City and Countryside in Late Medieval and Renaissance Italy:

This e-book brings jointly hard new essays from the various leaders in Italian scholarship in 3 nations, to teach the variety of labor that's at the moment being performed not just on Florence but in addition on Naples, Ferrara and Lucca and at the courting among towns and geographical region.

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Franziskus von Assisi (Subsidia Scientifica Franciscalia, iv, 1973); idem with R. Oliger, La Tradition Manuscrite des Opuscules de Saint Francois d'Assise (Subsidia Scientifica Franciscalia, iii 1972); F. de Beer, La Conversion de Saint Francois selon Thomas de Celano (Paris, 1963); D. Flood, W. van Dijk, T. Matura, La Naissance d'un Charisme (Paris, 1973). 4 Cf. Pasztor, p. 264. 5 A. Fortini, Nova vita di San Francesco ([Perugia], 1959) 1, i, 243; O. Englebert, Saint Francis of Assisi (Chicago, 1965), pp.

Petronio at Bologna; S. Miniato at Florence; S. Massimo at Reggio Emilia. The patron saints of the city communes were often bishops, and the sense of identity of the citizens tended to focus itself on these diocesan cults — though this does not take away from the fact that there was frequent friction and discord between the bishop and the local ruling classes (whose principal families tended to have members who were canons of the cathedral). Bishop, cathedral chapter, and commune were in this period three forces making up the political framework of the city which were allied together, or were mutually opposed, in different ways in 3 See examples in F.

In Italy, the origin of the university was different: it found its prototype in Bologna, which was, if anything, a corporation of students - although originally it was a few great masters who founded the tradition there - and which was, in conformity with the needs and nature of the communal movement, a centre of legal studies. After the fundamental research of Giorgio Cencetti, the hypothesis that the University of Bologna had any sort of ecclesiastical origin has been abandoned. It was the notarial school that was its original nucleus, which brings us back to Irnerio, and to Pepone before him: as long as we understand the word 'school' more conceptually than institutionally.

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