Brill’s New Pauly Supplements II - Volume 8 : The Reception of Antiquity in Renaissance Humanism

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University
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A. Structures and participants

The universities in Europe, which began to form in the 12th cent., were a corporate and privileged personal association of teachers and learners. At first, they came into being ex consuetudine, 'from custom'. The universitas at Bologna, for instance, emerged gradually as a corporation with special rights out of private law schools driven by the students th…

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Füssel, Marian (Göttingen), “University”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements II - Volume 8 : The Reception of Antiquity in Renaissance Humanism, English edition by Chad M. Schroeder (2017). Original German-language edition: Renaissance-Humanismus. Herausgegeben von Manfred Landfester. Serie: Der Neue Pauly Supplemente 2. Staffel, herausgegeben von Manfred Landfester und Helmuth Schneider, vol. 9. Stuttgart, Germany. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH (2014). Consulted online on 21 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-3418_bnps8_COM_004994>
First published online: 2015



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