Rabanus Maurus

archbishop, Benedictine abbot, theologian, and scholar whose work so contributed to the development of German language and literature that he ... [1 related articles]
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Rabanus Maurus

Rabanus Maurus Magnentius ({circa} 780 – 4 February 856), also known as Hrabanus or Rhabanus, was a Frankish Benedictine monk, the archbishop of Mainz in Germany and a theologian. He was the author of the encyclopaedia De rerum naturis (`On the Natures of Things` or `On the Universe`). He also wrote treatises on education and grammar and com...
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