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The Orignal Statutes of Cambridge University

The Text and its History

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The Orignal Statutes of Cambridge University by M.B. Hackett
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Dr Hackett discovered in the Angelica Library in Rome a manuscript containing a unique text of the first constitution of Cambridge University. The centrepiece of this book is a critical edition of the text with an English translation on facing pages. The importance of his discovery for historians of Cambridge and of medieval university education cannot be overestimated. The Cambridge constitutions form a complete code, promulgated at a remarkably early date (c. 1250). Dr Hackett shows that Oxford lagged more than 50 years behind Cambridge in codifying its statutes and neither Paris nor Bologna, the oldest of all universities, had a written constitution or code of laws at this time.
Release date NZ
October 14th, 2008
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Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
Worked examples or Exercises
Imprint
Cambridge University Press
Pages
428
Dimensions
152x228x24
ISBN-13
9780521085199
Product ID
2657520

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