Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


Rabanus (Hrabanus), surnamed Maurus by Alcuin, his master, was born at Mainz about 775, and died in 856. He became Abbot of Fulda in 822, and Archbishop of Mainz in 847. He was author of several learned works, such as De Universo, sive Etymologiarum Opus, and a Latin-German glossary to the Bible.