Dominicus Gundissalinus

1115 - 1190

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Dominicus Gundissalinus, also known as Domingo Gundisalvi or Gundisalvo (c. 1115 – post 1190), was a philosopher and translator of Arabic to Medieval Latin active in Toledo. Among his translations, Gundissalinus worked on Avicenna's Liber de philosophia prima and De anima, Ibn Gabirol's Fons vitae, and al-Ghazali's Summa theoricae philosophiae, in collaboration with the Jewish philosopher Abraham Ibn Daud and Johannes Hispanus. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dominicus Gundissalinus has received more than 82,418 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Dominicus Gundissalinus is the 935th most popular philosopher, the 1,047th most popular biography from Spain and the 30th most popular Spanish Philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Dominicus Gundissalinus ranks 935 out of 1,089Before him are Edmund Gettier, Caspar Bartholin the Elder, George Gerbner, Herbert Feigl, Fernando Savater, and Jaimini. After him are Harald Høffding, Nikolay Lossky, John Peckham, Amos Bronson Alcott, Critolaus, and Wilhelm Gesenius.

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Among people born in 1115, Dominicus Gundissalinus ranks 8Before him are Magnus IV of Norway, Raymond II, Count of Tripoli, Theodore Prodromos, Erling Skakke, Gertrude of Süpplingenburg, and Henry of Scotland.  Among people deceased in 1190, Dominicus Gundissalinus ranks 11Before him are Otto II, Margrave of Meissen, Floris III, Count of Holland, Saigyō, Maria Komnene, Queen of Hungary, Godfrey III, Count of Louvain, and Anvari. After him is William of Newburgh.

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Among people born in Spain, Dominicus Gundissalinus ranks 1,047 out of 2,595Before him are Santi Cazorla (1984), Fernando Savater (1947), José de Palafox y Melci, 1st Duke of Zaragoza (1775), Quintus Caecilius Metellus Nepos (-135), Pedro Pardo de Cela (1420), and Lope de Rueda (1500). After him are Ramón María Narváez, 1st Duke of Valencia (1800), Fausto Elhuyar (1755), Quique Sánchez Flores (1965), Joan Alcover (1854), Clemente Domínguez y Gómez (1946), and Marcelino Menéndez y Pelayo (1856).


Among philosophers born in Spain, Dominicus Gundissalinus ranks 30Before him are Joseph Albo (1380), Melchor Cano (1509), Juan Caramuel y Lobkowitz (1606), Benito Jerónimo Feijóo y Montenegro (1676), Ramiro Ledesma Ramos (1905), and Fernando Savater (1947). After him are Luis Vélez de Guevara (1579), Julián Marías (1914), and Gómez Pereira (1500).