The second half of the 8th century seems to have been a time of very general decadence; but about the year Boo Theodore, destined to be the only other creative name in Greek monachism, became abbot of the monastery of the Studium in Constantinople.
Bruckner (1839); C. Wachsmuth, Einleitung in das Studium der alien Geschichte (1895).
But the aristocratic youth still preferred frequenting the universities of Prague, Padua and Paris, and accordingly the newly founded studium languished.
Wolf, Einfilhrung in das Studium der neueren Geschichte (1910).
Was the founder of the first Spanish university, the studium generale of Palencia, which, however, did not survive him.