Neoplatonism Through the Renaissance

Medieval Philosophy

Who are some Dark Ages philosophers who came after St. Augustine?

After St. Augustine’s death in 430, the so-called “Dark Ages” (roughly 420 to 1000 C.E.) ensued. In 420 the Visigoths living inside of Rome sacked the city. In monasteries in Italy, Spain, and Britain, the Encyclopedists emerged.

St. Isidore of Seville set the ambitious goal of describing all human knowledge in an extensive encyclopedia (Art Archive).

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