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Alexander Neckam"s De naturis rerum

George Francis Wedge

Alexander Neckam"s De naturis rerum

a study, together with representative passages in translation

by George Francis Wedge

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Published by University Microfilms in Ann Arbor, MI .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Neckam, Alexander, -- 1157-1217.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby George Francis Wedge.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 299 leaves ;
    Number of Pages299
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17256074M


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Alexandri Neckam De naturis rerum, libro duo: with the poem of the same author, De laudibus divinæ sapientiæ by Neckam, Alexander, ; Wright, Thomas, ; Neckam, Alexander, De laudibus divinæ sapientiæPages: Other articles where De naturis rerum is discussed: encyclopaedia: Three stages of development: Neckham, in his early 13th-century De naturis rerum (“On the Natures of Things”), hoped that by imparting knowledge he might help to lift or lighten the human spirit, and to this end he tried to maintain a simple and admirably clear text.

The larger of these texts, De naturis rerum, consists of a scientific manual followed by a theological treatise, a commentary on Ecclesiastes.

Neckam later produced an abbreviated verse form of this, the second text found here. The first part of each text is a compendium of all the scientific knowledge of western Europe and England in the Cited by: Alexandri Neckam De Naturis Rerum Libri Duo: With the Poem of the Same Author, De Laudibus Divinæ Sapientiæ - Ebook written by Thomas Wright.

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Leonard and Smith Lucretius (University of Wisconsin Press ); Richard Minadeo, The Lyre of Science: Form and Meaning in Lucretius' de rerum natura (Detroit: Wayne State University Press ).

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