Article ID: CBB000016159

The saltus Gerberti: The problem of the “leap” (1980)

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Description Gerbert, while working on a commentary of Boethius' Arithmetica, skipped a passage and left it without commentary. This passage is now known as the saltus Gerberti or “Gerbert's jump”. Evans addresses the problem of why Gerbert left the passage without commentary.


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Authors & Contributors
Thomas Freudenhammer
Seweryn Blandzi
Manolova, Divna
Taro Tokutake
Danna, Raffaele
Marek Otisk
Journals
Sudhoffs Archiv: Zeitschrift fuer Wissenschaftsgeschichte
Nuncius: Annali di Storia della Scienza
Micrologus: Natura, Scienze e Società Medievali
Médiévales
Journal of the History of Ideas
Journal of Medieval Latin
Publishers
Steiner
Servizio Editoriale dell'Università di Siena
Peter Lang
Clarendon Press
Concepts
Arithmetic
Arab/Islamic world, civilization and culture
Mathematics
Manuscripts
Abacus
Science
People
Sylvester II, Pope
Brito, Radulphus
Rhabdas, Nicholas Artabasdos
Abraham Ben Ezra
Srīdhara
Leonardo da Pisa
Time Periods
Medieval
13th century
12th century
Renaissance
19th century
16th century
Places
Europe
Bologna (Italy)
Byzantium
Italy
India
Paris (France)
Institutions
Université de Paris
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