Letters of Abélard and Héloïse
The story of the relationship between Abélard and Héloïse, one of the world’s most celebrated and tragic love affairs.
Peter Abelard (1079 – 1142) was a medieval French scholastic philosopher, theologian, and preeminent logician.
His love for, and affair with, Héloïse d'Argenteuil has become legendary.
Héloïse (1090 - 1164) was a French nun, writer, scholar, and abbess, best known for her love affair and correspondence with Peter Abélard.
Translated by John Hughes.