The Thirteenth Greatest of Centuries
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The Thirteenth Greatest of Centuries

By James J. (James Joseph) Walsh
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Table of Contents
  • THE THIRTEENTH Greatest of Centuries
  • PROEM.
    • (EPIMETHEUS.)
  • PREFACE.
    • PREFACE.
    • PREFACE. (FOURTH EDITION).
    • PREFACE. (FIFTH EDITION).
  • FREDERIC HARRISON, MACAULAY, FREEMAN, AND FISKE
    • ON THE PLACE OF THE THIRTEENTH CENTURY IN HISTORY
  • CONTENTS.
  • CHAPTER I
    • INTRODUCTION, THE THIRTEENTH, GREATEST OF CENTURIES. 1
  • CHAPTER II
    • UNIVERSITIES AND PREPARATORY SCHOOLS. 18
  • CHAPTER III
    • WHAT AND HOW THEY STUDIED AT THE UNIVERSITIES. 33
  • CHAPTER IV
    • THE NUMBER OF STUDENTS AND DISCIPLINE. 58
  • CHAPTER V
    • POST-GRADUATE WORK AT THE UNIVERSITIES. 78
  • CHAPTER VI
    • THE BOOK OF THE ARTS AND POPULAR EDUCATION. 96
  • CHAPTER VII
    • ARTS AND CRAFTS—GREAT TECHNICAL SCHOOLS. 124
  • CHAPTER VIII
    • GREAT ORIGINS IN PAINTING. 138
  • CHAPTER IX
    • LIBRARIES AND BOOKMEN. 149
  • CHAPTER X
    • THE CID, THE HOLY GRAIL, THE NIBELUNGEN. 166
  • CHAPTER XI
    • MEISTERSINGERS, MINNESINGERS, TROUVÈRES, TROUBADOURS. 182
  • CHAPTER XII
    • GREAT LATIN HYMNS. 194
  • CHAPTER XIII
    • THE THREE MOST READ BOOKS. 209
  • CHAPTER XIV
    • SOME THIRTEENTH CENTURY PROSE. 221
  • CHAPTER XV
    • ORIGIN OF DRAMA. 238
  • CHAPTER XVI
    • FRANCIS, THE SAINT—THE FATHER OF THE RENAISSANCE. 254
  • CHAPTER XVII
    • AQUINAS, THE SCHOLAR. 270
  • CHAPTER XVIII
    • LOUIS, THE MONARCH. 289
  • CHAPTER XIX
    • DANTE, THE POET. 300
  • CHAPTER XX
    • THE WOMEN OF THE CENTURY. 319
  • CHAPTER XXI
    • CITY HOSPITALS—ORGANIZED CHARITY. 337
  • CHAPTER XXII
    • GREAT ORIGINS IN LAW. 350
  • CHAPTER XXIII
    • JUSTICE AND LEGAL DEVELOPMENT. 364
  • CHAPTER XXIV
    • DEMOCRACY, CHRISTIAN SOCIALISM AND NATIONALITY. 375
  • CHAPTER XXV
    • GREAT EXPLORERS AND THE FOUNDATION OF GEOGRAPHY. 392
  • CHAPTER XXVI
    • GREAT BEGINNINGS OF MODERN COMMERCE. 415
  • APPENDIX I
  • APPENDIX II
    • TWENTY-SIX CHAPTERS THAT MIGHT HAVE BEEN. 432
  • APPENDIX III
    • CRITICISMS, COMMENTS, DOCUMENTS. 464
  • LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS.
  • I INTRODUCTION
    • THE THIRTEENTH, THE GREATEST OF CENTURIES
  • II UNIVERSITIES AND PREPARATORY SCHOOLS.
  • III WHAT AND HOW THEY STUDIED AT THE UNIVERSITIES.
  • IV THE NUMBER OF STUDENTS AND DISCIPLINE.
  • V POST-GRADUATE WORK AT THE UNIVERSITIES.
