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Remigius of Auxerre (Saint)
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(after 841 – May 2, probably 908, Paris), a monk from the monastery of St. Germain in Auxerre, where he succeeded his teacher Heiric (Heiricus). Remigius was involved in the renewal of the school of Reims around 893 and taught in Paris from 900 onward. He authored more than 20 works that were widely read in the Middle Ages, although most of them have never been printed: commentaries on ancient and early medieval grammarians and poets, on Genesis and the Psalms, and on Boethius’s De consolatione philosophiae and Opuscula sacra; he also wrote an exposition of the mass.

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Köpf, Ulrich, “Remigius of Auxerre (Saint)”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 01 December 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_024918>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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