to: :
  1. St Thomas Aquinas: Italian: monk, philosopher, theologian
  2. Aristotle: Greek: Philosopher, scientist
  3. Plato: Ancient Greek: Mathematician, philosopher
  4. Averroes: Moorish, Spanish: philosopher
  5. St Matthew: Judean: Saint, evangelist, martyr
  6. St Mark: (Judean?): Saint, evangelist, martyr
  7. St Luke: : Saint, evamgelist
  8. St John the Evangelist: : Saint, apostle, author
  9. Jesus Christ: Judean: Prophet

Picture Type
  1. Portrait

Geographic Hierarchy

World Europe Greece

  1. 39 00 00 N , 022 00 00 E

Category Hierarchy

Religion & Belief Christianity

People Famous People

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Science & Nature Other

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Pixel Dimensions (W x H) : 2609x4016
File Size : 30,697kb


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