Andrew of St-Victor

(d. 1175)

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(d. 1175),

biblical exegete. A canon of St-Victor in Paris (see Victorines), he became Abbot of Wigmore in Herefordshire. In his commentaries he used Jewish sources and concentrated on the literal sense of Scripture to an extent not found elsewhere in the Middle Ages.

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

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