Life in the Medieval University (Classic Reprint)

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NOTE ON THE FRONTISPIECE In this picture the schoolboy is .seen arriving with his satchel and being presented with a hornbook by Nieostrata, the Latin muse Carmentis, who changed the Greek alphabet into the Latin. She admits him by the key of cemgruita* to the House of Wisdom (" Wisdom hath builded her house, she hath hewn out her seven pillars," Proverbs Ik. 1). In the lowest 6tory he begins hia course in Donatus under a Bachelor of Arts armed with the birch in the next he is promoted to Priscian. Then follow the other subjects of the Trimum and the Quadriviwm, each subject being represented by its chief exponent-logic by Aristotle, arithmetic by Boethius, geometry by Euclid, etc, Ptolemy, the philosopher, who represents astronomy, 19 confused with the kings of the same name. Pliny and Seneca represent the more advanced study of physical and of moral science respectively, and the edifice is crowned by Theology, the long and arduous course for which followed that of the Arts. Its

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Book Description Forgotten Books, 2017. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. Excerpt from Life in the Medieval University The history Of pious and charitable foundations is a vindication of the truth Of the portraiture Of the Prologue. The foundation Of a new monastery and the endowment Of the friars had alike ceased to attract the benevolent donor, who was turning his attention to the universities, where secular clergy were numerous. The clerks Of Oxford and Cambridge had succeeded to the place held by the monks, and, after them, by the friars, in the affection and the respect of the nation. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. Bookseller Inventory # APC9781440058516

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Book Description Forgotten Books, 2017. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.Excerpt from Life in the Medieval University The history Of pious and charitable foundations is a vindication of the truth Of the portraiture Of the Prologue. The foundation Of a new monastery and the endowment Of the friars had alike ceased to attract the benevolent donor, who was turning his attention to the universities, where secular clergy were numerous. The clerks Of Oxford and Cambridge had succeeded to the place held by the monks, and, after them, by the friars, in the affection and the respect of the nation. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. Bookseller Inventory # APC9781440058516

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