Charles Barlow

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Medieval Students

The students at Oxford and Cambridge Universities were an integral part of the society that developed around these two medieval universities. Both …

Charles H. Haskins, The Life of Medieval Students as Illustrated by their Letters, The American Historical Review, Vol. 3, No. 2 (Jan., 1898), pp. 203-229

<b>Terms Related to the Moving Wall</b><b>Fixed walls:</b> Journals with no new volumes being added to the archive.<b>Absorbed:</b> Journals that are combined with …

Medieval

What Is a Mutual Fund?

<i>The following is an excerpt from “The Complete Money and Investing Guidebook” by Dave Kansas.</i><p>A mutual fund pools the assets of its investors and invests the money on behalf of those investors. The companies that issue these funds, such as Fidelity or Vanguard, manage the pool of money on the …

Investing

Mutual Funds

What are mutual funds?<p>A mutual fund is a company that pools money from many investors and invests the money in securities such as stocks, bonds, and …

Investing

Mutual funds - Investing in a mutual fund | Vanguard

Investing in mutual funds offers benefits you won't get from trading individual stocks and bonds on your own.<p>Less risk through more …

Investing

Roman rebound

So you thought that irksome language was dead?<p>TO SCARY music, a furtive Jewish nationalist of the first century paints on a wall the words <i>Romanes</i> …

Latin: the most 'practical' subject of all?

Educationist and grammarian, Nevile Gwynne, says it’s not enough to restore Latin to the heart of the curriculum – we must revert to traditional ways of teaching it<p>Until around the 1860s, the classical languages, Latin and Greek, had long been the only subjects taught at all leading schools in …

Language

Philology

Modern Classical philolgy begins in the early Renaissance with Petrarch (1304-74). Petrarch was very unhappy with his contemporary world, and saw in …

Etymology

Petrarch

Known in English as Petrarch, Francesco Petrarca was born at dawn on July 20, 1304, in the city of Arezzo, in central Italy, just south of Florence. …

Literature

Cradle of capitalism

RICHARD GOLDTHWAITE has served a long apprenticeship. As a dedicated student of the economy of Florence between the 13th and 16th centuries, he has …

Florence, Italy: Michelangelo's David

Florence, Italy: Renaissance Art and Architecture

Italian Renaissance - Facts Summary

The Italian Renaissance in Context<p>Fifteenth-century Italy was unlike any other place in Europe. It was divided into independent city-states, each …

Education Technology on Flipboard

Three Good Places to Find Hands-on STEM Lessons<p>Like a lot of people, my most memorable moments from elementary school involved hands-on science …

The Crusades - Pilgrimage or Holy War?: Crash Course World History #15

Internet History Sourcebooks Project

Medieval Sourcebook:<br>Usmah Ibn Munqidh (1095-1188):<br>Autobiography, excerpts on the Franks<p><i>Usamah (1095-1188), was a Muslim warrior and courtier, who</i> …

World History

Internet History Sourcebooks Project

Fulcher of Chartres: History of the Expedition to Jerusalem<p><b>Selections:</b><p><b>See also:</b><p>Martha E. McGinty, <i>Fulcher of Chartres: Chronicle of the First Crusade</i>, …

Theology

Internet History Sourcebooks Project

Ekkehard of Aurach:<br>On the Opening of the First Crusade<p><i>Ekkehard, a well-known German historian had completed a history of the world in the year 1101</i> …

World History

What were the crusades?

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Crusades | Timeline, Facts Summary

What Were the Crusades?<p>By the end of the 11th century, Western Europe had emerged as a significant power in its own right, though it still lagged …

First Crusade

While in the 900s Byzantium had been able to reseize territory in Syria, starting around the 1030s the Seldjuk Turks gained power and territory. …

Genealogy

Charles H. Haskins, The Life of Medieval Students as Illustrated by their Letters, The American Historical Review, Vol. 3, No. 2 (Jan., 1898), pp. 203-229

Medieval

The Medieval University

The students who flocked to Cambridge soon arranged their scheme of study after the pattern which had become common in Italy and France, and which …

UK Universities

The Rise of the Universities| Lectures in Medieval History

As students at a university, you are part of a great tradition. Consider the words you use: <i>campus, tuition, classes, courses, lectures, faculty,</i> …

Education

Medieval Universities

The English universities were one of the most significant creations of Medieval England. The scholars who attended either Oxford or Cambridge …

College & University

scholasticism facts, information, pictures

Scholasticism<p>Europe, 1450 to 1789: Encyclopedia of the Early Modern World<br>COPYRIGHT 2004 The Gale Group Inc.<p><b>SCHOLASTICISM.</b> In the early modern period …

Theology

Internet History Sourcebooks

Medieval Sourcebook:<br>Peter Abelard: <i>Historia Calamitatum</i><p>Peter Abelard: <i>Historia Calamitatum</i><br>The Story of My Misfortunes<p>Translated by Henry Adams …

Theology

Peter Abelard (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)

Abelard’s life is relatively well-known. In addition to events chronicled in the public record, his inner life is revealed in his autobiographical …