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The Studies of Exact and Natural Sciences in the History of the Dubrovnik Dominicans

The Studies of Exact and Natural Sciences in the History of the Dubrovnik Dominicans

Šanjek, Franjo

Dubrovnik Annals 1 (1997)

Abstract

As their order was modeled after universities, the Dominicans originally pursued classical studies, philosophy, theology, and both exact and natural sciences, offering »solid foundation in the quest for greater wisdom«. Valuable codices, incunabula and rare editions preserved in the Dominican Library serve as evidence of their educational and scholarly work in the city republic of St Blaise.

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