Heretics and Scholars in the High Middle Ages, 1000-1200

Heretics and Scholars in the High Middle Ages, 1000-1200

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780271017655
Publisher: Penn State University Press
Publication date: 05/28/1998
Pages: 416
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.06(d)

About the Author

Heinrich Fichtenau was president of the Institute for Austrian Historical Research at the University of Vienna from 1962 until his retirement in 1984. Two of his previous books have been translated into English: The Carolingian Empire: The Age of Charlemagne (1956) and Living in the Tenth Century: Mentalities and Social Orders (1991).

Table of Contents

Translator's Notevii
Introduction1
Part 1The Heresies
1Western Heretics in the Eleventh Century13
2The Twelith Century: Non-Cathars52
3The Twelfth Century: Bogomils and Cathars70
4Some Theories About Heresy105
5The Religious and Political Environment127
Part 2Myth and Mystery
6The Religious Myth: Bogomils and Cathars155
7The Philosophical Myth: Platonists172
8Religious Edification and Biblical Exegesis197
Part 3The Realm of Reason
9Ratio and Auctoritas215
10The Intellectual Pursuits of the Early Scholastics229
11The New Schools267
12Early Scholasticism and Heresy281
A Look Ahead312
Notes321
Select Bibliography375
Index391

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