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Terrae-Filius

Or, The Secret History of the University of Oxford (1721; 1726)

by Nicholas Amhurst

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Published by University of Delaware Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History of specific subjects,
  • Universities / polytechnics,
  • c 1700 to c 1800,
  • Literary Collections,
  • Education / Teaching,
  • Literature: Classics,
  • Oxfordshire,
  • Higher,
  • History,
  • English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • General,
  • Early works to 1800,
  • University of Oxford

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsWilliam E. Rivers (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages504
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11119277M
    ISBN 100874138019
    ISBN 109780874138016

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      Extract from Book: Terrae-Filius: Or, the Secret History of the University of Oxford (; ) by Nicholas Amhurst. The Trinity Tripos A Manuscript known as "the Trinity Tripos", dated 11th July , was brought to light in a book published by Rev. John Barrett, (Vice-Provost, from to , Trinity College, Dublin) in The Tripos was a satirical oration delivered by the Terrae Filius(1).

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Latin terrae filius (“ son of the soil ”) Noun. terrae filius A satirical orator who spoke at public ceremonies of the University of Oxford, and who ostensibly had official sanction for personal attacks. Coordinate terms. prevaricator (at Cambridge).

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Abstract [Introduction]. On a Saturday afternoon in July ofa master of arts named Henry Gerard rose to address a crowd of academics and spectators in the Sheldonian Theatre.Book illustrations.

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