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Adam of Bremen

(d. after 1081). B. perhaps Upper Saxony or Bamberg or Würzburg, E Franconia; perhaps educ. Magdeburg; to Bremen ca. 1066 as canon and head of cathedral school. Wrote Gesta Hammaburgensis ecclesiae pontificium, important source for N Eur. ch. hist. 788–1072, with additions to ca. 1080/81, perhaps later.

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