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Freeburn, Ryan P.
Hugh of Amiens and the twelfth-century Renaissance.
Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2011
|Named Person:||Hugh, of Amiens Archbishop of Rouen; Hugh, of Amiens Archbishop of Rouen|
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Ryan P Freeburn
|Description:||1 online resource (xiii, 276 p.)|
|Contents:||Hugh of Amiens: cleric, monk and bishop --
The epistola gravioni: the origin of the soul and the beginning of a career --
The poems of Hugh of Amiens --
The dialogues and the early stages of systematic theology --
Hugh of Amiens and the monastic life: Cluny, monk-priests, and the reprehensio --
A saintly crusader and hermit: the vita sancti adjutoris --
"In principio Deus creavit": --
In hexaemeron and the tradition of hexaemeral commentary --
Hugh of Amiens and the heretics: the polemics of contra haereticos --
Speculation, contemplation and a host of septenaries: super fide catholica et oratione dominica --
De memoria: memory and unity in the face of schism.
|Series Title:||Church, faith, and culture in the Medieval West.|
|Responsibility:||Ryan P. Freeburn.|
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 also of the twelfth-century as a whole, especially the theological preoccupations of the period.
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