Anselm of Laon
d. 1117 • Teacher • Theologian
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Anselm (Ansellus) of Laon
Anselm (Ansellus) of Laon. (d. 1117), ‘Laudunensis’, theologian. It is not known where he studied. The statement usually made that he was educated at *Bec under St *Anselm lacks foundation. Towards the end of the 11th cent. he was teaching at the cathedral school at Laon, where he was joined by his
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Anselm of Laon
Anselm of Laon (?–1117). Teacher of ⇒Abelard and of ⇒William of Champeaux. His Sentences is probably the first systematic theology of its time, although it was soon eclipsed by a work with the same title by ⇒Peter Lombard. He is considered a precursor of the school of St. Victor (William of Champeaux,
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Anselm of Laon
ANSELM OF LAON (died 1117)Theologian, scholar, and “teacher of teachers” who laid the foundations for the great intellectual awakening known as the twelfth-century RenaissanceThis Anselm, a student of the well-known Anselm of Canterbury, in 1076 was teaching at Paris where one of his students was William