Academy

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Academy

An institution of academics; College, Royal College.
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About 387 he founded the Academy in Athens as an institute for the systematic pursuit of philosophical and scientific research.
The Italians modeled their academies after the Platonic Academy in Athens; the Germans, in turn, based their "sodalitates" on the Italian academies thanks primarily to Celtis, who is also credited with having founded academies in Cracow and Olmitz.

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