Corbie (Corbeja Antiqua, also called Aurea and Gallica), a Benedictine monastery in Picardy, France, built in 657 by St. Bathildis, wife of king Clovis II and mother of Clotaire 3, The first monks in Corbie were Anglo-Saxons from Luxeuil, the monastery of St. Columban. Corbie remained one of the most prominent monasteries of the Benedictine order. An offshoot of Corbie was the German monastery at Corvey (q.v.). — Wetzer u. Welte, Kirch.- Lex. 2:872.