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Aelfric, Abbot of Eynsham


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  • Variants

    • Aelfric, Grammaticus, Abbot of Eynsham
    • Aelfric, The Grammarian, Abbot of Eynsham
    • Elfrike, Abbot of Eynsham
    • Älfrik, Abbot of Eynsham
    • Aelfrik, Abbot of Eynsham
    • Alfric, Abbot of Eynsham
    • Alfricus, Abbot of Eynsham
    • Elfric, Abbot of Eynsham
    • Aelfricus, Abbot of Eynsham
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 0950~
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1020~
    • Gender

        male
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  • Sources

    • found: Author's A Saxon treatise concerning the Old and New Testament ... 1623.
    • found: The Old English version of the Heptateuch, 1990:p. vii (Älfrik) p. 13 (Aelfrik) p. 15 (Abbot Elfrike)
    • found: BM cat.(hdg.: Aelfric, Grammaticus, Abbot of Eynsham; variant: Alfric; ref.: Alfricus)
    • found: NUC pre-56(hdg.: Aelfric, Abbot of Eynsham; usage: Aelfric, Elfric, Elfrike, Aelfricus; Aelfric, Archbishop of Canterbury [sic])
    • found: DNB(Ælfric, abbot, called Grammaticus, fl. 1006; celebrated author and translator; abbot of Eynsham; there is no ground for identifying him as a bishop or archbishop; pupil of Æthelwold; writings include: Homilies; Treatise on the Old and New Testaments; Heptateuchus; Life of St. Æthelwold; Excerpts from St. Æthelwold's Rule of St. Benedict; Canons; Quando dividis Chrisma; Latin grammar and glossary; Colloquium; and De temporibus anni)
    • found: New Catholic encyclopedia, 2nd edition:volume 1, page 136 (Aelfric Grammaticus; Benedictine abbot of Eynsham and greatest Anglo-Saxon author of the 10th and 11th centuries; born approximately 950 to 955; died approximately 1020; not the same as Aelfric, monk of Abingdon, who became Archbishop of Canterbury in 995)
  • LC Classification

    • PR1520-PR1538
  • Change Notes

    • 1980-10-07: new
    • 2017-11-13: revised
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