Notker Labeo

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Notker Labeo

(nōt`kər lä`bēō), c.950–1022, German monk, also known as Teŭtonĭcus. He was a teacher at St. GallSaint Gall,
former Benedictine abbey, at St. Gall, Switzerland. Originating in a cell built c.614 by St. Gall, an Irish missionary (see Columban, Saint), it became an abbey under Charles Martel (8th cent.).
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. Notker translated into Old High German Boethius' Consolations of Philosophy, Capella's Marriage of Mercury and Philology, Pope Gregory I's Morals, and Aristotle's Categories. He was one of the founders of German vernacular literature.