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letter collections of Peter of Blois

studies in the manuscript tradition

by Lena Wahlgren

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Published by Distributors, Acta Universitatis Gothoburgensis in Göteborg, Sweden .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • Peter, of Blois, ca. 1135-ca. 1212 -- Correspondence.,
    • Peter, of Blois, ca. 1135-ca. 1212 -- Manuscripts.,
    • Catholic Church -- England -- Clergy -- Correspondence.,
    • England -- Church history -- 1066-1485 -- Sources.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Lena Wahlgren.
      SeriesStudia Graeca et Latina Gothoburgensia,, 58, Acta Universitatis Gothoburgensis
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBR75.P4 W34 1993
      The Physical Object
      Pagination212 p. ;
      Number of Pages212
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1181514M
      ISBN 109173462667
      LC Control Number94169280

      Description: CCCC MS contains Letters 1 , 5, 8, of Peter of Blois (d. ), and was written in the thirteenth century. It has been designated as one of the manuscripts of the second edition which should be used as a basis for any future critical edition.   And what of the man who wrote this letter to Eleanor - let us look at a little of his history and career. Peter of Blois was a student of Law at Bologna and studied Theology in Paris. In the same year that Becket was appointed Papal Legate to England, Peter accompanied Stephen de Perche (relative of Archbishop Rotrou of Rouen) to Sicily ().

        On his letters, Cotts (). His letter collection subsequently was relatively popular and has survived in manuscripts. It’s available, along with other works of Peter of Blois (Petri Blesensis) in Patrologia Latina On textual issues with respect to the letter collection. ""The Clerical Dilemma"" is the first book-length study of Peter of Blois' life, thought, and writings in any language. John D. Cotts uses Peter's letters and treatises to recreate the thought of the twelfth-century literati, illuminating the ambiguities, contradictions, and fundamental dynamism of that : John D. Cotts.

      Peter's dilemma, essentially insoluble, was how to carve out a place in a rapidly changing intellectual and political landscape. The Clerical Dilemma is the first book-length study of Peter of Blois's life, thought, and writings in any language. John D. Cotts uses Peter's letters and treatises to recreate the thought of the twelfth-century. Try the new Google Books Get print book twelfth century Latin letter writing Letters and Letter-Collections Libellus de arte manuscripts Martin Camargo material Medieval Rhetoric Middle Ages Mittelalters model letters Monte Cassino Murphy Murphy's notaries Oxford Padova paroxytonic Peter of Blois Pier della Vigna Polak Praecepta dictaminum.


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The Letter Collections Of Peter Of Blois book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.5/5(1). REVIEW ARTICLE. Towards an Edition of Peter of Blois's Letter. Collection'. A N E W edition of the letters of Peter of Blois, whose whole career from. about i till his death in I 2 I 2 was based in England, has been a major.

desideratum of medieval scholarship for a very long time. There have. R.W. SOUTHERN; Towards an Edition of Peter of Blois's Letter-Collection*, The English Historical Review, Volume CX, Issue1 SeptemberPages –,Cited by: 2.

Peter of Blois: Description of Henry II [Letter no. to Walter, archbishop of Palermo, )] To Walter, by the grace of God archbishop of Palermo, once associate, now lord and dearest friend in Christ, Peter of Blois sends greeting and wished continual success of your desires.

TREATMENT OF WOMEN IN PETER OF BLOIS' LETTER COLLECTION 1. containing also, though quite separately, the letters of Peter of Blois. A manuscript of Peter della Vigna's letters in the Bodleian Library contains a note pointing out that certain of his letters appear also among those of Thomas of Capua, whose book was avowedly a dictamen.

Possibly these four letters were also. (7) Peter of Blois, a letter to his friend (c. ) (8) Richard W. Southern, Peter of Blois: Oxford Dictionary of National Biography () (9) Alison Weir, Eleanor of Aquitaine () page (10) Peter of Blois, The Chronicles of Peter of Blois (c.

His letters to numerous heads of church and state were collected and printed for the first time by the Brethren of the Common Life, whose press at the Nazareth Cloister in Brussels was the first press established in that city.

Peter of Blois, Later letters of Peter of Blois, ed. Revell, Auctores Britannici medii aevi 13 (Oxford, ). Peter the Venerable, The Letters of Peter the Venerable, ed. and trs. Constable, 2 vols. (Cambridge, MA, ).

The introduction (pp. ) to this volume offers an excellent overview of letter-writing and letter collections in. Letters and letter-collections.

Giles Constable. later Latin Leclercq letter-book letters of St letters were written literary literature Mabillon manuscripts medieval epistolography medieval letters messenger missive letters Mittelalters model letters modus epistolaris moyen age original Paris Patristic Peter of Blois Peter the.

This volume makes available a collection of previously unedited letters by the famous medieval correspondent Peter of Blois. Though Peter never attained a rank higher than archdeacon during his fifty years of service in the church, his works were widely read in the Middle Ages.

This letter was composed by Peter of Blois in at the request of his patron, Rotrou the Archbishop of Rouen (and no doubt at the request of the archbishop's patron, King Henry II). Eleanor was succeeding in her revolt against her king and husband.

Peter of Blois is the author of The Letter Collections Of Peter Of Blois ( avg rating, 1 rating, 0 reviews), Ingulph's Chronicle of the Abbey of Croy /5(2).

All the while, along with several treatises, he wrote, compiled, issued, and re-issued a collection of letters to the intellectual elite of Europe. These letters detail the spiritual and professional anxieties of an educated professional always looking for employment and in considerable despair over the fate of his soul.

Get this from a library. The letter collections of Peter of Blois: studies in the manuscript tradition. [Lena Wahlgren]. The letter collections of Peter of Blois: studies in the manuscript tradition by Lena Wahlgren-Smith (Book) 3 editions published in in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide.

Peter of Blois Letter to Queen Eleanor, Original Electronic Text at the Internet Medieval Sourcebook web site. Translator M. Markowski's Note: This letter was composed by Peter of Blois in at the request of his patron, Rotrou the Archbishop of Rouen (and no doubt at the request of the archbishop's patron, King Henry II).

The popularity of the letter-collection of Peter of Blois for three centuries after his death contrasts markedly with its neglect by modern scholars. The only recent article is by R.

Southern, who explained that he abandoned work on a critical edition because “behind the attractive exterior there appeared to be a deep emptiness, a lack of thought, of originality, of anything but conventional feelings.

Peter of Blois was a French cleric, theologian, poet and diplomat. He is particularly noted for his corpus of Latin letters. Peter of Blois; Peter of Blois (cc), had a distinguished academic, ecclesiastical, and political career, becoming archdeacon of London, ambassador to King Henry II, and secretary to his wife, Queen Eleanor of Aquitaine, the most powerful woman in Europe.

William Rufus and Henry I Letter of Chastisement to Queen Eleanor Letter 2. Synopsis This volume makes available a collection of previously unedited letters by the famous medieval correspondent Peter of Blois. Although Peter never attained a rank higher than Archdeacon during his 50 years of service in the church, his works were widely read in the Middle Ages.

The Author: Peter of Blois.Only the letter-collections compiled by Peter of Blois in the second half of the twelfth century have been copied more frequently, leaving us with about medieval manuscripts, also with different dictamina in different arrangements.

The contents of these letters referred mostly to personal or private affairs. This meant that Peter of Blois was.Internet Archive BookReader Epistolae cantuarienses: the letters of the prior and convent of Christ Church, Canterbury, from.