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A Survey of the Almagest: With Annotation and New Commentary by Alexander Jones

Olaf Pedersen - Mathematics - 2010 - 480 pages
The Almagest, by the Greek astronomer and mathematician Ptolemy, is the most important surviving treatise on early mathematical astronomy, offering historians valuable insight ...
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The Two Books: Historical Notes on Some Interactions Between Natural Science ...

Olaf Pedersen - Religion - 2007 - 424 pages
In 1982 Olaf Pedersen gave a series of lectures at the University of Aarhus, Denmark, and in 1988 at Cambridge University. In the course of those lectures he developed The Two ...
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The First Universities: Studium Generale and the Origins of University ...

Olaf Pedersen - Education - 1997 - 310 pages
This is a general study of the development of higher education in Europe from antiquity until the end of the Middle Ages, set against a background of the social and political ...
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The Book of Nature

Olaf Pedersen - Science - 1992 - 92 pages
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Before Galileo: The Birth of Modern Science in Medieval Europe

John Freely - History - 2013 - 352 pages
Histories of modern science often begin with the heroic battle between Galileo and the Catholic Church, which ignited the Scientific Revolution and gave way to the world ...
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