Cusa, Nicholas of


Cusa, Nicholas of
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  • CUSA, NICHOLAS OF° — (1401–1464), German theologian and philosopher. Nicholas was born in Cusa (Kues), Germany. He became a cardinal in 1448. At the ecclesiastical synod of Bamberg convened by him in his capacity of papal legate in 1451 Cusa had condoned the… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Nicholas of Cusa — • Lengthy article on the life and writings of the fifteenth century canon lawyer, diplomat, and philosopher Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Nicholas of Cusa     Nicholas of Cusa …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Nicholas of Cusa — Cusanus redirects here. For the lunar crater, see Cusanus (crater). Nicholas of Cusa Nicholas of Cusa, by Master of the Life of the Virgin Full name Nicholas of Cusa Other names Nicolaus Chrypffs , Nicholas of Kues …   Wikipedia

  • Nicholas — /nik euh leuhs, nik leuhs/, n. 1. of Cusa /kyooh zeuh/, 1401 1464, German cardinal, mathematician, and philosopher. German, Nikolaus von Cusa. 2. Grand Duke, 1856 1929, Russian general in World War I. 3. Saint, fl. 4th century A.D., bishop in… …   Universalium

  • Nicholas — For other uses, see Nicholas (disambiguation). Nicholas Gender Male Origin Word/Name Greek Meaning Victory of the people Other names …   Wikipedia

  • Nicholas of Kues — (1401 – August 11, 1464) was a German cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church, a philosopher, jurist, mathematician, and an astronomer. He is widely considered as one of the greatest geniuses and polymaths of the 15th century. He is also referred… …   Wikipedia

  • Nicholas of Cusa — [kyo͞o′sə, kyo͞o′zə] 1401 64; Ger. cardinal, philosopher, & mathematician * * * born 1401, Kues, Trier died Aug. 11, 1464, Todi, Papal States German cardinal, mathematician, scientist, and philosopher. Ordained a priest in 1440, he was made a… …   Universalium

  • Nicholas V —     Pope Nicholas V     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Pope Nicholas V     (TOMMASO PARENTUCELLI)     A name never to be mentioned without reverence by every lover of letters, born at Sarzana in Liguria, 15 November, 1397; died in Rome, 24 5 March,… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Nicholas of Cusa — [kyo͞o′sə, kyo͞o′zə] 1401 64; Ger. cardinal, philosopher, & mathematician …   English World dictionary

  • Nicholas of Cusa — Nikolaus von Kues Nikolaus von Kues, latinisiert Nicolaus Cusanus oder Nicolaus de Cusa (* 1401 in Kues an der Mosel, heute Bernkastel Kues; † 11. August 1464 in Todi, Umbrien) war ein berühmter, universal gebildeter deutscher Philosoph, Theologe …   Deutsch Wikipedia


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