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        Castrating Abelard, illustration from 'Lettres d'Heloise et d'Abelard', volume I, page 33, engraved by Vincent Marie Langlois the Younger

        Moreau, Jean Michel the Younger (1741-1814) (after); French. Medium: engraving. Date: 1795. Castration de Pierre Abelard (1079-1142); Peter; theologian; scholastic philosopher; logician; Letters; correspondence; letter; married in secret to Heloise; Eloise; medieval; c12th; canon Fulbert, uncle of Heloise, had Abelard castrated; BN Imp Z 716-718; love affair; Provenance: Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris, France / Giraudon. Photographic Rights The Bridgeman Art Library.

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