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[Footnote W:  Summary.  Two questions were propounded by Jerome.  The first was whether it is a sin to learn the learning and knowledge of the pagans, and Jerome answers that it is not, and proves this by the example of four youths, Daniel, Ananias, Azarias, Misael, and by the example of Moses.  For these, had they known it to be a sin would not have acquired the learning.  For they did so in order to convince unbelievers.  Otherwise they would have been exposed to ridicule if, when they were disputing with these unbelievers about their dogmas, they were found to know nothing about them.  The second question was, whether it is a sin to cite secular laws in preaching or in discussion.  And he replies that it is not, because it is necessary to prove that those things which the sacred writers have said are contained in the books of the heathen.]

[Footnote X:  Dan.  I.]

[Footnote Y:  Summary.  It was reported to Eugene at his Synod that in certain regions there were no teachers to instruct others in the liberal arts, and therefore he enjoined it upon all the bishops to establish teachers in suitable places to teach others daily in liberal doctrines.]

[Footnote Z:  Daniel and his companions.]

[Footnote AA:  These were called under other names, Balthasar, Sidrac, Misac, and Abednago.  According to Hugo and Lau.]

[Footnote AB:  as for example XX dist. ca. fina.]

[Footnote AC:  Recourse is had at times from similars to similars.]

[Footnote AD:  Virgil.]

[Footnote AE:  Ovid.]

[Footnote 31:  Decretum Gratiani, Distinctio XXXVII. ed.  Lyons, 1580.]

[Footnote 32:  Denifle, I, 46.]

[Footnote 33:  Compendium Studii Theologiae; translated by J.S.  Brewer in R. Bacon, Opera Inedita, p. lvi.]

[Footnote 34:  One sentence of no importance is omitted from the translation.  The rest of the document is given below, p. 90.  For a slightly different version see D.C.  Munro, “Translations and Reprints from the Original Sources of European History,” Vol.  II, Pt.  III, p. 2.]

[Footnote 35:  Roger de Hoveden, Chronica, ed.  Stubbs, IV, 120, 121.]

[Footnote 36:  Chart.  Univ.  Paris., Vol.  II, No. 657.]

[Footnote 37:  Quoted from D.C.  Munro, Translations and Reprints, Vol.  II, Pt.  III.]

[Footnote 38:  Chart.  Univ.  Paris., II, No. 1044.]

[Footnote 39:  Rashdall, I, p. 147.]

[Footnote 40:  Chart.  Univ.  Paris., I, No. 142.]

[Footnote 41:  l.c., II, No. 1044.]

[Footnote 42:  Rashdall, I, p. 343.]

[Footnote 43:  F. Zarncke, Statutenbuecher der Universitaet Leipzig, p. 4.]

[Footnote 44:  Fournier, Statuts et Priv. des Univ. franc., III, No. 1673.]

[Footnote 45:  Chart.  Univ.  Paris., Vol.  I, p. 59.  Quoted from D.C.  Munro, l.c. p. 9.]

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