This volume contains a series of articles dealing with a range of topics related to the history of education and learning in the Netherlands during a crucial period of transition.
The contributions contained in this volume address a variety of topics related to the history of education and learning in the Netherlands during the crucial period of transition between the Middle Ages and the Early Modern Period. With contributions by Hildo van Engen, Antheun Janse, Mario Damen, Madelon van Luijk, Arnoud-Jan A. Bijsterveld, Jaap van Moolenbroek, Ad Tervoort, Koen Goudriaan, Bart Ramakers, Arjan van Dixhoorn, Marijke Spies, Karel Davids, Sabrina Corbellini, Gerrit Verhoeven, Peter van Dael, Samme Zijlstra, Ilja M. Veldman.
PrefaceList of platesList of tables and graphsContributorsIntroduction1. A Learned Acquaintance. Jan van Galecop (c.1375-1428) and the Modern Devotion, Hildo van Engen2. The Education of the Noble Wassenaar Family, Antheun Janse3. Education or Connections? Learned Officials in the Council of Holland and Zeeland in the Fifteenth Century, Mario Damen4. The City Magistracy in Leiden and Academic Legal Advice around the Middle of the Fifteenth Century, Madelon van Luijk5. Overqualified for Their Jobs? Rural Deans in the Diocese of Liege (Fifteenth and Sixteenth Centuries), Arnoud-Jan A. Bijsterveld6. Wessel Gansfort as a Teacher at the Cistercian Abbey of Aduard. The Dismissal of Caesarius of Heisterbach's Dialogus miraculorum, Jaap van Moolenbroek7. "Pro inchoacione librarie." A Close Look at Two Late-Medieval Schoolmasters and Their Books, Ad Tervoort8. The Gouda Circle of Humanists, Koen Goudriaan9. Between Aea and Golgotha. The Education and Scholarship of Matthijs De Castelein (c.1485-1550), Bart Ramakers10. Writing Poetry as Intellectual Training. Chambers of Rhetoric and the Development of Vernacular Intellectual Life in the Low Countries between 1480 and 1600, Arjan van Dixhoorn11. A Chaste Joseph for Schoolboys. On the Editions of Cornelius Crocus' Sancta Comoedia Ioseph (1536-1548), Marijke Spies12. The Bookkeeper's Tale. Learning Merchant Skills in the Northern Netherlands in the Sixteenth Century, Karel Davids13. A Sixteenth-Century Book Catalogue from Delft, Sabrina Corbellini & Gerrit Verhoeven14. Two Illustrated Catechisms from Antwerp by Petrus Canisius, Peter van Dael15. Studying Abroad. The Student Years of Two Frisian Brothers at Cologne and Douai (1582-1593), Samme Zijlstra16. The Portrayal of Student Life and Universities in the Early Modern Period, Ilja M. VeldmanBibliographyIndex