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Alcuin [(Flaccus) Albinus]locked

  • Jane Bellingham


(b Northumbria, c735; d Tours, May 19, 804). Anglo-Saxon scholar, writer and poet. Little is known about Alcuin's early years, but he was educated at the cathedral school in York, which, under the guidance of magister, and later archbishop, Aelberht (d...

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Patrologiae cursus completus, i: Series latina, ed.
Monumenta Germaniae historica