Centres of Learning: Learning and Location in Pre-Modern Europe and the Near East

Centres of Learning: Learning and Location in Pre-Modern Europe and the Near East

by Jan Willem Drijvers
     
 

The contributors in this book deal with various aspects of learning, in a broad historical and geographical perspective, which ranges from Ancient Babylon, via classical Greece and Rome, and the Middle East (both Christian and Islamic), through to the Latin and vernacular cultures of the Christian West in the Middle Ages and early Renaissance.See more details below

Overview

The contributors in this book deal with various aspects of learning, in a broad historical and geographical perspective, which ranges from Ancient Babylon, via classical Greece and Rome, and the Middle East (both Christian and Islamic), through to the Latin and vernacular cultures of the Christian West in the Middle Ages and early Renaissance.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789004101937
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
04/01/1995
Series:
Brill's Studies in Intellectual History Series, #61
Pages:
340
Product dimensions:
6.44(w) x 9.44(h) x 1.03(d)

Table of Contents

FROM AN ANTIQUE LAND
On the Old Babylonian Eduba Curriculum, H.L.J. Vanstiphout
Learning and Power during the Sargonid Period', M.E. Vogelzang
The Family and Other Centres of Religious Learning in Antiquity, Jan N. Bremmer
The Christian 'School' of Alexandria in the Second and Third Centuries, Roelof van den Broek
The School of Edessa: Greek Learning and Local Culture, Han J.W. Drijvers

EX ORIENTE LUX
Eastward and Westward Transmission of Classical Rhetoric, John W. Watt
'Edessa grew dim and Nisibis shone forth': The School of Nisibis at the Transition of the Sixth-Seventh Century,
G.J. Reinink
The Koran and its Exegesis: from Memorising to Learning, Fred Leemhuis
Arabic Didactic Verse, Geert Jan van Gelder
The Classification of the Sciences and the Consolidation of Philology in Classical Islam, Wolfhart
Heinrichs

Baghdad, Bologna, and Scholasticism, George Makdisi

CLOISTERS AND SCHOOLS
Old Law and New-Found Power: Hrabanus Maurus and the Old Testament, Mayke de Jong
Scientific and Spiritual Culture in Hugh of St Victor, Jan W.M. van Zwieten
Andrew of St Victor (d.1175): Scholar between Cloister and School, F.A. van Liere
Learning by Experience: Twelfth-Century Monastic Ideas, I. van 't Spijker
The Development of Lombardian Theology, 1160-1215, Marcia L. Colish
Academic Heresy and Intellectual Freedom at the University of Paris, 1200-1378, J.M.M.H. Thijssen
Ludwig the Bavarian and the Scholars, Dick E.H. de Boer
The Reclusorium as an Informal Centre of Learning, Anneke B. Mulder-Bakker
John Bromyard and the Hereford Dominicans, Peter Binkley

EXPANDING HORIZONS
Classical Learning and the Building of Power at the Fifteenth-Century Burgundian Court, A.J. Vanderjagt
Aucuns Petis Enseignemens: 'Homemade' Courtesy Books in Medieval France, Anne Marie De
Gendt

The Renaissance Household as Centre of Learning, A.A. MacDonald
The Scottish Chapel Royal as Cultural Intermediary between Town and Court, Theo van Heijnsbergen
'Liberation from the Trivial Yoke': Dutch Renaissance Educators and their Cultural and Socio-Political
Objectives, Catrien Santing
Latin Literature in Early Modern Groningen, F. Akkerman

Notes on Contributors

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