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Alfanus of Salerno (Alphanus)

(1020—1085)


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(1020?–85) Poet, medical author, friend of Desiderius and Pope Gregory VII;

archbishop of Salerno (1058); wrote poetry in classicizing metres, hymns, and saints’ lives, and translated Greek medical treatises into Latin.

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


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