Life of Gundissalinus

Extracts from N. Polloni, “The Toledan Translation Movement and Gundissalinus: Some Remarks on His Activity and Presence in Castile.”  In Y. Beale-Rivaya and J. Busic (eds.), A Companion to Medieval Toledo. Reconsidering the Canons. Leiden – Boston: Brill, 2018, 263-280. Since 1162, the presence of another translator is witnessed in Toledo: Dominicus Gundissalinus. Quite certainly,…

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Gundissalinus’ Thought

Dominicus Gundissalinus (ca. 1115 post 1180) is one of the most prominent figures of the Toledan translation movement, as well as an original philosopher. In collaboration with the Jewish philosopher Abraham Ibn Daud and Iohannes Hispanus, he translated over twenty Arabic works into Latin. These translations are used by the Toledan philosopher as main sources…

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Talking about Translations

2019 Inside Marc of Toledo’s Approach to Ibn Tûmart and His Philosophical and Theological Doctrines (with Pedro Mantas) Cordoba (ES), 29 January 2019. Premodern Translations into Latin: Rhetorical Strategies and Historical Reconstructions Corfu (GR), 28-29 March 2019. Movements, Clusters, and Teams: Modern Perspectives on Premodern Translations Toledo (ES), June 5-7, 2019 Experiencing Matter: Translations and Transitions…

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