Ramon Llull ~ 1232-1316

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     Ramon Llull (1232-1316) was a layman, married with two children. He wrote more than two hundred and fifty works in Catalan, Arabic and Latin. He was the first writer in Catalan to use it as a literary and philosophical language at a time when Latin and French were preferred.

     The stamp, issued in 1987, shows an initial from a manuscript of Libre De Doctrina Pueril in Catalan.

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