Heiric of Auxerre

Heiric of Auxerre[1] (841–876) was a French Benedictine theologian and writer.

He was an oblate of the monastery of St. Germanus of Auxerre from a young age. He studied with Servatus Lupus and Haymo of Auxerre. His own students included Remigius of Auxerre and Hucbald.

His Miracula sancti Germani was a verse life of St. Germanus. Other works include his Collectaeum,[2] a homiliary, and glosses on the Categoriae decem.


  1. ^ Heiricus Autissiodorensis or Altissiodorensis, Eric of Auxerre.
  2. ^ ... a florilegium consisting mainly of extracts from classical authors, particularly Valerius Maximus, Rosamond McKitterick, The Frankish Kingdoms under the Carolingians (1983), p. 290.

External linksEdit

  • Friedrich Wilhelm Bautz (1990). "Heiric of Auxerre". In Bautz, Friedrich Wilhelm (ed.). Biographisch-Bibliographisches Kirchenlexikon (BBKL) (in German). 2. Hamm: Bautz. col. 689. ISBN 3-88309-032-8.
  • Chapter on the School of Auxerre from The History of Philosophy by William Turner, 1903.
  • Heiric of Auxerre's labyrinth