Nicholas of Cusa, Nicholas of Kues, Nicolaus Cusanus
Nicholas of Cusa Date of Birth: 1401 Place of Birth: Kues Date of Death: 11 August 1464 Place of Death: Todi, Italy
Nicholas was born in Kues (Bernkastel-Kues) on the River Mosel in Germany. He first studied in Heidelberg and then went on to Padua for law, and Cologne for theology. He was ordained a priest and entered the service of the papal legate, Cardinal Giordano Orsini. In 1433, he par…
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“Nicholas of Cusa, Nicholas of Kues, Nicolaus Cusanus”, in:
Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas.
Consulted online on 16 July 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_25918>