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Michael Scott
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Born in Durham, County Durham
Born in 1175
Died in 1230

Born 1175. Died 1230 - Scottish scholar and astrologer.

Studied at Oxford, Paris and Padua. Tutor and astrologer to Frederick II of Germany. Translated Arabic versions of Aristotle’s works. Wrote a learned work on astrology. Known as the wondrous wizard. Referred to by Dante in the Inferno. Grave said to be in Melrose Abbey.

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http://www.rampantscotland.com/famous/blfamwizard.htm Rampant Scotland

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