Joachim of Floris (also Joachim di Fiore)
Died: 1202? AD.
Italian mystic and Cistercian monk
founded Ordo Florensis religious order
divided history into Age of the Father (based on law, lasting until birth of Jesus), Age of the Son (based on love, lasting from birth of Jesus until 1260), and Age of the Holy Spirit (based on joy, lasting from 1260 onward)
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