Magister glomerie


Magister glomerie
The official at Cambridge University in the 15c responsible for the teaching of *grammar. The post was in the gift of the bishop of Ely. -

Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases. .

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  • Glomerie — Grammar. Cf. Glomerellus; Magister glomerie …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • Magister scholarum — That clerical officer of a diocese, usually the bishop s archdeacon or chancellor, whose licence was required before a school could be opened or a person could teach. [Lat. magister = master + scholarum = of schools] Cf. Magister glomerie …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • Glomerellus — A schoolboy, esp. one studying *grammar. Cf. Glomerie; Magister glomerie …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • Grammar — Teaching grammar in medieval schools meant teaching the classics, e.g. Virgil. The works of Donatus, a 6c grammarian, were also used. /Elfric (d. 1010) composed a Latin grammar in OldEngl. in the 11c. Grammar became the core of the curriculum in… …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases


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