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Question 1: He studied there under ________, who in recognition of his diligence and purity gave him the surname of Maurus, after the favourite disciple of Benedict, Saint Maurus.

Question 2: In the following year, at the insistence of Ratgar, his abbot, he went together with Haimon (later of Halberstadt) to complete his studies at ________.

Question 3: 780 – 4 February 856), also known as Hrabanus or Rhabanus, was a Frankish Benedictine monk, the archbishop of Mainz in ________ and a theologian.

Question 4: This article incorporates text from the Encyclopædia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, a publication now in the ________.
Copyright infringementPublic domainIntellectual propertyCopyright

Question 5: This banishment is understood to have occasioned the pilgrimage to Palestine to which he alludes in his commentary on ________.

Question 6: 126f.), he is celebrated on 4 February and listed as 'sanctus,' though the online version of the ________ of nearly a century earlier lists him as 'beatus.'
Catholic ChurchPope John Paul IIUnited StatesCatholic Encyclopedia

Question 7: All of them are characterized by erudition (he knew even some Greek and Hebrew) and includes "Veni Creator Spiritus," a hymn sung for instance at ________.
Great LentEaster MondayEasterPentecost

Question 8: The date of his birth is uncertain, but in 801 he received a deacon's order at Fulda in ________, where he had been sent to school.
Frankfurt am MainGermanyHesseWiesbaden

Question 9: An online edition (by William Schipper of ________) of De rerum naturis (De universo) is available at
Akitsiraq Law SchoolMemorial University of NewfoundlandAssociation of Universities and Colleges of CanadaKing George V Park

Question 10: He was one of the most prominent teachers and writers of the ________ age, and was called "Praeceptor Germaniae," or "the teacher of Germany." On the Roman calendar (Martyrologium Romanum, 2001, pp.
Charles the SimpleCarolingian dynastyLouis the YoungerCharlemagne


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