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RICHARD OF ST

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Originally appearing in Volume V23, Page 299 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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RICHARD OF ST VICTOR His style is most affected, and the influence of the neo-Platonist terminology as well as of the works of the pseudo-Dionysius can be clearly detected. In the Paradis Dante has placed Richard de St Victor, whose books were much read by his contemporaries, among the greatest teachers of the Church. His writings seem to have come into favour again in the 16th and 17th centuries, six editions of his works having been printed between 15o6 and 165o.
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