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Includes the Catholic Encyclopedia, Church Fathers, Summa, Bible and more all for only .99... This diocese of the German Empire takes its name from the ancient Benedictine abbey of Fulda.
Even in artistic and literary lines Fulda rose to great importance.
Sepp, "Die Fuldaer Privilegien Frage", Ratisbon, 1908.) In 753 Pepin gave the royal sanction to this exemption from episcopal jurisdiction. 779), the monastery soon rose to greater splendour; from an early period the tomb of St.Unfortunately the greater part of this library disappeared during the looting of the abbey by the Hessians in 1631, and has not since been discovered.Gradually the monastery rose to a commanding position in the German Empire.In addition to architecture, sculpture and painting were zealously cultivated.The monastic school established by Sturmius began to flourish during the time of Charlemagne and Alcuin, and, under Rabanus Maurus, particularly, was the chief nursery of civilization and learning in Germany, and became celebrated throughout Europe.