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The Letters of Abelard and Heloise Setting & Symbolism

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Medieval France

Eleventh and twelfth century France was the general setting of Abelard and Heloise's lives.

Paris, France

Abelard's traveled to France to receive his education.

The Cathedral School of Notre-Dame de Paris

Abelard's school in his youth.

Conceptualism

Abelard's philosophical doctrine that says that universals exist, though only in the mind that he opposed to the then dominant realism.

The Melun School

The school that Abelard began in Melun when he was forced to leave Paris.

The Abbey of St. Denis

The abbey Abelard entered after his castration.

The Abbey of Argenteuil

The abbey Abelard placed Heloise in.

Fulbert's Home

Where Abelard seduced Heloise before giving her private lessons.

The Oratory at Paraclete

Originally Abelard's hermitage, his students transformed it by building their own huts around his that they could learn from him.

Cluny

The French city where Peter the Venerable was located and where Abelard was...

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