Erigena

[ ih-rij-uh-nuh ]
/ ɪˈrɪdʒ ə nə /

noun

Jo·han·nes Sco·tus [joh-han-eez skoh-tuh s, -han-is] /dʒoʊˈhæn iz ˈskoʊ təs, -ˈhæn ɪs/,a.d. c810–c877, Irish philosopher and theologian.

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Erigena
/ (ˌɛrɪˈdʒiːnə) /

noun

John Scotus. ?800–?877 ad, Irish Neo-Platonist philosopher
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