Guibert of Nogent: Portrait of a Medieval Mind

Guibert of Nogent: Portrait of a Medieval Mind

by Jay Rubenstein
     
 

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This is a well written and valuable study of the life of a familiar but still somehow shadowy figure and an important contribution to medieval intellectual history, with insights into the meaning of the twelfth-century renaissance, the monastic mindset, the invention of psychological thought, the birth of the university, and the historiography of the Crusades.

Overview

This is a well written and valuable study of the life of a familiar but still somehow shadowy figure and an important contribution to medieval intellectual history, with insights into the meaning of the twelfth-century renaissance, the monastic mindset, the invention of psychological thought, the birth of the university, and the historiography of the Crusades.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415939706
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/16/2002
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.88(d)

Meet the Author

Jay Rubenstein studied medieval history at the University of Oxford and the University of California at Berkeley. Currently he teaches history at the University of New Mexico.

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