Marsilius of Padua

[ mahr-sil-ee-uh s ]
/ mɑrˈsɪl i əs /

noun

c1280–1343?, Italian scholar and political theorist.

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Italian Mar·si·glio de·i Mai·nar·di·ni [mahr-see-lyaw de-ee mahy-nahr-dee-nee] /mɑrˈsi lyɔ ˈdɛ i ˌmaɪ nɑrˈdi ni/.
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Marsilius of Padua
/ (mɑːˈsɪlɪəs) /

noun

Italian name Marsiglio dei Mainardini. ?1290–?1343, Italian political philosopher, best known as the author of the Defensor pacis (1324), which upheld the power of the temporal ruler over that of the church
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