Abano, Pietro d'

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

Nationality: Italian
Categories: Philosophers, Physicians

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

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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