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 (ăl′kwĭn) also Al·bi·nus (ăl-bī′nəs) 735?-804.
Anglo-Saxon prelate and scholar who was a leader in the revival of learning in medieval Europe.


(ˈælkwɪn) or


(Biography) 735–804 ad, English scholar and theologian; friend and adviser of Charlemagne


(ˈæl kwɪn)
(Ealhwine Flaccus) A.D. 735–804, English theologian and scholar: teacher and adviser of Charlemagne.
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Under the terms of the acquisition, Headlam has acquired the entire issued share capital of Domus from Alcuin Capital Partners LLP and the senior management of Domus, on a cash-free, debt-free basis, for a total maximum consideration of GBP 35.
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And although, in reply to Charlemagne's question as to how good philosophers differed from Christians, Alcuin gave the Augustinian answer "through faith and baptism," many medievals tried, however tentatively, to follow the lead of Abelard, a vigorous partisan of the merits of the ancients, many of whom in pre-Christian times were saved and some of whom--so he was condemned for claiming--had even approached a knowledge of the Trinity.
For Alcuin of York (735-804), warned: "And those people should not be listened to who keep saying the voice of the people is the voice of God, since the riotousness of the crowd is always close to insanity.
Matt 27:37; Mark 15:26), early medieval writers from Augustine and Prudentius to Bede and Alcuin hailed Hebrew, Greek, and Latin, in which Jesus of Nazareth, the King of the Jews was written by Pontius Pilate above the cross.
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'.
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.