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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 ...

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church (3 rev. ed.)

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...Odo, St (d. 959 ) . A corrupted form of Oda, St ...

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church (3 ed.)

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..., St ( 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 instrumental in raising the monastery to the high position which it held in the next centuries. Under him the monastic church was completed and the influence of Cluny over other monasteries greatly extended. Feast day, 18 Nov. (among the Benedictines , with others, 11...

Odo, St

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church (3 rev. ed.)

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...L. d'Achery , OSB and J. Mabillon , OSB (eds.), Acta Sanctorum Ordinis Sancti Benedicti , 5 (1685), 150–99). Odo's ‘Occupatio’ was first ed. A. Swoboda (Teub., 1900). Eng. tr. of Odo's Life of Gerald of Aurillac and of John of Cluny's Life of Odo by G. Sitwell , OSB, St Odo of Cluny (1958). E. Sackur , ‘ Handschriftliches aus Frankreich ’, NA 15 (1889), 105–16. Modern Life by [A.] du Bourg , OSB (‘Les Saints’, 1905). A. Hessel , ‘ Odo von Cluni und das französische Kulturproblem im früheren Mittelalter ’, HZ 128 (1923), 1–25. A Cluny: Congrès...

Odo, St , abbot of Cluny

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..., St , abbot of Cluny ( c .879–942 ) Second abbot of *Cluny under whom the monastery first came to prominence. *Berno ’s successor in 927, Odo introduced Cluniac reforms to monasteries in Auvergne, southern France, and Italy. He cultivated relations with local nobility to help Cluny grow, and is noted for his various writings, notably the Life of St Gerald of Aurillac . Michael Frassetto B. Rosenwein , Rhinoceros Bound: Cluny in the Tenth Century ...

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 ...
Odo of Deuil

Odo of Deuil  

French Benedictine monk; born ca.1100, died 8 Apr. 1162. Of modest origins, Odo became Abbot Suger's confidant and abbot of St. Corneille in Compiègne (1150) and St. Denis (1151). He ...
St Mayeul

St Mayeul  

(c.906–94) Abbot of Cluny.Successor of Odo in 942, Mayeul contributed to the growth and expansion of the Cluniac order. He reformed numerous monasteries, was captured by the Saracens and ...
Eudes of Deuil

Eudes of Deuil  

(d. 1162) Suger’s successor as abbot of St-Denis (1152).As chaplain to Louis VII on the Second Crusade, he took notes that became an account of Louis from Vézelay to Antioch.[...]
Odo of Bayeux

Odo of Bayeux  

(c. 1036–97)was half‐brother to Duke William II of Normandy (later William I of England). He was destined for an ecclesiastical career, receiving the bishopric of Bayeux from William when he was ...
Bayeux

Bayeux  

A Gallic town, once the Roman Civitas Baiocassium, on the Aure river, near the English Channel. Its Roman street plan lasted into the 17th century. Conceded to the Normans in ...
Alberic II of Spoleto

Alberic II of Spoleto  

(died 954)Alberic II of Spoleto, or rather Alberic of Rome, was the son of Alberic, marquis of Spoleto, and Marozia, daughter of Theophylact “senator of the Romans”. After the ...
Berno of Cluny

Berno of Cluny  

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Abbot (d. 927).The founder of the largest and most influential abbey in western Europe is little known, partly because his five successors ruled for longer than he did and all were deservedly ...
rhythmical office

rhythmical office  

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A form of the Divine Office, popular in the Middle Ages, in which not only the hymns but also almost all the other parts except the psalms and lessons were put into metre or rhyme.
Leo VII

Leo VII  

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(3 Jan. 936–13 July 939)The successor of John XI, he owed his elevation to Alberic II, prince of Rome, patrician and senator of all the Romans, who ruled the city with absolute control from 932 to ...
church history

church history  

The central institution of medieval society, the church underwent important changes during the MA, and its evolution had a profound effect on the general history of the period. The main ...
Latin prose style

Latin prose style  

The period from the Church Fathers to the early Renaissance saw the evolution of various distinctive ways of writing Latin prose.1. Overview of Latin prose styles in the MA2. Prose rhythm3. ...
Vitalis of Savigny

Vitalis of Savigny  

(c.1060–1122)Born at Tierceville in Normandy, St Vitalis pursued advanced studies before becoming chaplain to the count of Mortain. In c.1095, he retired to the desert, living, with numerous hermits ...
Remigius of Auxerre

Remigius of Auxerre  

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(c.841–c.908), scholar and teacher. He was a monk of St Germanus, Auxerre. He taught there, at Reims, and then at Paris. He followed a comprehensive programme based on literary and moral texts, ...
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Term describing the style of architecture associated with the reign of Emperor Charlemagne (800–14). Carolingian architecture is generally accepted as dating from late C8 to early C10, and examples ...
Fleury

Fleury  

The place owed its celebrity to the (real or supposed) transference hither in the 7th cent. of the remains of Sts Benedict and Scholastica from Monte Cassino and the monastery erected to house them. ...

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