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FB-11860-73

Larry I. Peterman
University of California, Davis (Davis, CA 95618-6153)

Investigation of the Medieval Origins of the Idea of World Government

To examine the medieval origins of the idea of world government with special reference to Dante's Convivio and Monarchia. There will be an attempt to ascertain what political conditions and what crisis in political thought led Dante to political ills of his day.

Project fields:
Political Theory

Program:
Fellowships for College Teachers and Independent Scholars

Division:
Research Programs

Total amounts:
$11,250 (approved)
$11,250 (awarded)

Grant period:
10/1/1973 – 6/30/1974