THE THIRTEENTH CENTURY
DOI link for THE THIRTEENTH CENTURY
THE THIRTEENTH CENTURY book
Alexander of Hales (now Hailes, Gloucestershire). He lived till 1245, a Franciscan teacher, honoured long after for his extensive learning. His work, Universce Theologies Summa, has the encyclopaedic character common to all writings of this class ; it comprises the Creator and His works, including in due course man, body and soul. His work has some importance historically as the chief point at which the Christian tradition is modified by Arab influences.