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By Christof Rolker

Ivo of Chartres was once essentially the most realized students of his time, a robust bishop and a tremendous determine within the so-called 'Investiture Contest'. Christof Rolker the following bargains an enormous new learn of Ivo, his works and the function he performed within the highbrow, spiritual and political tradition of medieval Europe round 1100 advert. evaluating Ivo's broad correspondence to the modern canon legislations collections attributed to him, Dr Rolker presents a brand new interpretation in their authorship. opposite to present assumptions, he unearths that Ivo didn't collect the Panormia, exhibiting that its compiler labored in a especially diverse psychological framework from Ivo. those findings demand a reassessment of the connection among Church reform and scholasticism and shed new gentle on Ivo as either a student and bishop.

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Beumann, Sigebert von Gembloux und der Traktat de investitura episcoporum (Vorträge und Forschungen. Sonderband 20, Sigmaringen: Thorbecke, 1976), 122–3 and 138–9), Geoffrey of Vendôme (MGH. Libelli de lite, ii, 692) and a pro-imperial tract (ibid. , 501) all quote from ep. 60. Geoffrey’s letters additionally recommend his early wisdom of Ivo’s letter, see E. Sackur, ‘Die Briefe Gotfrieds von Vendôme: im Cod. Vat. reg. l. 59’, Neues Archiv, 18 (1893), 666–73, 668. round 1100, Sigebert in his Catalogus de scriptoribus ecclesiasticis, c. 167 (ed. Witte, 101–2) indexed ep. 60 between Ivo’s works; see additionally Hugh the Chanter, background of the church of York (ed. Johnson et al. , 22–4) for the same appraisal. Ivo’s personal ep. sixty seven additionally means that ep. 60 circulated extensively. 12 Conrat (Cohn), Geschichte, seventy eight, Ott, Briefliteratur, 114 and Sprandel, Ivo von Chartres, 173. Ivo’s letters additionally encouraged the Liber Pancrisis, see F. P. Bliemetzrieder, Anselms von Laon systematische Sentenzen (Beiträge zur Geschichte der Philosophie des Mittelalters 18, Münster: Aschendorff, 1919), 24–31. For feedback of Ott, see now W. Uruszczak, ‘Maître A. et Gauthier de Mortagne:  deux lettres e français au XII siècle’, Recueil de mémoires et travaux publié par l. a. Société d’histoire du droit et des associations des anciens can pay de droit écrit, 15 (1991), 121–31, 130–1. thirteen See Leclercq, ‘Lettres d’Yves’, 116 (general), Bliemetzrieder, Anselms Sentenzen, 7–8 and 15 and H. Weisweiler, Das Schrifttum der Schule Anselms von Laon und Wilhelm von Champeaux in deutschen Bibliotheken (Beiträge zur Geschichte der Philosophie und Theologie des Mittelalters 33, Münster: Aschendorff, 1936), 158–9 (single letters in theological works). Mss containing Ivo’s letters and sermons contain Paris, BN lat. 2481, 2887, 14146, 14193 and 18210. In Paris, BN lat. 2485, 2486 and 2887A, a wedding tract is located with the letters. 14 For instance Cambridge, CCC 442, London, BL Harley 3021, Namur, BM ninety one and the appendix in Paris, BN lat. 2892A. See Brett, ‘Collectio Lanfranci’, one hundred seventy at the Cambridge ms; at the Namur ms see now X. Hermand, ‘Note sur deux manuscrits de l. a. correspondence d’Yves de Chartres provenant de l’abbaye de Floreffe (Namur, fonds de l. a. ville, manuscrits ninety one et 118)’, Scriptorium, fifty one (1997), 329–36. 15 Alberic of Trois-Fontaines made abundant use of Ivo’s letters, e. g. for the family tree of the Capetian kings (MGH. SS 23, 737): ‘Hunc Robertum … fuisse de nobili genere Saxonum Iuo Carnotensis episcopus in quadam epistola testatur’; Alberic will depend on ep. 189 right here. 129 Canon legislation and the Letters of Ivo of Chartres the wealthy theological and canon legislations content material of the letters valued by means of medieval readers is additionally the start line for my current research. It permits an in depth research of the formal assets and therefore offers us with abundant proof to review the relation among Ivo and a number of the collections linked to him. the inner proof of the collections attributed to Ivo deals insights at the relation among them and their relative dates, however the questions of absolute date and authorship can't be solved via this type of facts on my own.

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