E. Cobham Brewer 18101897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
(b. York, 735; d. Tours, May 19th, 804). Works:(1) The Commentaries on the Scriptures, consisting of Questions and Answers on the Book of Genesis; Comments on the Penitential Psalms, on the Song of Solomon, and on the Book of Ecclesiastes; the Interpretationes Nominum Hebraicum, and the Commentaries on the Gospel of St. John, and on the Three Epistles of St. Paul. (2) The Dogmatic Writings, including the treatises De Fide Trinitatis et De Processione Spiritus Sancti, and the books Against Felix and Elipandus. (3) The Liturgic Works: the Liber Sacramentorum, the treatise De Psalmorum Usu, the Officia per Ferias, and the tracts De Virtutibus et Vitiis and De Animæ Ratione. To these are added Lives of St. Martin of Tours, of St. Richarius, of Wilbrord, and of St. Vedastus, the last of which was merely corrected and edited by Alcuin from an older writer; and four treatises, De Grammatica, De Orthographia, De Rhetorica et Virtutibus, and De Dialectica. The complete Works were published by André Duchesne under the Latinised name of Andreas Quercetanus in 1617, and again, in 1777, by Frobenius, Prince-Abbot of St. Emmeram, at Ratisbon. A list of the editions of the separate works will be found in Wrights Biographia Britannica Literaria. For Biography, see the Life, written in 829 and printed in the editions of the Works in the Acta SS. Ord. S. Bened. of Mabillon, in the collection of Surius, and in the Acta Sanctorum of the Bollandists; also the sketch by Mabillon; the Life by Frobenius, prefixed to his edition; the Life by Professor Lorenz, of Halle (1829), translated into English by Jane Mary Slee (1837); the Dictionary of National Biography, and Morleys English Writers, vol. ii.