The Vocabulary of Intellectual Life in the Middle Ages (Civicima)

The Vocabulary of Intellectual Life in the Middle Ages (Civicima)


The Latin vocabulary of highbrow existence within the heart a long time has been the focal point of the CIVICIMA-series: 9 volumes of conference-proceedings, monographs and collective works. The sequence has proved convincingly that analyses of the verbal expressions of medieval highbrow lifestyles and their targeted meanings is a priceless and worthwhile job, which sharpens and deepens our figuring out of schooling and studying within the medieval international. With this 10th quantity the sequence has been delivered to a end. It serves as a guide, a realistic device for locating details and fabric a couple of enormous variety of key words, which were categorised in 4 different types of technical vocabulary--terms that constructed really expert meanings within the context of medieval schooling and studying. the 1st class contains the vocabulary of faculties and universities (for example, schola, magister, universitas, etc.); the second one the vocabulary of the e-book and publication construction (for example, armarium, pecia, scriptorium, etc.); the 3rd treats the vocabulary of teaching-methods, tools and items of highbrow existence (for example, concordantia, disputatio, glossa, etc.); the fourth the names of the disciplines, their academics and scholars (for example, artes liberales, canonista, decretista, theologia, etc.). phrases from those 4 different types are taken care of, both separately or in teams coherent with appreciate to content material, in brief and uniform articles. Their medieval meanings are defined, including their origins, their classical meanings, their semantic improvement, and the historic or neighborhood alterations in that means.

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