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  Medieval university - Biocrawler
The first European medieval universities were established in Italy, France and England in the late 11th and the 12th Century for the study of arts, law, medicine, and theology.
The development of the medieval university coincided with the widespread reintroduction of Aristotle from Byzantine and Jewish scholars and the decline in popularity of Platonism and Neoplatonism in favor of Aristotelian thought.
A popular textbook for university study was called the Sentences (Quattuor libri sententiarum) of Peter Lombard; theology students and masters were required to write extensive commentaries on this text as part of their curriculum.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Medieval_university   (1158 words)

  Medieval university - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
University of Coimbra, Portugal – recognised as University 1308
University of Vienna, Austria – recognised as University 1365
University of Leuven, Belgium – recognised as University 1425
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Medieval_university   (2045 words)

 University - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A university is an institution of higher education and of research, which grants academic degrees at all levels (bachelor, master, and doctorate) in a variety of subjects.
The first European medieval university was the University of Magnaura in Constantinople(now Istanbul, Turkey), founded in 849 by the emperor Bardas, followed by the University of Salerno (9th century)University of Bologna (1088) in Bologna, Italy, and the University of Paris (c.
Many of the medieval universities in Western Europe were born under the aegis of the Catholic Church, usually as cathedral schools or by papal bull as Studia Generali.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/University   (1485 words)

 Medieval Philosophy (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)
Medieval philosophy is conventionally construed as the philosophy of Western Europe between the decline of classical pagan culture and the Renaissance.
Still, it is perhaps most useful not to think of medieval philosophy as defined by the chronological boundaries of its adjacent philosophical periods, but as beginning when thinkers first started to measure their philosophical speculations against the requirements of Christian doctrine and as ending when this was no longer the predominant practice.
For some of the main topics in metaphysics on which medieval philosophers sharpened their wits, see the articles binarium famosissimum, existence, the medieval problem of universals, medieval theories of causality, medieval theories of haecceity, and medieval theories of relations.
plato.stanford.edu /entries/medieval-philosophy   (9041 words)

 Loyola University Chicago: Medieval Studies Center   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Medieval Studies has long been one of the outstanding strengths of Loyola University Chicago.
This program is designed to enable students to connect courses in several departments with the lecture series; a book or collection of readings helps students prepare for the lectures, tie the lectures into their classwork, and establish connections across disciplines and departments.
The Medieval Studies Minor is designed for students who want to learn more about medieval topics that have arisen in their courses and who want to deepen their understanding of medieval culture.
www.luc.edu /medieval   (209 words)

 university article renaissance magazine
The university of the Middle Ages was not entirely unlike the modern institution that we are familiar with today, in that its ostensible goal was to train the next generation of young minds for a career-in this case, the church.
A medieval University's curriculum was generally broken down into the trivium of grammar, rhetoric, and logic, and the quadrivium of arithmetic, music, geometry, and astronomy.
Today, universities still aim to cultivate the naive student into the learned adult, with much of the same liberal arts curriculum that was practiced in the 13th century.
www.renaissancemagazine.com /backissues/univ.html   (595 words)

 ipedia.com: Medieval university Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The first European universities were established in Italy and France in the Middle Ages for the study of law, medicine, and theology.
The basic textbook for university study was the Sentences (Quattuor libri sententarium) of Peter Lombard; theology students and masters were required to write extensive commentaries on this text as part of their curriculum.
As a result, much of medieval thought in philosophy and theology can be found in scholastic textual commentary.
www.ipedia.com /medieval_university.html   (674 words)

 The Medieval Academy
Welcome are discussions of medieval interpretive methods, of method(s) employed by particular writers, of detailed analysis of individual interpretive texts, of vernacular commentaries on Latin texts, of all sorts of original or translated works.
While the rejection of the medieval heritage and the renewal of classical ideals have traditionally been used to define the Renaissance, the undeniable continuum of medieval culture into the early modern period is undisputable, especially in light of recent scholarship on "early modern" Europe.
The conference is part of the project, "Poetic Knowledge in Late Medieval France" (http://www.mml.cam.ac.uk/french/poeticknowledge), funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council and based in the Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages, University of Cambridge, and the School of Languages, Linguistics and Cultures, University of Manchester.
www.medievalacademy.org /calendar/calendar_conferences.htm   (5631 words)

