Heiric of Auxerre

Heiricus of Auxerre (c. 841; † after 875 ) was a theologian of the Benedictine Order, which today especially his classics knowledge is due attention.

Heiricus entered as a monk in the Abbey of Saint -Germain in Auxerre one. His main work is because the glossed by him Vita S. Germani. He studied theology at Ferrieres Servatus lupus and Haimo of Auxerre and also in Soissons and taught at the convent school. Heiricus is one of the more important Carolingian writers. Remigius of Auxerre is one of his students and was his successor as teacher of theology.


  • Heirici Carmina. In: poetae Latini medii aevi 3: poetae Latini aevi Carolini (III). Edited by Ludwig Traube. Berlin 1886, pp. 421-517 ( Monumenta Historica Germaniae, digitized ); Migne. Patrologia Latina 124, 1131-1208 / BHL 3458 ( Vita)
  • Miraculi S. Germani. In: Theodor Mommsen (ed.): Auctores antiquissimi 13: Chronica minora SAEC. IV V VI. VII (III). Berlin 1898, pp. 172-173 ( Monumenta Historica Germaniae, digitized ); Georg Waitz et al (eds): Scriptores ( in folio ) 13: Supplementa tomorum I- XII, pars I. Hannover 1881, pp. 401-404 ( Monumenta Historica Germaniae, digitized ); Migne, Patrologia Latina 124, 1207 to 1270 / 3462 BHL
  • Homiliaire sur les Evangiles de l' année liturgique
  • Riccardo Quadri ( ed.), Collectanea, Spicilegium Friburgense 11, Fribourg / Switzerland, 1966 ( collection of excerpts from Valerius Maximus and sentences, among others, Suetonius, pseudo Caecilius Balbus )