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The abacus and the cross: the story of the Pope who brought the light of science to the Dark Ages
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Published:
New York : Basic Books, [2010].
Format:
Book
Physical Desc:
vii, 310 pages : illustrations (some color), map ; 25 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780465009503, 0465009506

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description
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.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Brown, N. M. (2010). The abacus and the cross: the story of the Pope who brought the light of science to the Dark Ages. New York: Basic Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Brown, Nancy Marie. 2010. The Abacus and the Cross: The Story of the Pope Who Brought the Light of Science to the Dark Ages. New York: Basic Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Brown, Nancy Marie, The Abacus and the Cross: The Story of the Pope Who Brought the Light of Science to the Dark Ages. New York: Basic Books, 2010.

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Brown, Nancy Marie. The Abacus and the Cross: The Story of the Pope Who Brought the Light of Science to the Dark Ages. New York: Basic Books, 2010. Print.

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