Journals Higher Education

£85.00

Hardback

Published: 26 March 2019

288 Pages

216x138mm

ISBN: 9780198827757


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Robert Grosseteste's

Compotus

Edited by Alfred Lohr and C. Philipp E. Nothaft

  • Devoted to a work on time reckoning and calendrical astronomy by the English philosopher and churchman Robert Grosseteste (1168/75-1235)
  • Offers a critical edition of the Latin text of Compotus based on the full range of available manuscripts together with an English translation on facing pages
  • Includes an extensive introduction and detailed commentary which elucidates the work's content, purpose, and background, and highlights its historical role as a ground-breaking call to reform of the calendar of the medieval Latin Church
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