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A brief sketch of some of the principal universities of Europe and of the United States

Harvey Lindsly

A brief sketch of some of the principal universities of Europe and of the United States

by Harvey Lindsly

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Published by J. Gideon in Washington .
Written in English

  • Universities and colleges -- Europe

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    Statementby Harvey Lindsly
    SeriesSelected Americana from Sabin"s Dictionary of books relating to America, from its discovery to the present time -- 41317
    The Physical Object
    Pagination27 p.
    Number of Pages27
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14441645M

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University of Bologna, Italian Università di Bologna, the oldest university in Europe and one of the oldest and most famous universities in the world, founded in the Italian city of Bologna in the 11th century.

It became in the 12th and 13th centuries the principal centre for studies in canon and civil law and attracted students from all over Europe. Because it then had no fixed site or.

The new learning was discouraged, and thus many universities underwent a period of relative decline. New schools continued to be founded during this time, however, including ones at Edinburgh (), Leiden (), and Strasbourg (university status, ).

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