(ca. 769/779840). B. Sp.; abp. Lyons 816; opposed Louis* I and approved his deposition 833. Agobard was deposed 835 because he opposed schemes of the empress; reinstated 837/838. Works include writings against adoptionism,* liturgical speculations of Amalarius* of Metz, verbal inspiration, image worship, belief in witchcraft* and magic,* and trial by ordeal.
J. A. Cabaniss, Agobard of Lyons: Churchman and Critic (Syracuse, New York, 1953); E. Boshof, Erzbischof Agobard von Lyon, Kölner historische Abhandlungen, xvii (Cologne, 1969).
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