Information on St. Aldhelm, abbot of Malmesbury and bishop of Sherborne, scholar. He died in about 709.
Aldhelm as a Scholar
Lecture on Aldhelm's life and writings by M.R. James.
Aldhelm of Sherborne
Biography of St. Aldhelm, also known as Adhelm or Aldelmus.
Ant-lion riddle by Aldhelm
From his book of 100 riddles. Includes Latin text and modern English translation.
Fragment of Verse in Latin and Old English
17 lines of a poem attributed to Aldhelm in which some of the half-lines are in Old English and others in Latin.
Abbot of Malmesbury, bishop of Sherborne, poet, d. about 709. Variants on the saint's name include Ealdhelm, Aeldhelm, Adelelmus, Althelmus, and Adelme. Biographical article in the Catholic Encyclopedia.
St. Aldhelm (AD 639-709)
Brief account of Aldhelm's life, work, and significance in literature and religious history, edited from Baring-Gould's "Lives of the Saints".
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