Ælfric of Eynsham
Ælfric of Eynsham (Old English: Ælfrīc; Latin: Alfricus, Elphricus) (c. 955 – c. 1010) was an English abbot, as well as a consummate, prolific writer in Old English of hagiography, homilies, biblical commentaries, and other genres. He is also known variously as Ælfric the Grammarian (Alfricus Grammaticus), Ælfric of Cerne, and Ælfric the Homilist. In the view of Peter Hunter Blair, he was "a man comparable both in the quantity of his writings and in the quality of his mind even with Bede himself." According to Claudio Leonardi, he "represented the highest pinnacle of Benedictine reform and Anglo-Saxon literature".
How would Ælfric of Eynsham be described?
Ælfric of Eynsham would be described as Abbot and author.
What is the occupation of Ælfric of Eynsham?
The occupation of Ælfric of Eynsham is .
When died Ælfric of Eynsham?
Ælfric of Eynsham died 01.01.1020.
When was Ælfric of Eynsham born?
Ælfric of Eynsham was born on 955-1-1.
What is Ælfric of Eynsham subject of?
Ælfric of Eynsham is subject of 955 births, 1010 deaths, Abbots of Eynsham, English abbots, Anglo-Saxon writers, Christian hagiographers, English religious writers, English sermon writers, Grammarians of Latin, Medieval linguists and 10th-century Latin writers.
What is the gender of Ælfric of Eynsham?
Ælfric of Eynsham is male.