Review: Immo Warntjes and Dáibhí Ó Cróinín, eds, Late Antique Calendrical Thought and its Reception in the Early Middle Ages: Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on the Science of Computus in Ireland and Europe, Galway, 16–18 July, 2010 (Turnhout 2017).

Watson, Daniel James (2019) Review: Immo Warntjes and Dáibhí Ó Cróinín, eds, Late Antique Calendrical Thought and its Reception in the Early Middle Ages: Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on the Science of Computus in Ireland and Europe, Galway, 16–18 July, 2010 (Turnhout 2017). Irish Theological Quarterly, 84 (4). pp. 424-430. ISSN 0021-1400

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Abstract

This book review includes discussion of the following: -the progress of research on ancient and medieval computus as a whole -the significance of computus in philosophical and theological history -the need for a non-teleological approach to the history of science -generally unexamined historiographical assumptions in the field of Early Irish -the need for a verifiable approach to the symbolic significance of numbers in Hiberno-Latin literatur

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: computus, history of science, history of ideas, historiography, Early Irish literature, hiberno-latin literature,medieval science, theology and science, gematria, late antiquity, medieval exegesis
Divisions: School of Celtic Studies
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2019 14:27
Last Modified: 11 Oct 2019 14:32
URI: http://dair.dias.ie/id/eprint/1059

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