Remigius of Auxerre

(c. 841—908)

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scholar and teacher. He was a monk of St Germanus, Auxerre. He taught there, at Reims, and then at Paris. He followed a comprehensive programme based on literary and moral texts, commenting on classical and Christian authors. Though not an original thinker, he did more than anyone else we know of to make sound learning available to his contemporaries and successors.

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

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