Papal power and university control in early modern Italy : Bologna and Gregory XIII
Lines, David A.. (2013) Papal power and university control in early modern Italy : Bologna and Gregory XIII. Sixteenth Century Journal, Volume 44 (Number 3). pp. 663-682. ISSN 0361-0160Full text not available from this repository.
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This article studies and contextualizes the attempts to reform the University of Bologna in the decades around 1583. On the basis of little-known documents, it shows how Rome exploited a directive of university reform from the Council of Trent to gain increasing power over the running of the studio and also the city of Bologna. The request for a report by the Congregation of the Council in 1583, undertaken most likely at Gregory XIII’s request, laid the foundation for papal control, which was facilitated by overlapping and poorly defined lines of authority with respect to the university. Tensions internal to Bologna and the studio are also considered inasmuch as they affected the city’s relationship with Rome.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Arts > Italian|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Sixteenth Century Journal|
|Publisher:||Sixteenth Century Journal Publishers, Inc.|
|Official Date:||June 2013|
|Page Range:||pp. 663-682|
|Access rights to Published version:||Restricted or Subscription Access|
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