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[Letters of Abelard and Heloise]

Peter Abelard

[Letters of Abelard and Heloise]

by Peter Abelard

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Published by [Chapman] in [London] [ .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement[ ... translated from the Latin by C. K. Scott Moncrieff].
ContributionsHéloïse, 1101-1164., Scott-Moncrieff, C. K. 1889-1930.
The Physical Object
Pagination211 p.
Number of Pages211
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15341968M

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The Letters of Abelard and Heloise tells the story of one of history's great real-world romance. The eleventh and twelfth century French theologian, philosopher and logician, Peter Abelard, was a famous and controversial man. Abelard grew up the son of a minor noble family and declined to become a. Listening To Heloise: The Voice of a Twelfth-Century Woman. Edited by Bonnie Wheeler. Palgrave Macmillan, ISBN: Heloise, the twelfth-century French abbess and reformer, emerges from this book as one of history’s most extraordinary women, a thinker-writer of .

In recent years there have been several books on Peter Abelard and on his philosophy, among them M.T. Clanchy's biography Abelard: A Medieval Life, [1] John Marenbon's The Philosophy of Peter Abelard, [2] and The Cambridge Companion to Peter Abelard. [3] Constant Mews' book Abelard and Heloise fills a large gap in this recent literature.. Mews claims several very broad goals for his book. ‎The story of the relationship between Abélard and Héloïse, one of the world’s most celebrated and tragic love affairs. Peter Abelard ( – ) was a medieval French scholastic philosopher, theologian, and preeminent logician. His love for, and affair with, Héloïse d'A.


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p. LETTER V Heloise to Abelard. The inconstancy of Heloise DEAR ABELARD,--YOU expect, perhaps, that I should accuse you of negligence.

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Through their letters, we follow the path of their romance from its reckless and ecstatic beginnings when Heloise became Abelard's pupil, through the suffering of public scandal and enforced secret marriage, to their eventual separation. Heloise () was the niece and pride of Canon Fulbert.

She was well-educated by her uncle in Paris. Abelard later writes in his autobiographical "Historica Calamitatum": "Her uncle's love for her was equaled only by his desire that she should have the best education which he could possibly procure for : Esther Lombardi.