The art of reasoning was taught in schools at monasteries, cathedrals and universities, by teachers and for students. Traces in medieval manuscripts show the practices of education in multiple ways. This theme introduces some of those teachers (and the occasional student), who were found in the manuscripts we showcase.
Alcuin of York, the famous master at Charlemagne’s court
Heiric and Remigius: Auxerre as a Carolingian production centre of glosses and commentaries
John Scottus Eriugena and his faithful assistant
Teaching around the year 1000
A master of disputation
Book collecting in the early universities
Ramon Llull: the teacher, the debater, the missionary and the logician