In his De luce (on light) he extends it to the origin of the Universe in what has been referred to as the ‘Medieval Big Bang’.
Ideas in a thirteenth-century treatise on the nature of matter still resonate today, say Tom C. B. McLeish and colleagues.
Astronomy and Compotus at Oxford University in the Early Thirteenth Century: The Works of Robert Grosseteste
Astronomy and Compotus at Oxford University in the Early Thirteenth Century: The Works of Robert Grosseteste Dowd, Matthew F. PhD Philosophy Thesis, University of Notre Dame, June (2003) Abstract This dissertation examines two works of Robert Grosseteste (c. 1169-1253), his astronomical textbook, the De spera, and his computistical work, the Compotus correctorius. Through the use […]
“Neoplatonic Influence in the Writings of Robert Grosseteste” Hendrix, John Shannon (Roger Williams University) School of Architecture, Art, and Historic Preservation Faculty Papers (2008) Abstract Robert Grosseteste was appointed the first chancellor of Oxford University in 1221. He lectured in theology there from 1225 to 1230, and became the first reader to the Greyfriars or Franciscans in […]