Readings in the History of Education: Mediaeval Universities, Volume 4

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Harvard University, 1909 - Education - 155 pages
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Page 92 - And if, perchance, the assessment of the lodgings is taken from you, or anything else is lacking, or an injury or outrageous damage, such as death or the mutilation of a limb, is inflicted on one of you; unless through a suitable admonition satisfaction is rendered within fifteen days, you may suspend your lectures until you have received full satisfaction. And if it happens that any one of you is unlawfully imprisoned, unless the injury ceases on a remonstrance from you, you may, if you judge it...
Page 101 - President, Fellows, scholars, and officers of the said College, and for all accommodations of buildings, books and all other necessary provisions and furnitures as may be for the advancement and education of youth in all manner of good literature, arts, and sciences.
Page 77 - have proved in the former part of this work, yet for " the last fifty years theologians have been principally " occupied with questions, as all know, in tractates " and summse, — horse-loads composed by many,— and " not at all with the most holy text of God. And " accordingly, theologians give a readier reception " to a treatise of scholastic questions than they will " do to one about the text of Scripture.
Page 51 - When we had arranged and brought into perfect harmony the hitherto confused mass of imperial constitutions, we then extended our care to the endless volumes of ancient law; and, sailing as it were across the mid ocean, have now completed, through the favour of heaven, a work we once despaired of. 3. When by the blessing of God this task was accomplished, we summoned the most eminent Tribonian, master and...
Page 102 - Professors for the time being, and of their successors in office, shall not hereafter be freed and exempted from taxes, for more than the amount of ten thousand dollars for each of such officers, his estate, person and family included...
Page 18 - I seek not to understand in order that I may believe; but I believe in order that I may understand, for I believe for this reason that unless I believe I cannot understand.
Page 52 - ... great as that the first and last lessons in the knowledge of the law should issue for you from the mouth of the emperor. 4. When therefore, by the assistance of the same eminent person Tribonian and that of other illustrious and learned men, we had compiled the fifty books, called Digests or Pandects, in which is collected the whole ancient law, we directed that these Institutes should be divided into four books, which might seive as the first elements of the whole science of law.
Page 75 - God hath given them the spirit of slumber, eyes that they should not see, and ears that they should not hear;) unto this day.
Page 127 - Promoter as he was styled. The Prior of the College then administered a number of oaths in which the candidate promised respect to that body and solemnly renounced all the rights of which the College had succeeded in robbing all Doctors of other Colleges not included in its ranks. The candidate then gave a lecture or exposition of the two prepared passages: after which he was examined upon them by two of the Doctors appointed by the College. Other Doctors might ask supplementary questions of Law...
Page 95 - Wherefore we have concluded to make known to your entire body that if it shall be your pleasure to transfer yourselves to our kingdom of England and to remain there to study we will for this purpose assign to you cities, boroughs, towns, whatsoever you may wish to select, and in every fitting way will cause you to rejoice in a state of liberty and tranquillity which should please God and fully meet your needs.

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