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The letter collection of Peter Abelard and Heloise

Author: Peter Abelard; Héloïse; D E Luscombe; Betty Radice
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press, 2013.
Series: Oxford medieval texts.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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The letters of Abelard and Heloise contain a vivid account of one of the most celebrated love affairs in the western world that raised questions about love, marriage, and religious life in the Middle  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Personal correspondence
Latin letters, Medieval and modern
Correspondence
Named Person: Peter Abelard; Héloïse; Peter Abaelard; Héloïse
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Abelard; Héloïse; D E Luscombe; Betty Radice
ISBN: 9780198222484 0198222483
OCLC Number: 795010171
Language Note: Letters in Latin with English translation on facing pages; introduction in English.
Awards: Winner of Winner of the British Academy Medal 2014; joint winner of the J. Franklin Jameson Award 2015.
Description: cxxxiv, 654 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: The letters. Letters 1-8 --
The rule --
Appendix A. Further notes --
Appendix B. Writings of Peter Abelard and Heloise --
Appendix C. Documents relating to the early history of the Oratory of the Paraclete.
Series Title: Oxford medieval texts.
Responsibility: edited with a revised translation by David Luscombe, after the translation by Betty Radice.

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