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Luscombe, D. E. (David Edward)

Overview
Works: 95 works in 419 publications in 7 languages and 6,381 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Records and correspondence  Catalogs  Bibliography  Manuscripts  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Church history  Fiction  Psychological fiction 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Honoree, Other
Classifications: B721, 189
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Most widely held works by D. E Luscombe
The school of Peter Abelard: the influence of Abelard's thought in the early scholastic period by D. E Luscombe( Book )

37 editions published between 1969 and 2008 in English and held by 946 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Abelard conducted many analyses of Scriptural and Patristic teachings, and achieved an extensive rapprochement between Christian and pagan thought. His public career was ended in 1140 by an ecclesiastical condemnation, but this touched upon the central issues facing the early leaders of the medieval scholastic movement and Abelard's own teachings continued to be controversial. Dr Luscombe considers the influence of Abelard's principal teachings among his contemporaries and successors. his aim is to explain the conflicting estimates of Abelard which were current in the twelfth century and later, and to provide a full account of the writings and varied fortunes of Abelard's disciples. He also examines the manuscript tradition of Abelard's work and that of his followers. The condemnation of 1140 repudiated Abelard's leading doctrines. This led some of Abelard's disciples to partly retreat from the position of their master, whereas some chose to adapt and extend his teachings
Peter Abelard's Ethics by Peter Abelard( Book )

40 editions published between 1971 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 946 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Medieval thought by D. E Luscombe( Book )

13 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and Greek, Modern and held by 745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Middle Ages span a period of well over a millennium: from the emperor Constantine's Christian conversion in 312 to the early sixteenth century. During this time there was remarkable continuity of thought, but there were also many changes made in different philosophies: various breaks, revivals and rediscoveries. David Luscombe's history of Medieval Thought steers a clear path through this long period, beginning with three great influences on medieval philosophy: Augustine, Boethius, and Pseudo-Denis, and focusing on Alcuin, then Anselm, Abelard, Aquinas, Ockham, Duns Scotus, and Eckhart amongst others from the twelfth to the fifteenth century
The New Cambridge medieval history by Michael Jones( Book )

101 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fourth volume of 'The New Cambridge Medieval History' brings together studies of the political, religious, social and economic history of the whole of Europe and the Mediterranean world during the eleventh and twelfth centuries
The evolution of medieval thought by David Knowles( Book )

13 editions published between 1962 and 1998 in English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"One of the many merits of this book is that it places Western scholasticism in its setting--and this both in space and in time. Plotinus lives on, Aristotle comes back to life again, Averroes breaks in--but this is not the right word, for this Muslim philosopher and his Western Christian disciples are inmates of the same house. Professor Knowles brings out the unity of Islamic and Western Christian culture. Medieval Islam and Western Christendom had a common mental heritage of Jewish religion and Greek philosophy; both were stimulated intellectually by a tension between the Judaic and the Hellenic pole of their thought; and the same stimulus led thinkers in both provinces of this Judaistic-Hellenistic Christian-Muslim world to interest themselves in the same problems." -in The Observer (London)
Peter Abelard by D. E Luscombe( Book )

13 editions published between 1979 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The letter collection of Peter Abelard and Heloise by Peter Abelard( Book )

9 editions published in 2013 in English and Latin and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

They have also given rise to huge disagreements over their historical content and significance. The collection opens with an autobiography which contains the story of the calamities that followed Abelard's successes - his castration, his condemnation for heresy, and the unhappiness of the couple's separation. Heloise's letters show an exceptional outpouring of grief and bitter recrimination. Yet the correspondence closes with thoroughly serious, scholarly, and original enquiries into the origins and development of pagan, Jewish, and Christian ideals of religious life both male and female. It constitutes a fundamental source for discussion and debate about important features of thought and religion in the Middle Ages. A new critical edition based on all the manuscripts has long been needed. Its appearance here with a facing English translation, a full introduction, extensive annotation taking into account recent scholarship, and detailed indexes will enable all kinds of readers to enjoy the letters and to join the debates which they always stir
Anselm by G. R Evans( Book )

8 editions published in 1996 in 3 languages and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"St Anselm of Canterbury (1033-1109) was one of the greatest Christian writers of Medieval Europe. Although best known as the inventor of the famous 'ontological argument' for God's existence, his writings cover all chief aspects of Christian doctrine and have been a major influence on western theology." "Equal to Anselm's theology are his spiritual writings, which are alive with an understanding of the gentleness and mercy of a God who comes to meet humanity in its suffering and striving." "In this study, Dr Evans explores the full range of Anselm's works, placing both the theology and the devotional writings in context for the modern reader."--Jacket
Knowledge, discipline and power in the Middle Ages : essays in honour of David Luscombe( Book )

9 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 14 contributions to this volume show the strength and variety of recent work on the intellectual history of the middle ages
The New Cambridge medieval history by Rosamond McKitterick( Book )

12 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume covers the period of Frankish and Carolingian dominance in western Europe. Adopting an interdisciplinary approach, the authors consider developments in Europe as a whole and how power and authority actually worked.--Résumé de l'éditeur
Petri Abaelardi Opera theologica by Peter Abelard( Book )

15 editions published in 2006 in Latin and English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Petri Abaelardi Opera theologica by Peter Abelard( Book )

12 editions published in 2004 in 3 languages and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rulership and Rebellion in the Anglo-Norman World, c.1066-c.1216 : Essays in Honour of Professor Edmund King( Book )

6 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The importance of the themes of rulership and rebellion in the history of the Anglo-Norman world between 1066 and the early thirteenth century is incontrovertible. The power, government, and influence of kings, queens and other lords pervaded and dominated society and was frequently challenged and resisted. But while biographies of rulers, studies of the institutions and operation of central, local and seigniorial government, and works on particular political struggles abound, many major aspects of rulership and rebellion remain to be explored or further elucidated. This volume, written by leading scholars in the field and dedicated to the pioneering work of Professor Edmund King, will make an original, important and timely contribution to our knowledge and understanding of Anglo-Norman history
Catalogue of Medieval manuscripts of Latin commentaries on Aristotle in British libraries( Book )

in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new Cambridge medieval history by Paul Fouracre( Book )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Opera theologica by Peter Abelard( Book )

4 editions published in 2006 in Latin and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The seduction of Clayton Latour by D. E Luscombe( Book )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A middle aged man living in regional Victoria finds himself seduced by a teenage neighbour who ends up murdered making him the prime suspect. Meanwhile his marriage and work life is falling apart
Conosci te stesso, o, Etica by Peter Abelard( Book )

3 editions published in 1976 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Church and government in the Middle Ages : essays presented to C.R. Cheney on his 70th birthday( Book )

2 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of Church and government in England and on the continent of Europe between the eleventh and the early fourteenth centuries is the subject of this volume of essays by twelve historians including scholars as well known as C.N.L. Brooke, R.C. van Caenegem, R. Foreville, S. Kuttner and W. Ullmann. Each essay is concerned with a major historical text (such as Geoffrey of Monmouth's History of the Kings of Britain) or an important type of historical document (such as the writings of a famous civilian, Master Vacarius). The general
Opera theologica by Peter Abelard( Book )

3 editions published in 1987 in Latin and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Peter Abelard's Ethics
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Peter Abelard's EthicsMedieval thoughtThe New Cambridge medieval historyThe evolution of medieval thoughtAnselmKnowledge, discipline and power in the Middle Ages : essays in honour of David LuscombeThe New Cambridge medieval historyThe new Cambridge medieval historyThe seduction of Clayton Latour