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By Christoph Grellard, Frederique Lachaud

This booklet is the 1st collective research of this significant determine within the highbrow and political lifetime of 12th-century Europe to seem for thirty years. in line with the newest study, 13 contributions through prime specialists within the box supply an summary of John of Salisbury’s position within the political debates that marked the reign of Henry II in England in addition to of his position within the historical past of the Church. They  Read more...

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Webb, vol. 1, p. 167, ll. 6 This quite plausible hypothesis does not exclude another possibility suggested by recent studies on the cultural role of Salisbury from the late eleventh to mid 12th century. 7 She has shown above all the interest of the canons in written culture, particularly in texts that were rare or never previously preserved in England. 8 The study of the textual traditions represented at Salisbury indicates that there were clear links between the canons and other continental centres, all the more remarkable given that this was not an establishment already integrated into other networks.

113–137, as well as in Scholastic Humanism and the Unification of Europe, vol. 1, Foundations (Oxford, 1995), pp. 58–101. 34 John J. Contreni, The Cathedral School of Laon from 850 to 930. Its Manuscripts and Masters (Munich, 1978), pp. 1 and 4. 35 Southern, “Humanism and the School of Chartres,” p. 83; Peter Dronke, “New Approaches to the School of Chartres,” Anuario de Estudios medievales 6 (1971), 117–140; Nikolaus Häring, “Chartres and Paris Revisited,” in J. , Essays in Honour of Anton Charles Pegis (Toronto, 1974), pp.

John also seems to have followed Abelard’s example in his high estimation of the character of Trajan: Gordon Whatley, “The Uses of Hagiography: the Legend of Pope Gregory and the Emperor Trajan in the Middle Ages,” Viator: Medieval and Renaissance Studies 15 (1984), 25–63, esp. p. 33. Another point of contact between the thoughts of Abelard and John has been brought to attention by John Marenbon in his introduction to the Collationes: this is the positive perception of Epicurus, who is distinguished from his Epicurean followers (Peter Abelard, Collationes, ed.

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