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, c2010.
ISBN: 9780465009503
Branch Call Number: 270.3092 SYLVE-B
Characteristics: vii, 310 p., [8] p. of col. plates : ill., map ; 25 cm.


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