John of Salisbury
- (1120?-1180?)B. at Salisbury, studied at Paris. He became sec. to Theobald Archbishop of Canterbury, and retained the office under Becket. In 1176 he was made Bishop of Chartres. He wrote in Latin, in 8 books, Polycraticus, seu De Nugis Curialium et Vestigiis Philosophorum (on the Trifles of the Courtiers, and the Footsteps of the Philosophers). In it he treats of pastimes, flatterers, tyrannicide, the duties of kings and knights, virtue and vice, glory, and the right of the Church to remove kings if in its opinion they failed in their duty. He also wrote a Life of Anselm. He was one of the greatest scholars of the Middle Ages.
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John of Salisbury — (c. 1120 ndash; 1180), English author, diplomat and bishop of Chartres, was born at Salisbury.Beyond the fact that he was of Saxon, not of Norman extraction, and applied to himself the cognomen of Parvus , short, or small, few details are known… … Wikipedia
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John of Salisbury — Johannes von Salisbury (* um 1115; † 25. Oktober 1180 in Chartres) war Engländer und einer der berühmtesten Theologen seiner Zeit. Er studierte bei Peter Abaelard in Paris, arbeitete als Sekretär für Thomas Becket und wurde 1176 zum Bischof von… … Deutsch Wikipedia
John von Salisbury — Johannes von Salisbury (* um 1115; † 25. Oktober 1180 in Chartres) war Engländer und einer der berühmtesten Theologen seiner Zeit. Er studierte bei Peter Abaelard in Paris, arbeitete als Sekretär für Thomas Becket und wurde 1176 zum Bischof von… … Deutsch Wikipedia
John of Salisbury — (ca. 1115–1180) John of Salisbury was a churchman and a scholar, a scholastic philosopher who was one of the premier Latinists of his age.He was a student of Peter ABELARD and was secretary, friend, and biographer of Thomas BECKET, but he is… … Encyclopedia of medieval literature
John of Salisbury — c1115 80, English prelate and scholar. * * * born 1115/20, Salisbury, Wiltshire, Eng. died Oct. 25, 1180, Chartres, France English prelate and scholar. A noted Latinist who studied with Peter Abelard and other important theologians in Paris, John … Universalium
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