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University of Pennsylvania Library's LJS 194 - Geometria (Video Orientation)

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9-2014

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Video Orientation to the University of Pennsylvania Library's LJS 194 - Geometria.

Summary: Pope Sylvester II. Bavaria, 1125 - 1175. In Latin. Collection of geometrical texts, including material from four chapters of the Isagoge geometriae; correspondence with Adelbaldus (also known as Adelbold or Albaldus, of Utrecht) about the area of isosceles triangles; and a treatise on the construction of astrolabes. Annotated in the 12th century and also by an unknown late 15th- or early 16th-century humanist who collated the text with other manuscripts and noted the classical sources in the text.

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