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Alan of Lille

the frontiers of theology in the later twelfth century
  • 249 Pages
  • 3.47 MB
  • English
Cambridge University Press , Cambridge [Cambridgeshire], New York
Theology -- History -- Middle Ages, 600-
StatementG.R. Evans.
ContributionsAlanus, de Insulis, d. 1202.
LC ClassificationsBX4705.A4158 E9 1983
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 249 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3160132M
ISBN 100521246180
LC Control Number83001834

Alan of Lille was renowned for his learning, his contributions to systematic theology, and his Latin poetry. The works included in this volume give imaginative expression to the main tenets of Alan's theology, but the original forms in which his vision is embodied are informed by Alan of Lille book rich awareness of poetic tradition.

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Alan of Lille was a notable figure in the second half of the twelfth century as a theologian and as a poet and he has seemed as rich and individual a writer to modern Pages: Alan of Lille was a notable figure in the second half of the twelfth century as a theologian and as a poet and he has seemed as rich and individual a writer to modern Cited by: Alain de Lille, Latin Alanus de Insulis, English Alan of Lille, (born c.

probably Lille, Flanders [now in Alan of Lille bookCîteaux, France), theologian and poet so celebrated for his varied learning that he was known as “the universal doctor.”.

Alain studied and taught at Paris, lived for some time at Montpellier, and later joined the Cistercians in Cîteaux. The Plaint of Nature book.

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Amazon;3/5. “The Book of Experience: Alan of Lille's Use of the Classical Rhetorical Topos in His Pastoral Writings.” In Analecta Cisterciensia, nos. (): pp. Alan of Lille / James J. Sheridan, trans.

& commentary Published by Pontifical Inst. of Medieval Studies, Toronto () ISBN ISBN Price: $ Alain of Lille [Alanus de lnsulis], d.The complaint of nature, Yale studies in English, v. 36 (), Translation of De planctu natura. by Douglas M.


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Pagination preserved in etext form. PREFACE. The connection of the De Planctu Naturae with Chaucer's Parlement of Foules and with the Roman de la Rose, the increasing frequency of references to it in works of scholarship, and its.

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This chapter discusses Anticlaudianus, a cosmological poem written by Alan of Lille around Taking its inspiration from the great cosmological writings of the twelfth century, including the Cosmographia of Bernardus Silvestris, Anticlaudianus deals with knowledge and perfection.

It also offers lessons on poetics as well as grammar and rhetoric, not to mention philosophy. Buy this book eB89 € price for Spain (gross) Buy eBook ISBN Abelard and Alan of Lille. The author examines their theories of language and the ways in which they explore how words illuminate things, how the mind comprehends God and how the individual reaches beatitude.

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Ziolkowski: Publisher: Medieval Academy of America, Original from: the University of Michigan: Digitized: ISBN:Length: pages: Subjects. Alan of Lille c. (Also known as Alanus de Insulis and Alain de Lille) Flemish theologian and poet.

Famous during his lifetime as a preacher, scholar, philosopher, speculative. Alan of Lille (Alanus Insulis), Doctor Universalis, theologian, philosopher, poet, preacher, and polemist; b. Lille, c. –; d. Cîteaux, During his life, Alan was renown for being the most widely learned person of his day.

Although his fame during his life lay in teaching the liberal. The De planctu Naturae is neither a simple affirmation of the power of Natura nor a flat condemnation of human sin. The real interest of its narrative of Nature’s failure to control human conduct lies in its pairing of sexuality and language as a central concern.

The most serious questions it raises have mainly to do with the purpose and value of poetry, in particular its ability to deal Author: Winthrop Wetherbee. In this study James Simpson examines two great poems of the later medieval period, the Latin philosophical epic, Alan of Lille's Anticlaudianus (), and John Gower's English poem, The Confessio Amantis ().

Simpson locates these works in a cultural context dominated by two kinds of literary humanism: the absolutist, whose philosophical mentor is Plato, whose literary model is.

Alan of Lille is seen by most historians as both an extreme representative of the systematic theology of the later twelfth century and, as a writer of an allegorical poem and prosimetrum, a figure linked to the current of twelfth-century humanism often associated with the ill.

Literary works; Alan of Lille. and trans. by Winthrop Wetherbee. Harvard University Press pages $ Hardcover. Get this from a library. Alan of Lille: the frontiers of theology in the later twelfth century. [G R Evans] -- Alan of Lille was a notable figure in the second half of the twelfth century as a theologian and as a poet and he has seemed as rich and individual a writer to modern scholars as he did to his own.

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Each creature of the world Is as a book, a picture, and a mirror to us. - quote by Alan Of Lille Also Known As 'Alanus De Insulis' on YourDictionary.

In his Plaint of Nature (De planctu Naturae), Alan of Lille bases much of his argument against sin in general and homosexuality in particular on the claim that both amount to bad book explores the philosophical uses of grammar that were so formative of Alan’s thinking in major writers of the preceding generations, including Garland the Computist, St.

Anselm, and Peter by: 7. Alain de Lille (älăN` də lēl), c–c, French scholastic philosopher, a Cistercian, honored by his contemporaries as the Universal was born in Lille; he taught at Paris and Montpellier before retiring to Cîteaux.

Alain attempted to give rational support to the tenets of Christian faith in his writings. Each creature of the world Is as a book, a picture, and a mirror to us.

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