He whose own homeland is sweet to him is a mere beginner. He to whom every soil is as his native land is strong. But he to whom the whole world is a place of exile has achieved perfection.
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Hugh of Saint Victor was born in Saxony, Germany. He was a German philosopher, theologian and writer on mystical theology. He came to Paris at an early age and joined the canons regualr of the abbey of St. Victor. He lectured on theology in the famous school attached to this monastery, and was its greatest representative. He wrote a very large number of exegetical, philosophical, and theological works which exercised a profound influence on the scholasticism of the twelfth and thirteenth centuries. The most famous of them is the De sacramentis christianae fidei.
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