G. R. Evans's Alan of Lille: The Frontiers of Theology in the Later PDF

By G. R. Evans

ISBN-10: 0521094267

ISBN-13: 9780521094269

Alan of Lille used to be a striking determine within the moment 1/2 the 12th century as a theologian and as a poet and he has appeared as wealthy and person a author to fashionable students as he did to his personal contemporaries. This examine examines his paintings as a complete, in an try and set his famous literary fulfillment within the context of his theological writings. He used to be in lots of methods a pioneer, an experimenter with numerous of the hot genres of his day, an innovator either as a instructor and as an writer. He used to be no longer an unique philosopher rather a lot as an eclectic, drawing on a variety of the resources to be had to his contemporaries. He exhibits us what can be performed through a lively-minded student with the assets of the day, in the faculties of overdue twelfth-century France, to convey theology alive and make it fascinating and difficult to his readers.

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He intends the heading to serve for a large class of equivocations arising out of proper usages, that is, cases where, without the introduction of a figurative sense, a word can be seen to have two or more significations. ) But the first category of such equivocations Peter considers is that which involves confusions over proper names, and so the heading proprie may serve for both the large class and its first category. Confusions sometimes arise in Scripture, Peter explains, over two men of the same name.

Textes, pp. 32-7. MSS, De Lage, pp. 184-6. 488-54. T. ), Satirical Poets, vol. 11, pp. 268-426. R. ) (Paris, 1955). Introduction J. J. ), Anticlaudianus, or the Good and Perfect Man. (Toronto, 1973). (c) Rhythmus de Incarnatione et de Septem Artibus Textes, pp. 37-9. 577-80. M. T. ), Melanges H. de Lubac (Paris, 1964), pp. 111-28. (d) De Miseria Mundi {Rhythmus de natura hominis fluxa et caduca) Textes, pp. 39-40. 579-80. G. M. Dreves and C. ), Ein Jahrtausend Lateinischen Hymnendichtung, vol.

111-28. (d) De Miseria Mundi {Rhythmus de natura hominis fluxa et caduca) Textes, pp. 39-40. 579-80. G. M. Dreves and C. ), Ein Jahrtausend Lateinischen Hymnendichtung, vol. 1 (1909), p. 288. (e) Miscellaneous Poems N. M. ), 'Two Theological Poems Probably Composed by Alan of Lille', An. , xxxn (1976), 238-46, and 247-50. 'The Poem Vix Nodosum by Alan of Lille', ed. N. M. Haring, Medioevo: Riinsta di storia delta filosofia medievale, in (1978), 165-85. Poems of doubtful attribution to Alan, see Textes, pp.

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