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Abano, Pietro d' (Petrus de Apono, Aponensis)

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Born: 1250 AD
Died: 1316 AD, at 66 years of age.

Nationality: Italian
Categories: Philosophers, Physicians

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1257 - He was born in the Italian town from which he takes his name, now Abano Terme, a Town in the

                 province of Padua, Italy.


1270 - He quickly gained a great reputation as a physician.


          -  He was twice brought to trial by the Inquisition.

 

 1315 - He died before the second trial was completed and he was found guilty

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His body was ordered to be exhumed and burned, but a friend had secretly removed it, and the

                  Inquisition had therefore to content itself with the public proclamation of its sentence and the

                    burning of Abano in effigy.


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