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Professor David Luscombe

Emeritus Professor of Medieval History, The University of Sheffield

British Academy appointments
Publications Secretary 1991 - 1997


David Luscombe's main academic interests lie in the history of medieval thought and religion. Currently he is planning to bring together and revise his earlier studies of the evolution of medieval conceptions of hierarchy and to produce further studies, with editions of texts,of the making of collections of sentences in twelfth-century schools.

Past appointments
Professor of Medieval History The University of Sheffield (1972 - )
Emeritus Professor of Medieval History, The University of Sheffield The University of Sheffield (2003 - )

Principal publications
A Monastic Commmunity in Local Society: The Beauchief Abbey Cartulary, 2011
The Letter Collection of Peter Abelard and Heloise, 2013
The School of Peter Abelard, 1969
Peter Abelard's Ethics, 1971
Medieval thought, 1997


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