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History of Universities: Volume XXVIII/2

Mordechai Feingold


This volume of the History of Universities contains the the usual mix of scholarly chapters and book review chapters. The volume provides a combination of original research and reference material. The topics covered include reading Sacrobosco in the Renaissance; references to ancient Greece and Roman authors in medical and political science dissertations from 1625 to 1850; the study of Arabic in seventeenth- and early eighteen-century Protestant Germany; and the foundation of the Sieff Research Institute in Mandatory Palestine from 1931 to 1934.

Keywords: universities, Sacrobosco, Renaissance, ancient Greece, ancient Rome, Arabic, Sieff Research Institute, Protestant Germany, Mandatory Palestine

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Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780198743651
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: August 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198743651.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Mordechai Feingold, editor
Professor of History, California Institute of Technology

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Front Matter

A Book, a Pen, and the Sphere

Richard J. Oosterhoff1