Old and New Edinburgh

Old and New Edinburgh

Volume V

Faculty of TheoZogy. Theology, 1620. Andrew Ramsay. Hebrew, 1642. Julius Conradus Otto. Divinity, 1702. John Cumming. Biblical Criticism, 1847. Robert Lee. Faculty of Law. Public Law, 1707. Charles Areskine. Civil Law, 1710. James Craig. History, 17x9. Charles Mackie. Scottish Law, 1722. Alexander Bayne. Medical Jurispkdence, 1807. Andrew Duncan (secunh). THE QUADRANGLE, EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY. colonies and India avail themselves very extensively of the educational resources of the University of Edinburgh. In 1880 there were 3,172 matriculated students, of whom 1,634 were medical alone ; of these 677 were from Scotland, 558 from England, 28 from Ireland, and the rest from abroad ; and these numbers will be greatly increased when the Extension Buildings are in full working order, and further develop the teaching of the Faculty of Medicine. Botany, 1676. James Sutherland. Midicine and Botany, 1738. Practice of Medicine, 1724. Anatomy, 1705. Robert Elliot. Chemistry and Medicine, 1713. James Crawford. Chemistry (alone), 1844. William Gregory. Midwifery, 1726. Joseph Gibson. Natural History, 1767. Robert Ramsay: Materia Medica, 1768. Francis Home. Clinical Surgery, 1803. James Russell. Military Surgery, 1806. John Thomson (abolished). Surgery, 1777, Alexander Monro (secandus). General Pathology, 1831. John Thomson. The average number of students is above 3,000 yearly, and by far the greater proportion of them attend the Faculty of Medicine. The British Charles Alston. William Porterfield. 100 There are two sessions, beginning respectively in October and May, the latter being confined to law and medicine. The university confers all the usual degrees. To qualify in Arts it is necessary to attend the classes for Latin, Greek, Mathematics, Logic, Rhetoric, Moral and Natural Philosophy. There are some 125 bursaries amounting in the annual aggregate value of scholarships and fellowships to about &1,600. The revenues of the university of old were scanty and inadequate to the encouragement of high education and learning in Edinburgh; and the salaries attached to the chairs we have enumerated are not inferior generally to those in the other universities of Scotland.
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