Intellectual life in the Middle Ages essays presented to Margaret Gibson

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  • Europe,
  • Medieval, 500-1500.


  • Civilization, Medieval.,
  • Learning and scholarship -- History -- Medieval, 500-1500.,
  • Europe -- Intellectual life -- To 1500.

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Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Book details

Statementedited by Lesley Smith and Benedicta Ward.
ContributionsGibson, Margaret T., Smith, Lesley, Ward, Benedicta, 1933-
LC ClassificationsCB351 .I57 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 322 p. ;
Number of Pages322
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1707650M
ISBN 101852850698
LC Control Number92009154

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The variety of experience available to medieval scholars and the vitality of medieval thought are both reflected in this collection of original essays by distinguished historians. Intellectual Life in the Middle Ages is presented to Margaret Gibson, whose own work has ranged from Boethius to Lanfranc and to the study of the Bible in the middle /5(5).

The variety of experience available to medieval scholars and the vitality of medieval thought are both reflected in this collection of original essays by distinguished historians. Intellectual Life in the Middle Ages is presented to Margaret Gibson, whose own work has ranged from Boethius to Lanfranc and to the study of the Bible in the middle ages.

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According to Alain de Libera, ‘the thirteenth-century appearance of the intellectual’ (‘l’apparition de l’intellectuel’) was a decisive moment in the history of the West.

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