TITLE

Gerbert of Aurillac: Mathematician and Pope

AUTHOR(S)
Pekonen, Osmo
PUB. DATE
September 2000
SOURCE
Mathematical Intelligencer;Fall2000, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p67
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Deals with the life and times of tenth-century mathematician and Pope, Gerbert of Aurillac, France. Educational background; Muslims' mastery of astronomy; Alleged exposure to Muslim scholarship; Writing on the abacus.
ACCESSION #
3922569

 

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