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The Resource The abacus and the cross : the story of the Pope who brought the light of science to the Dark Ages, Nancy Marie Brown

The abacus and the cross : the story of the Pope who brought the light of science to the Dark Ages, Nancy Marie Brown

Label
The abacus and the cross : the story of the Pope who brought the light of science to the Dark Ages
Title
The abacus and the cross
Title remainder
the story of the Pope who brought the light of science to the Dark Ages
Statement of responsibility
Nancy Marie Brown
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
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
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Brown, Nancy Marie
Dewey number
  • 270.3092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
BX1158
LC item number
.B76 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sylvester
  • Religion and science
Label
The abacus and the cross : the story of the Pope who brought the light of science to the Dark Ages, Nancy Marie Brown
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A monk of Aurillac -- Of the making of books there is no end -- The ornament of the world -- Schoolmaster of Reims -- The abacus -- Math and the mind of God -- The celestial sphere -- The astrolabe -- Abbot of Bobbio -- Treason and excommunication -- Thelegend of the last emperor -- Pope of the year 1000 -- The end of the world
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
vii, 310 pages
Isbn
9780465009503
Lccn
2010036361
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), map
System control number
  • BK0008808573
  • 614183
Label
The abacus and the cross : the story of the Pope who brought the light of science to the Dark Ages, Nancy Marie Brown
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A monk of Aurillac -- Of the making of books there is no end -- The ornament of the world -- Schoolmaster of Reims -- The abacus -- Math and the mind of God -- The celestial sphere -- The astrolabe -- Abbot of Bobbio -- Treason and excommunication -- Thelegend of the last emperor -- Pope of the year 1000 -- The end of the world
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
vii, 310 pages
Isbn
9780465009503
Lccn
2010036361
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), map
System control number
  • BK0008808573
  • 614183

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