Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 April 2018

264 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9781526109491

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John of Salisbury and the medieval Roman renaissance

First Edition

Irene O'Daly

Published by Manchester University Press

Manchester Medieval Studies MUP

  • Provides an insight into the practical modalities of twelfth-century classical reception
  • Re-evaluates the source base used by John of Salisbury, highlighting the significance of Roman Stoic ideas for his work
  • Examines the philosophical underpinnings of John of Salisbury's key ideas in detail, notably his relational model of the body politic and views on tyrannicide
  • Reappraises John of Salisbury>'s political thought, offering a new perspective on important elements of his thinking