Authors of the Middle Ages, Volume II, Nos 5–6: Historical by Constant J. Mews,Patrick J. Geary

By Constant J. Mews,Patrick J. Geary

quantity II of the AUTHORS OF the center a long time sequence comprises nos. 5-6 within the sequence: 'Peter Abelard' through consistent J. Mews and 'Honorius Augustodunensis' via V.I.J. Flint. PETER ABELARD (1079-1142) was once essentially the most artistic and debatable thinkers of the twelfth century. This research lines his existence as a truth seeker and theologian, paying specific consciousness to the numerous scholarly debates provoked by means of the Historia calamitatum and the prestigious trade of letters with Heloise. It incorporates a complete survey of his writings, directory the manuscripts during which they ensue. HONORIUS AUGUSTODUNENSIS, c. 1098-c. 1140, probably the most prolific and largely learn authors of the early twelfth century, was once a passionate proselytiser on behalf of the Benedictines. This research units out the intense positive aspects of his occupation and the character of the conflict he fought via his writings. Few of his works have seemed in smooth variants, this research provides brief bills of every and their manuscripts.

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