  • VI THE BOOK OF THE ARTS AND POPULAR EDUCATION.
  • VII ARTS AND CRAFTS—GREAT TECHNICAL SCHOOLS
  • VIII GREAT ORIGINS IN PAINTING. [Footnote 13]
  • IX LIBRARIES AND BOOKMEN.
  • X THE CID, THE HOLY GRAIL, THE NIBELUNGEN.
  • XI MEISTERSINGERS, MINNESINGERS, TROUVÈRES, TROUBADOURS.
  • XII GREAT LATIN HYMNS AND CHURCH MUSIC.
  • XIII THREE MOST READ BOOKS OF THE CENTURY.
  • XIV SOME THIRTEENTH CENTURY PROSE.
  • XV ORIGIN OF THE DRAMA.
  • XVI FRANCIS THE SAINT—THE FATHER OF THE RENAISSANCE.
  • XVII AQUINAS THE SCHOLAR.
  • XVIII ST. LOUIS THE MONARCH.
  • XIX DANTE THE POET.
  • XX THE WOMEN OF THE CENTURY.
  • XXI CITY HOSPITALS—ORGANIZED CHARITY.
  • XXII GREAT ORIGINS IN LAW.
  • XXIII JUSTICE AND LEGAL DEVELOPMENT.
  • XXIV DEMOCRACY, CHRISTIAN SOCIALISM AND NATIONALITY.
  • XXV GREAT EXPLORERS AND THE FOUNDATION OF GEOGRAPHY.
  • XXVI GREAT BEGINNINGS OF MODERN COMMERCE.
  • APPENDIX I
    • SO-CALLED HISTORY. RULERS.
  • APPENDIX II.
    • TWENTY-SIX CHAPTERS THAT MIGHT HAVE BEEN.
    • I. AMERICA IN THE THIRTEENTH CENTURY.
    • II. A REPRESENTATIVE UPPER HOUSE.
    • III. THE PARISH, AND TRAINING IN CITIZENSHIP.
    • IV. THE CHANCE TO RISE.
    • V. INSURANCE.
    • VI. OLD AGE PENSIONS.
    • VII. THE WAYS AND MEANS OF CHARITY—ORGANIZED CHARITY.
    • VIII. SCIENTIFIC UNIVERSITIES.
    • IX. MEDICAL TEACHING AND PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS.
    • X. MAGNETISM.
    • XI. BIOLOGICAL THEORIES, EVOLUTION, RECAPITULATION.
    • XII. THE POPE OF THE CENTURY.
    • XIII. INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION.
    • XIV. BIBLE REVISION.
    • XV. FICTION OF THE CENTURY.
    • XVI. GREAT ORATORS.
    • XVII. GREAT BEGINNINGS IN ENGLISH LITERATURE.
    • XVIII. GREAT ORIGINS IN MUSIC.
    • XIX. A CHAPTER ON MANNERS.
    • XX. TEXTILE WORK OF THE CENTURY.
    • XXI. GLASS-MAKING.
    • XXII. INVENTIONS.
    • XXIII. INDUSTRY AND TRADE.
    • XXIV. FAIRS AND MARKETS.
    • XXV. INTENSIVE FARMING.
    • XXVI. CARTOGRAPHY AND THE TEACHING OF GEOGRAPHY.
  • APPENDIX III.
    • CRITICISMS, COMMENTS, DOCUMENTS.
    • HUMAN PROGRESS.
    • THE CENTURY OF ORIGINS.
    • EDUCATION.
    • TECHNICAL EDUCATION OF THE MASSES.
    • HOW IT ALL STOPPED.
    • COMFORT AND POVERTY.
    • COMFORT AND HAPPINESS.
    • COMFORT AND HEALTH.
    • HYGIENE.
    • WAGES AND THE CONDITION OP WORKING PEOPLE.
    • INTEREST AND LOANS.
    • THE EIGHTEENTH LOWEST OF CENTURIES.
  • INDEX
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