- the seat of the faculties of arts and letters of the University of Paris.
- a theological college founded in Paris in 1253 by Robert de Sorbon, suppressed in 1792, and ceasing to exist about 1850.
Examples from the Web for sorbonne
Not really, but the day I saw a stack of my books in a window of the Sorbonne comes close.William H. Gass: How I Write
March 13, 2013
But Hala Shoukair, 53, had no hangups sketching from models at the Sorbonne in Paris, during the 1970s.The Rise of Islamo-Erotica
March 25, 2010
While Roosevelt praised action and risk-taking in his Sorbonne speech, he also counseled elevating politics itself.Is Obama Too Thoughtful?
February 13, 2010
I shall report by and by, a decision of the Sorbonne on this subject, dated in the year 1691.
He adds, that these decisions may be found in the registers of the Sorbonne, from the year 1700 to 1710.
I have endeavoured, in a course of lectures at the Sorbonne, to do a part of this work.Introduction to the Study of History
Charles V. Langlois
The Sorbonne declared on December 1, 1521, that there is but one Mary.Balthasar
The date of the Sorbonne's judgment is decisive on this point.The Rise of the Hugenots, Vol. 1 (of 2)
Henry Martyn Baird
- the Sorbonne a part of the University of Paris containing the faculties of science and literature: founded in 1253 by Robert de Sorbon as a theological college; given to the university in 1808
Word Origin and History for sorbonne
1560, from Sorbon, place name in the Ardennes. Theological college in Paris founded early 13c. by Robert de Sorbon (b.1201), chaplain and confessor of Louis IX. Influential 16c.-17c., suppressed during the Revolution.