The Jesuits and Italian Universities, 1548-1773

Publisher : CUA Press

ISBN-13 : 0813229367

Page : 526 pages

Rating : 4.5/5 from 367 voters

Between 1548 and 1773 the Jesuits made sixteen attempts, from Turin in the north to Messina in Sicily, to found new universities or to become professors in existing universities. Paul Grendler tells a new story based on years of research. Anyone interested in the volatile mix of universities, religion, and politics will find this book fascinating and instructive.

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