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medieval treatise on letter-writing, with examples

W. A. Pantin

medieval treatise on letter-writing, with examples

from the Rylands Latin ms. 394.

by W. A. Pantin

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Published by Manchester University press in Mancester .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Letter writing.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJohn Rylands Library.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination60 p.
    Number of Pages60
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19438975M

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A MEDIEVAL TREATISE ON LETTER-WRITING, WITH EXAMPLES, FROM THE RYLANDS LATIN MS. BY W. PANTIN, M.A., BISHOP FRASER LECTURER IN HISTORY IN THE UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER.

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letter writing, which was written in the second quarter of the thirteenth century, put it) they con-ferred no authority, had no legal force, and cre-ated no necessity: "They express and declare only the intention of the sender and of the recipient."3 Alberic of Monte Cassino, the author of the earli-est known treatise on letter writing, defined.

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He was (perhaps) a native of Trier, and became a Benedictine. He opposed successfully the heresy of Berengarius, defended the measures of Gregory VII, and composed several theological and scientific works, lives of saints, etc.

He is the author of the earliest medieval treatise on letter-writing .A Latin treatise headed, Iam de cadencijs, occurs in Royal MS. B. xvii, fos. 57V To these references in (c) may be added the section-heading, De Cadencia, to be found on fo.

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