Amelia Carolina Sparavigna
Volume 2 - October 2013 (10)
A translation and discussion of the De Generatione Sonorum, On the Generation of Sounds, a short scientific treatise written by Robert Grosseteste, is proposed. The subjects are sounds and phonetics. In this treatise we find the medieval philosopher discussing oscillations and elasticity of materials as the source of sound. For what concerns phonetics, he uses some motions and their combinations to describe movements of breath and articulators in producing the voice.
History Of Science, Medieval Science, Acoustics, Phonetics
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- A.C. Sparavigna, Reflection and Refraction in Robert Grosseteste's De Lineis, Angulis et Figuris, arXiv:1302.1885 [physics.hist-ph], arXiv, 2013
- A.C. Sparavigna, Robert Grosseteste's Colours, arXiv:1212.6336 [physics.hist-ph], arXiv, 2012
- A.C. Sparavigna, On the Rainbow, a Robert Grosseteste's Treatise on Optics, The International Journal of Sciences, Vol. 2, No. 9, 2013, pp. 108-113
- A.C. Sparavigna, Robert Grosseteste and his Treatise on Lines, Angles and Figures of the Propagation of Light, The International Journal of Sciences, Vol. 2, No. 9, 2013, pp. 101-107
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- A.C. Sparavigna, From Rome to the Antipodes: The Medieval Form of the World, International Journal of Literature and Arts, Vol. 1, No. 2, 2013, pp. 16-25. DOI: 10.11648/j.ijla.20130102.11
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