from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Averroës also Ibn Rushd (ĭbˌən ro͝oshtˈ) 1126-1198. Spanish-Arab philosopher, jurist, and physician. He is well known for his commentaries on Aristotle, which exerted a strong influence on medieval Christian theology.


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