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Bernhard S., German anatomist and surgeon, 1697-1770. See: Albinus muscle.
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But he is also aware of "the most extreme gap between good 'heroic' behavior and good Christian behavior" (Shippey 206), and this clearly troubles him: after all, Alcuin's question, for all its scorn, is a fair and necessary one.
The same explanation (taken over mostly verbatim) was used by Bede in his In Lucae euangelium expositio (vi.23.1652) and later on by Alcuin in Commentaria in sancti lohannis Euangelium (981.24).
To this have been added analyses of the contributions of various significant individuals; for example Alcuin of York (ca.
It originated from a holy man, the monk Alcuin, who advised Charlemagne, 'nec audiendi qui solent dicere, vox populi, vox Dei, quum tumultuositas vulgi semper insaniae proxima sit,' meaning, And those people should not be listened to who keep on saying, 'The voice of the people is the voice of God,' since the riotousness of the crowd is always very close to madness.
Alcuin of York was an English cleric and a leading scholar at the Frankish court and he wrote that the dissension meant that ''on both sides the passage of ships has been forbidden to merchants and is ceasing'.' Offa went further.
The now defunct Terra Mannae, Land of Manna, is populated by early Catholic scholars such as Dionysius Exiguus, the 6th-century monk who devised our AD chronology of years, and Abbot Alcuin of York, advisor to Charlemagne.
This addition is taken from Priscian, by way of the Grammatica of Alcuin, Hrabanus's teacher, (54) and, remarkably, the quoted example line is from Horace:
Charlemagne, who regarded acquisition of knowledge--and education--as essential for the Empire, recruited Alcuin (d.
Luke, Beneventan music that has been altered by contact with the Frankish-Roman repertory, and the Roman Easter Vigil Canticles; the persistence of chant and medieval music in seventeenth-century Iceland and eighteenth-century Toledo; the origins of forms and ideas, such as ways of singing hexameter in tenth-century Europe and Alcuin's de laude Dei and other early medieval sources of office chants; and French music in the Middle Ages, including the location of music theory treatises in Paris from 900-1450.
This chapter considers Alcuin's understanding of peace at great length before turning to representations of Carolus magnus et pacificus himself.
On retirement in 1987 he returned full-time to his love of running pilgrimages and founded Alcuin Travel, which is still being run by one of his sons, Rory, with the help of the others.
Two centuries later, there may still have been literate and competent writers in Italy and France, but when Charlemagne assembled a literary court, he had to content himself with Alcuin of York and Paul the Deacon--worthy men, doubtless, but their uncertain versification and fragmented narrative style put Carolingian writers at a distance even from sixth-century hymn writers like Venantius Fortunatus.