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Title: Benedictine Monks at the University of Paris, A D 1229-1500: A Biographical Register
Author: Sullivan, OSB, Thomas
Publisher: Brill; Publication Date: 1994
Hardcover; ISBN: 9789004100992
Volumes: 1; Pages: xii, 458
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Benedictine Monks at the University of Paris, A.D. 1229-1500 presents biographical information concerning the 671 Benedictine and Cluniac monks identified as attending the University of Paris in the late Middle Ages. Special attention is given to the 126 monks from this group promoted to the doctorate in theology and canon law.The author has used a wide range of sources, discussed thoroughly in the introduction, in the preparation of this work. Important primary sources include university, faculty, and collegiate records, papal registers, abbatial lists, minutes of general chapters and church councils, necrologies and chartularies.The register is offered as a service to historians of both the medieval university and of monastic life. It contributes to a better knowledge of the role religious orders played at the universities and of the effect university studies had on monastic life.