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 Ars lectoria
(821 words)

The art of reading

Aimericus of Angoulême

Date: 1086

Original Language: Latin


The Ars lectoria is a long treatise about rules for spelling, pronunciation and accentuation of Latin, similar to the identically titled book by Seguinus (q.v.).

In Book III (Reijnders, ‘Aimericus, Ars lectoria (3)’, p. 141), in relation to the term cronica, Aimericus sets out a series of chronological calculations. Among them, he says that between the birth of Christ …

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González Muñoz, Fernando, “ Ars lectoria”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 19 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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