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Blessed Alcuin of York

May 19

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An event every year that begins at 12:00am on of May, repeating indefinitely

(735-804)

Alcuin was a mathematician, educator, theologian, and advisor to Emperor Charlemagne who founded schools and invented the earliest form of the question mark. He may have also authored a textbook of word problems for math students.“Remember to care for the soul more than the body, since the former remains, the latter perishes.”

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May 19
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