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Thierry of Chartres
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(Theodoricus Brito; died c. 1156). Thierry taught the artes liberales and theology in Paris c. 1130/1140 and for some time in Chartres. His students included Petrus Helias, Ivo of Chartres, John of Salisbury, and Clarembald of Arras. He wrote primarily commentaries on Cicero’s De inventione, the Rhetorica ad Herennium (c. 1130), and Boethius’s De trinitate (after 1148). His glosses and lectures on the latter have also survived. His doctrine of the Trinity was influenced by the Neoplatonic question of the relationship between one and many. His Tractatus de sex dieru…

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Rieger, Reinhold, “Thierry of Chartres”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 24 January 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_026039>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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