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Tübingen
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[German Version]

I. University

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The University of Tübingen was founded in 1477 by count Eberhard the Bearded, during what is known as the “second foundation wave” of German universities. It was the university of the southern part of Württemberg, at that time divided into two. It received the papal privilege in 1476, and imperial confirmation in 1484. For the material support of the professorial chairs, the count devoted eight of the ten regular…

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Köpf, Ulrich, “Tübingen”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 17 July 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_COM_025190>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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