Pietro d'Abano

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Pietro d'Abano
NationalityItaly
Occupation
philosopher
astrologer
physician

Pietro d'Abano:

see Abano, Pietro d'Abano, Pietro d'
, 1250?–1316?, Italian physician and philosopher, a professor of medicine in Padua. His famous work Conciliator differentiarum was an attempt to reconcile Arab medicine and Greek speculative natural philosophy and was considered authoritative as
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(10)This proportion generates the major third of just intonation, of little account in ancient music theory; 'que proportio non est proprie musicalis', Peter de Abano, Conciliator differentiarum philosophorum et precipue medicorum (Pavia, 1490), sig.