Did you know that Peter Abelard was a preeminent 12th-century philosopher? He was the greatest logician of the Middle Ages. During his life, he was equally famous as a poet and a composer. If people didn’t condemn his ideas, the world would also consider him a preeminent theologian. Most importantly, outside academic circles, his human qualities reflected his reputation, such as his love affair with Heloise. There was a major difference between the 9th century, Carolingian Renaissance, and the 10th century. The former had lots of literary and intellectual activity, though the 10th century had few figures of cultural importance….