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 used to be some of the most discovered students of his time, a strong bishop and a big determine within the so-called 'Investiture Contest'. Christof Rolker right here bargains a tremendous new examine 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 legislation collections attributed to him, Dr Rolker offers a brand new interpretation in their authorship. opposite to present assumptions, he unearths that Ivo didn't collect the Panormia, displaying that its compiler labored in a extraordinarily varied 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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