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early history of Oxford, 727-1100

by Parker, James

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Published by Printed for the Oxford Historical Society at the Clarendon Press in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • University of Oxford -- History.,
  • Oxford (England) -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementpreceded by a sketch of the mythical origin of the city and university; by James Parker.
    SeriesOxford Historical Society. Publications, v.3, Oxf. Hist. Soc. (Series) -- v. 3.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA690.097 08
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxi, 420 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13519911M
    LC Control Number03018718
    OCLC/WorldCa2846200

    During the early history of Oxford, its reputation was based on theology and the liberal arts. But it also gave more-serious treatment to the physical sciences than did the University of Paris: Roger Bacon, after leaving Paris, conducted his scientific experiments and lectured at Oxford from to Bacon was one of several influential Franciscans at the university during the 13th and.   Part of 'The Short Oxford History of the Modern World', Bonney's fresh and eloquent text contains narrative and thematic sections which include political, economic, religious and social discussion. The books geographical spread is excellent, including Russia and the Scandinavian countries, and when you add in a quality reading list, you have a.

    Oxford University Press has a rich history which can be traced back to the earliest days of printing. The first book was printed in Oxford in , just two years after Caxton set up the first printing press in England. The University was involved with several printers in Oxford over the next century, although there was no formal university press. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.

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From its early days, Oxford was a centre for lively controversy, with scholars involved in religious and political disputes. John Wyclif, a 14th-century Master of Balliol, campaigned for a Bible in the vernacular, against the wishes of the papacy. InHenry VIII forced the University to accept his divorce from Catherine of Aragon, and.

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