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.
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With only one exception, the Old High German treatise of Notker Labeo (p.
Both German and English translations of classical authors like those of Notker Labeo of St Gall who produced German versions of Boethius and Terence, as well as Aethwold's translation of the Rule of St Benedict, and Byrhtferth of Ramsey's Manual alternating Latin with English, serve to illustrate this point.
The text had been printed from a twelfth-century manuscript in the works of Notker Labeo (c.