Heloise & Abelard

Book ID:
7723
Title:
Heloise & Abelard
Subtitle:
A twelfth century love story
Author:
'Burge, James'
ISBN number:
1861974175
Publisher name:
Profile Books
Book type:
Hardback
First edition date:
2003
Pages:
277
Dewey decimal number:
306.4 BUR
Dust jacket:
No
Language:
English
Photographs:
No
Illustrations:
Yes
Bibliography:
Yes
Notes:

Page 122 contains a reference to a 16th century Breton song which describes Heloise as Abelard's witch.  

Also on page 122, a reference to an Astrolabe (Medieval astrological tool) picture also shown in this book.  Heloise and Abelard called their son Astrolabe.  

The theologian Abelard made reference to the works of Hermes Trismegistus in his books.