SYLVESTER Giraldus

SYLVESTER Giraldus
Anglus, eruditione inter primos sui saeculi. Elegantiorum literarum, Philosophiae et Mathematum peritissimus, Parisiis Theologiam docuit. Ab Henrico II. in Angliam vocatus, Iohannis filii praeceptor fuit, Regi a secretis. Dein Oxonii professus, Regem in Hiberniam comitatus est, cuius exactam descriptionem edidit. Ob eruditionem aemulos nactus, secessum impetravit, Episcopus S. Davidis factus. Obiit A. C. 1210. vel 1214. plutimis scriptis. Commentariô inprimis in S. Scripturam, tractatibusque Theologicis inclitus; Lelandus et Pitseus, de ill. Angl. Script. Balaeus, de Scriptorib. Britann. Voss. de Hist. l. 2. c. 54.

Hofmann J. Lexicon universale. 1698.

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