What little we know about Embrico is gleaned from the text of the Vita Mahumeti and from the Vita auctoris, a brief poem which states that the author of the Vita Mahumeti is named Embrico and is from Mainz. It may well be the same Embrico who served as treasurer of Mainz cathedral from 1090 until 1112.
Primary Sources of Information
Vita auctoris (Life of the author), contemporary Latin poem (edition and French trans. in Cambier…