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date: 28 October 2020

Genevan Academy. 

Source:
The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church
Author(s):
F. L. CrossF. L. Cross, E. A. LivingstoneE. A. Livingstone

This celebrated school was founded in 1559 by J. *Calvin with the support of the City Council and under the guidance of the Compagnie des Pasteurs, primarily for the education of theologians. Students were attracted in large numbers from all over Europe, and Geneva soon became the centre of international Protestantism. The first Rector was ... ...

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