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Thomas Aquinas lived during the middle half of the thirteenth century, from 1225 to 1274. He was born in an area between Rome and Naples, was enrolled as a child at the Benedictine abbey at Montecassino, and continued his studies at the University of Naples and then in Paris. In fact, he seems to have spent much of his adult life fulfilling Dominican and scholastic duties in a circuit between Naples and Paris....