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010    2010036361 
020    9780465009503 (alk. paper) :|c$27.95 
020    0465009506 (alk. paper) 
035    (OCoLC)535492088 
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100 1  Brown, Nancy Marie. 
245 14 The abacus and the cross :|bthe story of the Pope who 
       brought the light of science to the Dark Ages /|cNancy 
       Marie Brown. 
264  1 New York :|bBasic Books,|c[2010] 
264  4 |c©2010 
300    vii, 310 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of color plates :
       |billustrations, map ;|c25 cm 
336    text|btxt|2rdacontent 
337    unmediated|bn|2rdamedia 
338    volume|bnc|2rdacarrier 
504    Includes bibliographical references and index. 
505 0  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 -- The legend of the last emperor -- Pope 
       of the year 1000 -- The end of the world. 
520    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. 
600 00 Sylvester|bII,|cPope,|dapproximately 945-1003. 
650  0 Religion and science|xHistory|yTo 1500. 
947    AZa 
948    MARS 
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