On the Origin of Universities and Academical Degrees

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J. Taylor, 1835 - Degrees, Academic - 173 pages
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Page 42 - ... the Church was establishing its theocratic and monastic form. At this epoch, a serious struggle for the first time broke out between the clergy and the advocates of free inquiry. The quarrels of Abelard and St. Bernard, the councils of Soissons and Sens, at which Abelard was condemned...
Page 13 - 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 canons of the church of Pisa.
Page 177 - Book Of Genesis in English Hebrew; accompanied by an Interlinear Translation, substantially the same as the authorised English version ; Philological Notes, and a Grammatical Introduction. By W. GREENFIELD, MRAS Fourth Edition.
Page 175 - Here we close our remarks upon this memorable work, a work which, of all that have appeared in our aee, is the best fitted to excite men of learning to intellectual activity : from which the most accomplished scholar may gather fresh stores of knowledge, to which the most experienced politician may resort for theoretical and practical instruction, and which no person can read as it ought to...
Page 172 - But if we were to imagine a university, in which the ordinary discipline, and the details inseparable from the business of education, should be entrusted to the body of professors; in which they should be entitled to tender their advice upon the election to vacant chairs, the institution of new professorships, and other graver matters, but without a final voice; in which all financial business, and the supreme government of the university, and the administration of its patronage, should be committed...
Page 178 - THE TRIGLOTT EVANGELISTS. INTERLINEAR. Consisting of the original Greek from the Text of Griesbach ; the Latin taken from Montanus, Beza, and the Vulgate ; and the English of the Authorised Version, accommodated to the Greek Idiom. With Grammatical and Historical Notes.
Page 176 - PRINCIPLES OF GEOMETRY, familiarly Illustrated, and applied to a variety of useful purposes. Designed for the Instruction of Young Persons.
Page 92 - It is said that Joffred, Abbot of Croyland in 1109, successor of Ingulphus, ' sent over to his manor of Cotenham nigh Cambridge, Gislebert, his fellow monk and professor of divinity, and three other monks, who followed him into England (from Orleans). From Cotenham they daily repaired to Cambridge. There they hired a public barn, made open profession of their sciences, and, in a little time, drew a number of scholars together. In less than two years...
Page 97 - ... fifteenth of Henry III., or 1231. Others say, however, that this is a mistake, and that Henry only sent a royal letter, directing that lodgings for the students should be valued according to the custom of the university, by two masters and two townsmen. The first formal charter which is extant was granted by Edward I. in the twentieth year of his reign. Some important privileges were granted to the university by Edward III. in 1333, in consequence of which such jealousy was created among the...
Page 175 - ... fresh stores of knowledge, to which the most experienced politician may resort for theoretical and practical instruction, and which no person can read as it ought to be read, without feeling the better and more generous sentiments of liis common human nature enlivened and strengthened."— Edinburgh Review.

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