The Universities of Europe Middle Ages, Vol. 2 of 2 (Classic Reprint)

January 8, 2019|
The Universities of Europe Middle Ages, Vol. 2 of 2 (Classic Reprint) by Hastings Rashdall
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The first investigations into the history of the University were prompted chm. XII, by the dispute for antiquity and precedence with Cambridge in the sixteenth 5 1 century, beginning with the Assertio Antiquitatis Oxoniensis Academia: by Tuom kay or caius], printed with Joh. Caius De Antiq. Aead. Cantab., Londini, 1568 and 1574: also edited as vindaha'antiquitatis Acad. Oxon. By Hearne, Oxon., 1730. But the first work that can be called a history is bryan vne, Antiquitatis Academia; Oxoniensis A pologia, Oxoniae, 1608. Twyne's view of the antiquity of Oxford was as superstitious as that of Cains: but his Apology represents an immense amount of laborious re search, while his twenty-four vols. Of ms. Collections formed the basis of all later work, a debt very inadequately acknowledged by his better known successor, Wood. langbmne], The Foundation of the Universitie of Oxford (london, contains nothing but a short account of the Colleges. The dassical historian of Oxford is antony wood, whose immortal work ap peaned in a mutilated Latin translation as Historic et Antiquitates Universi tatis Oxoniensis, Oxonie, 1674. The History and Antiquities of the Umbersity of Oxford, in its original dress of racy English (though not the actual work from which the Latin version was made) was only published by (501011 at Oxford in 1799 - 6. (references to Wood are always to this edition, where no work is specified.) Wood also wrote The History and Antiquities of the Colleges and Halls in the University of Oxford, ed. Gutch, Oxford. 1786. His Fasti Oxonienses was published as an Appendix to the last mentioned work in 1790. (another collection of Fasti is appended to the Athena.) Wood's Survey of the Antiquities o] the City of Oaford (written 1661 - 6) appeared in a much mutilated form as Sir john pesuall's A noient and Present State of the City of Oxford, London, 1773. The original ms. Has now been edited in a most scholarly fashion by andrew clark (oxford, Hist. Soc. 1889 The Athena Omnienses, consisting of biographies of Oxford 'writers and Bishops (london, 1691, 1721, and ed. Bliss, 1813 only begins with the year 1500. Wood's successor as chief anti quary of Oxford was Tnouas hearne, whose rather trifling contributions to the medieval history of Oxford are scattered through his various works and editions, e. G. Roberti de Aves/nay Histan'd, Oxonii, 1720, App. I. (where the Bedel's Book' is printed); Leland's Itinerary, vol. II. (chiefly on the.

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Title:The Universities of Europe Middle Ages, Vol. 2 of 2 (Classic Reprint)
Format:Paperback
Dimensions:550 pages, 9 X 6 X 1.11 in
Published:January 8, 2019
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Language:English
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ISBN - 13:9781331115533

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