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The quadrivium of Martianus Capella : Latin traditions in the mathematical sciences, 50 B.C.-A.D. 1250

Author: William Harris Stahl; Richard Johnson; E L Burge
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, 1971.
Series: Martianus Capella and the seven liberal arts, v. 1.; Records of civilization, sources and studies, no. 84.
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Named Person: Martianus Capella.; Martianus Capella; Martianus Capella.; Martianus, Capella.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Harris Stahl; Richard Johnson; E L Burge
ISBN: 0231032544 9780231032544
OCLC Number: 4057067
Description: xiv, 274 pages : facsimile ; 24 cm.
Contents: Part I: Introduction --
Roman science in intellectual history --
The author --
The work: prose style, verse style --
Sources: book VI on geometry, book VII on arithmetic, book VIII on astronomy, book IX on harmony --
Influence: Early Middle Ages, Carolingian Age, Post-Carolingian Period, scholastics of the twelfth century, Later Middle Ages --
Manuscripts and editions --
Part II: The allegory and the trivium / Richard Johnson --
The allegory and its sources --
Religious ideas --
The curriculum of the seven liberal arts --
The trivium --
Grammar --
Dialectic / E L Burge --
Rhetoric --
Part III: The quadrivium --
On geometry --
On arithmetic --
On astronomy --
On harmony --
Part IV: Conclusion.
Series Title: Martianus Capella and the seven liberal arts, v. 1.; Records of civilization, sources and studies, no. 84.
Responsibility: by William Harris Stahl ; with a study of the allegory and the verbal disciplines by Richard Johnson, with E.L. Burge.

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