Angilbert, Saint

(redirected from Angilbert)
Also found in: Wikipedia.

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.
The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia™ Copyright © 2013, Columbia University Press. Licensed from Columbia University Press. All rights reserved. www.cc.columbia.edu/cu/cup/
References in periodicals archive ?
Susan Rabe's book on Angilbert and his liturgical and architectural scheme at the monastery of St-Riquier is to be welcomed as a contribution which stresses the variety of Carolingian religious and monastic culture, and which marries neatly with recent attempts to look at the limits of uniformity.
Angilbert was a figure of central importance in the court circle of Charlemagne.
For example, her revival of Dummler's attribution of De conversione Saxonum to Angilbert, against Hauck (Lull of Mainz) and Schaller (Paulinus of Aquileia), rests on circumstantial evidence and needs further development before any firm judgement can be reached.
Of noble parentage, Angilbert was educated at the palace school at Aachen under Alcuin and was closely connected with the court and the imperial family.
Durand's method came into extensive use only after 1820 when Pierre Antoine Angilbert invented a tin container less subject to leakage, and which could be made more rapidly.