References for Gerbert of Aurillac

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Books:

  1. N M Brown, The Abacus and the Cross: The Story of the Pope Who Brought the Light of Science to the Dark Ages (Basic Books, 2010).
  2. O Guyotjeannin and E Poulle (eds.), Autour de Gerbert d'Aurillac, le pape de I'an mil (École des Chartes, Paris, 1996).
  3. H P Lattin, Letters of Gerbert (Columbia University Press, New York, 1961).
  4. P Riché and J-P Callu (eds.), Gerber d'Aurillac, Correspondance (2 vols.) (Paris, 1993).
  5. M Uhlirz, Untersuchungen iiber Inhalt und Datierung der Briefe Gerberts von Aurillac, Papst Sylvesters II (Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, Göttingen, 1957).

Articles:

  1. R Allen, Gerbert, Pope Silvester II, The English Historical Review 7 (28) (1892), 625-668.
  2. L Atkinson, When the Pope Was a Mathematician, The College Mathematics Journal 36 (5) (2005), 354-362.
  3. P Basted, Le Millenaire de Gerbert, Revue politique et parlementaire XLV (525) (1938).
  4. P Bayle-Montaigu, Le Millenaire de Gerbert, La revue universelle LXXIV (10) (1938), 493-503.
  5. J Becvár, Gerbert of Aurillac (Sylvester II) (Czech), in Mathematics in medieval Europe (Czech), Jevicko, 1999 (Prometheus, Prague, 2001), 185-229.
  6. A N Bogolyubov, Khwarizmi and Gerbert (Russian), in On the history of medieval Eastern mathematics and astronomy ('Fan', Tashkent, 1983), 23-37.
  7. C Burnett, The abacus at Echternach in ca. 1000 A.D., SCIAMVS 3 (2002), 91-108.
  8. O G Darlington, Gerbert, the Teacher, The American Historical Review 52 (3) (1947), 456-476.
  9. O G Darlington, Gerbert, 'obscuro loco natus', Speculum 11 (4) (1936), 509-520.
  10. G R Evans, The 'sub-Euclidean' geometry of the earlier Middle Ages, up to the mid-twelfth century, Arch. History Exact Sci. 16 (2) (1976/77), 105-118.
  11. G R Evans, The saltus Gerberti: the problem of the 'leap', Janus 67 (4) (1980), 261-268.
  12. M Folkerts, Frühe westliche Benennungen der indisch-arabischen Ziffern und ihr Vorkommen, in Sic itur ad astra (Harrassowitz, Wiesbaden, 2000), 216-233.
  13. A W Grootendorst, Letter from Adalboldus, Bishop of Utrecht, to Pope Sylvester II (Dutch), Nieuw Arch. Wisk. (4) 7 (1-2) (1989), 71-81.
  14. W P H Kitchin, A Pope-Philosopher of the Tenth Century: Sylvester II (Gerbert of Aurillac), The Catholic Historical Review 8 (1) (1922), 42-54.
  15. H P Lattin, Review: Untersuchungen iiber Inhalt und Datierung der Briefe Gerberts von Aurillac, Papst Sylvesters II by Mathilde Uhlirz, Speculum 34 (4) (1959), 690-694.
  16. F Lot, Étude sur le recueil des lettres de Gerbert, Bibliothèque de l'École des Chartes C (1939), 6-62.
  17. L H Nelson, Gerbert of Aurillac (ca. 955-1003), Lectures in Medieval History, WWW Virtual Library.
    http://www.vlib.us/medieval/lectures/gerbert.html
  18. M Passalacqua, Lupo di Ferrières, Gerberto di Aurillac e il De oratore, Materiali e discussioni per l'analisi dei testi classici 36 (1996), 225-228.
  19. O Pekonen, Gerbert of Aurillac: Mathematician and Pope, Math. Intelligencer 22 (4) (2000), 67-70.
  20. O Pekonen, Gerbert of Aurillac: Mathematician and Pope (Spanish), Gac. R. Soc. Mat. Esp. 4 (2) (2001), 399-408.
  21. Pope Sylvester II, in The Catholic Encyclopaedia.
    http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/14371a.htm
  22. R W Southern, Review: Untersuchungen iiber Inhalt und Datierung der Briefe Gerberts von Aurillac, Papst Sylvesters II by Mathilde Uhlirz, The English Historical Review 75 (295) (1960), 293-295.
  23. K Vogel, Gerbert von Aurillac als Mathematiker, Acta Hist. Leopoldina No. 16 (1985), 9-23.
  24. M Zuccato, Gerbert of Aurillac and a Tenth-Century Jewish Channel for the Transmission of Arabic Science to the West, Speculum 80 (3) (2005), 742-763.

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