Alberic probably an Italian, was a monk OF MONTE-CASINO and cardinal of the Four Crowned Saints, and lived about 1057. He attended the Council of Rome, in 1079, against Berenger, and was charged with defending the faith of the Church. and refuting Berenger's arguments. Peter the Deacon mentions as works of his composition: Treatise on the Body of the Lord: — Hymns on St. Nicholas: — Treatise against the Emperor Henry on the Election of the Pope: — Dissertations on the Last Judgment: — The Pains of Hell: — The Joys of Paradise: — Assumption of the Blessed
Virgin: — St. Paul: — St. Apollinarius: — On the Martyrdom of SS. Modestus and Ccesarius: — also Life of St. Dominic. See Cave, Hist. Lit. 2, 142.