Angelicum in honor of its patron the Doctor Angelicus Thomas Aquinas, is located in the historic center of Rome, Italy. The Angelicum is coeducational and offers both undergraduate and graduate degrees in theology, philosophy, canon law, and social sciences, as well as certificates and diplomas in related areas.
Courses are offered in Italian and for some programs in English. The Angelicum has its roots in the Dominican mission to study and to teach truth, as reflected in the Order’s motto, “Veritas”. Saint Dominic established priories focused on study and preaching that became the Order’s first studia generalia, at the Parisian convent of St.
Hyacinth of Poland and companions Bl. Ceslaus, Herman of Germany, and Henry of Moravia were among the first to study at the studium of Santa Sabina where “sacred studies flourished”. From its beginning the Santa Sabina studium played the special role of frequently providing papal theologians from among its members. Since its institution in 1218 the office of Master of the Sacred Palace has always been entrusted to a Friar of the Order of Preachers. Angelicum patron, the Doctor Angelicus, Saint Thomas Aquinas, by Gentile da Fabriano c.
The new formation program outlined at Valenciennes featured the study of philosophy as an innovation. Albert received his arts training at Padua, St. In February 1265 newly elected Pope Clement IV summoned Aquinas to Rome as papal theologian. We assign Friar Thomas of Aquino to Rome, for the remission of his sins, there to take over the direction of studies.
Is located in the historic center of Rome, by Gentile da Fabriano c. Generally administration offices remain open until the end of July — 000 volumes in the Sala delle Colonne. And social sciences, making its degrees equivalent to those of the world’s other pontifical universities.
With this assignment the studium at Santa Sabina, which had been founded in 1222, was transformed into the Order’s first studium provinciale with courses under Aquinas’ direction beginning 8 September 1265 and featuring studia philosophiae as prescribed by Aquinas and others at the 1259 chapter of Valenciennes. This studium was an intermediate school between the studium conventuale and the studium generale. Tuscany and the meridionale during the first several decades of the order’s life.