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The Letters of Abelard and Heloise Chapter Summary & Analysis - Letter 10, Peter the Venerable to Heloise, Letter 11, Heloise, Letter to Peter the Venerable, Letter 12, Peter the Venerable, Letter to Heloise, The Absolution for Peter Abelard, Two Hymns Summary

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Letter 10, Peter the Venerable to Heloise, Letter 11, Heloise, Letter to Peter the Venerable, Letter 12, Peter the Venerable, Letter to Heloise, The Absolution for Peter Abelard, Two Hymns Summary and Analysis

Peter the Venerable now writes to Abbess Heloise, first noting how happy he is to hear from her and how much he admires her piety and reputation. He is particularly impressed at how learned she is and how she has weather the difficulties in her life. Peter compliments her in order to life her up. Next Peter cites the great women in history who led other women. HE wishes that the monastery at Cluny possessed her with Marcigny and the other nuns.

While Peter has been denied Heloise's presence, he informs her that...

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