Everything you need to understand or teach Heloise (abbess) by Peter Abelard.
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 knight like his father, instead focusing on philosophy. His great talent and upstart personality led him to get in disputes with his teachers, and due to his abilities, he often bested them. Because he often embarrassed prominent thinkers, many came to despise him. He was chased across provinces and threats were made against his life.
At the height of his powers, Abelard fell in love with his young student Heloise while he was living with her uncle, Fulbert. Heloise was widely recognized for her intelligence and impressed Abelard. Their love affair threatened to embarrass Abelard, and when Fulbert discovered their... View more of the The Letters of Abelard and Heloise Summary
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