Ado of Vienne

(c. 800—875)

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(c.800–875) Monk at Ferrières, Prüm, and Lyons; archbishop of Vienne by 860.

At Lyons he compiled a martyrology, which he expanded at Vienne. He also wrote a chronicle and several saints’ lives. His works reveal limited regard for historical accuracy.


Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

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