Philip the Chancellor

[Revised entry by Colleen McCluskey on December 12, 2014. Changes to: Bibliography] Philip the Chancellor was an influential figure in a number of different circles in the first half of the
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[Revised entry by Colleen McCluskey on December 12, 2014. Changes to: Bibliography] Philip the Chancellor was an influential figure in a number of different circles in the first half of the thirteenth century. He enjoyed a long though rather turbulent ecclesiastical career and was famous for his sermons and his lyric poetry, the latter of which has received attention by a number of musicologists in recent years. In the areas of philosophy and theology, his major work, Summa de bono, which was composed sometime in the 1220s - 1230s, was a...

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