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

Author: Eleanor Shipley Duckett
Publisher: New York, Macmillan, 1951.
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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  Read more...
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Duckett, Eleanor Shipley.
Alcuin, friend of Charlemagne.
New York, Macmillan, 1951
(OCoLC)578606953
Online version:
Duckett, Eleanor Shipley.
Alcuin, friend of Charlemagne.
New York, Macmillan, 1951
(OCoLC)629912357
Named Person: Alcuin; Alcuin; Alkuin.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eleanor Shipley Duckett
OCLC Number: 1010576
Notes: "1st printing."
Description: xii, 337 pages 22 cm
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.

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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.

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