Sorbonne

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Sorbonne College of the University of Paris, founded in 1253 by Robert de Sorbon (1201–74), and located in what is now the Latin Quarter of Paris. Established for the education of students of theology, it was for centuries an intellectual centre of Roman Catholic religious thought, but towards the end of the 19th century it became purely secular.

Sorbonne

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Sorbonne the seat of the faculties of science and literature of the University of Paris. It was originally a theological college founded by Robert de Sorbon, chaplain to Louis IX, c.1257.