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Author Duckett, Eleanor Shipley.

Title Alcuin, friend of Charlemagne : his world and his work.

Publication Info. New York : Macmillan, 1951.


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  940.14 D835A    Check Shelf
Description xii, 337 pages ; 22 cm
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 319-328.
Note "1st printing".
Contents Alcuin in York -- Continental background, 717-782 -- The Frankish court and school -- The world outside the court -- Alcuin in Frankland, 782-796 : writings for the church -- Alcuin in Tours : earlier years -- Alcuin in Tours : later years.
Summary In this work, the author describes the times in which Alcuin lived, both in Anglo-Saxon England and on the continent of Europe. The author also covers Alcuin's work as head of the School of York, as head of the Palace School of Charlemagne, and as abbot of the Monastery and School of Tours; his revision of the text of the Liturgy and of the Bible; his various writings on education and on doctrine; his connection with the famous Caroline script; and his part in various secular and ecclesiastical movements.
Subject Alcuin, 735-804.
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