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Remigius of Auxerre

(c. 841—908)

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Carolingian schools

Carolingian schools  

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In the reign of Charlemagne (768–814) there was an intellectual renaissance which established the basis for the school curriculum and education throughout the Middle Ages. Charlemagne himself, ...
Clovis

Clovis  

(465–511)King of the Franks (481–511). He succeeded his father Childeric (died 481) as king of the Salian Franks at Tournai, and extended Merovingian rule to Gaul and Germany after victories at ...
commentaries on Martianus Capella

commentaries on Martianus Capella  

Among the Carolingian commentators on Capella’s De nuptiis Philologiae et Mercurii are John Scottus Eriugena and Remigius of Auxerre; they assured music’s unique place as the only applied art in the ...
etymology

etymology  

The study of the origins and development of words and their meanings. [From Greek etymos true + logos a word]
glossary

glossary  

Survive from the Old and Middle Irish periods, and comprise lists of words elucidated by a combination of explanatory glosses, etymological analysis, and quotation. The most compendious glossary is ...
Hucbald of Saint-Amand

Hucbald of Saint-Amand  

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(b nr. Tournai, c.840; d Saint‐Amand, Tournai, 930).Fr. monk, remembered for his treatise De harmonica institutione (? c.880) which describes the gamut and the modes.
Interpretationes Nominum Hebraicorum

Interpretationes Nominum Hebraicorum  

"Interpretations" (translations) of the proper names of the Bible. Consulted all through the Middle Ages, these lexicons often accompanied the biblical text. Their model was St Jerome's Liber ...
Latin Glosses on the Bible

Latin Glosses on the Bible  

More than a genre, the gloss was a literary form characteristic of the teaching and interpretation of the manuals used in the medieval schools of the West, in particular for exegesis of the ...
Le Puy

Le Puy  

A prominent administrative centre from the 9th century, the town served as the assembly point for a pilgrimage route to Santiago de Compostela. Its cathedral of St Mary and chapel ...
St Odo

St Odo  

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(c.879–942), second Abbot of Cluny. In 909 he entered the monastery of Baume, where he was soon in charge of the monastery school. He succeeded St Berno as Abbot of Cluny in 927. He was largely ...

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