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St Victor

St.-Victor, ADAM OF, a Latin hymnologist of the 12th century, who lived in the abbey of St. Victor in Paris, and was a personal friend of Thomas Becket. His complete hymns were published in 1858, and are considered excellent specimens of mediaeval Latin poetry. HUGH OF ST. VICTOR, who died in 1141 was called the Second Augustine, and was a famous twelfth-century mystic, He taught theology at the abbey already referred to, and one of his pupils was RICHARD OF ST. VICTOR, a Scot, who became prior in 1162 and died in 1173, and whose works were collected and published for the first time in 1506.