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lecture 12: Guilds and Universities  14:24 Universities An invention of the middle ages (began in 1180 with Bologna) Bishops formed  Cathedral Schools  to train the clergy, and they start to train men in  some of the more secular aspects of religious life (accounting, logic, disputation).  Cathedral schools are really small- maybe one instructor.  Cathedral schools morph into  Universities - from word universitas (community). It  has an autonomous aspect and self-governing in a communal way. Theology is the  heart of the teaching there. You train to be a priest. As universities move to big cities  they give degree granting feature. Then the education changes to more about law.  The third thing that the University specializes in is medicine. (theology  law medicine). There is no campus; classes are taught in people’s homes wherever they  can find space. Eventually universities build structures but they are integrated into 
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This note was uploaded on 01/19/2012 for the course HISTORY OF 140.105 taught by Professor Dr.fissell during the Fall '11 term at Johns Hopkins.

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