Author:Hermann of Reichenau

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Hermann of Reichenau

Also known as Herman, Herimann, or Hermann von Reichenau (German) and Hermannus Augiensis (Latin), from the Abbey of Reichenau (Latin: Augia Major); as Hermann the Lame or the Cripple, Hermannus Contractus (Latin), and Hermann der Lahme (German); and as Hermann von Vöringen (German, "Hermann of Vöhringen"), from his birthplace. 11th-century Benedictine monk and scholar who composed important works in history, music, astronomy, and mathematics.

Hermann of Reichenau


Historical works[edit]

  • Chronicle of Hermann of Reichenau (Latin: Chronicon; more fully, Chronicon de VI Aetatibus ab Orbe Condita usque ad Annum MLIV, "Chronicle of the 6 Ages from the Founding of the World to the Year 1054")

Astronomical works[edit]

Mathematical works[edit]


Hermann wrote many hymns, but musical historians question the accuracy of many of the traditional attributions, which include:

Works about Hermann[edit]

Some or all works by this author were published before January 1, 1929, and are in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago. Translations or editions published later may be copyrighted. Posthumous works may be copyrighted based on how long they have been published in certain countries and areas.

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