biographical name Saint Thomas — see Thomas Aquinas

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Aquīnas — Aquīnas, 1) Thomas, s. Thomas. 2) Philipp A. (Phil. von Aquino, eigentlich Mardochai), Rabbiner zu Carpentras; ward 1610 wegen seiner Neigung zum Christenthume aus der Synagoge von Avignon verwiesen u. ließ sich zu Aquino taufen, wurde Professor… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Aquinas — Aquinas, s. Thomas von Aquino …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Aquinas — Aquinas, St Thomas …   Philosophy dictionary

  • Aquinas — [ə kwī′nəs] Saint Thomas (1225? 74); It. theologian & philosopher: his day is March 7: called the Angelic Doctor: cf. THOMISM …   English World dictionary

  • Aquinas — Thomas von Aquin (* um 1225 auf Schloss Roccasecca bei Aquino in Italien; † 7. März 1274 in Fossanova; auch Thomas Aquinas oder Tommaso d Aquino) gilt als einer der einflussreichsten Philosophen und Theologen der Geschichte. Er war Dominikaner.… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Aquinas — noun (Roman Catholic Church) Italian theologian and Doctor of the Church who is remembered for his attempt to reconcile faith and reason in a comprehensive theology; presented philosophical proofs of the existence of God (1225 1274) • Syn:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Aquinas — n. Saint Thomas Aquinas (1225 1274), Italian philosopher, famous theologian of the Roman Catholic Church …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Aquinas — Aquinist, n. /euh kwuy neuhs/, n. Saint Thomas ( the Angelic Doctor ), 1225? 74, Italian scholastic philosopher: a major theologian of the Roman Catholic Church. * * * …   Universalium

  • Aquinas — A|qui|nas, St Thomas (1225 74) an Italian ↑theologian (=someone who studies religion and religious beliefs) and ↑philosopher whose ideas had an important influence on the Roman Catholic religion …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Aquinas — A•qui•nas [[t]əˈkwaɪ nəs[/t]] n. big Saint Thomas, 1225?–74, Italian scholastic philosopher A•qui′nist, n …   From formal English to slang

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