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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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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.
To this have been added analyses of the contributions of various significant individuals; for example Alcuin of York (ca.
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.
Hence the true protagonists of this remarkable story are not the kings themselves but men like the prolific Carolingian poet, scholar, and letter writer Alcuin of York or the anonymous Irish author(s) of the seventh-century treatise "On the Twelve Abuses of the World" (De duodecim abusivis saeculi).
Some examples include: Alcuin of York, Lombards, Donatism, Peasants, Salic Law, and more.
The great editions of the Jerome translation during the Carolingian era did not involve the papacy at all but were due instead to ecclesiastical advisors to Charlemagne and his successors, such as the Anglo-Saxon Alcuin of York, and promulgated by order of the emperor, not the pope.
This theme was adopted by later monastic writers such as Alcuin of York, Charlemagne's educational reformer, who had inscribed over the doorway of the scriptorium at Fulda, "It is more meritorious to copy books than to tend the vines" (Leclerq 123).
Augustine, Alcuin of York, Philip the Chancellor, William of Auxerre, St.