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Ivo of Chartres was once probably the most discovered students of his time, a strong bishop and a tremendous determine within the so-called 'Investiture Contest'. Christof Rolker right here deals a massive new research of Ivo, his works and the function he performed within the highbrow, spiritual and political tradition of medieval Europe round 1100 advert.

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Bis 5. November 1983) (Studia humaniora 6, Dusseldorf: Droste, 1986), 57–64, 98. 68 However, Richer continued to act against him. At the Council of Reims in 1094, he again tried to have Ivo deposed; see Ivo, ep. 35 (ed. Leclercq, 142–6). 69 70 For a detailed discussion, see Chapter 6. Sprandel, Ivo von Chartres, 102. 15 Canon Law and the Letters of Ivo of Chartres seen as bravery by some, and as ingratitude by others; given Ivo’s rather precarious situation, it was certainly a bold decision. Ivo’s lack of secular protection became quickly patent, as Hugh Le Puiset, taking advantage of the situation, imprisoned Ivo in his castle for some time, perhaps sev71 eral months.

72 On his arrival at Chartres, Ivo had deposed Eustace, abbot of St Père; during Ivo’s captivity, Eustace returned, and remained in this position for good. , 103. 73 See, for example, ep. 19 (ed. ’ 74 Ivo, ep. 28 (ed. Leclercq, 116). 75 See Ivo, epp. 43, 65 and 144–6. The complicated negotiations that resulted in Galo becoming bishop of Paris will be treated in more detail in Chapter 6. 76 Sprandel, Ivo von Chartres, 110–12. 77 See C. Rolker, ‘Kings, bishops and incest: extension and subversion of the ecclesiastical marriage jurisdiction around 1100’, in K.

His reason was not that he thought Ivo compiled the Panormia himself, but rather that he doubted that the Panormia was an abridged Decretum at all. According to him, the two collections had little in common save for 136 the Prologus, which he believed not to belong to the Panormia either. It was therefore the text of the Decretum rather than the Panormia that he 137 studied in search of a better Gratian. Thus, although there was some doubt concerning the account of the Speculum historiale, this did not directly lead to the attribution of authorship of the Panormia to Ivo.

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