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Angilbert, Saint

(ăng`gĭlbərt), d. 814, Frankish statesman and courtier under Charlemagne, abbot of Centula (now Saint-Riquier), near Amiens. He was highly regarded in the Carolingian revival as a writer of Latin poetry. Feast: Feb. 18.
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The Symbolic Vision of Angilbert (Princeton, 1995) -- is occasionally overlooked.
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