[ ab-uh-lahrd; French a-bey-lar ]
/ ˈæb əˌlɑrd; French a beɪˈlar /


Pierre [pee-air; French pyer] /piˈɛər; French pyɛr/, Peter Abelard, 1079–1142, French scholastic philosopher, teacher, and theologian. His love affair with Heloïse is one of the famous romances in history.
Also Abailard.
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/ (ˈæbəˌlɑːd) /


Peter. French name Pierre Abélard. 1079–1142, French scholastic philosopher and theologian whose works include Historia Calamitatum and Sic et Non (1121). His love for Héloïse is recorded in their correspondence
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