By Douglas Dales
Alcuin was once a wakeful inheritor to the wealthy traditions of the English Church, and his ability as a poet of prayer, in addition to an educator, marks him out as a seminal impression upon his personal iteration and those who got here after him. This e-book examines his lifestyles and occupation in England and at the continent, and considers his legacy as a churchman and a number one political determine. whereas Dales areas Alcuin firmly inside his Christian cultural inheritance and old context, he additionally strains from the surviving facts the sophisticated and nuanced parts of Alcuin's character and relationships.
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