Ordered Universe Workshops

A record of the main collaborative workshops we have held, from the birth of the project to read scientific works of the High Middle Ages in an interdisciplinary forum, to the most recent focused sessions on the treatise on the rainbow. The process of team-building is a long one, and involves forging bonds of trust,Continue reading “Ordered Universe Workshops”

De iride – On the Rainbow

The next in the Ordered Universe workshop series will be focused on the treatise De iride, ‘On the Rainbow” by Robert Grossetese.  Although the treatise on the rainbow by Theodoric of Freiburg in the early 14th century has enjoyed more attention than Grosseteste’s the earlier treatise is the first to introduce the notion of refraction into the explanationContinue reading “De iride – On the Rainbow”