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date: 02 June 2020

Abbo, St (c.945–1004), 

Source:
The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church
Author(s):
E. A. LivingstoneE. A. Livingstone

or ‘Abbon’, Abbot of *Fleury from 988. He supported the *Cluniac reform and was killed in a revolt occasioned by the reform of the priory of La Réole in Gascony. His letters are a valuable source for the relations between France and the Papacy. He also wrote on logic, mathematics, and astronomy, and an Epitome of the Lives of the Popes. Feast day, 13 Nov.... ...

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