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The letters of Abelard and Heloise

Author: Peter Abelard; Héloïse
Publisher: Harmondsworth, Penguin, 1974.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This translation includes Abelard's account of his misfortunes (Historica calamitatum); four of their personal letters; the 'letters of Direction', in which he advises her how to adapt for women the rule of Benedict; correspondence btween Heloise and peter the Venerable and two Abelard's hymns.
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Genre/Form: Records and correspondence
Correspondence
Named Person: Peter Abelard; Héloïse; Héloı̈se, Abbess of the Paraclete.; Petrus Abaelardus; Peter Abelard; Héloïse
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Abelard; Héloïse
ISBN: 0140442979 9780140442977
OCLC Number: 1293542
Notes: Includes Historia calamitatum; Abélard to a friend; the story of his misfortunes.
Description: 309 pages maps 18 cm.
Contents: Historia calamitatum : Abelard to a friend : the story of his misfortunes --
The personal letters. Letter 1. Heloise to Abelard ; Letter 2. Abelard to Heloise ; Letter 3. Heloise to Abelard ; Letter 4. Abelard to Heloise --
The letters of direction. Letter 5. Heloise to Abelard ; Letter 6. Abelard to Heloise [summary] ; Letter 7. Abelard to Heloise ; Abelard's confession of faith --
Letters of Peter the Venerable and Heloise. Letter (98) to Pope Innocent II ; Letter (115) to Heloise / Peter the Venerable ; Letter (167) to Peter the Venerable / Heloise ; Letter (168) to Heloise / Peter the Venerable ; The absolution for Peter Abelard --
Two hymns by Abelard. Sabbato ad vesperas = Vespers, Saturday evening ; In parasceve Domini. III. Nocturno = Good Friday, the third Nocturn / translated by Helen Waddell.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Responsibility: translated with an introduction by Betty Radice.

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This translation includes Abelard's account of his misfortunes (Historica calamitatum); four of their personal letters; the 'letters of Direction', in which he advises her how to adapt for women the rule of Benedict; correspondence btween Heloise and peter the Venerable and two Abelard's hymns.

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