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date: 16 October 2019

Conches, William delocked

(c. 1085–c. 1154)
  • John Marenbon

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Conches, William de (c. 1085–c. 1154), grammarian and commentator on classical texts, derived from Conches in south-east Normandy. The most important source for his life is the Metalogicon of John of Salisbury, who studied under William between 1138 and 1141. John says that ...

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