Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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Aimericus of Angoulême
(120 words)


Almost nothing in known about Aimericus’ life. He claims to have been born in ‘Gastinia’ (?), and he dedicated his only known work, the grammatical treatise Ars Lectoria, to a bishop called Ademarus, who could be Adémar, bishop of Angoulême between the years 1076 and 1101.

Primary Sources of Information

H.F. Reijnders, ‘Aimericus, Ars lectoria (1)’, Vivarium 9 (1971) 119-37

H.F. Reijnders, ‘Aimericus, Ars lectoria (2)’, Vivarium 10 (1…

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González Muñoz, Fernando, “Aimericus of Angoulême”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 26 January 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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