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Matteo Soranzo

& Scott Lash (eds), Max Weber, Rationality and Modernity , London: Allen and Unwin , –. Brann, Noel, The Debate over the origin of Genius during the Italian Renaissance , Leiden: Brill . Carruthers, Mary, The Book of Memory . A Study of Memory in Medieval Culture , Cambridge: Cambridge

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William Eamon

and the Collection of Curiosities in the Spanish Empire,” in Science in the Spanish and Portuguese Empires , (eds.) Daniela Bleichmar et al. (Stanford: 2009), 271–289. 73 William Eamon, Science and the Secrets of Nature: Books of Secrets in Medieval and Early Modern Culture (Princeton

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C. Philipp E. Nothaft

(London, 1987), 87–118, repr. as ch. 7 in idem, Studies on the Transmission of Medieval Mathematical Astronomy (Aldershot, 2004). Context is provided by Stephen C. McCluskey, Astronomies and Cultures in Early Medieval Europe (Cambridge, 1998), 165–208.
 2 See the pioneering study by Charles Homer

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Rosalind O'Hanlon

discourses of Mughal north India. A concern with the meanings of manhood ran through these discourses and their antecedents in the wider world of medieval Perso-Islamic political culture, constructing important and enduring links between kingship, norms for statecraft, imperial service and ideal manhood. The

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public notice long ago, and he has figured in several studies of Pappus’s commentary on Euclid Book X . His dabbling in astrolabe design, turning the projection into fishes, anemones and boats, has attracted some attention, and his astrological writings rather more, but his mathematics has until re

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Filip Van Tricht

designate the members of the municipal council belonging to the urban—largely non-noble—elite. 15 Clearly these options can not apply here, since in neither case did these senators have any authority with regard to the accession of a new sovereign. Furthermore, in medieval Arabic, Byzantine, or Western

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Dahlia E. M. Gubara

Libraries in Medieval Timbuktu,” Libraries & Culture 39:1 (2004): 1-12. 70 Al-Jabartī’s biographical entries often note the books a particular scholar owned, along with those he had authored, copied, or taught. (ʿAbd al-Raḥmān Al-Jabartī, ʿAjāʾib al-āthār fi-l-tarājim wa-l-akhbār (4 vols, Cairo

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Qiao Yang

Astronomical Tables Prepared for the Mongol Viceroy of Tibet.” In Astronomy and Astrology in the Medieval Islamic World (Brookfield, VT: Ashgate, 1998): 60-2. For the family of Prajnā see Allsen, Culture and Conquest : 170-1. 106 van Dalen, “Islamic and Chinese Astronomy”: 336-9. The original version of the

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John Considine

orientation, allowing the scribe to take advantage of changing light conditions in the scriptorium. It has been argued that in some similar medieval and Byzantine images, what appears to be a threaded central screw is really a fixed post with a decorative spiral groove; yet an extant fifteenth-century writing

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C. P. E. Nothaft

Reflected in Oxford, St John’s College, ms 164’, Manuscripta 34 (1990), 167–176; Laird, ‘Christine de Pizan and Controversy Concerning Star-Study in the Court of Charles V’, Culture and Cosmos 1 (1997), 35–48; Pèlerin de Prusse on the Astrolabe , eds. Edgar Laird and Robert Fischer (Binghamton, ny