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Computus digitorum for the calculation of Easter

@article{Morrison2005ComputusDF,
  title={Computus digitorum for the calculation of Easter},
  author={T. Morrison},
  journal={The Journal of Australian Early Medieval Association},
  year={2005},
  volume={1},
  pages={85}
}
  • T. Morrison
  • Published 2005
  • Geography
  • The Journal of Australian Early Medieval Association
Bede's The Reckoning of Time is about computus, the science of measuring time and constructing a Christian calendar. The Reckoning of Time is the earliest comprehensive treatment of computus that has survived. All earlier calendar literature was both fragmented and partisan in character. The Reckoning of Time begins with the representation of numbers for the purpose of calculation. This is achieved through finger signs, computus digitorum. Bede claimed that the hand was used to represent… Expand
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