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Hugh of Amiens and the Twelfth-Century Renaissance

Author: Ryan Freeburn
Publisher: Farnham : Ashgate Pub., 2011.
Series: Church, faith, and culture in the Medieval West.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Hugh of Amiens (c. 1085-1164) was an important intellectual figure in the twelfth century who, during a long lifetime, served as a cleric, Cluniac monk, abbot and archbishop of Rouen. This book examines his writings to uncover the theological preoccupations of the period, particularly the development of systematic theology and views on the differences between the monastic and clerical ways of life.
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Freeburn, Ryan.
Hugh of Amiens and the Twelfth-Century Renaissance.
Farnham : Ashgate Publishing Ltd, ©2011
Named Person: Hugh, of Amiens Archbishop of Rouen
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ryan Freeburn
ISBN: 9781409427353 1409427358 9781409427346 140942734X
OCLC Number: 759807199
Description: 1 online resource (291 pages).
Contents: Cover; Contents; List of Abbreviations; Introduction; 1 Hugh of Amiens: Cleric, Monk and Bishop; 2 The Epistola Gravioni: The Origin of the Soul and the Beginning of a Career; 3 The Poems of Hugh of Amiens; 4 The Dialogues and the Early Stages of Systematic Theology; 6 A Saintly Crusader and Hermit: The Vita Sancti Adjutoris; 7 'In principio Deus creavit': In Hexaemeron and the Tradition of Hexaemeral Commentary; 8 Hugh of Amiens and the Heretics: The Polemics of Contra haereticos; 9 Speculation, Contemplation and a Host of Septenaries: Super fide catholica et oratione dominica. 10 De memoria: Memory and Unity in the Face of SchismConclusion; Appendix 1 Timeline of Key Dates Relating to Hugh's Life and Works; Appendix 2 Septenaries; Appendix 3 The Manuscripts; Appendix 4 The Authorship of the Reprehensio; Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Church, faith, and culture in the Medieval West.

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Hugh of Amiens (c 1085-1164) was an important intellectual figure in the twelfth century. This book examines all of Hugh's writings to uncover a better understanding not only of this individual, but  Read more...
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