Dva astronomické dopisy papeže Silvestra II

  title={Dva astronomick{\'e} dopisy pape{\vz}e Silvestra II},
  author={M. Otisk},
  • M. Otisk
  • Published 2018
  • History
  • The paper focuses on the astronomical interests of one of most well-known fi-gures of the end of the tenth century Gerbert of Reims (ca. 940/50–1003; a monk in Aurillac, scholasticus in Reims, abbot in Bobbio, illegitimate archbishop of Reims, archbishop of Ravenna and Pope Sylvester II). The paper analyses two of Gerbert’s letters. The first of them (De sphaera addressed to Constantine of Fleury) was probably written around the year 980 and presents the construction and setting of the unique… CONTINUE READING