Book ID: CBB001252996

Numerals and Arithmetic in the Middle Ages (2010)


Burnett, Charles (Author)

Ashgate, Variorum

Publication Date: 2010
Physical Details: 382 pp.; ill.; bibl.; index
Language: English

This volume brings together articles on the different numeral forms used in the Middle Ages, and their use in mathematical and other contexts. Some pieces study the introduction of Hindu-Arabic numerals into Western Europe, documenting the different forms in which they are found.

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Authors & Contributors
Simonov, R. A.
King, David A.
Stedall, Jacqueline Anne
Folkerts, Menso
Ito, Shuntaro
Chabás, José
VIET: Voprosy Istorii Estestvoznaniia i Tekhniki
Historia Mathematica
Science in Context
科学史研究 Kagakusi Kenkyu (History of Science)
Journal for the History of Astronomy
Indian Journal of History of Science
Franz Steiner Verlag
National Geographic Society
Transmission of ideas
Number systems
Arab/Islamic world, civilization and culture
Cross-cultural interaction; cultural influence
al-Khwārizmī, Muḥammad ibn Mūsā
Wallis, John
Nikolaus von Heybech
Bhaskara II
al-Bīrūnī, Muḥammad ibn Aḥmad
Time Periods
17th century
Early modern
11th century
Paris (France)

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