Remigius of Auxerre

c.841-908. Leader in the later Carolingian Renaissance.* He was educated at the Benedictine monastery of St. Germain at Auxerre, where he later taught. He taught also at Reims and made a significant contribution to the revival of classical learning which had been begun during the reign of Charlemagne. He wrote glosses and commentaries on a number of Latin authors, including Virgil and Terence. In addition, he wrote a commentary on Boethius, De Consolatione Philosophiae, and homilies on the gospel of Matthew.