 The Library of the Medieval Institute   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
In accordance with its collection development policy, the Medieval Institute Library's collection continues to grow substantially each year with generous support from the William J. Corbett and Margaret Conway library endowmens for Medieval Studies.
The institute's academic concern with intellectual history is evidenced by its extensive holdings in medieval philosophy and theology, and its comprehensive collection of primary and secondary materials on medieval education.
Research in the institute is also supported by the University's Milton V. Anastos Collection in Byzantine Studies, with extraordinary holdings in the intellectual history of the Byzantine empire.
www.library.nd.edu /medieval_library/index.shtml   (329 words)

 Medieval Universities: History and Day-to-Day Life
The University of Paris, because of its proximity to Notre Dame, was primarily oriented toward theology.
Universities were loose confederations of teachers, while colleges were originally residence halls where students stayed.
A positive review, focusing on the application of "new social history to the study of the medieval university and education" and detailing the breadth of arguments made via the use of diverse geographic settings and topics in the articles.
www.beloit.edu /~hist190/universities.html   (1073 words)

 Medieval Sourcebook: Introduction
A companion project to the Medieval Sourcebook - for teachers of Ancient history civilization courses.
The Internet Medieval Sourcebook, and other medieval components of the project, are located at the Fordham University Center for Medieval Studies.
Although the IHSP seeks to follow all applicable copyright law, Fordham University is not the institutional owner, and is not liable as the result of any legal action.
www.fordham.edu /halsall/sbook.html   (2650 words)

 Medieval Manuscripts at the Syracuse University Library || Syracuse University Library
The Special Collections Department of the Syracuse University Library is fortunate to hold a small but significant collection of Latin medieval manuscripts on parchment of Spanish, English, Italian, French, Flemish, and German/Austrian origin which range in date from the thirteenth through the sixteenth centuries.
Three of the levels of description--manuscript, part, and text are available in table format for each manuscript of the Syracuse University collection, in addition to a brief descriptive summary and images from selected folios.
The index to the Medieval Manuscripts provides links to pages, each with a brief description of a particular manuscript, from which viewers can access a table with detailed catalog information on the individual manuscript or view individual images in jpg format.
libwww.syr.edu /digital/collections/m/MedievalManuscripts/mainpage   (616 words)

 University of Cambridge: a Brief history - the Medieval University
The Revived University of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries
There were no professors; the teaching was conducted by masters who had themselves passed through the course and who had been approved or licensed by the whole body of their colleagues (the universitas or university).
The teaching took the form of reading and explaining texts; the examinations were oral disputations in which the candidates advanced a series of questions or theses which they disputed or argued with opponents a little senior to themselves, and finally with the masters who had taught them.
www.cam.ac.uk /cambuniv/pubs/history/medieval.html   (564 words)

 Yale > Medieval Studies > Introduction
Medieval Studies is not a department but an autonomous interdisciplinary program, or, as some of us like to call it, a conspiracy, or coniuratio of the same kind that gave origin to the medieval communes.
Yale's Medieval Studies Program was the third of its kind to be founded in North America.
At first, Medieval Studies was an M.A. program to be followed by enrollment in a regular program for the Ph.D. degree.
www.yale.edu /medieval   (394 words)

 Welcome to the Centre for Medieval Studies in the University of Toronto
The Centre for Medieval Studies was envisaged by its founders not just as an institutional umbrella for traditional departments but as a meeting point at which topics and issues touching several different disciplines would be explored and studied in depth.
Medieval Studies in Toronto has an international reputation, resting on the wide-ranging interests of its faculty, the calibre and preparation of its graduates, and its excellent library facilities.
The result is a large interactive community of professionals employed in many areas of Medieval Studies.
www.chass.utoronto.ca /medieval   (319 words)

 Grover Furr's Medieval History and Literature Page
These almost without exception give the perspective of (a) a medieval person's view of the Middle Ages; a nd (b) an elitist interpretation of whatever is illustrated.
One of the richest of late medieval art works, a prayer book written for the brother of the King of France in the early 15th century.
The illustration for March -- a peasant plowing the field dominated by o ne of his lord's fortified castles -- is an astounding and accurate image of the economic, political and cultural relations of the Middle Ages.
www.chss.montclair.edu /english/furr/medieval.html   (1891 words)

 Medieval Sites on the Web
Medieval Women Writers A project to post writings in several languages from the Five Colleges of Ohio.
Perceval (Le Conte du Graal From the University of Ottawa.
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign This is actually the library site, with lots of resources; there's a link to the program itself.
www.efn.org /~acd/medievalpage.html   (2390 words)

