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Week 15: Heloisa

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Reading Overview | Reading Quiz: English
| Reading Quiz: Latin
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Reading Quiz

The English reading comprehension quiz involves a series of true / false questions (log in to Blackboard to take the quiz). You can take the online quiz as often as you want; the computer will record your most recent score. The quiz will be available until Thursday midnight.

  1. Abelard sent a copy of the Historia calamitatum to Heloise on purpose.
  2. The contents of the Historia calamitatum are bitter and painful to read.
  3. Abelard suffered great bodily injury from his enemies.
  4. Heloise tells Abelard to stop sending her so many letters.
  5. It was at Abelard's request that Heloise became a nun.
  6. Heloise chose to become a nun because of her great love of God.
  7. Heloise was opposed to the idea of getting married to Abelard.
  8. Heloise is very angry that she is considered Abelard's concubine or whore.
  9. Abelard became a monk long before Heloise agreed to become a nun.
  10. Abelard used to proclaim his love for Heloise all over Paris.


Modern Languages 4970 / MRS 4903: Medieval Latin. Spring 2003 Online Course at the University of Oklahoma. Visit for more info.
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