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Municipal Schools

(1,046 words)

Author(s): Rainer A. Müller
Beginning in the 13th century, there is evidence of schools – initially in the larger cities but later also in smaller cities and towns – that augmented the educational opportunities previously provid…
Date: 2016-08-09

Scholarly Circles, Academies

(866 words)

Author(s): Rainer A. Müller
The associations of scholars that emerged in Italy during the 15th century were not related either intentionally or institutionally to the Athenian Academy, the school of philosophers founded by Plato…
Date: 2016-08-09

Cathedral Schools

(1,637 words)

Author(s): Rainer A. Müller
Cathedral schools provided diverse forms of organized instruction; usually tied to the cathedral church of a diocese but sometime to an episcopal monastery in the diocesan town, the primary function o…
Date: 2016-08-09

Monastic Schools

(1,529 words)

Author(s): Rainer A. Müller
Between the 8th and 12th centuries, monastic schools, along with cathedral schools, were among the most important European teaching institutions, although monasteries, despite their organizational pot…
Date: 2016-08-09

Educational Institutions

(787 words)

Author(s): Rainer A. Müller
The educational system of medieval Europe was familiar with various forms of the sacred and secular knowledge taught in schools. Differences arose from both diverse programs of teaching and learning a…
Date: 2016-08-09

Universities

(1,963 words)

Author(s): Rainer A. Müller
Universities, a "social invention" of Scholasticism (→Scholasticism), first appeared in the 12th century. There are various hypotheses as to how they originated, which can basically be placed under th…
Date: 2016-10-18