 Medieval Political Philosophy (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)
Medieval political philosophy is the part of medieval philosophy that is concerned with political matters.
The universities set the curriculum followed in the schools of the town, and, given Aristotle's fame, competition for students between the schools of different towns soon meant that Aristotle's works became the main element in the Arts curriculum (despite the misgivings of the theologians, who noted the conflicts between Aristotle's philosophy and Christian belief).
Medieval writers were not acquainted with Plato's notion of a "philosopher king" (Republic, 473e), since very little of Plato had been translated into Latin, but in effect pro-papal theologians were arguing that the Pope was a "theologian king", an expert on the meaning of life whose guidance was authoritative in all matters.
plato.stanford.edu /entries/medieval-political   (13922 words)

 medieval universities
Some of the earliest institutions of higher education to emerge in the early part of the middle ages were those in eastern Europe: the university at Constatinople was founded in 2 C.E. and others existed during the same period in cities such as Alexandria, Antioch and Athens.
One of the key figures in the rise of the medieval university was Pope Gregory VII.
was founded in 1088 while the University of Paris coalesced out of a loose conglomeration of various monastry schools and the center at Notre Dame some time around 1119.
www.csupomona.edu /%7Eplin/ls201/medieval2.html   (511 words)

 Medieval Art History Sites on the Web 2
Medieval Illuminated Manuscripts from the Koninklijke Bibliotheek On manuscripts, books, and their history and production from the National Library of the Netherlands.
Medieval Wall Painting in the English Parish Church "A developing catalogue" from Anne Marshall at the Open University.
Medieval Paintings in the South of France From the French Ministry of Culture.
www.efn.org /~acd/medievalart.html   (1495 words)

 Cornucopia - Medieval Studies at Cornell
The Graduate Program in Medieval Studies at Cornell University has been in existence for nearly 40 years.
It was founded in 1966 to enable students to pursue a degree in Medieval Studies that would provide an opportunity for in-depth study of the Middle Ages from an interdisciplinary perspective.
The first is to give prospective applicants to our program basic information about Medieval Studies at Cornell and an idea of the activities and interests of graduate students currently pursuing topics in medieval areas.
www.arts.cornell.edu /medieval   (166 words)

 Institute for Medieval Studies |
The MA in Medieval Studies provides an imaginative and stimulating introduction to the advanced study of European culture.
The University Library is one of the largest research libraries in the UK, with over 2.7 million books, a fine journal collection, and extensive holdings in all areas of medieval studies, with a rich and expanding store of manuscripts and rare books.
The Institute is home to the International Medieval Congress, Europe's largest annual gathering of medievalists, and the International Medieval Bibliography, the world's leading interdisciplinary bibliography of the Middle Ages.
www.leeds.ac.uk /ims   (387 words)

 Medieval History at the University of Hawaii at Manoa
This illustration, from Psalm 37 (38) in the Eadwine Psalter, is a good example of a medieval worldview (and, coincidentally, the life experience of a typical graduate student!).
These medieval courses often carry a Focus designation of W (Writing Intensive) or O (Oral Communications) and are then limited therefore to 20 students.
History 433, Medieval Cultures, is a topical course focusing on a cultural issue or cross-cultural subject in the medieval period.
www2.hawaii.edu /~kjolly   (447 words)

 Medieval drama
Medieval English Drama: An Annotated Bibliography of Recent Criticism.
The Summons of Death on the Medieval and Renaissance Stage.
This site is supported by the University of Victoria and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.
ise.uvic.ca /Library/SLTnoframes/reference/bmedieval.html   (265 words)

 The Columbia Medievalist's Essential Homepage
There are a number of Medieval Academic Discussion Groups of interest to medievalists.
The Online Medieval and Classical Library (OMACL) at Berkeley is a collection of "some of the most important literary works of Classical and Medieval civilization" available in electronic form.
Listings of Associations and publications in the medieval field are available at the Netserf Research Center.
www.columbia.edu /cu/medieval/links.html   (389 words)

 WWW-VL Medieval Europe
The Michigan State University Graduate Student Medieval and Renaissance Consortium, under the sponsorship of ORB, for The World Wide Web Virtual Library History Section.
Medieval churches and monasteries in England and Wales
University of Kansas Index of Medieval Studies Bibliographies
www.msu.edu /~georgem1/history/medieval.htm   (891 words)

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