Alcuin



(Ealhwine Flaccus) a.d. 735–804, English theologian and scholar: teacher and adviser of Charlemagne.
Historical Examples

All the subjects comprised by Alcuin in physics are arithmetic, geometry, music, and astronomy.
Cassell’s History of England, Vol. I (of 9) Anonymous

Charlemagne established the “School of the Palace,” and placed Alcuin at its head.
History of Education Levi Seeley

He founded the famous school at York, where Alcuin was educated, and also the library.
The Cathedral Church of York A. Clutton-Brock

The celebrated Alcuin was the most distinguished scholar of his own time in Europe.
Insula Sanctorum et Doctorum John Healy

The best men of the time, however, like Alcuin vehemently opposed this method.
The Rise of the Mediaeval Church Alexander Clarence Flick

While Alcuin thus increased the library at Tours, Charlemagne.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 16, Slice 5 Various

Alcuin had himself been a scholar at York, and so the school there became a source of light to other lands.
The English Church in the Middle Ages William Hunt

These verses will be found in Migne’s edition of Alcuin’s works.
The Lives of the Saints, Volume III (of 16): March Sabine Baring-Gould

Or the book to be transcribed was dictated to the scribes, as at Tours under Alcuin.
Old English Libraries Ernest Savage

She sang her teacher Alcuin’s poems, which she accompanied by string music.
Women of the Teutonic Nations Hermann Schoenfeld

noun
735–804 ad, English scholar and theologian; friend and adviser of Charlemagne

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