Francis Seymour Stevenson (essay date 1899)
SOURCE: Stevenson, Francis Seymour. “Chapter X: 1239-1244.” In Robert Grosseteste, Bishop of Lincoln: A Contribution to the Religious, Political, and Intellectual History of the Thirteenth Century, pp. 223-40. New York: Macmillan and Co. Limited, 1899.
[In the following essay, Stevenson discusses Grosseteste's literary and academic activities between 1239 and 1244, including his efforts in promoting the revival of learning, his translations of The Testament of the Twelve Patriarchs, and other writings.]
It might have been thought that Grosseteste's time, during the period which elapsed between 1239 and 1244, would have been so fully occupied with the...
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