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Peter of Ireland, The University of Naples and Thomas Aquinas' Early Education

@inproceedings{Dunne2006PeterOI,
  title={Peter of Ireland, The University of Naples and Thomas Aquinas' Early Education},
  author={Michael Dunne},
  year={2006}
}
  • M. Dunne
  • Published 2006
  • Philosophy, History
This article revists the life and academic career of Peter of Ireland (Petrus de Hibernia, ca. 1200-1260) whose Opera Omina were edited by the author (Louvain-Paris, 1993, 1996). A recapitulation is also given of a recent debate as to whether the early sources for the life of Thomas Aquinas were right in stating that Peter of Ireland taught the young Aquinas when the latter was a student at the university of Naples in the years 1239-44. While acknowledging that it is now impossible to be…