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Immanuel ben Solomon of Rome (c.1261–before 1336)

DOI: 10.4324/9780415249126-J019-1
Version: v1,  Published online: 1998
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Immanuel of Rome wrote commentaries on the Bible and poems of a religious, philosophical or jocular nature, concerning the most varied themes. His main topics are conjunction with the ‘active intellect’ and the superiority of theoretical knowledge. He participated in many of the leading controversies of his time and is interesting for the ways in which he managed to express theoretical ideas poetically.

Citing this article:
Rigo, Caterina. Immanuel ben Solomon of Rome (c.1261–before 1336), 1998, doi:10.4324/9780415249126-J019-1. Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Taylor and Francis,
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