The rise and fall of student guilds in the medieval university of Bologna.

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The medieval student guilds at Bologna are described by Cobban (1971) as “a by-product of the struggle for survival in a hostile environment”. Students in the 13th and 14th centuries did not come from aristocratic families and were usually dependent on a parent or other benefactor to support them, although they were not as young … Читать далееThe rise and fall of student guilds in the medieval university of Bologna.