A companion to John of Salisbury by Christoph Grellard, Frederique Lachaud

By Christoph Grellard, Frederique Lachaud

This e-book is the 1st collective examine of this significant determine within the highbrow and political lifetime of 12th-century Europe to seem for thirty years. in keeping with the newest study, 13 contributions through top specialists within the box supply an summary of John of Salisbury’s position within the political debates that marked the reign of Henry II in England in addition to of his position within the heritage of the Church. They  Read more...

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McGarry, The Metalogicon of John of Salisbury. A Twelfth-Century Defense of the Verbal and Logical Arts of the Trivium (Gloucester, 1971), p. xix, note 26. 4, p. 60, ll. 2–3. 24 After Abelard’s unexpected departure, John turned for two complete years to two other masters in dialectic, Alberic and Robert of Melun. ”25 John, however, does not forget that his purpose is not to make an educational prosopography, but to judge the education that he had received. 28 He follows his account of the brilliance and ambition of both Alberic and Robert with a passage in which he describes how he transferred for three years to a teacher, William of Conches, under whom he profited immeasurably: “I unduly exaggerated my own knowledge.

104–105. 16 Gabriel, Garlandia. Studies in the History of the Medieval University, pp. 5–25. 17 These urban schools also benefited from being established in rich dioceses which possessed numerous chapters, the means of maintaining masters and of welcoming students coming from all over the Latin world. Meanwhile, in this pre-university period, the success of these schools did not rest principally on a strong institutional organisation, but on the capacity of a master to attract students. If the master should die, the school would then fall back to a local level of being a centre for the education of diocesan clergy.

432–436; Joachim Ehlers, “Deutsche Scholaren in Frankreich während des 12. , Schulen und Studium im sozialen Wandel des hohen und späten Mittelalters (Sigmaringen, 1986), pp. 97–120 and Astrik L. Gabriel, “English Masters and Students in Paris during the Twelfth Century,” in Garlandia. Studies in the History of the Medieval University (Notre Dame, 1969), pp. 1–37. , Universitas scholarium. Mélanges offerts en hommage à Jacques Verger par ses anciens étudiants (Paris, 2011), pp. 293–328. John Of Salisbury And The Schools Of The 12th century 35 As the third of the mechanical arts, navigation consists above all in commerce, understood in the broad sense of communication between goods and people.

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