'Pennalismus' can also refer to...


More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Literature


Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

A custom in German universities in the 16th c. and 17th c. by which the freshmen (Pennälen) were required to perform menial duties for seniors. The system, which was seriously abused, was abolished in the middle of the 17th c.


Subjects: Literature.

Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.