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Published: 06 November 2019

576 Pages


ISBN: 9780198805519

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The Scientific Works of Robert Grosseteste, Volume I

Knowing and Speaking: Robert Grosseteste's De artibus liberalibus 'On the Liberal Arts' and De generatione sonorum 'On the Generation of Sounds'

Giles E. M. Gasper, Cecilia Panti, Tom McLeish, and Hannah E. Smithson

  • Volume I in a six volume series of Robert Grosseteste's (c. 1170-1253) medieval scientific and theological oeuvre
  • A new critical edition presenting two of the earliest of Grosseteste's works, the treatises On the Liberal Arts and On the Generation of Sounds, accompanied by a significant Middle English treatise on the Seven Liberal Arts
  • Accompanied by a series of original commentaries, this new edition of Grosseteste's work, with English translation, draws together the perspectives of modern scientists and medieval specialists
  • Features original and interdisciplinary essays by a team of medieval theologians, textual critics, historians, and scientists