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date: 07 April 2020

Alcuin [Albinus, Flaccus]locked

(c. 740–804)
  • D. A. Bullough

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Alcuin [Albinus, Flaccus] (c. 740–804), abbot of St Martin's, Tours, and royal adviser, was a major figure in the revival of learning and letters under the Frankish king and emperor, Charlemagne (r. 768–814).

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