Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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Abbo of Fleury
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Abbo of Fleury, Abbo Floriacensis, Abbon de Fleury, Abbon de Saint-Benoît-sur-Loire

Date of Birth: After about 934 and before about 954

Place of Birth: Orléanais, France

Date of Death: 13 November 1004

Place of Death: La Réole, France


Abbo of Fleury was born to free but non-noble parents in the Orléanais, probably in the mid-940s. He is described as a puer at the time of his taking the monastic habit under Abbot Wulfaldus of Fle…

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Dachowski, Elizabeth, “Abbo of Fleury”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 28 November 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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