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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Hugh of Amiens and the Twelfth-Century Renaissance
Farnham : Ashgate Publishing Ltd, c2011
|Named Person:||Hugh, of Amiens Archbishop of Rouen|
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
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|ISBN:||9781409427353 1409427358 9781409427346 140942734X|
|Description:||1 online resource (291 p.)|
|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.|
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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