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Otto of Freising

(c. 1114—1158)


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(c.1114–58) Scholar and bishop.

Member of the ruling Salian and Hohenstaufen dynasties, he was dedicated to monastic life as child, studied in Paris, and became Cistercian and (generally absentee) abbot ...

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


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