Ramón Llull

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Blessed Ramón Llull
Doctor Illuminatus
Raymond Lully - portrait (line engraving) - Wellcome V0003713.jpg
Lux mea est ipse dominus.
(Wellcome V0003713, CC-BY-4.0)
Born 1232-1236
Mallorca, Kingdom of Majorca
Died 1315-1316
Burial Basilica de Sant Francesc, Palma de Mallorca
Beatified 1847 by Pope Pius IX
Feast 30 June

Ramón Llull[i] (b. 1232-1236 - d. 1315-1316) was a Majorcan philosopher, poet, mathematician, and lay theologian, reputedly a member of the Third Order of Saint Francis (Franciscan tertiary), who was beatified by the Roman Catholic Church and assigned the title of Doctor Illuminatus.

Selected Bibliography


refer Latin Bibliography of Ramón Llull

English translations



  1. Ramón Llull is how his name is spelled in Catalan and has become the most prominent spelling in recent decades; he was also known in Latin, variously, as Raimundus, Raymundus, or Raimundo, his surname being given as Lullus, Lullius, and Lulio; and was prominently Anglicised as Raymond Lully or simply Raymond Lull.