[Footnote 83: Epistolae Academicae Oxon., I, p. 177.]
[Footnote 84: Epistolae Academicae Oxon., I, p. 113.]
=1. Additional Readings from the Sources.=
MUNRO, D.C. The Mediaeval Student. (Translations
from the Original Sources of European History,
Vol. II, No. 3.) The student should not fail to procure
this little pamphlet, which is a necessary supplement to
several of the readings in the present collection. It contains
useful explanatory notes as well as important documents.
Price, ten cents. Longmans, Green & Co., New
ROBINSON, J.H. Readings in European History.
Vol. I, chap.
xix, and especially pp. 446-461. Readings on Abelard,
Aristotle in the Universities, Roger Bacon.
HENDERSON, E.F. Select Historical Documents of
Ages, pp. 262-266. Charter of the University of Heidelberg,
=2. General References on the History of Mediaeval Universities.=
RASHDALL, HASTINGS. The Universities of Europe
in the Middle
Ages. Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1895. 1273 pages,
2 vols. in three parts. Much the best work on the subject;
based on the sources. Indispensable for reference.
MULLINGER, J.B. Encyclopedia Britannica, Art.
“The first tolerably correct (though very brief) account
which has appeared in English.” Includes university
history to 1882.
Encyclopedia Britannica and other encyclopedias.
who may not have access to works mentioned in this
list is reminded that brief accounts of the men and the
subjects here considered are often to be found in good
The best single collection of references to the extensive literature of the subject is in Rashdall’s work, though this does not include books and articles published since 1895. Compayre (see below) includes a brief list. References to sources and secondary works on the Seven Liberal Arts are published by Abelson; references relating to university text-books of Greek origin by Loomis (see below).
COMPAYRE, G. Abelard and the Origin and Early History
Universities. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1892.
Still the best single text-book for class use. Contains
numerous errors, which should be corrected by comparison
WOODWARD, W.H., editor. Mediaeval Schools
Cambridge Contributions to Modern History, I. New
York: G.P. Putnam’s Sons. This work, which is still
in preparation, will probably supersede Compayre.