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Otloh of St. Emmeram
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(Othloh, Othlo; c. 1010, Freising diocese – after 1070, Regensburg). Educated in the monastery school at Tegernsee, and at first a clerk, Otloh entered the Regensburg monastery of St. Emmeram in 1032, and directed the school there (teacher of William of Hirsau). Conflicts with the Freising clergy and the bishops of Regensburg caused him several times to leave Bavaria temporarily, and serve the monasteries of Hersfeld, Fulda, and Amorbach, and the bishop of Würzburg, as a gifted ca…

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Röckelein, Hedwig, “Otloh of St. Emmeram”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 17 January 2021 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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