Abelard and the Origin and Early History of Universities, Volume 4

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Charles Scribner, 1893 - Education, Medieval - 315 pages

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Page 62 - Nibelunge," such as it was written down at the end of the twelfth, or the beginning of the thirteenth century, is
Page 32 - In the language of the civil law all corporations were called universitates, as forming one whole out of many individuals. In the German jurisconsults universitas is the word for a corporate town. In Italy it was applied to the incorporated trades in the cities. In ecclesiastical language the term was sometimes applied to a number of churches united under the superintendence of one archdeacon. In a papal rescript of the year 688, it is used of the body of the canons of the church of Pisa : " Maiden,...
Page vi - I trust also, that the literary dictionaries of the future, if they should grant me a place in their pages, will have the goodness when they mention my name to follow it with this notice : Gabriel Compayre, a French writer, whose least mediocre work, translated into English before being printed, was published in America.

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