The Abacus and the Cross

The Abacus and the Cross

The Story of the Pope Who Brought the Light of Science to the Dark Ages

Book - 2010
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Traces the achievements of medieval Pope Sylvester II, revealing his lesser-known role in promoting scientific awareness throughout turn-of-the-first-millennium Catholicism and his introduction of Arabic numerals to Europe
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, [2010]
Copyright Date: ©2010
ISBN: 9780465009503
0465009506
Branch Call Number: 270 Brown 2010
Characteristics: vii, 310 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of color plates : illustrations, map ; 25 cm

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