Stained glass depicting St. Thomas Aquinas.
Aquinas definition by Webster's New World
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Aquinas, Saint Thomas (1225?-74); It. theologian & philosopher: his day is March 7: called the Angelic Doctor
Aquinas definition by American Heritage Dictionary
, Saint Thomas 1225-1274.
Italian Dominican friar, theologian, and philosopher. The most influential thinker of the medieval period, his philosophy combined Aristotelianism and elements of Neo-Platonism within a context of Christian thought. His works include the Summa contra gentiles (1259-1264) and the Summa theologiae or theologica (1266-1273).