Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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Hugh of Flavigny
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The historian Hugh of Flavigny was born in either 1064 or 1065 in the region around Verdun, which was then part of the duchy of Upper Lotharingia. He entered the monastery of St-Vanne, Verdun, during the abbacy of Rudolf, which began on 25 May 1076. Hugh was devoted to Abbot Rudolf and shared his enthusiasm for the church reform program that was formulated in the pontif…

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Healy, Patrick, “Hugh of Flavigny”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 02 July 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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