Canon Law and the Letters of Ivo of Chartres (Cambridge Studies in Medieval Life and Thought: Fourth Series)

Canon Law and the Letters of Ivo of Chartres (Cambridge Studies in Medieval Life and Thought: Fourth Series)

Christof Rolker


Ivo of Chartres was once essentially the most discovered students of his time, a robust bishop and a big determine within the so-called 'Investiture Contest'. Christof Rolker right here bargains a big new research of Ivo, his works and the position he performed within the highbrow, non secular and political tradition of medieval Europe round 1100 advert. evaluating Ivo's wide correspondence to the modern canon legislation collections attributed to him, Dr Rolker offers a brand new interpretation in their authorship. opposite to present assumptions, he finds that Ivo didn't bring together the Panormia, exhibiting that its compiler labored in a especially assorted 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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