Universities and Schooling in Medieval Society

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William James Courtenay, Jürgen Miethke, David B. Priest
BRILL, 2000 - History - 244 pages
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The 10 papers in this volume examine university and pre-university education in the 14th to 16th centuries in Germany, Italy, France, and England. Topics covered include the recruitment and support of students, studying abroad, social status, careers of graduates, university rituals, the profession of schoolmaster, and the relation of the "studia" to the crown. Contributors include William J. Courtenay, Rainer Chr. Schwinges, Klaus Wriedt, Frank Rexroth, Darleen Pryds, Helmut G. Walther, Thomas Sullivan, O.S.B., Martin Kintzinger, Jo Ann Hoeppner Moran Cruz, and Jurgen Miethke.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
German Students at Bologna Paris
7
On Recruitment in German Universities from the Fourteenth
32
University Scholars in German Cities during the Late Middle
49
The Opening
65
Mediterranean Universities of Medieval
83
Learned Jurists and their Profit for SocietySome Aspects
100
The Parisian Faculty
127
A Profession but not a Career? Schoolmasters and the Artes
167
Education Economy and Clerical Mobility in Late Medieval
182
The Example of Political
211
List of Contributors
229
Index of Places
242
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William J. Courtenay, Ph.D. (1967), Harvard University, is C.H. Haskins Professor of Medieval History at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. He has published numerous books and articles on medieval intellectual life and universities, including "Schools and Scholars in Fourteenth-Century England" (Princeton, 1987) and "Parisian Scholars in the Early Fourteenth Century" (Cambridge, 1999). Jurgen Miethke is Professor of Medieval History at the Ruprecht-Karls-Universitat Heidelberg.