Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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Ademar of Chabannes
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Ademar was born in 989 to a well-connected family of the lesser nobility of the Limousin in Aquitaine. As a boy, he was professed a monk at the monastery of St Cybard in Angoulême, where he began his education and first revealed his talents in the arts of the scriptorium. He continued his education at St Martial of Limoges, studying under the tutelage of his uncle Roger…

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Frassetto, Michael , “Ademar of Chabannes”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 05 July 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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