The Abacus and the Cross
The Story of the Pope Who Brought the Light of Science to the Dark AgesBook - 2010
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, c2010.
Branch Call Number: 270.3092 SYLVE-B
Characteristics: vii, 310 p.,  p. of col. plates : ill., map ; 25 cm.