- 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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Perhaps John, called the Scot or Erigena, also came, but we do not know certainly.Old English Libraries
The Scholastic philosophy sent forth such daring thinkers as Erigena and Abélard.Beacon Lights of History, Volume V
Erigena teaches the restitution of all things under the form of the Dionysian adunatio or deificatio.
Erigena translated Dionysius into Latin along with the commentaries of Maximus, and his system is essentially based upon theirs.
Two medallions of Alfred and Erigena ornament the outside of the Hall, so as to overlook the field of battle.
- John Scotus. ?800–?877 ad, Irish Neo-Platonist philosopher