“This is the University where science began in the 16thcentury in medicine and astronomy. Doctor Caius, the founder of my college, was trained in Padua and I was born 300 years to the day after the death of Galileo. So I feel a strong connection”.
Stephen Hawking, during a visit to Palazzo Bo in 2006
During the 14th century, the “artists” felt increasingly limited by the constraint of the association that linked them to the “jurists”, as they were aware of the growing importance of the study of medicine, philosophy and humanities such as grammar and rhetoric. Disputes became more and more frequent, caused by the fact that their association […]