SYMHC Classics: Abelard and Heloise


An undated engraving of Abelard and Heloise. Bettman/Contributor/Getty Images

This episode revisits the story of poet, philosopher and theologian Abelard, and his student Heloise. This is a tragic love story, complete with lovers forced apart, a secret marriage, a castration and repeated exhumations. Happy Valentine's Day!

The original episode can be found here: https://www.missedinhistory.com/podcasts/abelard-and-heloise.htm

The show notes are here: https://www.missedinhistory.com/blogs/missed-in-history-abelard-and-heloise.htm

Topics in this Podcast: SYMHC Classics