The Jesuits Come to Mantua. The Jesuit island and university ca Ferdinando Gonzaga and the Jesuits Create a University.
Fabrizio Bartoletti and Other Professors. The Peaceful University of Mantua.
Proclamation of the opening of the Peaceful University of Mantua. Medicine Law and Tacitus. Title page of Fabrizio Bartoletti Methodus in dyspnoeam seu de respirationibus.
Paul F Grendler Publisher: The End of the University of Mantua. Thanks to extensive archival research and a thorough examination of the published works of the university's professors, Grendler's history tells a new story. Values of Some Coins and Monies of Account ca. Grendler examines the motivations of the Gonzaga and the Jesuits in the establishment of a joint civic and Jesuit university. Ferdinando negotiated with the Jesuits, recruited professors, and financed the school.
The End of the University of Mantua. Proclamation of the opening of the Jesuit Public Academy of Mantua.
In the early seventeenth century they joined forces with the Jesuits, a powerful intellectual and religious force, to found one of the most innovative universities of the time. Grendler provides the first book in any language about the Peaceful University of Mantua, its official name. He traces the efforts of Duke Ferdinando Gonzaga, a prince savant who debated Galileo, as he made his family's dream a reality. Ferdinando negotiated with the Jesuits, recruited professors, and financed the school.
Grendler examines the motivations of the Gonzaga and the Jesuits in the establishment of a joint civic and Jesuit university.
The University of Mantua lasted only six years, lost during the brutal sack of the city by German troops in Despite its short life, the university offered original scholarship and teaching. It had the first professorship of chemistry more than years before any other Italian university.
The leading professor of medicine identified the symptoms of angina pectoris years before an English scholar named the disease. The star law professor advanced new legal theories while secretly spying for James I of England. The Jesuits taught humanities, philosophy, and theology in ways both similar to and different from lay professors. A superlative study of education, politics, and culture in seventeenth-century Italy, this book reconsiders a period in Italy's history often characterized as one of feckless rulers and stagnant learning.
Thanks to extensive archival research and a thorough examination of the published works of the university's professors, Grendler's history tells a new story. Would you like to tell us about a lower price?
Universities were driving forces of change in late Renaissance Italy. The Gonzaga, the ruling family of Mantua, had long supported scholarship and dreamed of. Editorial Reviews. Review. "Not only is this the first study of the university, but the deepest study The University of Mantua, the Gonzaga, and the Jesuits, Kindle Edition. by.
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