Marianus Scottus of Regensburg

  • d. 1080 x 1083
  • Regensburg, abbey of St James
  • scribes, abbots, scholars
  • (agents)
Irish scribe, who founded the Irish monastic community at Regensburg (Ratisbon) in Bavaria, the first of the Schottenklöster to be founded in southern Germany.

See also: Regensburg, abbey of St James
Regensburg, abbey of St James
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Breatnach, Pádraig A., “Marianus Scottus (d. 1080x83)”, Oxford dictionary of national biography, Online: Oxford University Press, 2004–present.
Hoffmann, Hartmut, “Irische Schreiber in Deutschland im 11. Jahrhundert”, Deutsches Archiv für Erforschung des Mittelalters 59 (2003): 97–120.
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Breatnach, P. A., “The origins of the Irish monastic tradition at Ratisbon (Regensburg)”, Celtica 13 (1980): 58–77.
Dilworth, Mark, “Marianus Scotus: scribe and monastic founder”, Scottish Gaelic Studies 10:2 (1965): 125–148.
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