Origin of polymath
Examples from the Web for polymath
Athanasius Kircher, the eccentric seventeenth-century Jesuit polymath, collector of curiosities, and borderline crank.
Athanasius Kircher was a Jesuit priest and polymath, a man of unusual talents.
The polymath Aristoxenus is credited with a book on the writers of tragedy.A History of Bibliographies of Bibliographies|Archer Taylor