Ealhwine Flaccus, a.d. 735–804, English theologian and scholar: teacher and adviser of Charlemagne.
- Also called Al·bi·nus [al-bahy-nuhs] /ælˈbaɪ nəs/ .
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How to use Alcuin in a sentence
Alcuin speaks of them by the terms pacta caritatis, fraternitas, familiaritas.The Influence and Development of English Gilds | Francis Aiden Hibbert
Alcuin became one of the richest men in his dominions, and Englebert received one of his daughters in marriage.Beacon Lights of History, Volume V | John Lord
His work as a teacher was carried on by Alcuin, who later brought learning to the court and Frankish dominions of Charlemagne.
Alcuin quotes with substitution of bona opera agit for virtutes congregat, Op.
In the eighth century Alcuin, the Northumbrian, quotes Ingeld as the typical hero of song.Beowulf | R. W. Chambers
British Dictionary definitions for Alcuin
735–804 ad, English scholar and theologian; friend and adviser of Charlemagne
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