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Originally appearing in Volume V01, Page 800 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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AMBROSE (AMBROISE), AUTPERT (d.' 778), French Bene- dictine monk. He became abbe of St Vincent on the Volturno " in the time of Desiderius, king of the Lombards." He wrote a considerable number of works on the Bible and religious subjects generally. Among these are commentaries on the Apocalypse (see Bibl. Patrum, xiii. 403), on the Psalms, on the Song of Solomon; Lives of SS. Paldo, Tuto and Vase (according to Mabillon); Assumption of the Virgin; Combat between the Virtues and tke Vices. See Mabillon, Acta sanct. Bollard. III. ii. 259, 266; Georg Lommel, Der ostfrankische Reformator Ambrosius (Giessen, 1847); Bollandist Bibl. hag. lat. (1898), 6i.
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