Universities in the Middle Ages

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Liverpool University Press, 1990 - Education - 36 pages
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The university has proved to be one of the most enduring legacies that the Middle Ages has bequeathed to the modern world. This essay examines the concept of the medieval university, deals with the origins and subsequent expansion of the university movement, and analyzes the phenomenon of student power in southern Europe. Parallels are made throughout between medieval and modern universities to give an added perspective to the understanding of these institutions.

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