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Title: Adelard of Bath, Conversations with his Nephew: On the Same and the Different, Questions on Natural Science and On Birds
Author: Burnett, Charles (ed)
Publisher: Cambridge University Press; Publication Date: 1999
Paperback; ISBN: 9780521397759
Volumes: 1; Pages: 342
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This book consists of editions and translations of the three known texts in which Adelard of Bath (c. 1080-1150) addresses his Nephew: an exhortation to the study of the liberal arts that constitute "philosophy" (On the Same and the Different), a dialogue on the nature of things in which rational causes are sought (Questions on Natural Science), and a discussion concerning the upbringing and medication of hawks (On Birds). A preface introduces the works and places them in the context of the Court schools of Norman bishops and dukes.